Rep. Chip Roy of Texas argued the disaster aid bill is not “fiscally responsible.”
The deal includes close to $1 billion in funding for Puerto Rico that Trump had objected to. The Senate passed the bill Thursday and Trump is expected to sign it by the end of the week.
Advocates Say Mitch McConnell’s Anti-Smoking Bill Is Flawed And Will Be Exploited By Tobacco Companies
“It creates the opportunity to push for undoing.”
Nancy Pelosi Is Accusing Trump Of A Cover-Up, But Tells Democrats To Hold Off On Impeachment For Now
A growing number of Democratic members of the House are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, but one party leader warned that “might tear the country apart.”
McConnell, the Senate majority leader, introduced a new bill would help address the “epidemic” of vaping among school-age children.
Members of Congress in both parties believe the American health care system is badly broken and needs reforms, but it appears likely nothing will be done any time soon.
The full House will now have to vote to hold the attorney general in contempt. The committee’s move comes shortly after President Trump asserted executive privilege to prevent Democrats from obtaining the full report.
Children across the country aren’t able to leave the juvenile criminal justice system when administrative fines and fees pile up. A new bill in Congress would end this.
The House speaker accused Barr of committing a crime out of loyalty to Trump but did not say what House Democrats will do next.
The House Oversight Committee is attempting to study how drug companies set prescription drug prices, but Republicans have warned the industry that it may be better for them not to cooperate.
Graham is hoping to get bipartisan support for the bill, which he said will provide grants to states that implement “red flag laws.”
The Trump administration is sabotaging Obamacare, but Republicans said they won’t replace it anytime soon. The result is a system that is worse than it could be, but isn’t going anywhere.
“It’s hard to figure out,” said Sen. Chris Murphy.
Medicare for All would be the most dramatic overhaul of the American health care system ever. So why does the industry seem so nonchalant about it?
The House Of Representatives Passed A Broad Anti-Hate Resolution After Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Comments About Israel
The resolution was crafted by Democrats after Omar made comments that members of both parties interpreted as an allusion to “dual loyalty” stereotypes of American Jews. Twenty-three Republicans voted against the resolution, while Omar herself supported it.
Congress may now have the votes needed to formally reject Trump’s plan. The White House has suggested the president will issue his first veto if it passes.
House Passes Landmark Gun Control Bills To Expand Background Checks, But Trump Has Vowed To Veto Them
The Democratic bills would expand background checks and close the “Charleston loophole” that allowed at least 6,000 guns to be sold to people with disqualifying red flags in 2017.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Got Dragged For Suggesting People Who Are “Unwilling To Work” Should Get Paid. Advocates Say That’s The Point.
“This idea that somehow people who are unwilling to work are bad or lazy is a horrible idea.”
The move, which Trump will couple with signing a bill to avoid another government shutdown, is expected to face both legal and congressional challenges.
After Shutting Down The Government, Trump’s Getting Even Less Wall Money Than Democrats Originally Offered
Trump blasted the deal Tuesday but also said he does not expect another government shutdown. He’ll have to sign off on the deal by Friday to avoid one.