Friday, May 24, 2019

Tag: House

A Constitutional crisis? House panel holds AG Barr in contempt as...

This all came after the White House invoked executive privilege to prevent the full report’s release to Congress and to bar former White House counsel Don McGahn from providing documents to Congress related to the Mueller probe.

House of Representatives set to vote on net neutrality

"Any lawmaker who doesn't want to invoke the wrath of their constituents should vote for its clean passage on the House floor."

House passes HR 1 – a sweeping anti-corruption bill to get...

“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”

Pressure is on: Activists push Congress extra hard to support new...

"Now we need to push lawmakers extra hard to support the new legislation before the lobbyists get to them."

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grills Michael Cohen, laying out plan to probe...

“In five minutes, this freshman congresswoman just laid out a whole investigative plan for three more topics into Donald Trump’s potentially criminal activities.”

Bipartisan support for public lands protection bill passes through Congress

The new bill, S.47, is viewed as "a massive win for the present and future of American conservation."

House passes War Powers resolution to end US-backed involvement in Yemen

“I’m encouraged by the direction people are pushing our party to take on foreign policy, promoting restraint and human rights and with the sense they want Congress to play a much larger role.”

Ilhan Omar grills Trump’s Venezuela envoy Elliott Abrams on his role...

Democratic Congressmember Ilhan Omar of Minnesota questioned Abrams about his record on Wednesday during his testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

House Democrats hold first climate change hearings in more than 5...

"Today, we turn the page on this committee from climate change denial to climate action."

At first House climate hearing in nearly a decade, 16-Year-old activist...

"You should put the interests of your future generations first – not just because it is the right thing to do, but because many of us have the right to vote in just a couple of years."

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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