White House drops mask mandate before Biden’s State of the Union address

News 03/01/22, 03:30

Joe Biden's administration stopped requiring fully vaccinated Americans to cover their nose and mouth inside the U.S. Capitol Complex. A mask mandate ended in time for the president's annual message to Congress. The White House confirmed masks would no longer be required just hours before the 2022 State of the Union address ...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez curses at Congress’s inner workings

New York 02/15/22, 12:22

A democratic socialist from New York profanely criticized the way federal politics operates. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez openly cursed at U.S. Congress's inner workings, and the lawmaking process, for poor planning and missed opportunities. "Honestly, it is a [expletive] show, it is scandalizing every single day [and] ... it never stops being scandalizing," ...

Speaker Pelosi seeks re-election ahead of 2022 midterms

2022 Campaign 01/26/22, 01:58

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced that she would run for re-election to Congress in this year's midterms, though she has previously vowed to step down as the House Democrat leader after the 2022 election. In a tweet on Tuesday, Jan. 25, Pelosi, who will turn 82 in March, explained that ...

27 US representatives urge Congress to ban members trading shares

U.S. 01/25/22, 02:37

Nearly 30 federal lawmakers want U.S. Congress to prohibit elected representatives from stock market trading. 25 Democrats and two Republicans urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) to bar congressional representatives from buying, owning and selling company shares. The group led by Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) ...

Speaker Pelosi warns US allies not to go near China’s Huawei

U.S. 01/21/22, 13:51

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has warned the U.S. allies against doing business with Huawei, a telecom giant in China, calling on them to work with the United States in developing 5G wireless networks. Her warning come after U.S. Justice Department brought new charges against Huawei, accusing the Chinese company of ...

Two thirds of voters want Congress members banned from trading shares

U.S. 01/19/22, 15:22

A study revealed an overwhelming majority of Americans support barring lawmakers from stock market trading. Data for Progress's latest poll found 67% of respondents agree that Congress members should be banned from trading shares. From the sample audience of 1,266 likely voters, 43% strongly supported new legislation prohibiting representatives and senior congressional ...

Pelosi still hopes Manchin would enact Biden’s massive spending bill

U.S. 01/10/22, 19:12

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that she still believes Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) would offer his support to President Joe Biden’s social-welfare spending package. Appearing on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday, Jan. 9, Pelosi said she still hopes Biden’s agenda can reach the finish line with the help of ...

Liberals: Settle party divisions or no infrastructure bill vote

Washington 09/30/21, 02:36

Liberal Democrats on Tuesday, Sept. 28, said they would strike down the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill unless conservative-leaning Democrats change their stance over a broader social policy and climate package. Using the infrastructure bill as a leveler, the liberals demand that Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) show ...

President asked to dismiss Gen. Mark Milley for alleged treason

U.S. 09/15/21, 17:11

Joe Biden should dismiss the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman for allegedly betraying America, a Republican from Florida said on Sept. 14. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is urging President Joe Biden to fire Gen. Mark Milley immediately after reports revealed that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff “contemplated” to ...

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