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 ...

House Democrats approve $3.5 trillion budget without GOP support

U.S. 08/25/21, 00:21

U.S. Congress approved framework for a $3.5 trillion budget bill and $1 trillion infrastructure plan with no House Republican votes on Aug. 24. In a party-line decision 220 Democrats voted for the Path Forward for Build Back Better Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, and 212 GOP House members opposed it. CNBC reported ...

Capitol Police refuses to arrest maskless visitors

Washington 07/30/21, 19:12

A federal agency rejected speculation that law enforcement officers would apprehend anyone who does not cover their nose and mouth on Capitol Hill. U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) confirmed it will not arrest staff and visitors if they are suspected of breaching the face mask mandate. "Regarding the House mask rule, there is ...

House restores mask mandate after CDC updates guidance

D.C. 07/28/21, 17:08

Wearing masks will once again be compulsory in U.S. Congress due to the highly transmissible COVID-19 delta strain, the Capitol physician said. Brian Monahan has ordered all House members to don face garments. The July 27 decision came hours after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its previous ...

Pelosi picks two anti-Trump Republicans to investigate Jan. 6 incidents

D.C. 07/26/21, 18:15

Kevin McCarthy criticized the House speaker for appointing two of the previous president's most prominent critics to help probe the Capitol riots. The highest-ranking House Republican slammed Nancy Pelosi for choosing GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) and Liz Cheney (Wyo.) to join the select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 incidents ...

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