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 ...

Rep. Stefanik calls for firing Speaker Pelosi ‘once and for all’

U.S. 07/23/21, 15:28

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y)—chair of the House Republican Conference—has called for firing Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), labelling the House speaker as “a radical authoritarian” after she rejected two Republican congressmen appointed to the January 6 committee. “Nancy Pelosi is a radical AUTHORITARIAN Speaker of the House. We need to FIRE her once ...

Jan. 6 committee chair threatens to issue subpoena to Trump for testimony

D.C. 07/23/21, 06:28

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), chairman of the select committee established to investigate the Capitol riot, has threatened to call former President Donald Trump to testify, saying that they "have the subpoena authority." In an interview with the Guardian published Wednesday, July 21, Thompson said that he would investigate Trump as part ...

Pelosi accused of abusing power after rejecting 2 GOP nominees for Jan. 6 committee

D.C. 07/21/21, 23:24

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has blocked two out of five Republicans nominated to serve on a select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack though she tapped seven Democrats and another never-Trump Republican for the panel. Pelosi vetoed Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) that House GOP Leader Kevin ...

The Democratic Party’s compromising concessions to China’s communist regime

U.S. 06/30/21, 16:02

After repeated decisions made by Democrats in Congress, which tend to protect the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its controversial policies, questioning eyes are turned towards them. The situation is further complicated by the fact that companies that have benefited financially from legislative favors are pouring large donations into the party's ...

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