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 ...

CCP Virus vaccine debate divides Republicans

Opinion 07/25/21, 19:21

A fight over whether to promote Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus vaccines more aggressively is claimed to be dividing the Republican membership. Those concerned about the virus's return oppose a GOP minority that recently raised alarm about the national immunization program. Politico reported the widening split is evident on Capitol Hill ...

Steve Scalise accuses Pelosi of impeding COVID-19 origin investigation

D.C. 06/21/21, 15:31

Amid the intense pressure from lawmakers to define the origin of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus (COVID-19), the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Steve Scalise (R-La.), accused the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, (D. Calif.), of covering it up.  Scalise referred to the House Intelligence Committee's weeks-long ...

Adam Schiff prevents impeachment witness from answering certain GOP questions

Politics 10/29/19, 21:14

House Republican leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 29, said the House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) stopped a witness from answering certain questions from Republican lawmakers in the latest impeachment hearing. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) told reporters that Schiff shut down a Republican line of questioning ...

Donald Trump Jr. has book out later this year

Politics 05/22/19, 10:58

Donald Trump Jr. has a book coming out later this year featuring his "views and perspectives" on the political scene and his father's presidency. Center Street, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, announced Thursday that the book was currently untitled. No exact release date has been set. Trump Jr. said in a ...

Congressman struggles to forgive his shooter 2 years later

Politics 05/10/19, 10:34

Rep. Steve Scalise says he still struggles to forgive the man who shot him and four others at a congressional baseball practice nearly two years ago. The Louisiana Republican says he discussed his battle to absolve the shooter when he and Vice President Mike Pence recently visited the leaders of three ...

No. 2 House GOP leader says $2T infrastructure cost too high

Politics 05/02/19, 10:42

The No. 2 House GOP leader is suggesting Congress probably won't do the $2 trillion infrastructure deal the White House and congressional leaders are seeking. Rep. Steve Scalise told reporters Thursday that the price tag will be "a lot lower" than the $2 trillion Democrats say President Donald Trump supports. He ...

GOP tries to force vote on infants surviving abortions

Politics 04/02/19, 12:51

Republicans started a long-shot drive Tuesday to force a House vote on a measure that could imprison doctors for five years if they don't try saving the life of infants born during attempted abortions. Their effort seems likely to fail in the Democratic-controlled House, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has refused ...

GOP fight over leadership after November vote to be messy

Politics 10/22/18, 02:26

Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the party lacking a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan.President Donald Trump has signaled he'd be happy with ...

Judges signal they’ll revive Sarah Palin defamation lawsuit

Business 09/21/18, 19:00

A federal appeals panel seems poised to reinstate a defamation lawsuit Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times after hearing oral arguments Friday.A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan found it unusual that a judge tossed the lawsuit last year after hearing testimony ...

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