Monthly Archives: September 2018
Democrats supported the move, after failing to get the panel GOP to agree to release five missing transcripts from interviews with sitting members of Congress and spy chiefs, including former FBI director James B. Comey.
Mute for much of Ford’s testimony, they abandoned that strategy after the Supreme Court nominee’s defiant opening statement.
The committee demanded the Justice Department turn over memos that depict the deputy attorney general suggesting recording President Trump.
The 10 Democrats and nine Republicans making the pledge belong to the Problem Solvers Caucus, a group of centrist lawmakers who have sought to bridge partisan divides.
The House majority announced a Friday meeting at which members will vote on releasing the majority of the transcripts from the Russia probe, pending a security review from some of them.
The Minnesota Democrat denied the allegations against him, but called for an investigation to clear his name.
A handful of House members had proposed rule changes that would make it harder for the minority leader to retain power if Democrats regain the majority.
Winning Senate seats and confirming judges have driven the Kentucky Republican through his 34 years in office. But this Supreme Court fight threatens the GOP’s grip on Congress.
The bill, meant to punish the Assad regime and its supporters, has passed the House twice, but the Senate has never taken it up.
Increase in Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will be the smallest in two decades, and rates will fall or remain flat in the plan in which two-thirds are enrolled.