Monthly Archives: March 2019
The attorney general has pledged to redact the special counsel’s 300-plus page report, stoking concerns among President Trump’s critics on Capitol Hill.
Democrats lambasted the president for reversing the Obama-era policy. Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the move “bigoted.”
Rep. Ben Ray Luján is expected to jump into the race to succeed Sen. Tom Udall, according to a Democratic adviser, as allies say, “Don’t wait for it.”
William P. Barr tells House Judiciary Committee chairman it will be ‘weeks, not months’ before lawmakers can have a redacted copy.
GOP leader Mitch McConnell says the For the People Act is dead on arrival in the Senate.
Republicans say Rep. Schiff should resign as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and the president wants him banned from cable news. But Schiff refuses to let the collusion question go until lawmakers can assess the investigative materials that informed the special counsel’s findings.
Democrats were unable to muster the needed two-thirds majority to overturn Trump’s first veto.
The measure failed on a 0 to 57 vote, with most Democrats voting “present.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) forced the vote on what he calls a “far-left wish list.”
The Justice Department apparently has given up on eliminating the growing backlog of crime lab DNA tests. "Officials stated they believe the goal of eliminating backlogs is unachievable in the foreseeable future," says a new government report.
“There was a time when support for Israel was not a partisan issue in Congress,” the vice president said, later adding: “How things have changed.”