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Elise Viebeck is an enterprise and investigations reporter focused on national politics. She joined The Washington Post in 2015.
The measure was sponsored by the Senate’s three African American members — Harris, Booker and Republican Tim Scott. The House is expected to pass the bill and send it to Trump.
Lawmakers on a bipartisan congressional committee are discussing increased fencing on the border — but Trump’s blessing for a deal remains uncertain.
The changes that swept Washington after November’s elections were apparent Tuesday, but Trump worked hard to keep the spotlight on Republican priorities.
The three-term senator finished reimbursing a friend and political ally for $112,418.22 in lodging and travel costs in October, his office said.
Other guests will include Pastor Andrew Brunson, the father of a student killed in last year’s Parkland shooting and undocumented students protected by the DACA program.
Cameron Kasky, 18, helped organize last year’s March for Our Lives protest. He will attend at the invitation of Rep. Eric Swalwell of California, a vocal proponent of stricter gun laws.
Two immigrants who worked at Trump Organization properties without legal authorization will attend President Trump’s prime-time speech Tuesday.
Victorina Morales met with lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week to seek protection for herself and other undocumented workers fired at President Trump’s properties.
The decision to use the E-Verify program is the first acknowledgment that Trump’s private business has failed to fully check the work status of all its employees, despite his claims otherwise during the 2016 campaign.
Acknowledging he is a “huge admirer of Nancy Pelosi's operational ability,” Rep. Jim Himes said Democrats will soon need leaders who can communicate effectively with younger voters.