Category Archives: Congress

House Intel Committee threatens the White House with a subpoena.

House Intel Committee Threatens to Subpoena the White House

On Thursday, the House Intel Committee threatened to subpoena the White House over Comey documentation. It would seem that once again, President Trump is in the middle of a political firestorm of his own making. Only this time, the consequences are not merely public opinion.

Judiciary Committee Wants Answers From Loretta Lynch

Judiciary Committee Wants Answers From Loretta Lynch

The former Attorney General faces allegations of interfering in Clinton email investigation. It appears the drama surrounding the Clinton email scandal is far from over. Now, top senators on the Judiciary Committee want answers from Lynch regarding her level of involvement in derailing the investigation.

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Step Down As House Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi: I’m Not Going Anywhere

Despite a rough few years for Democrats, the House Minority Leader says she’s not going anywhere. Brushing off critics from her own party, Nancy Pelosi says she plans to stay in her leadership position and claims. “I think I’m worth the trouble.” There is no

Karen Handel Wins Georgia 6th Election

Karen Handel Wins Georgia Election

The highly anticipated election showed Republicans are still strong in Georgia. While there were many whom were hopeful that Democrats could pull of a magic trick, anyone familiar with southern politics should have known better. Despite a strong runoff for Jon Ossoff, Karen Handel won

Sen. Kamala Harris silenced during senate hearing.

Sen. Kamala Harris Admonished During Hearing

As a tense exchange unfolded, Sen. Harris found herself silenced by colleagues. Sen. Harris was questioning Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at the time. Specifically, she wanted to know if he would send a letter to Special Counsel Robert Mueller giving him unlimited authority in

Anthony Weiner to Plead Guilty in Sexting Case

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner to Plead Guilty in Sexting Case

Weiner will plead guilty to a single charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. According to reports stemming from a federal investigation, beginning in January 2016, Mr. Weiner, exchanged sexually explicit messages with a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina. The plea covers actions by

Rep. Al Green Calls for Trump Impeachment

The Texas Democrat made the call on the House floor on Wednesday. “I rise today with a sense of responsibility and duty to the people who have elected me, a sense of duty to this country, a sense of duty to the Constitution of the

Government Funding Deal Reached, Goes to Vote

The deal would fund the federal government through September. Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill. If approved by the House and Senate the government would be funded through the end of September. According to officials, the plan would

House passes temporary funding measure to avoid shutdown.

Congress Avoids Shutdown…For Now

Crisis averted, for now. Congress has approved a short-term measure to keep the government funded for another week. This will allow lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. The measure now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. The

Rand Paul suggests punishing universities who have to many liberal speakers.

Rand Paul on Colleges With “One Set of Speech”.

Senator Rand Paul has a controversial idea for universities. Paul suggested on Thursday that Congress should consider withholding funds from universities that promote only “one set of speech.” The Senator was being interviewed when he was asked about recent controversies at U.C. Berkeley over free