The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it is opening an investigation into allegations that Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) sexually harassed a staffer and misused his office budget to pay a settlement.The investigation comes after the New...

Congress clears bill to end shutdown

Monday, 22 January 2018 15:11 Written by
The House cleared legislation on Monday to end the three-day government shutdown, and the measure was later signed by President Trump. Lawmakers voted 266-150 to reopen the federal government and extend funding through Feb. 8, as...
A House Democrat tore into Senate Democrats on Monday for the deal to end the government shutdown, saying they did not “go to the mat” for immigrants the same way they would for same-sex marriage or national parks. Rep. Luis...
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) returned to the Capitol on Monday for the first time since he underwent surgery earlier this month as part of his recovery from being shot over the summer.Scalise arrived to cast an expected vote later...
A top immigration hard-liner said Monday he thinks Donald Trump’s positions on immigration are like Jell-O and accused the president of backing “limited amnesty” for immigrants in the country illegally.Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who advised Trump on...

Pelosi rejects McConnell's DACA offer

Monday, 22 January 2018 09:30 Written by
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Monday rejected an offer from Senate GOP leaders to end the standoff over the fate of certain immigrants called "Dreamers" and clear the way to reopening the shuttered government.“I don’t see...