Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte announced Thursday that he will not run for reelection in 2018 after serving 25 years representing the sixth congressional district in Virginia.
Two key House committees have launched a joint investigation into decisions the Department of Justice made in 2016 during the presidential election.
House Republicans are hoping to move forward a pair of bills that tackle illegal immigration next week to carry out President Donald Trump’s agenda of enforcing federal immigration laws.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R., Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, made the case in a letter Wednesday that the “lax immigration policies” of the Obama administration led to the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a suburban Maryland high school bathroom by two Central American illegal immigrants.
The Obama administration is aiming to accept 110,000 refugees from around the world in the upcoming fiscal year, marking a 30 percent increase from this year’s target goal of 85,000, the White House confirmed Wednesday.
Two leading Republicans on Monday sent a letter to the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia laying out a case for charging Hillary Clinton with perjury.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will increase the number of refugees it accepts annually from around the world to 85,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2017.