A Republican congressman personally asked President Donald Trump to attend the Congressional Baseball Game Thursday to show his support for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) and other lawmakers one year after a deranged gunman opened fire on a group of practicing Republicans.
The chairman and ranking member of the House Ethics Committee are urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would hold members of Congress financially accountable in certain cases of workplace misconduct.
Democrat Dan Feehan, who is running for Congress in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, in 2016 strongly supported former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest during the national anthem.
Sixteen Republican senators, led by Sen. David Perdue (Ga.), are giving their GOP leaders more leverage to cancel the August recess and force senators to work weekends if a long list of presidential nominations remain stalled and spending bills unpassed by the end of July.
The Heritage Foundation challenged House Republicans’ proposed reforms to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in a new report, arguing that the bill doesn’t go far enough in getting Americans back to work.
As the United States Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem is dedicated on Monday, not one Congressional Democrat will be in attendance.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus will not call on Democratic Rep. Tony Cárdenas (Calif.) to step down as chairman of its political action committee following allegations that he assaulted a then-16-year-old girl in 2007.