Hundreds of employees at the Consumer Financial Projection Bureau, a government agency first proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), are paid higher salaries than members of Congress and Cabinet secretaries, according to a recent analysis by the Daily Caller News Foundation.
A Friday opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal has conservatives on Capitol Hill intrigued about the possibility of being able to roll back a plethora of regulations introduced during the Obama administration.
Congress has begun laying the groundwork to help the incoming Trump administration repair the long fractured relationship with Israel, an effort that includes moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, according to a copy obtained by the Washington Free Beacon of the first official congressional communication scheduled to be sent next week to President Donald Trump.
One of the newest members in Congress has spent the past decade and a half rising to the top of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s political corruption unit, and he is wasting no time putting his know-how to work through legislation.
A painting that depicts police officers as pigs and has been hanging in a tunnel of the Capitol will be permanently removed next week.
Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have voted to pass legislation allowing retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to serve as secretary of defense in the administration of Donald Trump.