John Curtis, the mayor of Provo, Utah, on Tuesday secured the Republican nomination to fill the seat vacated by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R.), who retired from Congress in late June.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) is set to return to work when Congress reconvenes in September after the August recess concludes, according to a fellow Louisiana congressman.
Utah members of anti-Trump “resistance” group Indivisible that organized protests of Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz earlier this year are now working to play a role in the Republican primary election to fill his seat.
Susan Rice, former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, is no longer expected to testify Tuesday in a closed-door hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on allegations that she requested the identities of “masked” U.S. persons in intelligence reports linked to President Donald Trump’s transition and campaign.
A group of female House Democrats banded together in support of “Sleeveless Friday,” a movement to show support for the modernization of the dress code in areas of the U.S. Capitol.
The House of Representatives has approved a large boost in military spending in its National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Friday.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) announced Thursday that the controversial dress code enforced in the House chamber and speaker’s lobby will be updated to reflect modern ideas of appropriate business attire.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers are moving forward to adopt measures aimed at fighting human trafficking into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).