Two Republican lawmakers are seeking information from the United States attorney for the District of Connecticut regarding an ongoing criminal investigation into former FBI counsel James A. Baker.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) will serve as House minority leader in the 116th Congress after defeating Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) on Wednesday with a final vote of 159 to 43.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) is likely to become the next chair of the House Republican Conference after the current occupant, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R., Wash.), decided Thursday that she would not seek a fourth term in the position.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) on Wednesday announced his bid to become the next House minority leader following the midterm elections, which resulted in Democrats taking back control of the House
Ohio Republican Jim Jordan on Thursday announced his intention to run for speaker of the House to succeed fellow Midwestern Republican Paul Ryan (Wis.).