The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour on Thursday, earning sharp criticism from House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), who says the bill jeopardizes the current economic success the country is enjoying.
No House Republican has ever raised as much money in the first half of a year as Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) has thus far in 2019, according to fundraising figures released by his campaign on Wednesday morning.
House Republican leaders on Monday removed Rep. Steve King (R., Iowa) from his assignments on the Judiciary and Agricultural Committees after the congressman questioned why white supremacy is offensive.
The National Republican Congressional Committee suffered a major hack earlier this year, according to three senior party officials, raising concerns the intrusion may have been orchestrated by a foreign agent.
President Donald Trump on Saturday landed at Beale Air Force Base north of Sacramento, California, where he met with Governor-elect Gavin Newsom (D.) and observed the fire zone where dozens of people have been killed.
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.