Congress

Attorney General Barr fends off Democrats’ attacks over protests

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday parried attacks in the Democratic-led House of Representatives, denying accusations he is doing President Donald Trump’s bidding by intervening in high-profile cases and sending… read more Attorney General Barr fends off Democrats’ attacks over protests

GOP leaders head to White House as virus crisis deepens

Top Republicans in Congress are expected to meet Monday with President Donald Trump at the White House on the next COVID-19 aid package as the crisis many hoped would have improved has… read more GOP leaders head to White House as virus crisis deepens

Reparations bill gains steam following death of George Floyd

Legislation exploring whether Black Americans should receive restitution for slavery may soon get a huge boost, as a growing number of Democrats are hoping to move reparations this summer as… read more Reparations bill gains steam following death of George Floyd

Once again, Congress unable to act during national trauma

For a moment, Congress had a chance to act on a policing overhaul, mobilized by a national trauma and overwhelming public support. Those efforts have stalled now and seem unlikely… read more Once again, Congress unable to act during national trauma

Do Not Underestimate Speaker Pelosi: Her Crazy Bill May Have a Deep Purpose

Newt Gingrich, When Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the $3 trillion bill she and her allies had written with no public participation, Republican input, or consultation with the US Senate or the White House, my first reaction… read more Do Not Underestimate Speaker Pelosi: Her Crazy Bill May Have a Deep Purpose

Pelosi’s $3 trillion coronavirus bill lets her play left-wing Santa Claus

It’s a good seven months until Christmas, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is already playing Santa Claus with taxpayer money. The California Democrat is proposing a $3 trillion bill, titled the Health… read more Pelosi’s $3 trillion coronavirus bill lets her play left-wing Santa Claus

Stimulus checks? This is what’s in House Dems’ new $3T coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats have put forth their biggest and most expensive coronavirus aid package yet, with a price tag of around $3 trillion, Fox News is told. Here is what’s inside the proposal: More direct… read more Stimulus checks? This is what’s in House Dems’ new $3T coronavirus relief bill

Trump slams ‘partisan’ probes after Pelosi announces coronavirus committee

President Trump, speaking at the White House coronavirus briefing on Thursday, unloaded on Democrats who have created a new House committee with subpoena authority to investigate the federal response to the coronavirus… read more Trump slams ‘partisan’ probes after Pelosi announces coronavirus committee

Virus aid bill includes $3,000 for families, $4 trillion liquidity for Fed

The coronavirus economic relief bill being finalized in Congress will include a one-time $3,000 payment for families and allow the Federal Reserve to leverage up to $4 trillion of liquidity… read more Virus aid bill includes $3,000 for families, $4 trillion liquidity for Fed

U.S. House passes $8.3 billion bill to battle coronavirus

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved on Wednesday an $8.3 billion bill to combat the spread of the new coronavirus and develop vaccines for the highly contagious disease, sending… read more U.S. House passes $8.3 billion bill to battle coronavirus