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Tag Archives: House of Representatives

House Votes to Hold Steve Bannon In Criminal Contempt

The US House of Representatives voted largely along party lines Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a close ally of former US President Donald Trump, in criminal contempt of Congress. In debate ahead of the vote, select committee Chair Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. said that allowing Bannon to ignore their subpoena would …

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House Democrats Want To Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, nineteen House Democrats sent a letter to the Capitol physician urging him to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or require testing at least twice a week for lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill. “To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Capitol Hill must do everything possible to lead by example …

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House Dems Urge McCarthy To Address Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Marjorie Taylor Greene

House Democrats are calling on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to address controversial Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s behavior. Last week, the Representative spoke at former President Donald Trump’s rally in Ohio. During the rally, Taylor Greene repeatedly claimed that President Trump won the election and called Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez …

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Republicans Introduce Resolution To Censure Members Of “The Squad”

The Squad

Republicans introduced a resolution to condemn and censure members of ‘The Squad’ for “defending foreign terrorist organizations” and “inciting anti-Semitic attacks.” Last week, Representative Ilhan Omar tweeted “unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban.” 12 Jewish House Democrats asked Omar to clarify her tweet, and …

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White House Will Propose A $6 Trillion Budget For 2022

President Biden

The White House will propose a $6 trillion budget for 2022 on Friday, a senior administration official told CNN. The budget proposal is President Joe Biden’s first formal request to Congress. President Biden wants to rebuild the United States infrastructure and move the country towards greener energy. “As we turn …

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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