Lawmakers see shutdown’s odds rising

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 14:23 Written by
Lawmakers warned Tuesday that the chances for a government shutdown are greater than at any other time since a 16-day closure in October 2013.Republicans appear poised to offer a plan forward that would fund the government for another month while...
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) suggested Tuesday that House Democrats won’t support another spending bill that excludes protections for Dreamers. “I think it needs to be in the CR,” Hoyer said, referring to the...
A Republican House committee chairman took to the floor on Tuesday to criticize the media for broadcasting the word “shithole” as reportedly used by President Trump during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week.Rep. Lamar Smith (R-...
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is calling the panel Republicans to release the transcript of their interview with Glenn Simpson, the cofounder of the opposition research firm behind the controversial Trump dossier.“In...
White House communications director Hope Hicks will reportedly speak with the House Intelligence Committee in the panel’s probe into Russian election interference.Hicks will meet with the committee as soon as Friday, CNN reported on Monday.She will...
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) on Monday announced she plans to boycott President Trump's State of the Union address to Congress at the end of the month, joining a handful of other Democratic lawmakers who are...