Republicans remain divided for a second day in a row in their support for speaker of the House. Congressman James Comer (R-Ky.), who’s voting for Congressman Kevin McCarthy, joins Meet the Press NOW to discuss.
A tweet from the Ohio Republican received a number of scathing responses online, with another critic simply writing, "oh shut up."
- Springfield News-Leader
U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison's first congressional legislation, filed this week, would repeal the 1934 National Firearms Act.
- National Review
Representative Ken Buck (R., Colo.) said Friday he is opposed to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's plan to remove Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
- Argus Leader
Sen. Julie Frye-Mueller, R-Rapid City, said her committee stripping may have involved an issue stemming from a conversation with staff.
Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Ruben Gallego, who's trying to unseat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, says 'nobody' in the state 'has really spoken to' her she joined the upper chamber
"Nobody in Arizona has really spoken to her in the last four years. This is why she is where she is," Rep. Gallego said of Sen. Sinema on Thursday.
AOC could potentially become the second-highest ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee: report
"There's been conversations, but nothing's been finalized," Rep. Ocasio-Cortez told Politico of potentially becoming the No. 2 Democrat on Oversight.
New 'PELOSI' bill may have a spiteful name — but there's still 'tremendous momentum' in the crusade to stop politicians from insider trading. Here's why
The battle of the bills turns personal.
- Wichita Eagle
Kansas Legislature bill would criminalize abortions the same as murder. And that’s just for starters.
- Fox News
The Minnesota Senate passed the PRO Act early Saturday morning, legislation that supporters say protects the right to abortion and opponents say is an "extreme" measure permitting late-term abortion.
- Fox News
Fact-checkers are sounding the alarm following President Biden's recent speech in Virginia regarding the economic progress his administration has made.
- Fox News
Reps. Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, and Ilhan Omar, who were stripped of their committee assignments by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
- Detroit Free Press
The measure would fully exempt public pensions from income taxes and create new deductions for other sources of retirement income.
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- The Fiscal Times
A group of arch-conservatives in the House is pushing for a vote on a bill that would eliminate federal income taxes and the IRS, but some influential Republicans are pushing back against what appears to be a political loser for the GOP. The bill, known as the Fair Tax Act, would scrap all individual and corporate income taxes while imposing a 30% national sales tax on goods and services to be collected at the state level, thereby eliminating the need for the IRS. In a deal to back Speaker Kevin
- The Des Moines Register
The bill would allow Iowans to buy custom license plates with the Gadsden flag, which depicts a coiled rattlesnake and the words "Don't Tread on Me."
- Associated Press
In an almost forgotten slice of marbled real estate at the Capitol, the Kevin McCarthy era is taking shape in Congress. Away from the glare of the speaker’s official office, McCarthy is conducting some of the most exhilarating but also difficult business of leadership. This past week, an immigration bill that was supposed to be easy work for a Republican Party intent on sealing the U.S. border with Mexico was shelved for quick action, kicked back to committees for changes.
The Florida Republican previously sparked backlash for his joke about last year's hammer attack on Paul Pelosi.
- The Week
The White House has vowed not to budge until Congress acts, but that hasn't stopped some Republican lawmakers from tossing out a few demands of their own
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Bipartisanship is a legislative tradition, but some Republicans have to go to war with the “establishment.”
- Ukrayinska Pravda
The Ukrainian Defence Ministry has signed 16 state contracts with Ukrainian drone manufacturers recently. Source: Ministry of Defence of Ukraine Details: The ministry announced a joint meeting of representatives of the Ministry of Defence and the General Staff, as well as Ukrainian developers and UAV manufacturers, on Saturday, 28 January.