Jon Stewart said it was a "gut punch" to the veterans who had come to Capitol Hill to celebrate the legislation.
GOP Rep. James Comer says Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert have shown interest in being on Oversight Committee in a Republican-controlled House
"This isn't a committee where everybody's gonna scream and be outraged and try to make the witnesses look like fools," Rep. Comer told Politico.
- The Hill
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WHNT) — Over 13,000 pounds of frozen meat pizza are being recalled due to the possibility of metal pieces in the food, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. On Sunday, Aug. 14, the USDA made the official recall for 13,099 pounds of the Home Run Inn brand of…
Rep. Adam Schiff said the seizure of Rep. Scott Perry's phone suggests the Justice Department thinks the Trump team's alternate-electors plot was a crime
Perry, an ally of former President Donald Trump, is a key figure in the Justice Department's investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Ex-CIA analyst says fallout over raid on Trump's Mar-a-Lago resembles the lead-up to the Capitol attack and predicts another 'catastrophic event'
Violent threats against law enforcement spiked as Republicans railed against the FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid and suggested regular citizens could be next.
- LA Times
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has met with another delegation of U.S. Congress members weeks after Nancy Pelosi's visit sparked fury in Beijing.
- Kansas City Star
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TAIPEI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A delegation of U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day trip during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit while there are military tensions between the self-ruled island and China. Beijing, which claims democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory, has conducted military drills around the island after U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei in early August. China has long claimed sovereignty over the island.
Once a Democratic presidential hopeful, the former Hawaii representative is now filling the shoes of the right-wing pundit.
- Fox News
Top Republicans question FBI Director Wray over use of taxpayer-funded gov plane to fly to vacation home
House Republicans are pressing FBI Director Chris Wray for information on his use of a government-issued plane for travel to his vacation home in Upstate New York.
- Fox News
Tennessee McDonald’s employee calls police after migrants begin panhandling during stop on way to East Coast
Chattanooga, Tennessee, police responded to a migrant bus where some were allegedly panhandling, according to a report. The bus was headed for the East Coast from Texas.
Should Social Security be eliminated as a federal entitlement program? Or would that ‘end the program as you know it’?
Under the current structure, Social Security and Medicare budgets are automatically approved and paid out, but under Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson’s plan, Congress would have the chance to review and edit these programs’ budgets every year. “If you qualify for the entitlement, you just get it no matter what the cost,” Johnson said during an interview on “The Regular Joe Show.” “What we ought to be doing is we ought to turn everything into discretionary spending so it’s all evaluated so that we can fix problems or fix programs that are broken, that are going to be going bankrupt.”
- The Hill
Former Nixon counsel says Trump’s media supporters will have ‘egg all over their face’ when probe ends
John Dean, former President Richard Nixon’s White House counsel, predicted on Sunday that media supporters of former President Trump will have a “egg all over their face” when the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) investigation into matters involving classified documents comes to an eventual end. During an appearance on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” host Brian Stelter asked Dean…
- USA TODAY
Graham asserted he was engaging in legitimate inquiries as a lawmaker under the Constitution's speech and debate clause when he contacted officials.
Investigators intend to query Graham about two phone calls with Georgia election officials that included a discussion of the process for counting absentee ballots.
- The Courier & Press
The cause of the house explosion on Weinbach Avenue in Evansville was still unknown Friday as victims
- The Hill
Senate Democrats are out with a digital ad targeting GOP Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Ron Johnson (Wis.) over their votes against putting a $35 per month cap on out-of-pocket insulin costs for patients with private insurance. The vote took place on an amendment to the Democratic climate, tax and health care package approved by…
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- The New York Times
WASHINGTON — As Republicans continued Sunday to defend former President Donald Trump after an unprecedented FBI search of his residence in Florida, deep fissures were visible in the party’s support for law enforcement amid a federal investigation into Trump’s handling of top secret documents. Immediately after the search, congressional Republicans, including members of leadership, reacted with fury, attacking the nation’s top law enforcement agencies. Some called to “defund” or “destroy” the FBI
Rep. Eric Swalwell says he received a voicemail threatening to 'cut his kids' heads off,' blames GOP for 'stoking violent rhetoric'
Swalwell shared a chilling, nearly two-minute voice message laden with threats and profanity that he says he received because of the Mar-a-Lago raid.
- Belleville News-Democrat
In the past 15 years, at least 17 people have died in crashes on this state highway.