House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday scoffed at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s assertion that the return of a mask mandate on Capitol Hill was “not based on science.”
A day before the new select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection holds its first public hearing, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy labeled Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., as “Pelosi Republicans.”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected two of the five Republican choices for a select committee that is set to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
President Biden called out Republican lawmakers Thursday who he said have been "bragging" about provisions of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, despite voting against it.
Washington Post reporter and author Carol Leonnig has spent years talking to individuals inside the Secret Service, and her new book, "Zero Fail: The Rise and Fall of the Secret Service," paints a picture of a toxic and confused culture inside the agency. Leonnig joins Michael Isikoff, Daniel Klaidman and Victoria Bassetti on this episode to discuss.
Republican leaders in Congress sought to distance themselves Tuesday from comments made by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene that compared House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's mask mandate in the House of Representatives to the killing of 6 million Jews in the Holocaust by Nazi Germany.
The bipartisan legislation passed the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives 252-175. Thirty-five Republicans voted in favor of the bill.
Supporters say an independent commission can provide a definitive account of the deadly attack. Skeptics fear it would be just another partisan sideshow.
A day before the House is expected to vote on bipartisan legislation that would form a 9/11-style commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has come out against it.
Former Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, R-Va., joins Michael Isikoff, Daniel Klaidman and Victoria Bassetti on this episode to discuss this internecine struggle in the GOP, as well as to give her take on the ostracization of Liz Cheney and coronation of Elise Stefanik, based on her personal relationships with both women. She details her vision for a reformed, policy-driven post-Trump Republican party. But is that what Republican voters want?
Shortly after House Republicans voted to remove her from her leadership role, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., criticized House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for embracing former President Donald Trump's false claim that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.
Hours ahead of a vote by her Republican colleagues to oust her from her leadership position, Rep. Liz Cheney delivered an impassioned speech on the floor of the House of Representatives in which she took direct aim at former President Donald Trump.
The Republican Party’s leaders are once again failing to confront Donald Trump's sustained war on reality and truth because they think they need his support to have a chance at winning in an upcoming election.
With House Republicans poised to strip Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., from her leadership position, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., tore into his GOP colleagues for coddling former President Donald Trump and his false election claims.
Michael Isikoff, Daniel Klaidman and Victoria Bassetti are joined by Michael German, a former FBI special agent who spent years undercover infiltrating violent right-wing extremist groups in the 1990s. He talks about why the FBI seems to ignore the violent deeds and threats posed by these groups while simultaneously going after environmentalists, antiwar activists and Black Lives Matter protesters.
President Biden said Wednesday that he didn't understand Republican efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives to replace Rep. Liz Cheney.
The House voted on Thursday to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., from her committee assignments after Republican leadership failed to punish the freshman congresswoman's embrace of bizarre conspiracy theories and endorsement of violence against Democrats.
Republican Liz Cheney kept her leadership post in the House Wednesday, surviving a secret vote by other Republicans, on a day in which the GOP was riven by a debate over how to reconcile Trump loyalists and conspiracy theorists with those who have stood up against the former president.
More than 120 Republican House members signed their names to an amicus brief on Thursday in support of a Texas lawsuit filed with the Supreme Court that seeks to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election and keep Donald Trump in office for a second term.
Republicans on the Joint Congressional Committee on the Inaugural Ceremonies voted on Tuesday against a resolution stating that the committee was preparing for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Former President Barack Obama took aim at Republicans who have been “humoring” President Trump’s bogus claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she will send articles of impeachment to the Senate “soon,” but still wants to see definitive details from the Senate on how it will conduct the trial.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney was "very clear in cleaning up his statement" on whether President Trump floated a quid pro quo to Ukrainian leaders.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer called Trump’s recent phone call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky a “seminal event.”
“It wouldn’t take much of an annual wealth tax to rescue the retirement system.”
“Privatizing Social Security — or at least letting individuals opt-out so they can escape the sinking ship — would be a huge win.”
“Congress could save hundreds of billions of dollars by modestly paring back the benefit formula for future wealthy retirees.”
“Raising the retirement age reduces the number of beneficiaries, thereby reducing the costs of the program.”
“Social Security as we know it needs to be abolished and replaced with a better system.”