House Oversight Committee Blasts DHS Over Blocking Staff From Visiting Detention Facilities

District of Columbia -- In a letter released Thursday, the House Oversight Committee blasted the Department of Homeland Security's decision to block members of the committee from visiting detention facilities, a decision coming after members visited facilities last week and cited numerous issues they observed and were told about during their visit. In a letter … Continue reading House Oversight Committee Blasts DHS Over Blocking Staff From Visiting Detention Facilities

House Judiciary Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump G-7 Doral Resort Proposal

District of Columbia -- In response to a push from President Donald Trump to host next year's G-7 summit at Trump Doral Resort in Florida, the House Judiciary Committee has launched an investigation into the decision, saying that it will be included as an add-on to their current impeachment investigation. This is the first official … Continue reading House Judiciary Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump G-7 Doral Resort Proposal

Congress In September: Ratifying The USMCA

District of Columbia -- Under President Donald Trump, trade has come to the forefront of American politics, with his tariffs on just about every major country we trade with garnering praise, criticism, and uncertainty among Americans. While his trade war rages on with China, President Trump has come to agreements on trade with the European … Continue reading Congress In September: Ratifying The USMCA

Congress In September: Impeaching President Trump

District of Columbia -- Its been talked about since his inauguration on January 20th, 2017, its been proposed before the House of Representatives three times during his tenure, and now an inquiry is being launched by the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether or not President Donald Trump should face impeachment. President Trump is undoubtedly … Continue reading Congress In September: Impeaching President Trump

Representative Sean Duffy To Resign September 23rd

District of Columbia -- Effective September 23rd, the Republican Party will have another seat to fill in Congress, continuing a trend of GOP retirements and resignations that have plagued the party with the 2020 Presidential Election approaching in a little over 15 months. Representative Sean Duffy (R-WI) announced his resignation effective September 23rd, which is … Continue reading Representative Sean Duffy To Resign September 23rd

Congress In September: Passing Spending Bills

District of Columbia — It comes and goes every year, Democrats and Republicans bicker about where to allocate federal funds in the upcoming fiscal spending year. Some years it results in temporary spending measures to resolve political hardliners, and other years it results in a last minute vote to pass it or a subsequent government … Continue reading Congress In September: Passing Spending Bills

Fact Checking President Trump About The Emergency Economic Powers Act of 1977

A little before midnight Friday night while aboard Air Force One, President Donald Trump tweeted a response to critics regarding his handling of China and his tweet thread on Friday morning regarding an "order" to American companies to look for "alternatives" to China in terms of production. In the tweet, President Trump said, "For all … Continue reading Fact Checking President Trump About The Emergency Economic Powers Act of 1977