“The president’s sham emergency declaration and unlawful transfers of funds have undermined our democracy, contravening the vote of the bipartisan Congress, the will of the American people and the letter of the Constitution,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement released Thursday.
The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to authorize seeking a subpoena for Attorney General William Barr, but that doesn’t mean it will be sent immediately to the Justice Department.
President Trump announced Thursday that the administration will back off a proposed cut in funding for the Special Olympics, after a nationwide outcry and complaints from members of both parties in Congress.
Chris Van Hollen told WTOP Wednesday that contracting to repair the potholes will soon begin. It follows a meeting that the Maryland Democrat had recently with the National Park Service to discuss the situation.
Congressional Democrats are turning up political pressure on the White House, accusing the Trump administration of resisting efforts to turn over documents related to a series of wide-ranging investigations.
The 26 percent approval rating is the highest Congress has had since 2017, soon after Donald Trump entered the White House and Republicans controlled the House and Senate.
It may be hard to imagine it in this digital age, but there was a time when many members of Congress didn’t want to be on TV — at least in the chambers of the U.S. Capitol. But that changed dramatically on this day 40 years ago.
The House plans to vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism on Wednesday, following the latest controversial comments from freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., about the relationship between Congress and Israel.
A House committee is seeking information from the Trump administration on a broad range of topics, including meetings with Russians, hush money payoffs and information related to the president’s taxes.
Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced Friday that they are throwing their support toward making the District of Columbia the 51st state, overcoming years of concerns about the possibility of a commuter tax that critics worry would penalize those who live in the suburbs but work in D.C.
President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen completed three days of grueling congressional hearings. WTOP Capitol Hill Correspondent Mitchell Miller breaks down some of the key revelations.
The House is prepared to vote Tuesday on a resolution to block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, which Democrats hope will send a message to the White House that lawmakers won’t stand idly by while he diverts billions of dollars to a planned border wall.
Maryland Reps. Elijah Cummings, Anthony Brown and Jamie Raskin are among the Democratic lawmakers who have expressed concerns in the wake of last week’s arrest of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson.
Though senators have all kinds of advantages when running for the nation’s highest office, they face unique obstacles, too. Only three in U.S. history have moved directly from their Senate office to the Oval Office. An expert explains what they’re up against.
Federal workers would receive a 1.9 percent pay increase under language included in legislation aimed at averting a government shutdown, according to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md.
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