House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a high bar for impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he is “just not worth it” even as some on her left flank clamor to start proceedings.
The House of Representatives passed a bill last week that includes support for D.C. statehood.
It does not yet have office space, staff or even Republican members, but Florida Rep. Kathy Castor is confident that a special House committee on climate change will play a leading role on one of the most daunting challenges facing the planet.
Pelosi, like her fellow members of Congress, is able to invite guests to attend the event. And like the guests of her colleagues, those who will attend the speech at her invitation are sure to garner their own attention .
The formal letter Monday suggests Trump will reschedule the speech after it was postponed because of the partial government shutdown.
On My Take, Clinton Yates discusses the state of the State of the Union.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women’s March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed…
Watch President Donald Trump deliver a prime-time address from the Oval Office Tuesday, calling for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border while a partial government shutdown continues. And watch the Democratic rebuttal by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
In the letter sent to President Donald Trump and leaders of the U.S. House and Senate, Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and D.C.’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser blamed a failure of leadership for the shutdown.
Democrats unveiled their first piece of legislation Friday: A collection of voting rights provisions, ethics reforms and a requirement that presidential candidates release 10 years of tax returns.
In accepting the gavel, Pelosi gave nod to the new era of divided government with a pledge to “reach across the aisle in this chamber and across the divisions across our nation.”
Watch a livestream as the new session of Congress convenes with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives and expecting to elect Nancy Pelosi as Speaker.
Tonight on My Take: Clinton Yates reflects on the day’s White House proceedings.
As House Democrats met in private in the Capitol, they faced a simple “yes” or “no” choice on the ballots. In a letter to colleagues ahead of voting, Nancy Pelosi gave a nod to those clamoring for change.
Pelosi nominated by House Democrats to lead them in new Congress, but showdown vote for speaker awaits in January.
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