When asked on Thursday if an impeachment trial of former U.S. president Donald Trump would undercut a message of unity, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said ignoring all that he did would be "harmful to unity".
In an interview with CNN’s Brianna Keilar, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said that Trump’s stimulus package did more for Americans because President Biden’s slimmed-down Covid-19 relief package has an income cap for stimulus payments.
Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell has sued Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and other allies of the former president over the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol when violent Trump supporters tried to stop the certification of Trump's election defeat. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
In brief remarks on Saturday from the White House's Roosevelt Room, Biden said he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to thank her for her support and urged the Senate to take up the American Rescue Plan quickly. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
In a blow to Democrats, the Senate parliamentarian ruled the chamber cannot include President Joe Biden's proposed $15-an-hour minimum wage in a $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill the party aims to pass without Republican votes, lawmakers said on Thursday. Gloria Tso reports.
The U.S. House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned on Wednesday that a militia group could be plotting to breach the building that was subjected to a deadly attack on Jan. 6. Gloria Tso reports.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the chamber was due to take up, as early as Wednesday, President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that passed last weekend by the House of Representatives.
In the days following former President Donald Trump's second acquittal, he emerged from his Palm Springs home to drive by a rally held by his supporters while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for an..