Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has welcomed Speakers and Presiding Officers from G7 countries for a conference at Astley Hall in his Lancashire hometown of Chorley. The conference discussed the safety of elected Members, ensuring the voices of voters are heard by their Parliaments, and the role social media plays in democracies. Those attending include Richard Ferrand of France, Roberto Fico of Italy, and Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
David Wasserman, Cook Political Report, says the recent decision not to run by one of the ten GOP Congress members to vote for impeachment, reveals one of several factors impacting the upcoming midterms.
Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, arrives for a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss Anglo-American relations at 10 Downing Street. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said that law enforcement needs to take the upcoming right-wing rally in support of jailed January 6 rioters “very seriously” as concerns mount about more potential violence on Capitol Hill.
At an event in Pikeville, Kentucky, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said that “there isn’t going to be an impeachment” of President Joe Biden over the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, noting that Democrats control the House and Senate.
Former NFL star Herschel Walker is the leading Republican candidate in the Georgia Senate race, but his candidacy is worst-case scenario for Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to try to oust freshman Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza outlines why Donald Trump’s support explains the Walker run.
The U.S. Senate voted to advance a $1 trillion infrastructure package on Saturday, an important procedural step forward after months of negotiations between President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators. This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
[NFA] The U.S. Senate will try to complete work this week on a $1 trillion infrastructure investment bill that would bring long-awaited improvements to roads, bridges and mass-transit systems and deliver a rare bipartisan victory to President Joe Biden. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders tells CNN’s Dana Bash he thinks House progressives should torpedo the bipartisan infrastructure deal if the Senate doesn’t approve a $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, but adds that he still believes both bills will pass.
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, announced he will not run for reelection in 2022 due to the “toxic dynamics” inside the GOP.