DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone, who was badly injured on January 6 and initially requested a meeting with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy last month, told CNN he has secured a meeting with the GOP Leader for Friday afternoon.
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Despite the House and Senate coming to an agreement that will award the Congressional Gold Medal to the officers who defended the Capitol, 21 House Republicans voted against the legislation Tuesday, the latest reminder that members of Congress still cannot agree on the facts of the deadly January 6 riot.
Michigan Rep. Peter Meijer on Sunday denounced fellow Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's comparison of requirements for House members to wear masks on the chamber floor to steps the Nazis took to control the Jewish population during the Holocaust.
Texas and Indiana will end early the $300 weekly federal boost to state unemployment payments, as well as two other pandemic jobless benefits programs, according to both states' Republican governors -- joining 17 other GOP-led states in dropping the federal expanded benefits over the past two weeks.
House Republicans voted on Friday to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the No. 3 leadership position of conference chair after ousting Rep. Liz Cheney from the role because she repeatedly called out former President Donald Trump's "Big Lie" that the 2020 election was stolen.
Democratic lawmakers in both chambers of Congress have a 100% vaccination rate against COVID-19, a CNN survey of Capitol Hill found this week, significantly outpacing Republicans in the House and Senate and illustrating the partisan divide over the pandemic.
Rep. Liz Cheney vowed Tuesday evening not to remain silent as former President Donald Trump continues to spread lies that the election was stolen from him, striking a defiant tone ahead of an expected vote to remove her from House Republican leadership on Wednesday.
Former President George W. Bush on Tuesday described the Republican Party as "isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist," his strongest and most direct criticism yet against his own party since leaving office in 2009.
Former President George W. Bush on Sunday called on Congress to tone down the "harsh rhetoric" on immigration, adding that he hopes that doing so will "set a tone that is more respectful" of immigrants and lead to more reform.
Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is launching a new "America First" caucus, her office confirmed Friday, bringing together a group of far-right lawmakers known for their controversial rhetoric