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ANDREY DENISYUK/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A deal to raise the debt ceiling faces a crucial vote in the House Wednesday night, the next step in averting a potential default now just days away. The bill, titled the “Fiscal Responsibility Act,” cleared its first major hurdle Tuesday when the House Rules Committee advanced the bill in […]

Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives is expected to consider a Democratic resolution to expel Rep. George Santos from Congress. When the House reconvenes at 5 p.m., Rep. Robert Garcia, D-Calif., will offer his resolution to expel Santos from the chamber. But Republicans aren’t expected to vote on the […]

Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Wednesday denounced as “anonymous innuendo” a subpoena issued by the powerful House Oversight Committee demanding the FBI produce a record related to an alleged “criminal scheme involving then-Vice President Joe Biden and a foreign national.” The subpoena, was which was obtained by ABC News, was […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Democratic leadership has been working behind the scenes on a long shot plan that could allow their party to go around Speaker Kevin McCarthy and force a vote to raise the debt limit, even if an agreement isn’t reached with the Republican majority. The strategy centers on what’s called a […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans began voting Wednesday on legislation that would raise the nation’s debt limit while cutting federal government spending — an effort intended to force Democrats into negotiations even as the bill has scant chance of becoming law. “This week we will pass a bill on this floor that will lift […]

Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — House Republicans on Wednesday narrowly passed a bill to increase the nation’s debt ceiling while cutting federal government spending — and while the legislation has no prospect of becoming law, GOP leaders hope it will help force negotiations with Democrats. The proposal, known as the Limit, Save, Grow Act, […]

William B. Plowman/NBC via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans on Thursday took the next step in their probe of the Manhattan district attorney’s yearslong investigation of former President Donald Trump by issuing a subpoena to depose a former prosecutor in the office. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, one of Trump’s closest allies on […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee has served Secretary of State Antony Blinken with a subpoena for a classified document from diplomats in Kabul warning the Afghan government was at risk of collapse as the last American troops prepared to exit. It marks a significant escalation in the GOP probe of how […]

WIN-Initiative/Neleman/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Republican members of the House Oversight Committee, including chairman James Comer, say they plan to tour a Washington, D.C., jail on Friday where some Jan. 6 defendants are being held. The congressional delegation is being led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., one of the most vocal critics of the detainment […]

Tetra Images – Henryk Sadura/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans narrowly passed H.R. 5, the Parents Bill of Rights Act on Friday, sending the proposal along to the Senate, where it is likely to fail. The House bill, which has few champions among Democrats and advocacy groups, passed in a 213-208 vote Friday morning. Rep. […]