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ABC News (WASHINGTON) — House Majority Leader Steve Scalise on Sunday defended Republicans seeking to send aid to Israel in its war with Hamas by cutting funding for the IRS to go after tax crimes, including by the wealthy. “We passed a bill that addressed two problems that our Defense Department talks about: One, we […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans will cast ballots in a candidate forum Friday afternoon with just one candidate: Rep. Jim Jordan. It’s the latest in a speakership battle riddled with chaos and uncertainty. Jordan is working to get enough votes to secure the top spot after Rep. Steve Scalise backed out of the […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — House Majority Leader Steve Scalise on Sunday urged President Joe Biden to negotiate with Speaker Kevin McCarthy amid the threat of political brinkmanship over raising the nation’s debt ceiling to avoid an unprecedented default. “We just passed a bill through the House. And we’ve been very vocal. It’s been over two months […]