“What happened earlier was insulting to a lot of people of color, and his...response was hopefully genuine too,” one committee member said after the hearing.
The bill could pass Congress, but it would still need to overcome a presidential veto.
“This is a perfect issue for our committee to look into,” California Rep. Jimmy Gomez told BuzzFeed News.
Thousands of people came out to protest the president’s border wall — and spent a lot of time cheering for a Beto presidential run.
“I'm really excited about the leadership there to meet our commitment to the generations that follow.”
“I think we need someone who you know for whom standing up to a bully like Donald Trump isn’t the biggest challenge he or she has ever faced in life," Moulton told BuzzFeed News.
Democrats Running For President Are Trying To Figure Out How To Stand Out. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Answers.
Ocasio-Cortez entered Congress with an unusually large following, one that could set her up to play a big role in 2020.
Earlier Wednesday, Trump wrote to Pelosi that it would be “so very sad” if he couldn’t deliver the speech.
Jackson Lee was recently named in a lawsuit alleging that she unlawfully fired a young woman who planned to pursue legal action against the CBCF. Jackson Lee denies any retaliation took place.
More And More Democrats Are Suggesting Trump Should Be Impeached After He Told His Lawyer Michael Cohen To Lie To Congress
“There’s no innocent explanation for telling a witness to lie to the Congress of the United States," one Democrat said. But leadership still wants to wait on Mueller.
"I would hope that we could refrain from any implications that have any undertones of prejudice, or racism, or any kind of -ism that would diminish the character and integrity of one of our members."
Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush said that King’s vote in support of the resolution “tells you that this resolution is not worth the paper it’s written on.”
The decision comes as Democrats are also preparing to reprimand Rep. Steve King for his comments in a New York Times interview, the latest in a string of racist statements he’s made during his 16 years in the House.
Groceries Or Day Care? Return The Christmas Gifts? Federal Workers Are Making Tough Decisions After Missing Their First Paycheck In The Government Shutdown
President Donald Trump claimed federal workers are happy to not be paid while he argues for a border wall. In reality, furloughed workers are making tough decisions and stocking the freezer as much as possible.
“Why am I being made to suffer for something that has nothing to do with what I do? It just makes no sense to me.”
The progressive Democrat made the comments about impeaching President Trump at a reception just hours after she was sworn into the House.
“Let me be clear, House Democrats are down with N.D.P., Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi."
The shutdown is now due to last through Christmas until at least Dec. 27.
Trump has been threatening for weeks to shut down the government over funding for his border wall, and Congress has yet to come up with an agreement both the House and Senate can pass.
These Women Brought Members Of Congress Down, And Suffered For It. A Year Later, They Say It Was Worth It.
"There were times that I would wonder ... Am I just going to be forever associated with embarrassing headlines and, you know, being an accuser? ...But I’m so glad it happened because it helped me move on with my life."