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The U.S. House unanimously passed a resolution Friday that would establish the Pulse nightclub in Orlando as a national memorial site.
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act is perhaps the most ambitious set of proposed changes to police procedures and accountability in decades.
In response to the Trump administration's plea to the Supreme Court to kill the Affordable Care Act, in the midst of a pandemic with no end in sight, the House of Representatives passed legislation expanding the law on Monday, the first significant expansion in the decade the law has been in effect. It will not, of course, become law because Mitch McConnell won't bring it to the floor and the White House has already promised a veto.
Only about a third of seats in the 19,000-seat BOK Center were filled for the rally, despite boasts by Trump and his campaign team that they had received more than 1 million ticket requests.
Former White House senior director Nayyera Haq explained that the recent firing of U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman at the Southern District of New York shows that the president is a little worried about upcoming lawsuits. “It’s a fascinating time for Trump and his administration to be creating this problem with, to begin with,” she explained. [
Michael Pack, the new CEO of the government-run global media media entity that oversees Voice of America and other news outlets, plans to clean house of the agency’s top career leadership, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said on Tuesday. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) said in a statement that he had learned that [
China’s reputation has also taken a hit, according to a survey of 10,000 EU members
They appear to be going with the former.
The Democratic-led House on Friday for the first time passed a bill that would make Washington, D.C. the 51st state.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a major conservation bill that would permanently direct $900 million a year to a long-standing federal program aimed at acquiring and protecting public lands.
The events focused on showcasing their contrasting styles in response to the pandemic.