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In The News

April 17, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Even before President Donald Trump vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have forced him to end the U.S. military’s role in Yemen’s horrific war, lawmakers were already looking for other ways to confront the administration over this controversial policy.

April 17, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued the second veto of his presidency after Congress in April passed a resolution defying his stance on US support for the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemen conflict.

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who led the charge on this resolution, slammed Trump for his decision.

April 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Trump promised to veto a resolution ending U.S. involvement in the brutal Yemen civil war even before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent it to his desk. But a diverse group of lawmakers — including some of the president's strongest allies — think they can convince him to put down the veto pen and sign it into law.

April 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — Congressional offices for the first time have money set aside to pay interns. Bay Area lawmakers are beginning to use it.

April 10, 2019 In The News

Senate Democrats, led by Sherrod Brown (OH), Michael Bennet (CO), Dick Durbin (IL), and Ron Wyden (OR), has introduced a new bill that would establish a child allowance for the first time in American history and substantially increase the size of the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income people.

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April 10, 2019 In The News

House Democratic leaders shelved a plan to pass a bill increasing budget caps for the next two fiscal years amid infighting between their caucus’s liberal and moderate wings.

April 5, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has banded together, urging President Donald Trump to sign into law the historic War Powers Resolution that hit his desk on Thursday and reject a push from globalist forces for him to veto it.

April 5, 2019 In The News

A bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers on Thursday sent a letter to President Donald Trump strongly urging him to sign a resolution that would end US support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

April 3, 2019 In The News

Harsh critics of President Donald Trump like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) have put aside their differences with the president to join a bipartisan letter backing Trump’s announced plans to withdraw troops from Syria now that Islamic State has been defeated.

April 3, 2019 In The News

The House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed the director of White House personnel security after a whistleblower revealed senior Trump officials overturned 25 security clearance denials, despite “serious disqualifying issues.” We speak with California Democratic Congressmember Ro Khanna, who says, “Congressional oversight is not a choice—it’s the law.” We also speak to him about the latest con

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