Large industries are being given a $500 billion lifeline, while Americans making under $75,000 per year are likely to receive a payment of $1,200 each as part of the $2 trillion dollar stimulus bill the Senate was expected to vote on Wednesday night.
Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are supporting the adoption of universal basic income to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, with Gabbard introducing a House bill that would provide $1,000 a month to every American adult during the health crisis.
During an appearance on Fox News, the Senate majority leader said he doesn't plan to pass the bills that are currently in the Senate.
The president's Senate trial is unlikely to fully explore the emerging evidence, argued Renato Mariotti, so the House should keep its Ukraine investigation going.
She said the House could file new articles of impeachment against the president, but expressed confidence in the case she plans to send over to the Senate this week.
Former press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders criticized the House's vote on a war powers resolution Thursday.
Valerie Plame noted that Trump's justification for Soleimani's killing rests on the same intelligence community that he has attacked in the past.
More representatives voted in favor of Trump's impeachment articles than for those against former presidents Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson.
Work is left to be done by both chambers before a Senate trial can commence, with several points of business unclear as to how—and when—the required to-do list will be completed.
The defectors weren't enough to stop the House from impeaching the president, as Democrats corralled support from all corners of their caucus, including vulnerable members from Trump districts.
The vote is happening the day after nationwide pro-impeachment rallies took place Tuesday evening. Americans remain deeply divided over whether Trump should be removed from office over his dealings with Ukraine.
The protests took place on the eve of a House vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, who is accused of abusing his power and obstructing Congress.
"We need to see more of this kind of compromise," said Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum.
Jill Wine-Banks said, "No one who cares about democracy or the 2020 election thinks impeachment is moving too fast."
The former national security adviser has so far refused to testify to House investigators, even threatening legal action if he is subpoenaed.
Democrats made it clear they believe Trump has committed crimes far too grave to remain in office. They view censure as a "slap on the wrist."
Congress passed a stopgap spending measure to fund the government through December 20. A government shutdown was set to commence Thursday at midnight without congressional action.
Sondland has emerged as a central figure in the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump over his contact with Ukraine.
Trump underwent a two-hour medical check up on Friday that did not appear on his schedule and had not been announced to the press.
The president seized on comments made by Ukraine's foreign minister to claim exoneration, but explosive public hearings will continue throughout the coming week.
The racist clause was tucked away in a document outlining covenants, conditions and restrictions and dates back to 1947—a year before the Supreme Court ruled racially restrictive covenants were invalid.
The first of the open sessions with witnesses to the Trump impeachment inquiry, who will give evidence to the House Intelligence Committee, are taking place.
House Republicans released a witness list that includes Hunter Biden and the Ukraine whistleblower, demanding they testify publicly so Trump can "face his accusers."
Graham said Tuesday that evidence against Trump from Gordon Sondland's testimony was a "bunch of BS."
On Sunday the president claimed that even if he did push the Ukrainian president for a quid pro quo, it would not be an impeachable offense.
Meet Reps. Jeff Van Drew and Collin Peterson, Democrats who won Trump districts in 2018.
Vindman complained to Eisenberg—the White House legal adviser for national security issues—about the administration's approach to Ukraine at least twice.
The impeachment rules for how the House will conduct public hearings do not appease Republicans' demands, and the vote will place a handful of vulnerable, mostly freshmen Democrats in a tough political spot.
Two bills passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support on Tuesday, one recognizing the Armenian genocide and the other calling for sanctions on Turkish officials.