It is rare for members of the Big Four—the top leaders in both chambers—to miss such historic and significant ceremonies at the Capitol, particularly for those who lie in state.
The 34 Democratic and Republican representatives called on Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican leader Kevin McCarthy to keep the House in session until a relief deal is reached.
When Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and the House Republicans unveiled their Commitment to America agenda this week, they were operating in the best tradition of the modern House GOP.
People over 65 are considered high risk for the new coronavirus and McCarthy told Axios concerns over voting in person could deter them from casting ballots at all.
As the dangerous conspiracy theory festers among the fringes of the internet, it has grown more prevalent among some Republicans seeking office.
Several Republicans rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion of delaying the 2020 presidential election, with GOP lawmakers noting Americans voted during the Civil War, two World Wars and a previous pandemic.
Kevin McCarthy also blamed the Democratic leadership for delays in passing much needed COVID-19 relief legislation.
"[The next stimulus package] will make sure moms and dads don't have to worry about the safety of their children who are going back to schools," said White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows.
The California congressman said he support the president's move to grant Stone clemency, according to a post on CNN correspondent Manu Raju's Twitter account.
The House minority leader said Democrats would "change the rules of the game" were they to win November's election.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy introduced the legislation to combat the "leftwing mobs" whom he said are "trying to erase history."
House Republicans have argued against proxy voting, which was introduced amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ted Howze, the embattled GOP candidate for California's 10th district, lost the endorsement of the most powerful Republican in the House, Kevin McCarthy, after dozens of racist and offensive social media posts Howze wrote emerged recently.
"The maliciously false attacks on our campaign based on old social media posts being attributed to me are Fake News," California congressional candidate Ted Howze said.
The Republican House Minority Leader also said the bill offering further individual stimulus checks was being used to "enforce" socialism.
"Steve King does more to hurt Republican and conservative causes than help," said Representative Steve Stivers on Wednesday.
A phased return to business has been proposed by Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Pelosi praised the accuser of Brett Kavanaugh for coming forward with her allegations, but hasn't done the same for Biden's accuser.
The legislators have hailed the order as a way to defend American jobs and lives during the coronavirus epidemic.
Republicans want to ensure a $2 trillion relief package is implemented properly before setting their sights on doling out more federal funds.
House Minority Leader joined Fox News' Tucker Carlson in referring to the virus by the country where outbreak began.
"China hasn't agreed to substantively do anything new," Senator Chris Murphy said.
During an appearance on 'Fox & Friends,' Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Democrats and Schiff of "playing politics" with Iran instead of celebrating the action Trump took last Friday when he ordered the drone attack on Soleimani.
Twitter users posting the hashtag were largely responding to a comparison the House Minority Leader made between the the Horowitz Report's contents and Watergate.
The conservative attorney's remarks came in response to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's assertion that the FBI investigation of Trump's campaign was a "modern-day Watergate."
"In the House, we had, I think, 38 members of the Democratic party vote to open the [impeachment] inquiry [against Clinton]," Joe Lockhart noted.
"I don't care what side you're on, but what they have done by being a law enforcement agency inside America to use that for their own purpose, their own political gain, is wrong," McCarthy said of the Russia investigation.
GOP Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy railed against Adam Schiff Sunday, accusing him of single-handedly dictating the impeachment inquiry he described as a "calculated coup."
The "Face the Nation moderator said that Mike Pence replacing Trump in the event of impeachment would not "undo the election results" as McCarthy had told her.