February 21, 2024

Guns in the House? A raucous Natural Resources panel debate

House Natural Resources Committee Republicans on Wednesday defeated Rep. Jared Huffman’s (D-Calif.) push to reinstate an explicit ban on carrying firearms to the committee room after a lengthy and occasionally heated debate. The panel’s chair, Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.), repeatedly declined to clarify, under questioning from Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) and Huffman

Capitol Police chief pushes for ‘more resources’ after Paul Pelosi assault

Paul Pelosi was hospitalized due to the attack, and a Monday evening statement from Nancy Pelosi cited a potentially “long recovery process for her husband.” Increasing resources for Capitol Police would likely require congressional approval. A spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Monday that congressional leaders would explore “every option available” in…

Whitmer: GOP Legislature Hasn’t Deployed Resources Trump Administration Sent Us

Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) claimed Thursday on MSNBC’s “All In” that despite Michigan’s surge of coronavirus case, she couldnot get the Republican-controlled legislature to “just deploy resources that the Trump administration sent.” Hayes asked, “Boris Johnson, of the UK, of course, who has not been a huge fan of restrictive-public-health measures and also in a…

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