Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

$19.1 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Stalled After Republican Blocks House Vote

Friday, May 24, 2019

Rep. Chip Roy objected to a procedural vote on a bipartisan $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, forcing Congress to wait until June to finish work on the legislation.


Senate Reaches $19 Billion Deal For Disaster Aid Without Border Wall Funding

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation even without border funding. The bipartisan deal follows months of negotiations.


At Meeting, House Democrats To Address Calls To Impeach Trump

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's misgivings about impeaching the president, Democrats will meet to discuss the subject after a series of moves by the administration to stymie congressional probes.


Democrats' Impeachment Divide Tests Pelosi

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

President Trump's efforts to block congressional oversight into his administration and special counsel Robert Mueller's report is ratcheting up impeachment talk among House Democrats.


House Democrats Subpoena Trump Tax Returns

Friday, May 10, 2019

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal argues the Treasury secretary is in violation of U.S. tax code that states the department must turn over tax returns requested by the panel.


House Democrats' Campaign Chief Says Focus On Kitchen Table Issues, Not Impeachment

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Cheri Bustos says House Democrats can keep their majority in 2020 by focusing on local concerns from voters rather than "the outrage of the day."


House Democrats' Campaign Chair Urges Focus On Issues Rather Than 'Outrage'

Monday, April 29, 2019

Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., is running Democrats' 2020 re-election strategy. She says voters in critical districts aren't focused on impeaching President Trump.


News Brief: China's Belt And Road Initiative, Pivot District, 'Avengers'

Friday, April 26, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping is hosting world leaders in a forum on China's Belt and Road Initiative. Also, a look at a district that voted for Obama and then Trump.


Congressional Lawmakers Continue To Work Through Findings Of Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18, 2019

As the contents of the special counsel Robert Mueller's report are digested, Congress is closely reading the report to understand what happened during 2016.


Congress Subpoenas Deutsche Bank As Part Of Democrats' Probe Of Trump Finances

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

It's the latest sign that Democrats will continue to seek information on potential criminal activity by President Trump and his businesses after special counsel Robert Mueller's report is made public.


Power In The White House Is Growing With Acting Agency And Cabinet Department Heads

Friday, April 12, 2019

With so many acting cabinet secretaries who do not need Senate confirmation many Republican Senators are concerned the Trump administration is weakening their advice and consent Constitutional role.


McConnell's 2020 Plan: Cast GOP As 'Firewall' Against Socialism

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged that Republicans need to regain support with women and college graduates in the suburbs — which he said led to loss of the House in 2018.


Democrats Begin The Fight For Trump's Taxes

Saturday, April 06, 2019

This week Rep. Richard Neal, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, officially requested six years of Donald Trump's tax returns.


Senate Rewrites Rules To Speed Confirmations For Some Trump Nominees

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the shorter debate time sets up a more reasonable process for considering nominees, but Democrats say it erodes the chamber's role to "advise and consent."


Fight Over Money For Puerto Rico Brings Disaster Aid Bill To A Standstill

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Approving money for areas devastated by floods, hurricanes or other disasters usually gets bipartisan votes. But President Trump's opposition to sending more money to Puerto Rico stalled the effort.


Disaster Relief Legislation Has Stalled Over A Fight About Money For Puerto Rico

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

A fight over how much additional disaster assistance Puerto Rico should get has stalled action on a Senate package that also provides money for states recovering from other natural disasters


After Mueller Report Memo, Democrats Turn To Health Care — For Now

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

After the special counsel apparently found no conspiracy by the Trump campaign to attack the 2016 election with Russia, Democrats in Congress want to focus on health care with help from the president.


Barr Faces Pressure Over Mueller Report

Sunday, March 24, 2019

We look at the growing bipartisan pressure on Attorney General William Barr to make the Mueller report public.


Moderate Democrats Under Pressure As Party's Left Grabs Attention

Friday, March 22, 2019

Rep. Abigail Spanberger's bipartisan credentials were a central issue for voters at a recent town hall. The freshman lawmaker beat a Republican incumbent in an ideologically diverse Virginia district.


Anxiety Is Growing In Congress Over How Much Power A President Can Wield

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Congressional leaders tout that the legislative branch is a separate but equal arm of the government, but in debates over spending, trade and foreign policy, it has ceded considerable power to the executive.