Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

House Democrats Try To Vote On Top Priorities, Forced To Turn To Immigration

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Some House Democrats are concerned that the latest border crisis and feud between President Trump and four House progressives is causing immigration to overtake health care as main issue for 2020.


Congress Delays Robert Mueller Hearings One Week Amid Dispute Over Questions

Friday, July 12, 2019

The former special counsel now is scheduled to appear on Capitol Hill on July 24 following discontent over the ground rules for the House Judiciary and intelligence committees.


Pelosi Clashes With Progressive 'Squad' As Internal Party Tensions Get Personal

Thursday, July 11, 2019

House Speaker Pelosi, D-Calif., is asking members to avoid attacking one another after an aide to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y, tweeted a message comparing some moderates to segregationists.


Lawmakers Don't Have Many Nice Things To Say About Negotiating With Mick Mulvaney

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Congressional leaders say they want to pass a budget deal that would avoid deep spending cuts for at least a year. But talks have stalled, and many blame the White House's acting chief of staff.


House Democrats Sue For Trump's Tax Returns

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass, filed a lawsuit to obtain six years of Trump's tax returns. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says the Justice Department advised he withhold them.


Can Congress Agree On How To Spend Money To Address Border Crisis?

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Senate is on track to pass its version of the humanitarian aid bill but it is a very different version of what the House of Representatives passed. That could signal trouble ahead.


Democrats And Republicans Agree Border Crisis Exists, But Differ On Allocating Funds

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Democrats will vote this week on their version of a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the humanitarian crisis at the Southern border.


Ban On Abortion Funding Stays In House Bill As 2020 Democrats Promise Repeal

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Presidential candidates oppose the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for abortion services. But House Democrats kept it in a spending package that's expected to pass in the coming days.


Newer Democrats Oppose Plan To Give Lawmakers A Raise

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Members of Congress have not had a pay increase in 10 years, and supporters of the raise argue their salaries need to keep up with the cost of living. Opponents say that should not be a priority.


Are Lawmakers Tech Savvy Enough To Conduct Their Antitrust Investigation?

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee will hold antitrust hearings on big tech amid calls that new regulations or breaking up top companies is needed. But some wonder whether lawmakers understand the platforms.


House Passes $19.1 Billion Disaster Bill Despite Earlier GOP Efforts To Stall It

Monday, June 03, 2019

For months the Senate negotiated the bipartisan legislation, which provides money for states dealing with natural disasters. The bill now goes to President Trump, who had said he would sign it.


Senate Majority Leader McConnell Pushes To Raise Tobacco Sales Age To 21

Monday, June 03, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a longtime ally of the tobacco industry, is calling to raise the age for the sale of tobacco products to 21. Some who share the goal aren't backing his bill.


Special Counsel Robert Mueller Makes First Public Comments On Russia Investigation

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement Wednesday saying his report was his testimony and making it clear he does not plan to testify before Congress


$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.