Kelsey Snell appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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
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.
Sunday, March 24, 2019
We look at the growing bipartisan pressure on Attorney General William Barr to make the Mueller report public.
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.
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.