Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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House Democrats Try To Recover From Week Dominated By Public Splits

Friday, March 08, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi planned to tout a bill overhauling campaign finance laws but instead had to manage tensions about how to respond to arguments that Rep. Ilhan Omar made anti-Semitic remarks.

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House Democrats Struggle To Control Their Message

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Democrats control the House of Representatives, but managing differences between moderate and progressive members about their priorities is proving to be a challenge for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Senate Republicans Are Split On Trump's Use Of National Emergency Declaration

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

President Trump's move to use a national emergency to build a border wall has created a split among Senate Republicans. Some have expressed concerns about the precedent it sets to go around Congress.

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News Brief: Congressional Democrats Investigate Trump's Business, North Korea Summit Fallout

Friday, March 01, 2019

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has scheduled an open interview with former Trump Organization business booster Felix Sater on March 14.

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Democrats Plan Trump Investigations

Friday, March 01, 2019

Congressional Democrats said Thursday that they plan to aggressively scrutinize the role President Trump played in securing Jared Kushner's clearance.

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Michael Cohen Tries To Establish Credibility In Wednesday Testimony

Thursday, February 28, 2019

In Wednesday's testimony, President Trump's longtime fixer Michael Cohen admitted to lying to Congress in the past and tried to establish credibility by bringing in evidence to back up his statements.

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Michael Cohen To Face Tough Questioning From House Oversight Committee

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Michael Cohen will testify Wednesday in his first public House Oversight Committee hearing. He'll face tough questions from President Trump's allies and some Democrats who have called for impeachment.

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Upcoming In The House Of Representatives: Public Displays Of Trump Challenges

Monday, February 25, 2019

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is expected to pass a resolution blocking the president from using a national security declaration to pay to build a border wall.

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Trump To Declare National Emergency As Well As Sign Spending Bill, White House Says

Thursday, February 14, 2019

By Thursday evening, Congress had easily passed the bipartisan spending deal, which had been crafted by lawmakers from both the chambers. The vote was 83-16 in the Senate and 300-128 in the House.

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Congress Awaits Final Border Bill With Shutdown Deadline Looming

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

House and Senate leaders aim to vote by the Friday deadline on a seven-bill spending package that includes a $1.375 billion in funding for 55 miles of fencing along the U.S. border with Mexico.

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'Agreement In Principle' Reached On Border Security Funding, Top Republican Says

Monday, February 11, 2019

Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., told reporters that he believes Congress can approve the legislation and send it to the president before the Friday night deadline to avert another partial shutdown.

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Bipartisan Border Security Talks Stall Over A Demand From The Democrats

Monday, February 11, 2019

Talks over a border security funding bill broke down over the weekend over Democrats insisting on a limit for beds for ICE detention centers in return for agreeing to more money for barriers.

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Rep. Chuck Fleischmann On Border Funding

Friday, February 08, 2019

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Republican Rep. Chuck Fleischmann. He's a member of the panel negotiating a border funding solution to prevent another government shutdown next week.

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News Brief: Bezos Accuses 'Enquirer' Of Extortion, Supreme Court, Democrats' Agenda

Friday, February 08, 2019

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is accusing the National Enquirer's parent company of extortion. Also, Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog discusses the Court's decision on Louisiana's abortion law.

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