Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.