Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

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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Democrats' Oversight Agenda

Friday, February 08, 2019

Democrats are showing their colors in their first full week controlling the House. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker goes before the House Judiciary Committee today.

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Pelosi Urges Patience In Going After Trump's Tax Returns

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Some Democrats are pressing to move now to force the administration to hand over the president's tax returns, but others say Robert Mueller's probe should take priority over Congress' review.

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House Democrats Are Already Ramping Up Investigations Into The Trump Administration

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The House Oversight Committee is launching probes of the Trump administration. The chairman vows a deliberative approach but he has to navigate a panel with firebrands on the right and the left.

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House Democrats Play Catch-Up On Agenda After Shutdown

Monday, February 04, 2019

Democrats say they plan to follow through on the campaign pledges to protect health care and close the gender pay gap. With the shutdown over, they plan to push legislation and prove they can govern.

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Competing Proposals To Reopen The Government Fail In The Senate

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Competing proposals to end the shutdown failed in the Senate. President Trump continues to press for money for a border wall and Democrats say they won't negotiate until the government reopens.

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Congress Returns To Washington As Shutdown Continues With No New Talks

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

After President Trump offered temporary protections for some immigrants in the country illegally in return for $5.7 billion for a border wall Democrats rejected it.

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White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

It's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the president to address Congress amid the government shutdown. Trump was originally invited by the speaker to make the speech next Tuesday.

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Shutdown Pressures Freshman Democrats To Deliver On Promise To Break Gridlock

Friday, January 18, 2019

Many newly elected Democrats vowed to work with Republicans and avoid partisan posturing. But they are sticking behind House Speaker Pelosi's position not to give in on the demand for wall money.

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President Trump Postpones House Speaker Pelosi's Trip To Afghanistan

Friday, January 18, 2019

Trump appears to be retaliating against Nancy Pelosi for suggesting he delay his State of the Union speech amid the government shutdown, by postponing at the last minute, her trip to Afghanistan.

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The Shutdown Is Testing Democrats' Promise To Work Across The Aisle

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Freshman Democrats won back control of the House for their party campaigning to break the gridlock in Washington, but the ongoing government shutdown is testing how they can deliver on that promise.

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White House Eyes Funding Sources For Border Wall In Case Trump Declares Emergency

Friday, January 11, 2019

The Army Corps of Engineers has been asked to identify projects that could be canceled or delayed so that funds could be redirected to build a border wall, congressional and Pentagon sources say.

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'Bye-Bye': Trump Walks Out Of White House Meeting With Democrats About Shutdown

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

The president abruptly ended spending talks Wednesday after congressional Democrats rejected his demand for a $5.7 billion border wall. A partial government shutdown stretched into its 19th day.

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Democrats Reject Trump's Wall Argument After Oval Office Address

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke at the Capitol Tuesday night. They are in a battle with President Trump over border funding amid a government shutdown.

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