Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

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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Nancy Pelosi Reclaims The Speaker's Gavel

Saturday, January 05, 2019

Nancy Pelosi once again became speaker of the House this week as Democrats took control. She made history as the first female speaker in 2007 and her sharp political skills helped her hold onto power.

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Pelosi Retakes Gavel As House Speaker With New Session Of Congress

Thursday, January 03, 2019

A significant power shift begins in Washington with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives. The incoming speaker plans votes on bills to reopen the government and new rules.

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Standoff: Trump Wants $5 Billion For Wall, Democrats Offer $1.3B For Border Security

Thursday, January 03, 2019

The federal government remains partially shuttered as the president holds out for money for a wall along the border with Mexico. A new Congress is sworn in on Thursday. What does each side want?

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Partial Government Shutdown Continues With No Solution In Sight

Monday, December 31, 2018

The partial shutdown of the federal government entered its tenth day on Monday with no solution in sight.

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On Day 6 Of Shutdown, Government Remains At Impasse

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Senate will be in session today, but most lawmakers remain away from Washington, with no signs of progress towards ending a partial government shutdown in its sixth day.

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Trump, Leading Democrats Fault Each Other As Partial Shutdown Heads Into 2019

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump has only a few more days to advance any spending agreement with the help of full GOP control in Washington. But a leading House Republican said no votes in that chamber are expected this week.

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