House fails to unanimously approve $2,000 COVID-19 checks

More On: congress Loeffler to weigh $2,000 payments if it ‘repurposes wasteful spending’ Louisiana congressman-elect in ICU after testing positive for COVID-19 House GOP says Pelosi can’t get unanimous vote on $2K stimulus checks Dems back Trump’s demand for $2,000 stimulus checks Congress made it official on Christmas Eve: no COVID-19 stimulus money will be approved until next week at […]

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Pelosi says House prepared to decide election if results disputed

The Democrat-led House of Representatives is ready to decide the 2020 presidential election if the results are disputed, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. Pelosi (D-Calif.) was speaking to NPR’s “All Things Considered” podcast Monday when she made the remark after being asked about the multiple doomsday scenarios in which Tuesday’s election does not produce a decisive result. One of those […]

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Melania Trump’s White House Halloween celebration sparks backlash

Melania Trump’s announcement that a White House Halloween celebration will be going ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic has sparked widespread and immediatecriticism. The US First Lady revealed the plans on Twitter, announcing that the Trump administration’s fourth annual Halloween festivities would be held on Sunday. The White House gates will open to frontline workers, military families and schoolchildren, accompanied by […]

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Why Are So Many House Representatives Wearing Orange Masks?

575 days ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR8, the Bipartisan Background Check Act. For 575 days, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hasn't done anything about it. Today, representatives from coast to coast wore orange masks to bring attention to the inaction in the Senate, using the hashtag #WearOrangeMasks to come together and, hopefully, get McConnell to consider bringing the issue up […]

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White House Asked South Dakota Governor About Adding Trump to Mount Rushmore (Report)

Gov. Kristi Noem gifted Trump last month with a four-foot replica of the monument with his face added Jim Carrey has made his disdain for the current state of politics an artform… literally. The Oscar-nominated actor-turned-artist’s series of drawings depict all that he believes to be wrong in D.C., from foreign policy to immigration to the GOP in general. But […]

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