Embattled Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is denied a meeting with Trump
Rep. Matt Gaetz, whom federal authorities are currently investigating for potential sex trafficking violations, was recently denied a meeting with Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate as the ex-President and his allies continue to distance themselves from the Florida congressman.
Liz Cheney calls Matt Gaetz allegations 'sickening' but stops short of calling for his resignation
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, called allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz "sickening" on Sunday, but stopped short of calling for the resignation of the Florida Republican, who's facing a federal investigation into sex trafficking allegations.
US Capitol security worked against one threat, but vulnerabilities remain against a crowd
A gigantic fence still encircles the Capitol after the Jan. 6 attack. In mid-March, security officials eliminated an outer security perimeter that sealed off the Capitol complex and adjacent House and Senate office buildings for blocks around. Authorities maintained the inner fence, protecting just the immediate "square" around the Capitol itself.
Republican pushback on Covid emergency could cost Wisconsin's neediest residents $50 million in monthly food stamps
More than 240,000 of Wisconsin's lowest-income households could lose $50 million in pandemic food stamp benefits next month due to the ongoing power struggle between Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and the Republican-controlled state legislature.
Maryland lawmakers override GOP governor's vetoes to enact police reform measures
Lawmakers in Maryland enacted a slate of police reform measures on Saturday by overriding Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of the bills, bringing changes to the state that include limits to no-knock warrants, body camera requirements and a repeal of the state's police Bill of Rights.
Rep. Jordan slams Biden admin for limiting media's access to migrant facilities amid surge at border
Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan argued on Sunday that the reason the press is not allowed to visit migrant facilities is because the Biden administration does not “want the American people to know what's going on.”
Cheney calls Gaetz allegations 'sickening,' stays mum on calls for resignation
As the mother of daughters, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney said Sunday she found the allegations against fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz “sickening” -- but declined to comment further against one of her most staunch critics amid ongoing investigations.
Top Black Democrats condemn GOP election bills as grave threat to voting in America
The highest-ranking Black lawmaker in Congress and a top Black state leader took aim Sunday at nation-wide Republican efforts to restrict voting access as a move that will suppress minority voting and imperil democracy in America.
Rep. Malliotakis: Biden administration can stop migrant surge by reversing border policies
New York Rep. Nicole Malliotakis slammed the Biden administration’s policies on “Fox & Friends Weekend” Sunday for “turning over our borders to the cartels,” after she traveled to Texas to witness the migrant surge.
Republican state lawmakers push new criminal penalties for election activities
In the week before last November's general election, Iowa progressive activist Mitch Henry scoured neighborhoods on the east and south sides of Des Moines, in search of fellow Latino voters who had not yet returned their absentee ballots.