Insults, attacks, fights; chaos erupts in Congress

Chaos reigned during a House Oversight Committee hearing on Thursday after Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene mocked a Democratic lawmaker over her eyelashes. The personal attack, which was directed at Texas Congresswoman Jasmine Crockett, was leveled while the committee considered a resolution to recommend that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland be found in contempt of […]

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Text of $1.2 trillion spending bill released

Lawmakers early Thursday morning released the text of a $1.2 trillion government funding bill negotiated by the White House and leaders of both parties to avoid a partial government shutdown this weekend. The spending deal, announced Tuesday, includes funding for the departments of Homeland Security, Defense, State, Labor, Health and Human Services and other parts […]