Republicans sought to have the House speaker's words stricken from the record, a rare procedural rebuke that failed on a party-line vote.
By Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Donald Trump "went beyond his own low standards using disgraceful language about members of Congress" and said his xenophobic and "disgusting" comments cannot stand without rebuttal.
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came,” ignoring the fact that the women are…
House Democrats are battling over their beliefs. A substantial policy divide has opened up between moderates, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and progressives--and it has recently grown personal. On the outs with Pelosi, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and The National Review’s Ramesh Ponnuru join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest in politics, including brewing tensions between progressive and moderate House Democrats, President Trump’s executive action on acquiring citizenship data, the role of money…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Lawmakers from both parties hailed the House vote, which comes a month after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized Congress for failing to act.
In our news wrap Thursday, tensions simmered between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four progressives. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called Pelosi’s criticism of her and three other newly elected women “outright disrespectful.” Pelosi said she was rebuking an “offensive tweet"…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Democrats are demanding that President Donald Trump's labor secretary quit because he helped craft a secret 2008 plea deal that let a wealthy financier avoid prison after allegations of molesting teenage girls.
By Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told The New York Times the four freshmen who voted against a border funding bill last month don't have a following. Pelosi now says the four have a public following, but she was talking about their…
By Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram, Associated Press
The measure would ease a cash crunch at federal agencies that care for migrants who have flocked over the border in huge numbers seeking asylum.
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