On Christmas Eve, House Democrats urged President Donald Trump to sign a long-overdue COVID-19 relief bill after House Republicans blocked Trump's longshot, end-of-session demand of increasing direct payments to American families from $600 to $2,000.
By Associated Press
The Democrats said their briefing was insufficient. Hoyer said it was White House officials giving “their perspective" when lawmakers really need to hear from members of the intelligence community.
By Zeke Miller, James Laporta, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
House Democrats are “prepared to negotiate” with President Trump on border security, said incoming majority leader Rep. Steny Hoyer, but they don’t want the government, or the country, to be “penalized” in the meantime. Hoyer talks to Judy Woodruff about…
Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., says President Trump’s “theater” of suggesting he is willing to shut down the government if he doesn’t get what he wants for border wall funding is “not particularly productive” as a negotiating tactic. Hoyer joins Judy…
By Associated Press
A spokeswoman says Democratic Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland is being treated at a Washington hospital for pneumonia but is expected to recover quickly.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Democratic leaders recognize that any talk of impeachment energizes the Republican base, and that could undercut Democrats hoping for significant gains in next year's midterm elections.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the North Carolina police officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott in September will not face criminal charges. The prosecutor said there was evidence that Scott, a black man, was holding a gun and ignored…
For a policy perspective, Judy Woodruff speaks with Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, about the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.
House Democrats are taking final headcounts on health care reform in the run-up to a possible Sunday vote, as President Barack Obama rallied public support at a Virginia university on Friday. Kwame Holman reports.
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