U.S. House of Representatives impeaches President Donald Trump for historic second time

Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, as 10 of his fellow Republicans joined Democrats in the House of Representatives to charge him with inciting an insurrection in last week’s violent rampage in the Capitol. The vote in the Democratic-controlled House was 232-197 following the deadly assault… Read More U.S. House of Representatives impeaches President Donald Trump for historic second time

U.S. House of Representatives re-elect Nancy Pelosi as speaker

Nancy Pelosi was narrowly re-elected speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday, as a new Congress took office amid political uncertainty, with Senate control undecided and a Republican fight looming over presidential election results. The House voted 216-209 to reinstate Pelosi, after Democrats lost 11 seats in the November elections to command a… Read More U.S. House of Representatives re-elect Nancy Pelosi as speaker

U.S. House Democrats unveil ethics and legislative reforms

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday unveiled a package of ethics and legislative reforms for the new Congress set to convene Sunday, including barring former lawmakers convicted of federal crimes from the House floor. Democrats are set to hold a narrower 222-211 in the 435-member House during the 117th Congress, with one vacancy and… Read More U.S. House Democrats unveil ethics and legislative reforms

U.S. House of Representatives approves $2000 coronavirus aid package, overrides President Trump’s veto of defense bill

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives voted 275-134 to meet President Donald Trump’s demand for $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks on Monday, sending the measure on to an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate. But even as Democrats helped secure approval for what the Republican president sought on stimulus payments, they spearheaded a House vote just… Read More U.S. House of Representatives approves $2000 coronavirus aid package, overrides President Trump’s veto of defense bill

U.S. House of Representatives passes $740billion defense bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a $740 billion defense policy bill that President Donald Trump has pledged to veto, heading toward a confrontation with the Republican president weeks before he is to leave office. The vote was 335 to 78 in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, a… Read More U.S. House of Representatives passes $740billion defense bill

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to penalize website that facilitate online sex trafficking

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, chipping away at a bedrock legal shield for the technology industry. The bill’s passage marks one of the most concrete actions in recent years from the U.S. Congress to tighten regulation… Read More U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to penalize website that facilitate online sex trafficking

U.S. House of Representatives approves $8billion as initial relief fund for Hurricane Harvey damages 

​ The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved roughly $8 billion in initial emergency aid for relief and rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey, which tore into Texas on August 25. The House-passed measure, which provides $7.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and $450 million for the Small Business Administration, will now go to… Read More U.S. House of Representatives approves $8billion as initial relief fund for Hurricane Harvey damages