House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced that she will run for reelection in 2022, seeking a 19-term in Congress, but remained silent on whether she plans to seek to retain her position leading House Democrats.
The House voted Wednesday to censure Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and remove him from his committee assignments over a tweeted anime cartoon video depicting him attacking Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and President Joe Biden.
Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and a bloc of moderate Democrats are demanding the social welfare spending bill receive an official cost estimate before it goes up for a vote —derailing House leadership push to quickly pass President Biden’s domestic bills by week’s end.
President Biden scrambled in a last-minute rare visit to Capitol Hill Friday to help mitigate the bitter infighting amongst the ever-fractious Democrat Party that publicly saw both factions stalling his domestic agendas, but he emerged from the meeting without a deal that left members of his own party even more furious and confused as to what happens next.
A dozen Jewish House Democrats called out Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) over her recent Twitter remarks where she equated the United States and Israel with terrorist groups such as Hamas and Taliban and urged her to “clarify her words.”
Over a dozen of New York Congressional Democrat delegations, including high-profile names Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), and veteran Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY-10) who simultaneously called for Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resign amid half-dozen allegations of sexual misconduct in recent weeks, with some noting his other scandal involving his administration handling of COVID in nursing home.