After a dramatic five days of long drawn-out fight consisting of 15 rounds of ballot voting, House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) finally achieved his longtime goal of clinching the speakership in the midnight hour on Saturday, capping off a historic spectacle that hasn’t seen a battle for the gavel in over 100 years.
Congress Passes Long-Awaited COVID Relief And Government Spending Bill
Both chambers of Congress Monday night passed a $2.3 trillion spending package just hours before the midnight shutdown deadline designed to fund the federal government budget through next September paired with a rescue relief package to aid Americans reeling from a coronavirus-battered economy.
McCarthy Threatens Motion To Oust Pelosi As Speaker If She Attempts Impeachment
"She may think she has a quiver — we do too,” McCarthy said.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) threatened to introduce a motion on the floor to oust House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as speaker if she attempts to impeach President Trump for “following the constitution” to slow down the Supreme Court confirmation process to fill the vacancy for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
House Approves Historic Rules Changes To Allow Remote Voting Measure During Coronavirus Pandemic
House Democrats on Friday approved a historic rules changes to allow lawmakers to cast votes and conduct committee meetings remotely during the coronavirus pandemic, a move that Republicans warn could alter the nature of Congress for the first time in its 200-year history.
Rep. Biggs Introduces Resolution Condemning Schumer ‘Pay the Price’ Remarks
Rep. Andy Biggs(R-AZ) introduced a resolution Thursday to condemn Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer (D-NY) recent remarks towards U.S. Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh would “pay the price.”