The House voted Tuesday to remove statues of Confederates and other historical figures who advocated for slavery from public displays in the U.S. Capitol, as well as replacing a bust of former Chief Justice Roger Taney, who authored the infamous Dred Scott decision in 1857.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) berated House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) for his “cowardly refusal” to take action against Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), and mocking her Republican counterpart by changing party designation from “R” to “Q” for QAnon of California.
President Trump criticized Democrat leaders seeking to impeach him for the second time, calling it a “continuation of the greatest witch hunt in the history of politics,” adding that their move is “causing tremendous danger” and “tremendous anger” to our country.
President Trump is threatening to “quickly veto” legislation if it passes in the House that would reauthorize key provisions of the federal surveillance program known as FISA, citing “massive abuse” from the expired government tool.
House Republicans plan to file a lawsuit Tuesday against Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in an effort to block the chamber’s new proxy voting system amid the coronavirus pandemic, citing the new rules are unconstitutional.
President Trump lashed out at Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) as a “third rate Grandstander” who “wants the publicity” and called for him to be kicked out of the Republican Party after the Kentucky lawmaker threatened to delay $2 trillion coronavirus relief package to pass in the House by unanimous consent.