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.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed his fellow colleagues for attempting to enforce “harmful regulations” on cryptocurrencies within the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, an industry he argued that less than a handful have the knowledge to define “what in the hell a cryptocurrency is.”
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.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) officially acknowledged Joe Biden as the president-elect for the first time since the Nov. 3 election Tuesday, becoming the highest-ranking Republican in congratulating the Democrat just a day after the Electoral College formally made the election results official.
Nike and Coca-Cola are among a number of American retail giants lobbying Congress effortlessly to weaken a proposed legislation aimed at banning importing goods manufactured from a region of China where products are being made through forced labor by minority Muslim groups, according to a report on Sunday.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden questioned President Trump’s response to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.