Quick Glance: House to Vote on Formalizing Biden Impeachment Inquiry
- House Republican leaders plan to vote next week to formalize their impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.
- Republicans lack the votes to pass the impeachment inquiry on the floor, so they plan to vote to officially launch the investigation.
- Republicans argue that the vote is necessary to challenge the White House in court, despite no evidence of wrongdoing by the president.
- Some moderate Republicans now support the impeachment inquiry due to the White House's refusal to provide requested information.
Quick Glance: George Santos Expelled from Congress
- House vote: New York Republican George Santos expelled.
- Santos, sixth member expelled in a Congress vote.
- Over 100 Republicans voted with Democrats for Santos' expulsion.
- Santos to be replaced in special election, date not set.
Quick Glance: Trump's Impact at USC-Clemson Appearance
- First South Carolina appearance since campaign visit
- Campaign video shows enthusiastic fan reaction to Trump
- First time as Gamecocks' guest, previously attended Clemson game
- Visited Iowa-Iowa State game and scheduled town hall in Bluffton
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga, moved Thursday to force a ...
Quick Glance: Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene Pushes for Impeachment of US Homeland Security Secretary
- Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) calls for the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the government's failure to secure the border.
- Greene accuses Mayorkas of violating his oath of office by not containing the record number of migrants at the border.
- Since Biden took office, over 5 million arrests of migrants making irregular crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border have been made.
- Republicans blame Biden and Mayorkas for rolling back restrictive policies put in place by former President Trump.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) said she pulled her resolution to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich ...
Quick Glance: Rashida Tlaib Censured for Israel Remarks
- The sole Palestinian-American politician in the US Congress was censured for her comments about Israel.
- The House of Representatives voted 234 to 188 in favor of censuring Rashida Tlaib.
- Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat from Michigan, was accused of promoting 'false narratives' about Hamas's attack on Israel.
- Republicans and 22 Democrats voted for the censure of Ms. Tlaib.
The White House, days before the government is expected to shutdown, said the GOP has "wasted time" with the newest funding bill proposed by GOP ... Show more
Quick Glance: Senate Passes Legislation to Prevent Government Shutdown
- The Senate approved a bill on Wednesday to extend funding for federal agencies and sent the legislation to prevent a government shutdown to President Biden, just days before the weekend deadline.
- The bill, passed by a vote of 87-11, signifies a significant de-escalation between congressional Democrats and the new House Speaker, Mike Johnson (R-La.).
- Without the new spending measure, referred to as a continuing resolution or CR, the government would have closed shortly after midnight on Saturday, compelling federal employees - including military personnel and airport security officers - to work without pay or go on furlough on the eve of Thanksgiving.
- These concessions were sufficient to secure easy bipartisan support in the Senate, which is much less concerned with spending debates.
Quick Glance: Greene criticizes Republicans who thwarted Tlaib censure
- Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) criticized on Thursday the group of Republicans who thwarted a resolution to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.).
- Greene argued that they 'hide behind excuses'.
- The list of 23 Republicans who voted against the resolution was included in Greene's post.
- Greene attempted last week to force a vote on the censure resolution in connection with Tlaib's criticism of Israel following Hamas's attacks on the country last month.
Quick Glance: McCarthy's Altercation Sparks Hallway Chase
- Altercation between former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and a GOP colleague leads to a chase in the chamber.
- Representative Tim Burchett was among the eight Republicans who voted to remove McCarthy from his position as Speaker of the House.
- Burchett pursued McCarthy down the hallway, confronting him about the incident, as reported by Grisales.
- Burchett described the elbow as a surprise, stating it was a direct blow to the kidneys.
Quick Glance: US Lawmakers Call for Biden to End Charges Against Julian Assange
- A group of US lawmakers is urging President Joe Biden to drop the charges against Julian Assange.
- Emphasizing that journalism is not a crime, they call for an end to Assange's extradition.
- Assange is facing multiple charges under the Espionage Act for publishing classified documents.
- Australian politicians are lobbying the Biden administration to cease its pursuit and prosecution of Julian Assange.
Quick Glance: New Subpoenas Issued in Hunter Biden Investigation
- House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer issued four new subpoenas and four interview requests related to the investigation of Hunter Biden and his associates.
- The subpoenas were sent to former business associates, the gallerist, and a buyer of Hunter Biden's artworks.
- Republicans claim the investigation is about uncovering facts, while Democrats criticize it as a political maneuver.
- In addition to the subpoenas, interview requests were sent to four more individuals.
Quick Glance: Democrat forces vote to censure Marjorie Taylor Greene
- Democratic Rep. Becca Balint (Vt.) moves to force a vote on her resolution to censure Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R).
- The resolution, first introduced in July, lists around 40 points of grievance against Greene, including specific comments and dates.
- Balint criticizes Greene and newly minted Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) for bringing a resolution full of lies and falsehoods to the floor.
- It's unlikely the House will vote on the resolution directly; instead, a procedural move to table it would likely be voted on, effectively killing the resolution.
Quick Glance: George Santos narrowly survives expulsion vote in House
- The vote ended with a tally of 179-213, falling far short of the required two-thirds majority to oust a House member.
- 24 Republican colleagues of Mr Santos voted for his expulsion, but more than 30 Democrats voted against removing Mr Santos.
- Mr Santos has faced criticism from both parties and was indicted in May on charges of fraud, theft, and money laundering.
- He is also currently under an ethics investigation in the House.
Quick Glance: Republicans Fail in Choosing Candidate for Speaker of the US House of Representatives
- A third contender drops out due to lack of support from party colleagues.
- Republicans nominate a fourth candidate.
- Tom Emmer withdraws his candidacy for Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
- Republicans retreat behind closed doors, seeking a way out of the chaos they caused.
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