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# congress - Friday 14 May, 2021

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role
# Elise Stefanik
# Elise Stefanik

Republicans choose Trump loyalist to replace ousted Cheney in key Congress role

May 14th 2021, 10:17 PM 29,597 Views 37 Comments

Elise Stefanik has repeated many of the former president’s claims about election fraud.

# congress - Thursday 29 April, 2021

'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress
# 100 Days
# 100 Days

'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress

Apr 29th 2021, 7:25 AM 12,787 Views 14 Comments

It was one of the most watched moments of Biden’s presidency.

# congress - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'I’d love for it to be debated more' - Wexford captain has 'real worry' over new cynical play rule
# Congress
From The42
# Congress

'I’d love for it to be debated more' - Wexford captain has 'real worry' over new cynical play rule

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,964 Views 3 Comments

Matthew O’Hanlon is concerned how the new hurling rule will be implemented at club level.

# congress - Monday 1 March, 2021

'Same theme as incursions into the field ' - Joint-captains lifting trophies rule explained
# Tough Call
From The42
# Tough Call

'Same theme as incursions into the field ' - Joint-captains lifting trophies rule explained

Mar 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 7,510 Views 3 Comments

The controversial motion was passed at Congress on Saturday.

# congress - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Joint captains are now banned from lifting GAA trophies together
# One At A Time
From The42
# One At A Time

Joint captains are now banned from lifting GAA trophies together

Feb 27th 2021, 5:39 PM 9,885 Views 17 Comments

The move was rubber-stamped at Congress today.

# congress - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot
# 6 January
# 6 January

Security officials to answer for failures during US Capitol riot

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:30 AM 12,660 Views 29 Comments

Three of the four people scheduled to testify before two Senate committees have already resigned.

# congress - Monday 15 February, 2021

Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot
# Congress
# Congress

Pelosi says Congress will set up independent commission to examine Capitol riot

Feb 15th 2021, 10:41 PM 14,806 Views 69 Comments

The House will also put forth supplemental spending to boost security at the Capitol.

# congress - Friday 5 February, 2021

US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees
# Qanon
# Qanon

US Republican who spread conspiracy theories thrown off congress committees

Feb 5th 2021, 7:07 AM 32,922 Views 20 Comments

Nearly all Republicans voted against the move but none defended Greene’s lengthy history of outrageous social media posts.

# congress - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

US President Donald Trump impeached by House of Representatives for second time
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

US President Donald Trump impeached by House of Representatives for second time

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 11:12 PM 119,314 Views 115 Comments
  • Pelosi referred to the rioters as "domestic terrorists"
  • McCarthy calls for unity but says impeachment will divide
  • President Trump calls for demonstrations to be non-violent

# congress - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington

Jan 7th 2021, 1:34 PM 60,681 Views 56 Comments

Here’s how the day unfolded.

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
# Riots
# Riots

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,158 Views 67 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

# congress - Saturday 2 January, 2021

'A resounding rebuke': US Congress votes overwhelmingly in favour of overriding Trump veto
# Defence Bill
# Defence Bill

'A resounding rebuke': US Congress votes overwhelmingly in favour of overriding Trump veto

Jan 2nd 2021, 9:25 AM 44,974 Views 32 Comments

The US President called the move ‘pathetic’.

# congress - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

US Congressman-elect dies of Covid-19 aged 41
# United States
# United States

US Congressman-elect dies of Covid-19 aged 41

Dec 30th 2020, 12:26 PM 46,677 Views 46 Comments

Republican Luke Letlow announced earlier this month that he had tested positive for Covid-19.

# congress - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Donald Trump suggests he might not sign Covid relief bill
# Congress
# Congress

Donald Trump suggests he might not sign Covid relief bill

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:03 AM 35,699 Views 24 Comments

Trump complained in a video on Twitter that the bill delivered too much money to foreign countries, but not enough to American citizens.

# congress - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

GAA split season with July All-Ireland finals coming by 2022 if passed by Congress
# Club V County
From The42
# Club V County

GAA split season with July All-Ireland finals coming by 2022 if passed by Congress

Nov 4th 2020, 4:43 PM 22,752 Views 22 Comments

It has also been proposed that pre-season competitions are scrapped and no inter-county training can take place before 1 January.

# congress - Thursday 23 July, 2020

US House votes in favour of removing Confederate statues from Capitol Hill
# Congress
# Congress

US House votes in favour of removing Confederate statues from Capitol Hill

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:38 AM 15,062 Views 52 Comments

Representative Karen Bass from California said that these statues represent an acceptance of white supremacy and racism.

# congress - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress
# Congress
# Congress

US Attorney General William Barr agrees to testify before Congress

Jun 24th 2020, 8:42 PM 23,690 Views 46 Comments

Congress is examining whether he has inappropriately politicised the Justice Department.

# congress - Thursday 11 June, 2020

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’

Jun 11th 2020, 8:03 AM 11,106 Views 13 Comments

“The people marching in the streets are telling you enough is enough. Be the leaders that this country, this world, needs. Do the right thing,” Philonise Floyd said.

# congress - Friday 6 March, 2020

Two points for a '45, and supporting dual players - key congress motions for Ladies football
# Ch-Ch-Changes
From The42
# Ch-Ch-Changes

Two points for a '45, and supporting dual players - key congress motions for Ladies football

Mar 6th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,749 Views 7 Comments

There will also be a vote on who will become the next LGFA president.

# congress - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'I don’t understand why people who don’t play the game, get to make the decisions'
# Hitting Out
From The42
# Hitting Out

'I don’t understand why people who don’t play the game, get to make the decisions'

Mar 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 13,119 Views 3 Comments

Mickey Harte, Dessie Farrell and Niall Morgan offer contrasting views on the GAA’s new backpass rule.

# congress - Monday 2 March, 2020

New kick-out rule to come into football next month, while 'the sin-bin in hurling is binned'
# Congress
From The42
# Congress

New kick-out rule to come into football next month, while 'the sin-bin in hurling is binned'

Mar 2nd 2020, 3:56 PM 6,199 Views 3 Comments

Football’s back-pass rule will come into force in time for the championship.

# congress - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Leinster SHC expanding to 6 teams in 2021
# Congress
From The42
# Congress

Leinster SHC expanding to 6 teams in 2021

Feb 29th 2020, 4:46 PM 10,581 Views 0 Comments

As a result there will be no relegation from the province this season.

Tier 2 football championship to be called the Tailteann Cup
# NAme
From The42
# NAme

Tier 2 football championship to be called the Tailteann Cup

Feb 29th 2020, 1:20 PM 9,818 Views 9 Comments

President John Horan said the semi-finals and final will be played at Croke Park and televised live on RTÉ.

# congress - Thursday 27 February, 2020

'Why are we now in crisis?' - hurling in spotlight over frees and black card proposal
# Up For Debate
From The42
# Up For Debate

'Why are we now in crisis?' - hurling in spotlight over frees and black card proposal

Feb 27th 2020, 1:00 PM 5,155 Views 7 Comments

Davy Fitzgerald on the current state of hurling and the big rule changes at Congress this weekend.

# congress - Monday 24 February, 2020

'A Tipp man started flying Sunday Game tapes to New York and showing them in his bar. That was progress'
# NY State Of Mind
From The42
# NY State Of Mind

'A Tipp man started flying Sunday Game tapes to New York and showing them in his bar. That was progress'

Feb 24th 2020, 3:31 PM 40,444 Views 9 Comments

GAA presidential candidate Larry McCarthy recalls the glory days of New York football, how Irish immigrants stayed in touch with the game and his vision for the Association.

# congress - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony
# Russia
# Russia

'Three years of embarrassment and a waste of time': Trump gloats after Mueller testimony

Jul 25th 2019, 7:17 AM 23,148 Views 80 Comments

Robert Mueller told Congress he had not exonerated the US president of obstruction allegations, but again declined to accuse him of a crime.

# congress - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Robert Mueller to testify before Congress to answer questions on Trump and collusion
# Questions
# Questions

Robert Mueller to testify before Congress to answer questions on Trump and collusion

Jul 24th 2019, 7:20 AM 9,246 Views 39 Comments

Questioning of the special counsel is expected to last for over six hours.

# congress - Saturday 20 July, 2019

FactCheck: Trump's false claims about Congresswoman Omar in continuing feud
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Trump's false claims about Congresswoman Omar in continuing feud

Jul 20th 2019, 8:30 AM 55,324 Views 154 Comments

Donald Trump has made several claims about Omar recently.

# congress - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Emotional Jon Stewart attacks 'shameful' lawmakers for not turning up for 9/11 hearing
# First Responders
# First Responders

Emotional Jon Stewart attacks 'shameful' lawmakers for not turning up for 9/11 hearing

Jun 12th 2019, 9:07 AM 35,119 Views 51 Comments

Representatives have argued that the bill is likely to pass anyway.

# congress - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

GAA Fixtures Review Group to be formed in late May and deliver proposals for vote at 2020 Congress
# Fix The Fixtures
From The42
# Fix The Fixtures

GAA Fixtures Review Group to be formed in late May and deliver proposals for vote at 2020 Congress

May 14th 2019, 4:19 PM 2,814 Views 0 Comments

The fixtures issues continues to rage at club and county level.

# congress - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Trump blocks Democrats' demand for secret Mueller material using executive privilege
# Mueller Report
# Mueller Report

Trump blocks Democrats' demand for secret Mueller material using executive privilege

May 8th 2019, 6:08 PM 13,739 Views 65 Comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the demands were “unlawful and reckless”.

# congress - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

'I have fixed things, but I am no longer your fixer, Mr Trump' - Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony
# Capitol Hill
# Capitol Hill

'I have fixed things, but I am no longer your fixer, Mr Trump' - Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 4:45 PM 33,230 Views 106 Comments

Cohen has been testifying before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee today.

# congress - Monday 25 February, 2019

'This is an opportunity missed by the GAA' - GPA respond after motion defeated at Congress
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

'This is an opportunity missed by the GAA' - GPA respond after motion defeated at Congress

Feb 25th 2019, 6:09 PM 16,465 Views 5 Comments

A proposal to seek representation on the CCCC received just 15% support from delegates.

# congress - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Congress rules on Donegal Super 8s motion and use of county grounds for other sports
# Vote
From The42
# Vote

Congress rules on Donegal Super 8s motion and use of county grounds for other sports

Feb 23rd 2019, 3:08 PM 8,686 Views 59 Comments

The motion to stop Dublin using Croke Park as a home venue was defeated in Wexford today.

# congress - Thursday 14 February, 2019

GPA's motion to Congress, negotiating a new deal with the GAA and the challenge of expense for players
# Paul Flynn
From The42
# Paul Flynn

GPA's motion to Congress, negotiating a new deal with the GAA and the challenge of expense for players

Feb 14th 2019, 10:25 AM 5,809 Views 2 Comments

Negotiations between the GAA and the GPA on a new deal will take place later this year.

# congress - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Trump not 'happy' with border deal but government shutdown is unlikely
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Trump not 'happy' with border deal but government shutdown is unlikely

Feb 12th 2019, 8:23 PM 11,411 Views 27 Comments

The deal offers nearly $1.4 billion (€1.2 billion) for construction of the wall as well as additional border security measures.

US congress reaches deal to avoid shutdown that sees Trump get fraction of border wall funding
# Ringfenced
# Ringfenced

US congress reaches deal to avoid shutdown that sees Trump get fraction of border wall funding

Feb 12th 2019, 7:19 AM 14,375 Views 38 Comments

Trump had demanded $5.7 billion but the deal sees $1.36 billion allocated.

# congress - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'We felt we had been bullied into a course of action that we might well have taken anyway'
# Liam Miller Match
From The42
# Liam Miller Match

'We felt we had been bullied into a course of action that we might well have taken anyway'

Jan 30th 2019, 2:35 PM 30,417 Views 78 Comments

GAA Director-General Tom Ryan today addressed last summer’s controversy over the Liam Miller Tribute match.

# congress - Thursday 3 January, 2019

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator
# Deadline Passes
# Deadline Passes

US visa bill for Irish graduates scuppered by single US senator

Jan 3rd 2019, 10:08 AM 40,604 Views 42 Comments

The bill was passed in the US House of Representatives without the need for a vote early in December but then hit a serious roadblock in the Senate.

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall
# No Deal
# No Deal

Top Democrats meet Trump, but no deal reached on government shutdown over border wall

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:40 AM 8,106 Views 12 Comments

Trump met behind closed doors at the White House with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.

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