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# house-of-representatives - Thursday 4 March, 2021

House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'
# Militia Group
# Militia Group

House of Representatives scraps today's session amid threats of US Capitol 'breach'

Mar 4th 2021, 7:04 AM 21,703 Views 17 Comments

The warning was prompted by intelligence about an unnamed militia group.

# house-of-representatives - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats
# Marjorie Taylor Greene
# Marjorie Taylor Greene

Radical US Republican under fire over social media posts signalling support for execution of Democrats

Jan 28th 2021, 10:30 PM 39,937 Views 33 Comments

Marjorie Taylor Greene also posted a video of herself confronting a school shooting survivor, calling him a “coward”.

# house-of-representatives - Saturday 16 January, 2021

House Republicans who helped Capitol Hill rioters could be prosecuted - Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi
# Nancy Pelosi

House Republicans who helped Capitol Hill rioters could be prosecuted - Pelosi

Jan 16th 2021, 7:45 AM 30,883 Views 53 Comments

Nancy Pelosi said there was “strong interest” in Congress for a 9/11-style investigation of the attack on the Capitol.

# house-of-representatives - 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 119,329 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

# house-of-representatives - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

House of Representatives votes to override Trump’s veto of defence bill
# US Politics
# US Politics

House of Representatives votes to override Trump’s veto of defence bill

Dec 29th 2020, 7:16 AM 58,342 Views 10 Comments

If approved by the Senate, the override would be the first of Trump’s presidency.

# house-of-representatives - Saturday 5 December, 2020

US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level
# Weed
# Weed

US House of Representatives approves bill to decriminalise cannabis at federal level

Dec 5th 2020, 7:42 AM 16,647 Views 49 Comments

The bill, which passed 228-164, will now go to the Republican-controlled Senate.

# house-of-representatives - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election
# US Election
# US Election

Here's what you need to know about the US Senate and House post-election

Nov 5th 2020, 5:30 PM 19,707 Views 17 Comments

The Democrats look unlikely to flip the Senate, as some had predicted.

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

QAnon-supporting Republican wins US House of Representatives seat
# Qanon
# Qanon

QAnon-supporting Republican wins US House of Representatives seat

Nov 4th 2020, 4:06 AM 23,397 Views 10 Comments

A transgender person has also been elected to the US Senate for the first time.

# house-of-representatives - Saturday 18 July, 2020

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80
# RIP
# RIP

US politician and civil rights leader John Lewis dies aged 80

Updated Jul 18th 2020, 5:34 PM 22,581 Views 66 Comments

He was the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists.

# house-of-representatives - Friday 26 June, 2020

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death
# Policing
# Policing

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

Jun 26th 2020, 7:21 AM 16,252 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump’s administration said he would veto the bill.

# house-of-representatives - Monday 23 December, 2019

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump's phone call with Zelensky
# Internal Emails
# Internal Emails

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump's phone call with Zelensky

Dec 23rd 2019, 2:52 PM 14,422 Views 40 Comments

Trump is accused of withholding $400 million in assistance to Ukraine to push Kiev to investigate his political rival, Joe Biden.

# house-of-representatives - Friday 20 December, 2019

Trump accepts Pelosi invite to deliver State of Union speech on 4 February
# House Of Reps
# House Of Reps

Trump accepts Pelosi invite to deliver State of Union speech on 4 February

Dec 20th 2019, 8:37 PM 18,792 Views 43 Comments

The speech will take place in the US House of Representatives.

Trump demands 'immediate' impeachment trial in US Senate
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Trump demands 'immediate' impeachment trial in US Senate

Dec 20th 2019, 10:44 AM 18,987 Views 50 Comments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has delayed sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate.

# house-of-representatives - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Donald Trump has been impeached by House of Representatives in historic vote
# Historic Vote
# Historic Vote

Donald Trump has been impeached by House of Representatives in historic vote

Dec 19th 2019, 1:35 AM 56,461 Views 66 Comments

The Republican-dominated Senate will now open a trial expected in January and is all but certain to acquit the president.

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Donald Trump faces historic impeachment vote today
# Historic Vote
# Historic Vote

Donald Trump faces historic impeachment vote today

Dec 18th 2019, 7:24 AM 14,845 Views 67 Comments

Trump would become only the third US president to be impeached.

# house-of-representatives - Friday 13 December, 2019

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Articles of impeachment against Trump approved by House of Reps committee

Dec 13th 2019, 5:22 PM 13,731 Views 47 Comments

The president is set to face charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

# house-of-representatives - Thursday 5 December, 2019

House of Representatives to proceed with articles of impeachment against Donald Trump
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

House of Representatives to proceed with articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

Dec 5th 2019, 2:43 PM 16,509 Views 58 Comments

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi made the announcement this afternoon.

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Trump's White House chief of staff summoned to testify in impeachment probe
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump's White House chief of staff summoned to testify in impeachment probe

Nov 6th 2019, 8:01 AM 10,230 Views 28 Comments

Mick Mulvaney is the latest official to be summoned in the investigation. paimage

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Trump's racist tweets condemned by US House of Representatives
# Xenophobic Attacks
# Xenophobic Attacks

Trump's racist tweets condemned by US House of Representatives

Jul 17th 2019, 7:06 AM 19,603 Views 96 Comments

At the weekend, the US President tweeted that four congresswomen should “go back” to their countries of origin.

# house-of-representatives - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Who are the progressive congresswomen Trump tweeted should 'go back' to where they came from?
# The Squad
# The Squad

Who are the progressive congresswomen Trump tweeted should 'go back' to where they came from?

Jul 16th 2019, 6:28 PM 12,084 Views 81 Comments

Trump said they should ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came’.

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Steve Bannon refuses to answer lawmakers' questions following 'White House instructions'
# No Comment
# No Comment

Steve Bannon refuses to answer lawmakers' questions following 'White House instructions'

Jan 17th 2018, 7:14 AM 18,487 Views 35 Comments

This is the first time Bannon has testified in the probe around Trump’s campaign involvement with Russia.

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress
# Tax
# Tax

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Dec 20th 2017, 9:52 PM 12,399 Views 74 Comments

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Republicans look set to hold House of Representatives and Senate
# Holding Power
# Holding Power

Republicans look set to hold House of Representatives and Senate

Nov 9th 2016, 6:26 AM 11,319 Views 30 Comments

While the final numbers aren’t in, it looks like yet more good news for the Republican Party.

# house-of-representatives - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world
# USA
# USA

Opinion: US midterm elections – why they’re important to America and the world

Oct 20th 2014, 10:30 PM 55 Views 28 Comments

The midterms are equally worthy of your attention as the US presidential elections.

# house-of-representatives - Thursday 31 July, 2014

The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama
# Oh No You Didn't
# Oh No You Didn't

The US House of Representatives voted to sue Obama

Jul 31st 2014, 10:26 AM 14,405 Views 63 Comments

The house claims the US President overstepped his powers with the Obamacare reform bill.

# house-of-representatives - Monday 20 May, 2013

Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill
# Illegal Irish
# Illegal Irish

Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill

May 20th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,218 Views 115 Comments

The union representing immigration service employees say proposals to reform US immigration ‘will damage public safety’.

# house-of-representatives - Friday 1 March, 2013

United States braced for swingeing sequester of €85bn budget cuts
# Sequester
# Sequester

United States braced for swingeing sequester of €85bn budget cuts

Mar 1st 2013, 8:01 AM 4,143 Views 14 Comments

Analysts say that the cuts, due to come into force overnight, will take a number of months to take effect and will see growth fall by as much as 0.7 per cent.

# house-of-representatives - Friday 4 January, 2013

New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks
# United States
# United States

New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks

Jan 4th 2013, 8:06 AM 2,500 Views 3 Comments

Curbing the US’s runaway national debt, and reforming immigration law, are points on the 113th Congress’s agenda.

# house-of-representatives - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor
# Superstorm Sandy
# Superstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:00 AM 4,793 Views 3 Comments

New Jersey governor Chris Christie pulled no punches in condemning “toxic internal politics” within his own Republican party.

# house-of-representatives - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?

Dec 27th 2012, 3:16 PM 8,687 Views 15 Comments

The US is facing a potentially devastating financial crisis in less than a week but what is it all about, what impact will it have on Ireland and what’s got to happen if it is to be avoided? TheJournal.ie explains…

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives
# Elections 2012
# Elections 2012

Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives

Nov 7th 2012, 2:28 AM 3,144 Views 3 Comments

John Boehner will remain as the Speaker, as the Republicans are set to keep a clear majority in the 438-member House.

# house-of-representatives - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans
# Weiner-fail
# Weiner-fail

Democrats lose 'safe' Weiner seat in New York to Republicans

Sep 14th 2011, 1:56 PM 200 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Weiner was forced to step down in June following a Twitter sex scandal. His seat had been held by Democrats since the 1920s.

# house-of-representatives - Friday 29 July, 2011

# house-of-representatives - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

US Congress battles to agree budget and avoid government 'shutdown'
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US Congress battles to agree budget and avoid government 'shutdown'

Apr 5th 2011, 1:48 PM 482 Views 0 Comments

The Republican House and Democratic Senate are at odds over spending cuts – with a total shutdown a realistic prospect.