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#House Of Representatives

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

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

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

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

Trump demands 'immediate' impeachment trial in US Senate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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? explains…

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

Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives

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

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: New bid to tackle hospital waiting lists, still no progress in the US debt crisis, and bad news if you think you’ve just won a Jaguar…

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

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

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