President Donald Trump and former Congressman Beto O'Rourke held competing rallies in El Paso, Texas Monday. They addressed issues of border security and immigration.
President Donald Trump took a jab at the proposed Green New Deal at a rally in El Paso, Texas Monday.
Senator Amy Klobuchar announced her candidacy for president Sunday in the middle of a snowstorm in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The race for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 is well underway, and a large number of candidates are already in the presidential field. Four such candidates are current members of Congress.
The House floor got chaotic on Thursday after the House passed a continuing resolution by voice vote — a request for yeas and nays — to fund the federal government through Feb. 28. The bill didn't include funds for a border wall, the issue holding up shutdown negotiations since GOP members want it, while Democrats don't.
What followed was approximately 13 minutes of parliamentary argument between Republican Minority Whip Steve Scalise and Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer over the voting on the measure.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday discussed her call to postpone President Donald Trump's State of the Union address until after the shutdown is over. She cited the security considerations that are always in place for the annual address, which consolidates most of the government's power into one room in the Capitol.
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