A bill to expand federal background checks on all gun sales has been reintroduced in the Senate by Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.). The bill, the Background Check Expansion Act, was also reintroduced in the House by Representative Mike Thompson (D-Calif.).
Right-wing commentator Josh Bernstein responded to former President Donald Trump’s speech at CPAC in which he continued to push the baseless lie that the 2020 general election was fraudulent, saying he wants to make it more difficult for people to vote.
Speaking to CNN, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) claimed he doesn’t agree with former President Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 general election was fraudulent.
“I don’t give him advice, and I’m not going to give you my emotional reactions to his quotes,” Hawley said of Trump, who took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference over the weekend to push the lie once again.
Biden administration Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas debunked the Fox News myth that there a crisis at the border.
Representative Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) defended former President Donald Trump despite harsh criticism about the speech Trump gave at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
“The American people appreciate people who does what they said [they would],” Jordan told “Fox and Friends” co-host Steve Doocy. “That’s the point I was making because so often in that town, people go campaign, get to Washington, then come up with a bunch of excuses why they can’t do what they said they were going to do, or pretend to do what they said they were going to do but never really get it done.”
Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Co.) has made headlines in recent weeks for refusing to abide by a House rule that states lawmakers who refuse to walk through metal detectors installed outside the House chamber following the January 6 siege of the United States Capitol will be fined $5,000 for their first offense and $10,000 for any subsequent offense. Boebert has tried to circumvent the policy and bring her gun onto the House floor.
Former Republican representative Carlos Curbelo, who served as the U.S. representative for Florida’s 26th congressional district from 2015 to 2019, has criticized his party for pushing former president Donald Trump’s fictions about the elections, saying that his colleagues have become “engulfed in lies and fear.”
During a segment on “Fox and Friends,” Fox News personality Pete Hegseth criticized Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on Covid-19 for being “anti-fun” while attending a maskless breakfast for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Florida.
President Joe Biden‘s administration has withdrawn government support for a Connecticut lawsuit that seeks to ban transgender athletes from competing in high school sports.
The lawsuit, which was brought forward by cisgender athletes who claimed they’d been deprived of wins, state titles, and athletic opportunities in having to compete against two transgender runners, was supported by the Trump administration, is no longer being supported by the Justice Department and the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights.
The contrast between Joe Biden's presidency and that of his predecessor could not have been clearer on Monday night at the White House.
Speaking at a virtual event hosted by The New York Times, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said a proposal to send $1,400 direct payments to Americans will help those who are struggling, particularly those who are not receiving other targeted forms of assistance.
Speaking on Good Morning America, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading Covid-19 expert, said the high death toll in the United States did not have to happen, though he did not directly assign blame to former President Donald Trump or the Trump administration.
Speaking to ABC News, Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn said groups of former President Donald Trump’s supporters yelled racial slurs at him and beat his fellow officers with Blue Lives Matter flags during last month’s Capitol insurrection, which left five people, including Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, dead.
The current Republican-caused disaster began long ago and will likely never be resolved because the GOP will continue unabated putting the “interests of the wealthy elite and energy companies far above the welfare of the people of Texas.”
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Governor Andrew Cuomo amid reports that Cuomo threatened a lawmaker who opposed the state’s decision not to immediately release data on Covid-19-related deaths in nursing homes.
Senator Mark Pody and Representative Jerry Sexton (R-Tenn.) have proposed a measure that would grant fathers veto power over abortion without a pregnant woman’s consent. The bill, SB494/HB1079, is the latest push to restrict abortion in the state of Tennessee.
President Joe Biden didn't mince words on Tuesday when it came to Republican efforts to block COVID relief legislation.
Former President Donald Trump, his attorney Rudy Giuliani, and the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers have been accused of conspiring to incite the Capitol insurrection on January 6, according to a new lawsuit from Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.
Arizona Republican Debbie Lesko has come under fire for her rhetoric regarding Hispanic immigrants after she suggested during a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on February 11 that they are “good workers” but suggested that they’re not American citizens.
President Joe Biden announced he would reopen the federal health insurance marketplace for three months, emphasizing the importance of ensuring more Americans have access to health care as the nation continues to contend with the realities of the coronavirus pandemic.