Pelosi Announces That House Staffers Will Now Be Able to Earn Higher Salaries Than Members of Congress

Speaker Pelosi on ABC This Week

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced that House staffers will now be able to earn higher salaries than the members of Congress for whom they work.

Staff salaries have remained largely stagnant over the last decade. However, Pelosi’s order now means that the salary cap for House staffers will be $199,300, up from the maximum salary of $173,900 in 2020 for both the House and Senate. This places some top staffers in the position where they’ll make more money than their bosses. read more

Too Little Too Late: Taylor Greene Finally Apologizes After Repeatedly Comparing Mask Rules to the Holocaust

For a freshman congressperson, Marjorie Taylor-Greene is in the news an awful lot. Then again, she likes it that way. The Georgia Rep. specializes in making offensive and ignorant statements.

Last month, Greene used incredibly toxic rhetoric to decry mask restrictions in the House of Representatives, comparing the policy to the treatment of Jews during the Holocaust. And when she had the chance to apologize for her comments, she instead decided to double down. read more

Representative Cori Bush To Introduce Resolution to Expel Colleagues Who Voted to Overturn Election Result

Rep. Cori Bush calls for the expulsion of House Republicans

Representative Cori Bush (D-Mo.), will today introduce a resolution calling for the expulsion of Republican colleagues in the House who voted to overturn the results of a free and fair election.

Last night, Bush said the resolution will deign to hold accountable those who “incited a white supremacist coup attempt that has left people dead.” read more

Trump: ‘Republicans Should Stop Wasting Their Time On Immigration’

President Donald Trump on Friday posted a tweet telling Republican lawmakers to “stop wasting their time” on immigration legislation.

His tweet came after the U.S.House of Representatives struggled to come up with a new immigration bill that would be able to receive a majority of votes either in the GOP caucus or on the floor of the House.  The House rejected a hardline immigration bill Thursday and Republican leaders delayed the vote on a separate, more moderate bill to next week. read more