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Washington (CNN) Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York will become the chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee after winning a caucus-wide vote for the post, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a news release Wednesday.
House Democrats chose Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York on Wednesday as the next chairman of the Oversight and Reform Committee, a powerful panel that has participated in the impeachment investigation of President Trump and traditionally taken a lead role in scrutinizing the executive branch.
WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Wednesday chose New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney to fill the shoes of revered Rep. Elijah Cummings as chair of the influential House Oversight and Reform Committee.
Cummings, who died unexpectedly last month, was widely regarded as one of the Democrats’ best spokesmen in challenging the Trump administration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran New York Rep. Carolyn Maloney was elected Wednesday lead the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee, the first woman to hold the job in the panel’s 92-year history.
The House Democratic Steering Committee on Tuesday recommended Representative Carolyn Maloney to take the helm of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, the powerful panel that is playing a crucial role in the ongoing impeachment inquiry involving President Trump.
After she learned her fetus was affected by a rare, severe abnormality that would result in her pregnancy ending either in stillbirth or a baby whose life necessitated immediate medical intervention, a small business owner from Missouri and her husband decided the "greatest act of love" they could take as parents would be to terminate the pregnancy.
A former White House national security official told House investigators that Gordon Sondland, ambassador to the European Union, was acting at President Trump’s behest and spoke to a top Ukrainian official about exchanging military aid for political investigations — two elements at the heart of the impeachment inquiry.
Playing the clock and asserting absolute immunity from law enforcement and congressional oversight, President Trump is asking the U.S. Supreme Court take up two cases to keep his personal income tax returns from government probers.
Top House Democrats are requesting an emergency review of Chad Wolf’s recent appointment as acting secretary of Homeland Security and Ken Cuccinelli’s appointment as acting deputy secretary.