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Of all the things that Virginia may pass now that Democrats have won control of the state legislature, none have been so long in the making as the Equal Rights Amendment.
House Democrats on Tuesday released additional transcripts of closed-door interviews conducted in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
The House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry have sent a letter to acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney to seek his testimony about the Trump administration’s holding up millions in military aid to U
Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both took advantage of New York state’s new early voting options this year, casting their ballots for this week’s elections over the weekend. But their civic engagement efforts didn’t stop at the polls.
President Trump’s lawyers would be allowed to present a formal defense of him and cross-examine witnesses once the House Judiciary Committee begins debate over whether to impeach him, under proposed rules House Democrats unveiled on Tuesday to begin the next, more public phase of their inquiry.
Charles Kupperman filed a lawsuit to determine whether he should follow the White House’s directive that he not testify before the House’s impeachment hearings. The former national security adviser claimed that he was facing “irreconcilable demands” between the Executive and Legislative branches of the government. The House impeachment hearing chairs responded powerfully.
Local members of Congress are leading a new push to ban helicopters over New York City.
Representatives Nydia Velazquez, Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney are introducing federal legislation to ban non-essential choppers within city airspace like the ones used for sightseeing tours.
The New York City lawmaker whose district includes much of Manhattan and Trump Tower has the inside track to take over a key congressional watchdog committee with a leading role in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, according to multiple House Democratic officials.