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A former employee and whistleblower testified before a House of Representatives committee that former president Donald Trump made a request for Twitter to take down a post against him from Chrissy Teigen in 2019. Anika Collier Navaroli confirmed the details on Wednesday, as more information came to light about the social media company keeping a database of Republican requests to remove posts bashing them.
New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivered a blistering speech in defense of fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, who was voted off of the House Foreign Affairs Committee by the Republican majority. She called out the hypocrisy and racism from the Republicans, noting that Paul Gosar and Marjorie Taylor Greene were rewarded with committee assignments despite their behavior.
Republican congressman George Santos publicly declared that he would not resign from the House of Representatives amid a strong condemnation from the Nassau County GOP on Wednesday. The politician has been called out for numerous false claims about his life and career since taking office last week. Fellow Republican representatives from New York have also joined the Nassau County GOP in calling for Santos to step down.
New York Republican congressman George Santos is under fire for flashing a white nationalist hand symbol while on the floor of the House of Representatives last Thursday. The embattled congressman was observed doing so while voting for Rep. Kevin McCarthy to become speaker of the House.
Hakeem Jeffries made his first order of business as House Minority Leader was to address the House of Representatives in a powerful speech.
GOP Representative Kevin McCarthy went through a trying day yesterday in his attempt to become Speaker of the House of Representatives, losing the vote three times. He faces opposition within his own party from a group of 19 extremist members including Matt Gaetz and Lauren Boebert. McCarthy is determined and got some support from former President Donald Trump on social media.
Representative Hakeem Jeffries was officially named the House Democratic Leader on Wednesday, making him the first Black person to lead a political party in either chamber of the Congress. He replaces Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, who had served in that role over for over 20 years.
Rep. Val Demings, who had the floor during a hearing at the U.S. House of Representatives, was routinely cut off by Jordan but Demings fired back with a passionate rebuke of his actions.
While the passing of the MORE Act is indeed historic, the bill is most likely to remain in limbo.
During a House Judiciary Committee session for the Justice and Policing Act, the Louisiana congressman was yelled at by the Florida congressman in a bizarre exchange.
Massachusetts Representative Ayanna Pressley is boldly walking in her truth after revealing that she has been struggling with alopecia.
Incumbent congresswoman and GOP member Rep. Mia Love of Utah was locked in a tight race against Democrat hopeful Ben McAdams that has been boiling over since Election Day earlier this month. In her concession speech, Congresswoman Love slammed her fellow Republican, President Donald Trump, this after he took a jab at her for not […]