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The anticipated interview between Ziwe and George Santos premiered on Monday, and was full of moments that were comical as the comedian jabbed the expelled New York congressman.
Charlamagne Tha God jabbed the new Speaker of the House, Rep. Mike Johnson in his opening monologue for 'The Daily Show' on Monday.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy was ousted as Speaker of the House after a motion to vacate launched by Rep. Matt Gaetz triggered a vote.
A new bill that would prevent prosecutors from using rap lyrics as evidence in trials in New York has been introduced to that state's assembly. According to reports, the hope is that it gains approval from both chambers by June 8 to be signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul.
Representative Jamaal Bowman has called out right-wing Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene for using racist tropes against him after the two had a brief exchange on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. The Georgia politician claimed that Bowman "is someone we should watch".
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.