Rep. Judy Chu of California among more than 100 arrested at SCOTUS abortion rights protest

Washington CNN — Rep. Judy Chu of California was among the more than 100 people arrested at an abortion rights protest in Washington, DC, on Thursday, according to a statement from her office. “When I first heard Roe was overturned, I immediately thought of who would be most harmed by this decision: a young girl … Read more

Ex-Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson ‘stands by’ Jan. 6 testimony despite questions

Former Trump White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s bombshell testimony before the House select committee investigating last year’s Capitol riot faced broad pushback Wednesday — but she says that she stands by her stunning claims. Hutchinson, who worked for Donald Trump’s final chief of staff Mark Meadows, told a rapt hearing Tuesday that Trump attempted to … Read more

Colorado GOP House candidate Lori Saine loses primary

Republican voters in Colorado’s new 8th Congressional district picked state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer as their nominee Tuesday, rejecting Democratic efforts to boost former state Rep. Lori Saine, who received financial backing from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s PAC. Kirkmeyer, a Colorado state senator, garnered 40.9% of the vote while Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann got 22.8% and … Read more

GOP Rep. Mayra Flores accuses Speaker Nancy Pelosi of ‘pushing’ daughter during photo op

A newly-elected GOP congresswoman accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of “pushing” her young daughter during a photo op at her swearing-in ceremony last week. Rep. Mayra Flores of Texas made the accusation after a video posted on social media showed her posing with Pelosi and her family at the ceremony — with conservative commentators saying … Read more

Gun safety bill: Senate will take critical vote to advance bipartisan legislation

CNN — The Senate is poised to take a critical vote on Thursday to advance a major bipartisan gun safety bill toward final passage. The vote is expected to succeed with Republican support, putting the legislation on a path to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The bipartisan gun deal represents the first … Read more

Amid high-profile hearings, some January 6 committee members beef up security

CNN — When Rep. Adam Kinzinger recently received a letter at his home threatening to execute him, his wife and his baby, the Illinois Republican immediately flagged it for the United States Capitol Police. But Kinzinger – whose high-profile role on the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection has made him a … Read more

Commanders’ Snyder rejects House panel for ‘business conflict’

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder once again rejected the House Oversight Committee’s request for his testimony about the work environment around the NFL franchise this week, citing a “business conflict” after the committee requested he reconsider. Snyder attorney Karen Patton Seymour told the panel Monday that the owner would be traveling to France on a … Read more

Rusty Bowers: Arizona House speaker, who resisted Trump pressure campaign, testifying at January 6 hearing Tuesday

CNN — Rusty Bowers, a Republican and Arizona state House speaker, is expected to testify at a Tuesday hearing focusing on former President Donald Trump’s pressure on state officials to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in 2020, according to a source familiar with the matter. Bowers will join Georgia’s election officials — Brad Raffensperger and Gabe … Read more

Production team with ‘Late Show with Stephen Colbert’ arrested in House building

CNN — Members of a production team for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” were arrested earlier this week by police as they filmed a comedy segment at the US Capitol, in an incident that was used by prominent right-wing voices to assault the probe into the January 6 uprising. US Capitol Police said in … Read more

January 6 committee has emails between Ginni Thomas and John Eastman

CNN — The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, US Capitol attack is in possession of email correspondence between conservative attorney John Eastman and Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, a conservative activist who’s the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a source familiar with the committee’s investigation told CNN. The source who spoke with … Read more