This Week in Congress

Well the longest shutdown in history is over . . . for now. Last Friday, the Senate and House passed legislation ending the government shutdown until February 15. The Senate passed it by unanimous consent so there is no roll-call vote. Here is the roll-call vote from...

Trump's Venezuela Fiasco

Last week President Trump announced that the United States would no longer recognize Nicholas Maduro as president of Venezuela and would recognize the head of its national assembly, Jose Guaido, as president instead. US thus openly backs regime change. But what has...

Update on Congress

Last week, the House passed H.R. 268, a $12.1 billion disaster relief bill. This is a $4 billion increase from the disaster aid bill that was unresolved at the end of the last Congress. The bill provides aid to those affected by last year’s natural disasters. Since...