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Republicans set to oust Rep. Omar from Foreign Affairs panel

Feb. 01, 2023 18:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly empowered House Republicans are preparing to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-born Muslim lawmaker, from the House Foreign Affairs Committee over her past comments critical of Israel — and as payback after Democrats booted far-right GOP lawmakers from committees...

Top Dem on House intel seeks briefings on classified records

Feb. 01, 2023 15:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday called for more information about the classified records discovered in the private possession of President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut was named...

Inside McCarthy's House: Famous friends and hard realities

Jan. 28, 2023 08:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an almost forgotten slice of marbled real estate at the Capitol, the Kevin McCarthy era is taking shape in Congress. It was here that the new House speaker was chatting last week with Donald Trump Jr. on the former president’s son’s podcast, their laughter...

McCarthy says he'll block Schiff, Swalwell from Intel panel

Jan. 24, 2023 22:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Kevin McCarthy reiterated Tuesday that he will block Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell of California from serving on the House committee that oversees national intelligence, saying the decision was not based on political payback but because “integrity...

Democrats defy McCarthy with 2 selections for Intel panel

Jan. 23, 2023 17:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are picking an early fight with the House Republican majority over committee seats, nominating two California lawmakers for the Intelligence Committee in open defiance of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's vow to block them. Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries,...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 13, 2023 22:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga.; Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Don Bacon, R-Neb. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.; former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. ...

What to watch as Jan. 6 panel cites Trump's 'attempted coup'

Dec. 18, 2022 14:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the Capitol riot will make its final public presentation Monday about the unprecedented effort by Donald Trump to overturn the results of the presidential election he lost in 2020. The committee has called it an “attempted coup" that warrants...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Dec. 09, 2022 17:46 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; NASA Johnson Space Center Director Vanessa Wyche. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.; Preet Bharara,...

McCarthy's pursuit of speaker's gavel comes at a high cost

Nov. 28, 2022 00:22 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is in the fight of his political life, grinding through the promises and proposals, cajoling and deal-making necessary to win over reluctant colleagues whose support he needs to become House speaker. Every new commitment from...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Nov. 25, 2022 18:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Reps. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Mike Turner, R-Ohio; Dr. Ashish Jha, White House COVID-19 response coordinator. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Gov. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Rep. James Comer, R-Ky.; Dr. Anthony...