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Ohio House Speaker Arrested In Connection With $60 Million Bribery Scheme

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder was arrested on Tuesday morning, hours ahead of a planned announcement of a $60 million bribe investigation by federal prosecutors. Householder is seen here in March 2019. Paul Vernon/AP hide caption toggle caption Paul Vernon/AP Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder was arrested on Tuesday morning, hours ahead of a planned…

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder arrested in $60 million bribery case

CINCINNATI Federal officials arrested Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four others on Tuesday morning in connection with a $60 million bribery case. U.S. Attorney David DeVillers' office wou…

White House, Senate Republicans kick off crucial day of virus negotiations

In another break with the president, Senate Republicans also want billions more to support state testing efforts. They also are pushing for funds for personal protective equipment and to lay the groundwork for vaccine production. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will meet with a trio of senior Senate…

House Democrats call for an investigation into Trump’s use of force against protestors in Portland

Protesters seen near the Multnomah County Justice Center on July 17, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Federal law enforcement agencies attempt to intervene as protests continue in Portland.Mason Trinca | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesHouse Democrats on Sunday called for an immediate investigation into reports that federal law enforcement agents have unlawfully arrested protestors in…

House committee chairs call for IG investigation into use of federal officers to quell Portland and DC protests

Washington (CNN)Multiple Democratic House committee chairs have called for an immediate watchdog investigation into the actions federal officers in Washington, DC, and Portland have taken in response to protests spurred by the death of George Floyd and police brutality. Heads of the House Judiciary, Homeland Security and Oversight and Reform committees sent a letter Sunday…

White House chief of staff says stimulus negotiations will start ‘in earnest’ on Monday

Washington (CNN)White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that the administration has been engaged in discussions on the next stimulus bill for the past week, but negotiations will start "in earnest" Monday on Capitol Hill."As we've started to engage with our Senate and House colleagues up on Capitol Hill, those will start in…

House Speaker Michael Madigan drawn closer to federal corruption probe, but many Democrats take wait-and-see a

For decades, the diminutive Michael J. Madigan has stood tall as a political constant in Illinois, displaying equal parts of power, arrogance, defiance and vindictiveness, while holding a singular ability to dictate much of the state’s policy agenda under governors both Democratic and Republican. The extent of Madigan’s power over Democratic politics was evident from…

White House blocking CDC head Robert Redfield from testifying about reopening schools, Democrats say

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are criticizing the White House for blocking the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from testifying in front of Congress at hearing on safely reopening the nation's schools.Democrats said they invited CDC officials, including director Robert Redfield, to testify at a hearing next Thursday but were rebuffed by…

White House blocks CDC from testifying on reopening schools next week

(CNN)The White House is blocking US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield and other officials from the agency from testifying before a House Education and Labor Committee hearing on reopening schools next week, just as the debate over sending children back to classrooms has flared up across the US.White House officials…

White House advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci power walks 3.5 miles a day to relax from his high-stress job

For Dr. Anthony Fauci, "exercise [is] a significant part of my regimen," he recently told InStyle. The 79-year-old White House advisor has been putting in jam-packed, 20-hour days fighting Covid-19, so he makes time to power walk to relieve stress, Fauci told InStyle.Fauci and his wife, Christine Grady, 67, a nurse bioethicist, power walk 3.5 miles together daily. Fauci,…

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DHS Secretary Sets the Record Straight on Fake News on Portland Riots

Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, hit back at a press conference in DHS headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday against media reports that the Trump administrati…

Trump Raises $20 Million in First-Ever Virtual Fundraiser

President Donald Trump raised an eye-popping $20 million on Tuesday night in his first-ever virtual fundraiser, from a total of more than 300,000 individual donors who participated. This is a great …

ACLU: Constitution Requires Illegal Aliens Count Toward Congressional Apportionment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as well as other migration lobbying organizations, claims it is “unconstitutional” not to count illegal aliens when apportioning congressional representatio…

US House poised to vote on reversing Trump’s Muslim ban

The United States House of Representatives is set to vote on Wednesday on legislation reversing President Donald Trump's controversial ban on immigration from Muslim countries. The bill, called the …
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