Mychael Schnell

Mychael Schnell

Majority of Republicans vote down Greene anti-Ukraine aid proposal

A majority of Republicans joined with Democrats on Thursday to vote down Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) amendment to the annual defense bill that called for preventing any funds in the legislation from going towards assistance for Ukraine. The chamber voted 74-343 on Greene’s measure for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), with all support coming...

Momentum grows behind Democratic boycott of Netanyahu speech

A growing chorus of House Democrats say they’re planning to steer clear of next month’s speech by Benjamin Netanyahu before a joint meeting of Congress, arguing that the Israeli prime minister’s handling of the Hamas War — and his repeated snubbing of President Biden’s preferred approach to the conflict — demand a show of protest...

House GOP to go on offense on investigations

House Republicans are leaning into their investigations this week, holding a key floor vote and high-profile hearing as they look to go on offense to contrast the ongoing legal entanglements surrounding former President Trump. The lower chamber is set to vote on holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress, as Republicans spar with...

Netanyahu to address Congress on July 24

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of Congress on July 24, top Republicans announced Thursday night. The top four Congressional leaders officially invited Netanyahu to speak to lawmakers on Friday, capping off weeks of speculation regarding whether or not the prime minister would be extended the opportunity to visit the Capitol amid...

Greene floats forcing vote on impeaching Biden over the border

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Monday said she may move to force a vote on impeaching President Biden over the situation at the southern border this week, a threat that comes as the president prepares to roll out a highly anticipated executive order that would crack down on the U.S.-Mexico border. Greene told reporters...

Netanyahu to address Congress on June 13

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver an address to Congress on June 13, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to The Hill on Monday, setting the stage for what is certain to be a contentious event as many progressives vow to boycott the speech. The top four congressional leaders on Friday formally invited...

Schumer tees up round two for bipartisan border bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is tee-ing up a second attempt at passing the bipartisan border bill — after Republicans blocked it earlier this year — a move that comes as the situation at the southern border remains top of mind for voters ahead of the November elections. Schumer announced on Sunday that the Senate...

Chaos erupts in hearing as Greene, Ocasio-Cortez clash over ‘fake eyelashes’ jibe at Crockett

A House Oversight Committee hearing devolved into chaos Thursday night as Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) clashed after the firebrand Republican accused Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas) of wearing “fake eyelashes.” The comment — which was made during a markup to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress — prompted nearly an...

House GOP targets Biden’s Israel weapons hold

House Republicans are taking aim at President Biden’s handling of the Israel-Hamas war this week, after the administration paused shipment of some bombs to Israel and warned that the U.S. wll cut off more offensive weapons to Jerusalem if its forces launch an invasion into Rafah. Republicans in both chambers have sharply criticized the administration’s...