Rebecca Beitsch

Rebecca Beitsch

Crockett says Greene behavior was ‘absolutely’ racist

Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas) said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) comments about her physical appearance demonstrate that she’s “absolutely” racist. "She is racist. I mean, I don't have any questions about that. Because, I mean, I don't know that she's ever attacked her own colleagues,” Crockett said, referring to Greene’s comments during a hearing that...

House panels vote to hold Garland in contempt 

Two House committees on Thursday advanced measures to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress in an effort to censure him for failing to turn over audio recordings of the president. A last-minute move from President Biden to claim executive privilege over audio recordings from his interview with special counsel Robert Hur did...

Johnson’s ‘intuition’ clashes with data on illegal voting

The GOP unveiled a bill last week to bar noncitizens from voting in federal elections — prohibiting something that’s already illegal to address a problem lawmakers can’t prove exists. Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) was candid last week in telling reporters that Republicans are motivated by intuition in seeking another law that would limit voting to...

Mounting delays cast doubt on future Trump trials

Judge Aileen Cannon’s indefinite delay of Donald Trump’s documents trial is among the latest roadblocks to the former president seeing trial in several of the outstanding cases against him ahead of the election. Cannon on Tuesday granted one of the earliest asks from Trump’s legal team in declining to set an ultimate trial date — leaving...

House GOP passes bill to add citizenship question to census

House Republicans on Wednesday passed a bill that calls for adding a citizenship question to the decennial census, re-upping an issue that the Supreme Court blocked in 2019. The legislation — titled the Equal Representation Act — cleared the chamber in a party-line 206-202 vote. The measure would direct the Census Bureau to add a question to the...

Comer: Criminal referrals in Biden probe could come ‘within weeks’

House Oversight Chair James Comer (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that criminal referrals stemming from his investigation into President Biden could come “within weeks” even as he cautioned that “impeachment is still on the table.” Comer told Fox’s Maria Bartiromo that criminal referrals may be swiftly considered now that President Biden and his son Hunter Biden both...