Dean, who helped bring down former President Nixon over Watergate, said that the actions of Trump's DOJ went further than that of his former boss.
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday, House Democrats introduced five new bills meant to chip away at the power of big tech companies, targeting a variety of practices that antitrust advocates say are stifling competition. These measures are the House Judiciary Committee’s historic, 16-month long investigation into the business tactics of companies like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google. With this new slate of bills, Congress is getting ready to legislate based on the concerns raised by that investigation — and the move could reshape the tech industry as we know it. “Right now, unregulated tech monopolies have too much power over our economy” “Right now, unregulated tech monopolies have too much power over our economy. They are in a unique position to pick... Continue reading…
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Republicans have criticized Democrats' proposals for focusing too much on climate initiatives and not enough on rebuilding physical infrastructure.
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McGahn's testimony hinged on whether or not former President Donald Trump decided to intervene in the form of a lawsuit.
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Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee want to continue delivering stimulus and unemployment aid to sustain the economic recovery.
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Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee want to continue delivering stimulus and unemployment aid to sustain the economic recovery.
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"What is this, the honor system?" Pelosi said at a Thursday news conference. "Do you want them breathing in your face on the strength of their honor?"
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"What is this, the honor system?" Pelosi said at a Thursday news conference. "Do you want them breathing in your face on the strength of their honor?"
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The Democrats wrote that "the pursuit of Republican votes cannot come at the expense of limiting the scope of popular investments" for infrastructure.
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The Big Four - Pelosi, McCarthy, Schumer, and McConnell - met with Biden to talk infrastructure in their first meeting together this year.
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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has told Congress it would be "unfeasible" to replace its aging trucks with electric vehicles without billions in aid.
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Instead, Democrats should hammer the GOP about the Capitol riot. "They have to make the Republicans own that insurrection every day," he said.
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The proposal is an effort to keep in place a revamped child tax credit, although Biden is likely to reject it in his latest infrastructure plan.
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Boebert was criticizing a move by House Democrats to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices.
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House Republicans voted last month to approve restoring earmarks, and Senate Republicans are set to discuss the same thing at a meeting next week.
The call happened during the ongoing battle over voting rights, with GOP lawmakers in key states introducing bills to restrict voting.
"In the dark of night, Twitter chose to silence a sitting member of Congress facing an unprecedented political attack," Greene's office said.
The House is also expected to pass a second bill Thursday, which offers a temporary legal status to hundreds of thousands of undocumented farmworkers.
House Democrats introduced earmark reforms in late February, and the GOP just voted to repeal its outright ban of them. The Senate hasn't voted yet.
Citing expected resistance from Republicans, Democrats are looking at reconciliation measures to push through an infrastructure bill.
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