According to notes penned by Richard Donoghue, Trump encouraged the Department of Justice to declare the results of the 2020 election “corrupt” during a Dec. 27 phone call.
Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee was taken into police custody following a voting rights protest in Washington D.C.
Vice President Kamala Harris released a plan to address the “root causes” of migration amid a surge at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Voters with disabilities say proposed voting legislation will make casting a ballot harder for those with physical and mental challenges.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday named a second Republican critic of Donald Trump, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, to a special committee investigating the Capitol riot.
A three-day march in Texas is being planned in hopes to move the voting protection bills in Congress that currently are stalled in the Senate.
At least 2 Texas Democratic lawmakers have returned to the state after spending more than a week in Washington D.C. protesting proposed voting laws.
The trip comes as the fate of his infrastructure proposal remains unclear after Senate Republicans rejected a $1 trillion blueprint in a key test vote Wednesday.
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy says the GOP won’t participate in a House investigation of the Jan. 6 riots if Democrats won’t accept the members he appointed.
Thomas Joseph Barrack, 74, of Santa Monica, California, was among three men charged in New York federal court with trying to influence foreign policy while Trump was running in 2016 and later while he was president.
The Texas House Democratic Caucus, which has said it plans to not identify lawmakers who test positive, has started additional precautionary measures, such as providing daily rapid tests.
All three lawmakers, whom the Texas House Democratic Caucus did not identify, are fully vaccinated, which helps protect against severe illness.
Bush started his Paxton challenge with a fundraising lead of $2.3 million to $1.8 million, but Paxton easily maintains the most cash on hand in a primary that also includes Eva Guzman, the former state Supreme Court justice.
President Joe Biden bid farewell to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she visits Washington Thursday nearing the end of a political career that spanned four American presidencies.
Thursday marks the first day President Biden’s expanded child tax credit takes effect, giving more families access to monthly payments.
Republicans in the state capitol say the mass departure of Democrats from Austin in protest is killing felony bond reform. Much of the measures taken for felony bond reform would take place immediately, but if the D.C protest of House Democrats over voting rights continues, it will die.
State House Democrats who fled the state could now be tracked down and arrested. This comes after their Republican colleagues passed a measure to try and regain quorum in the legislature.
After taking up the voting bill, the Senate also passed the GOP priority bail bills Tuesday with virtually no resistance as most Democrats remained absent.
Less than a week into the special session, on the floor of the Texas Senate, lawmakers approved SB-1, the election reform bill Republicans claim will help restore confidence in the Democratic process.
More than 50 of the 67 Texas House Democrats left the state Monday for Washington, D.C. during the special legislative session. The Democratic exodus would deny the GOP the quorum, or minimum number of members, needed to pass that voting bill.