US House of Representatives

As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at a press conference at the Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. BernsteinWASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

House committee questions head of Trump campaign data firm: sources

House committee questions head of Trump campaign data firm: sources

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: CEO of Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, speaks during the Web Summit, Europe's biggest tech conference, in Lisbon, Portugal, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Pedro NunesWASHINGTON [more…]

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The Presidential motorcade awaits the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 28, 2017. [more…]

Factbox: Provisions of the U.S. Republicans’ final tax bill

Factbox: Provisions of the U.S. Republicans’ final tax bill

Published 14/12/2017

(Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress reached a deal on tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a [more…]

House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

Published 14/12/2017

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri GripasWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican [more…]

Republican Representative Farenthold will not seek re-election

Republican Representative Farenthold will not seek re-election

Published 14/12/2017

Rep. Blake Farenthold arrives before Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on [more…]

Do not expect postcard-sized tax return from Republican plan: experts

Do not expect postcard-sized tax return from Republican plan: experts

Published 14/12/2017

Since mid-2016, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has carried around a "postcard" that he has said shows how easy it will be for Americans to file their taxes once Republicans are finished their tax overhaul. [more…]

Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

Published 08/12/2017

U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) departs the U.S. Capitol with his wife Franni after announcing his resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill [more…]

Rep. Franks to resign after staff members’ complaints of harassment

Rep. Franks to resign after staff members’ complaints of harassment

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Trent Franks (R-VA) talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President [more…]