House rejects Republican climate amendments
The House yesterday voted down a series of Republican amendments targeting the Paris Agreement and other international climate efforts in votes that spanned late into the evening, continuing a long slog into the appropriations process that has been delayed by GOP protests over President Trump's request for border funding.
Dems weaponize spending bills on energy, environment
Beyond advancing policy priorities, Democrats are using two massive spending bills to make Republicans take votes that could potentially be politically risky.
Environment and energy debates take center stage
The next two weeks will be crucial for energy and environment debates in the House, with the new Democratic majority taking up most major spending bills for fiscal 2020.
Grijalva remains under investigation for possible harassment
The House Ethics Committee is investigating Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva for allegations of sexual discrimination.
Trump taps Ueland as legislative director
President Trump will appoint senior domestic policy aide Eric Ueland, a seasoned Capitol Hill operative, as his next director of legislative affairs at the White House. He replaces Shahira Knight, whose departure was announced last month.