Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has accused fellow lawmaker Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) of enabling a culture of sexism on Capitol Hill. On Thursday, she said Yoho’s apology over his “abusive” language directed at her earlier this week was not good enough.
On Thursday, the first lady participated in a briefing regarding efforts to ensure the safety of Native American children in the U.S. health care system. Melania Trump met with FBI agents, members of the HHS and representatives from the Navajo Nation to discuss ongoing issues within the Indian Health Service (IHS).
Nancy Pelosi has signed a bill that will provide funding to America’s national parks and monuments. On Thursday, the House speaker endorsed the legislation, which she said will advance environmental justice and create good jobs.
Wednesday was a solemn night on Capitol Hill. House lawmakers from both sides of the aisle came together to mourn the loss of their colleague and friend John Lewis.
As coronavirus cases have continued to spike across the U.S., President Trump reiterated his commitment to protecting America’s most vulnerable.
The Portland City Council allegedly approved a bill to ban communication between federal and local law enforcement within the city.
The man accused of killing three members of a law enforcement motorcycle club and injuring several others in Texas was in the country illegally.
Mexican authorities who were searching for a kidnapped child uncovered a human trafficking operation in Chiapas. On Tuesday, investigators announced the discovery of 23 abducted children.
A San Diego businesswoman recently confessed to one of the biggest Ponzi schemes ever recorded in the region. On Wednesday, Gina Champion-Cain pleaded guilty to three felony charges of conspiracy, securities fraud and obstruction of justice.