The House of Representatives approved a motion to call on Vice President Mike Pence to strip President Trump of his executive powers. The vote took place Tuesday with heated debate on both sides of the aisle.
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As newly re-elected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looks forward to the Democrats slim chances of retaining the House again in 2022, she’s using her most powerful weapon as speaker. The move comes with majority influence over the House Rules Committee to weaken the power of Republicans who make up the chamber’s minority.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy recently condemned the new Congress rules, while claiming they violate free speech. While speaking on the House floor Monday, he alerted Congress to the glaring constitutional threats concealed in the new Congress regulations.