“I urge my colleagues to not just think of the political pressures of the moment. These will pass. Please, consider the heavy responsibility you have today to this institution, the Constitution, and to the country”
Will be marked up in the Rules Committee at 3pm ET tomorrow
United States will join 31 nations and 49 out of 50 states in recognizing the first genocide of the 20th Century
McGovern will introduce the resolution tomorrow, which will be marked up in the Rules Committee the following day
WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today condemned a bill introduced by Congressmen Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Mark Meadows (R-NC) that would give the House of Representatives increased ability to meddle in local District of Columbia affairs. H.R. 4445 would double the Congressional review period for legislation passed by the D.C.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Chairman of the Rules Committee’s Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, announced a subcommittee hearing discussing ways to increase community resilience and the impacts that natural disasters have on the budget process on Tuesday, September 24th at 2:45PM (EDT) in H-313, the Capitol. As once-
Supports SNAP, rebuilds infrastructure, combats gun violence, and prohibits President Trump from diverting funds from military construction projects to build his unnecessary border wall
Resolution also reaffirms that committee chairs may go to federal court to seek civil enforcement of all subpoenas when authorized by the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group