Rep Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash), co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, introduced H.R. 6918, the Paycheck Recovery Act Tuesday, which would deliver working people immediate relief and certainty while aiming to match the scale of the current public health and economic crisis.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) Joseph Cuffari will conduct a review of U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) efforts to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in its facilities.
If Donald Trump's firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick was as retaliation for investigations by Linick, that could be illegal, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
House Democrats are slamming Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) for writing off their Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, or the HEROES Act, which passed the House late last week by a vote of 208-199.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is among the senior House Democrats calling on the Trump administration to release undocumented immigrants in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) due to the spread of COVID-19.
Although Donald Trump and members of his administration have been presenting US coronavirus testing in a positive light, Sen Mitt Romney (R-Utah) put it in a more accurate perspective which isn't so rosy.
The leader of the Senate Democrats castigated Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) Monday for McConnell's statement that Senate Republicans have “yet to feel the urgency of acting immediately” to address the health and economic crises, despite record unemployment numbers and widespread reports of families going hungry and not being able to afford rent.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) this week unveiled the Emergency Medical Supplies Procurement Act to mobilize the federal government to close the gap in the production of health care equipment.
The federal response to the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic has been so far inadequate for average Americans, and by not embracing further stimulus, Donald Trump will be seen as a latter day Herbert Hoover, according to Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass).
The Trump administration must expand testing for the novel coronavirus by as much as a factor of 10 in order to bring the nation back towards some sense of normal, according to Sen. Angus King (I-Me).