The tracker aims to make sense of the surge of oversight activity taking place during the 116th Congress
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Things might get ugly.
Republicans and Democrats alike should restrict how long emergency proclamations can last.
A recent joint resolution passed in the House may signal a renewal of the heated congressional debate on Yemen.
On Jan. 22, Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary Jerrold Nadler sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker thanking him for agreeing to testify before the committee and providing a list of questions the committee planned to ask that might implicate executive privilege. Rep.
What did the heads of six intelligence agencies tell the Senate on Tuesday?
How might things play out when a House committee issues a subpoena and, in response, the Trump administration refuses to turn over documents or allow an administration official to testify?
Livestream: Attorney General Nominee Bill Barr Testifies Before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Former attorney general William Barr, President Trump's nominee to head the Justice Department, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern on his nomination.
Barr's prepared testimony is available here.
Watch the testimony below (via the Washington Post):
In the last fifty years, Congress has three times investigated potential criminal activity by a sitting president. A new white paper from Protect Democracy examines lessons from those investigations for the new Congress.
As legislators seek opportunities for bipartisan agreement, one area where this may happen is federal legislation to protect personal information privacy.