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House Hearing on Capitol Police Budget Request for Fiscal 2022

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., the House Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the fiscal 2022 Capitol Police budget request. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Yogananda Pittman, the acting Capitol Police chief. 

You can watch the livestream here or below:

2001 AUMF

Repealing the 2001 AUMF? A Surprise Vote by the House Appropriations Committee

A pretty remarkable development in today's House Appropriations markup on the Defense Appopriations bill. For many years, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) has been putting forward amendments intended to repeal or sunset the 2001 AUMF. They normally do not go anywhere. This morning she moved one that would terminate the 2001 AUMF in 240 days, and lo-and-behold the majority went along with it. It passed with only Kay Granger (R-TX) opposing.

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