After months of attempting to persuade the members to appear voluntarily, the January 6 select committee has subpoenaed five Republican House members to testify.
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In the House of Representatives, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol is getting ready to begin its work, but the committee finds itself in an odd position.
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has released a partially-redacted summary of its “China Deep Dive” report on the U.S. intelligence community’s capabilities and competencies regarding the People’s Republic of China.
A panel of three judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today unanimously ruled that the House of Representatives has standing to challenge President Trump’s reallocation of funds in the federal budget to construct a border wall.
Judge Rudolph Contreras held that the Constitution’s Speech or Debate Clause bars House Republicans’ challenge to the constitutionality of the House of Representatives’ proxy voting system.
Whichever party triumphs in the Nov. 6 midterm elections, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will have some new members when the 116th Congress convenes in January 2019. And according to a recent story in Politico, members of both parties are enthusiastically pursuing the available openings.
Reports that a group of House conservatives—led by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus—are advocating the impeachment of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein have been circulating for months, but conflict over the issue has escalated.
Last Tuesday, the New York Times published a foggy story noting that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell "has mused about whether Mr. Trump will be in a position to lead the Republican Party into next year’s elections and beyond."
It's hard to imagine a legal topic further afield from national security law than the Origination Clause.