Congress is capable of enforcing executive branch subpoenas itself, without reliance on the courts. But it will require revisiting and reforming how it exercises its contempt powers.
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On Wednesday, September 30, at 12:00 p.m., the House Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on U.S. defense posture changes in the European theater.
The Cyberspace Solarium Commission recommended that Congress establish a Bureau of Cyber Statistics. How should this body be organized?
On Wednesday, September 30, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a third hearing on oversight of the Crossfire Hurricane Investigation
The report doesn't break any new ground and highlights the decline of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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.
Republican Sens. Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley have released a report titled “Hunter Biden, Burisma and Corruption” following a GOP-led probe into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden.
On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Chad Wolf to serve as the secretary of homeland security.
You can watch a livestream of the hearing here and below:
On Tuesday, September 22 at 12:00 p.m., the House Oversight and Reform Committee will hold a hearing on the Trump administration's Afghanistan strategy.