House Freedom Caucus

WASHINGTON | Pelosi says Jordan should have known about wrestlers’ abuse

WASHINGTON  — A Republican congressman from Ohio “should have known” about allegations that college wrestlers he coached two decades ago were abused by their team doctor, the House’s top Democrat said Thursday. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters that GOP Rep. Jim Jordan should cooperate with investigators “rather than deny and dismiss” accusations that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi says Jordan should have known about wrestlers’ abuse

WASHINGTON | GOP leaders eye new bill on family separations at border

WASHINGTON — House Republicans leaders are considering separate legislation that would address family separations at the border, a GOP lawmaker said Monday, after struggling over the weekend to find consensus on a broader immigration plan. The move would give Republicans the ability ahead of the midterm elections to address the issue of children alone at … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP leaders eye new bill on family separations at border

WASHINGTON | Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders suffered an embarrassing setback Friday when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm bill, part of a high-stakes power play as they once again exert their oversized sway in the House. In this case, conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus wanted to slow the momentum of bipartisan immigration legislation to help … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

WASHINGTON | Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassment for House Republican leaders, conservatives on Friday scuttled a bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies popular in GOP-leaning farm country. Hard-right conservatives upset over the party’s stalled immigration agenda opposed the measure, which failed by a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be to produce the unity the party will need. Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, criticized the contrarian House Freedom Caucus on Monday, a day … Continue reading Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda