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Mark Meadows reverses course with January 6th committee

Former Trump White House chief of Staff Mark Meadows is suing the House select committee investigating January 6 and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. CNN's Ryan Nobles tells us more.
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Mark Meadows sues House January 6 committee to block subpoenas

Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is suing the House select committee investigating January 6 and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. #markmeadows #nancypelosi #trump #chiefofstaff
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Progressive Democrats Pressure Pelosi to Discipline Boebert

Progressive Democrats are ratcheting up pressure on Speaker Nancy Pelosi to punish firebrand conservative Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado for her recent comments likening a Muslim member of Congress to a bomb-carrying terrorist.
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READ: Meadows Sues Jan. 6 Committee, Members

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows sued the Jan. 6 Committee, its members, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday. [Author: Josh Kovensky]
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House GOP Whip Steve Scalise repeatedly declines to condemn Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana looks on during a press conference on Capitol Hill on November 2, 2021.Pete Marovich/Getty Images House GOP Whip Steve Scalise declined to condemn Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Omar. "I don't know if I've seen a time where Democrats have apologized for their statements," said Scalise. His comments come as Speaker Pelosi continues to push the GOP to discipline the far-right congresswoman. House Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scal...
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Mark Meadows sues Nancy Pelosi and Jan. 6 committee members, accuses them of acting 'in violation of the Constitution and laws of the United States'

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows.AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Mark Meadows is suing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and members of the January 6 select committee. Meadows asked the court to invalidate two "overly broad and unduly burdensome subpoenas" the committee issued. His suit also alleged that the subpoenas were issued "in violation of the Constitution and laws of the United States." Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows is suing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and members of ...
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House progressives and staffers ramp up pressure on Democratic leadership to take action against GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert

In this July 29, 2021, file photo, Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., speaks at a news conference held by members of the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington.Andrew Harnik/AP Progressive lawmakers and staffers are pushing House Democratic leadership to punish Rep. Lauren Boebert.  Boebert made Islamophobic comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar in at least two public appearances.  Speaker Nancy Pelosi has argued it's the responsibility of Republicans to discipline their own members. Prog...
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10 Things in Politics: McConnell's debt-ceiling gamble

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Download Insider's app for news on the go — click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Mitch McConnell is taking a big gamble on lifting the debt limitLawmakers are prepared to hold Mark Meadows in contempt Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.Joshua Roberts/Getty Images 1. COMPLIMENTS OF THE HOUSE: House Republicans are increasingly saying that in their chamber, life's a...
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House passes debt-ceiling overhaul that allows Senate Democrats to avoid catastrophic default without the GOP

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2021.Alex Wong/Getty Images The House approved a debt-ceiling overhaul that could soon allow Senate Democrats to avoid a government default. The legislation lets the Senate lift the limit by a simple majority instead of requiring 60 votes. Still, the reform itself requires 60 Senate votes, and it's unclear if enough Republicans will back it. Congress has one week to save ...
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Analysis: Ilhan Omar just put Pelosi on the clock over Lauren Boebert

The House only has four days left in session this year. And Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she expects Speaker Nancy Pelosi to use at least some of that time to sanction Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert for suggesting that she was a terrorist.
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Ilhan Omar just put Nancy Pelosi on the clock over Lauren Boebert

The House only has four days left in session this year. And Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she expects Speaker Nancy Pelosi to use at least some of that time to sanction Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert for suggesting that she was a terrorist.
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David Letterman said it's 'very nice to see the presidential box once again being occupied' with Biden's return to Kennedy Center Honors

President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris attend the 44th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, on December 05, 2021.Paul Morigi/Getty Images President Biden on Sunday restored a Washington tradition by attending the Kennedy Center Honors. The annual event, which was postponed last year due to COVID-19, returned to full form this year. Biden also hosted a pre-ceremony reception at the White House that was attended by Harris. President ...
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10 Things in Politics: GOP has big plans to thwart Biden

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go — click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Republicans seeking a 2023 majority say they're eager to grill Biden's administrationA look at Bob Dole's legacyGeorgia's GOP gubernatorial primary is poised to become the latest proxy battle over the party's future Reps. Lauren...
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Omar Is ‘Very Confident’ Pelosi Will Take ‘Decisive Action’ Against Boebert Over Islamophobic Slurs

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Sunday said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has assured her that “decisive action” will be taken next week against Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), following the far-right extremist’s refusal to issue a public apology after insinuating that the Minnesota Democrat is a terrorist. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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U.S. Democrat Omar: Pelosi to Act Against Republican for Anti-Muslim Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar said on Sunday that she is confident House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will take "decisive action"...
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Rep. Omar 'very confident' Pelosi will take action against Boebert this week after anti-Muslim remarks

Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she is "very confident" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will take "decisive action" against Rep. Lauren Boebert over the Colorado Republican's anti-Muslim remarks.
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Rep. Omar 'very confident' Pelosi will take action on Boebert this week after anti-Muslim remarks

Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she is "very confident" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will take "decisive action" on Rep. Lauren Boebert over the Colorado Republican's anti-Muslim remarks. #nancypelosi #ilhanoma
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Senator Grassley Blocks Gun Control on Senate Floor

On December 2, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) attempted and failed to pass H.R. 8, the dangerously flawed, so-called “universal” background check bill. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On December 2, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) attempted and failed to pass H.R. 8, the dangerously flawed, so-called “universal” background check bill. As you may recall, Nancy Pelosi and her anti-gun allies in the U.S. House passed this misguided legislation earlier this year. H.R. 8 would do nothing to ...
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US Capitol rioter 'sought to physically remove' Pelosi and McConnell, prosecutors say

Justice Department prosecutors say they have evidence that an alleged rioter who brought a gun to the US Capitol on January 6 was targeting both House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and then-Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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Kevin McCarthy avoided condemning Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar, instead praising her for a phone call that ultimately went off the rails

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyDrew Angerer/Getty Images McCarthy avoided condemning Lauren Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Ilhan Omar. "She apologized publicly, she apologized personally," McCarthy said at a press conference Friday. Boebert is likely to face punishment soon as Democratic calls for her to lose committee seats grow. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy signaled on Friday that House Republicans would not take action against Rep. Lauren Boebert after the far-right...
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House and Senate approve stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House and Senate cleared a stopgap funding bill on Thursday. Some Senate Republicans sought to nix funding for Biden's vaccine mandate. President Joe Biden must sign the bill before a midnight deadline on Friday to avert a shutdown. The House and Senate approved a short-term funding bill on Thursday afternoon, narrowly averting a government shutdown.Earlier on T...
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The House moves to keep the government open for now, sending the funding bill to the Senate where the GOP could still cause a shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House cleared a stopgap funding bill on Thursday, sending it to the Senate. But some Senate Republicans are seeking to nix funding from Biden's vaccine mandate. The threat of federal shutdown after Friday still isn't off the table. The House approved a short-term funding bill on Thursday afternoon, moving to barely avert a government shutdown. The measure no...
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House and Senate approve funding bills to avert government shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House and Senate cleared a stopgap funding bill on Thursday. Some Senate Republicans sought to nix funding from Biden's vaccine mandate. President Joe Biden must sign the bill before a midnight deadline on Friday to avert a shutdown. The House and Senate approved a short-term funding bill on Thursday afternoon, moving to barely avert a government shutdown.Th...
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Pelosi: Supreme Court justices need to relearn 'birds and the bees'

Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted the Supreme Court’s conservative justices Thursday after they indicated they would restore a Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. #pelosisupremecourt #justices #nancypelosi
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Pelosi: Democrats can't allow 'indecent' Boebert comments to stand

As Democratic leaders weigh potential punitive action against Rep. Lauren Boebert for her recent Islamophobic remarks, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested Wednesday that one option is off... #nancypelosi #boebert
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Adam Kinzinger says he hasn't 'made amends' with family members that disowned him over Trump criticism and doesn't intend to do so

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois.AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Kinzinger told Crain's Chicago Business that differing political views shouldn't dictate relationships. He has no plans to make up with family members who shunned him over his criticism of Trump. The congressman said that people shouldn't accept bad treatment "for the sake of getting along." Rep. Adam Kinzinger said in a podcast released on Monday that he had not "made amends" with the relatives who publicly accused h...
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Trump launches lie-filled attack on Ilhan Omar calling on her to apologize for 'abandoning her former country' Somalia, which she fled as a young girl

President Donald Trump discusses the potential impact of Hurricane Michael during a meeting with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and FEMA Administrator Brock Long in the Oval Office of the White House on October 10, 2018 in Washington, DC.Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump released a lie-filled statement about Omar in the wake of Boebert's Islamophobic comments. "Congresswoman Ilhan Omar should apologize... for essentially abandoning her former country," he wrote. Boebert could f...
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Trump promotes lies about Ilhan Omar and suggests she apologize for 'abandoning' Somalia, which she fled as a child

Former President Donald Trump.Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump released a lie-filled statement about Omar in the wake of Boebert's Islamophobic comments. "Ilhan Omar should apologize ... for essentially abandoning her former country," he wrote. Boebert could face censure by the House of Representatives after a phone call with Omar went awry. Former President Donald Trump released a lie-filled statement on Tuesday demanding that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota apologize for "abandoni...
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6 stories readers might have missed while eating Thanksgiving leftovers

Whether you were stuffing your face with pumpkin pie or breaking up a brawl between brothers who aren't on speaking terms, here are the top stories you might have missed this weekend.
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Rep. Lauren Boebert silent on criticism after she said Pete Buttigieg was trying to 'chest feed' at same event she implied Rep. Ilhan Omar was a terrorist

Rep. Lauren Boebert speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol June 23, 2021 in Washington, DC.Win McNamee/Getty Images GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert has so far not responded to criticism of her comments made about Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg.  Boebert at an event this month criticized Buttigieg for taking parental leave and said he was trying to "chest feed" them. The comments were made at the same event where Boebert implied Rep. Ilhan Omar was a terrorist. GOP Rep. Lauren Boeber...
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