The House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former president Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. 6:48 p.m.
In a scathing letter, the veterans took Senator Kyrsten Sinema to task for her refusal to abolish the filibuster and her opposition to parts of Biden’s multitrillion-dollar social safety net, education, climate and tax plan. 3:32 p.m.
The changes come as Biden more forcefully appeals to the American public, including in a televised town hall Thursday evening, for what he says are the middle-class values at the heart of his proposal. 1:55 p.m.
In an abrupt change, the White House is floating new plans to pay for parts of President Biden’s $2 trillion social services and climate change package, shelving a proposed big increase in corporate tax rates though also adding a new billionaires’ tax on the investment gains of the very richest Americans. 4:19 a.m.
With more than half the world still not vaccinated, the virus will likely keep finding people to infect and replicating inside them for several months or years to come. And each time a virus makes a copy of itself, a small mutation could occur. 1:05 a.m.
The House is voting Thursday on whether to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former president Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. 1:03 a.m.