Ranking member of the US House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Adam Smith claims that Turkey has provided support to questionable Syrian rebel forces in the effort to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Notice of Congressional Hearing on December 2, 2015 On December 2, 2015, at 11:15 a.m. ET, the Committee on House Administration of the United States House of Representatives will hold a hearing at which Maria A. Pallante, U.S. Register of Copyrights and Director, will testify. Show More Summary
A proposed bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Email Privacy Act, would overhaul 1986's Electronic Communication Privacy Act and require that law enforcement obtain a search warrant before reading online correspondenc...
Rep. Andre Carson Monday said the passage of the Syrian refugee bill last week n the House of Representatives reflects "a deep kind of bigotry" forming in the wake of November's terror attacks in Paris.
Not everyone is feeling the holiday spirit yet. Andrew Leigh, a member of the Australian House of Representatives, sat down with his lovely family to take their annual Christmas card, but his youngest son was feeling like a bit of aShow More Summary
WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has been invited to deliver his annual State of the Union address to Congress on Jan. 12, aides to House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Monday. The speech, which...Show More Summary
The House of Representatives is set to vote as early as Tuesday on a bill that would authorize spending for the intelligence community for the year that ends Sept. 30, 2016, and the bill contains a number of policy directives that touch everything from Russian political assassinations to cyberattacks.
A law requiring a passport book or passport card for domestic travel goes into effect in 2016. The United States Congress passed H.R. 22 when it passed the House of Representatives on January 6, 2015, and the Senate on July 30, 2015....Show More Summary
“The letter, postmarked two Thursdays ago in Washington, wasn’t likely to be welcomed by its recipient in Munich’s state chancellery. The document bore the grand blue letterhead of the US House of Representatives and was signed by 29 members of Congress — and demanded that Bavarian Governor Horst Seehofer facilitate a dialogue between his state’s […]
Last week CNN suspended a reporter name Elise Labott for editorializing on a vote by the US House of Representatives. The issue was a bill, which passed with a veto proof majority, to halt the movement of Syrian refugees to the United States pending a review of our vetting procedures. Show More Summary
H.R. 4038 was rushed to a vote less than two days after introduction, and was sold as a measured response to the Paris attacks. It wasn't. The post How The House Of Representatives Voted To Make Refugee Resettlement Impossible appeared first on ThinkProgress.
[This post was first published by Truthdig.com] The numbers could still rise, but thus far, governors in some 30 states have announced that they want to close their borders to refugees from Syria. The House of Representatives has also...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama needs to create a new strategy that can defeat the Islamic State, US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce said in a statement following Obama’s meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Whiter House.
Bradley Podliska had no agenda. An Air Force Reserve and intelligence officer, Podliska joined the House of Representatives’ Select Committee on Benghazi to investigate the 2012 attacks that killed four Americans. With his extensive experience in national security analysis, Podliska seemed like a perfect fit. Show More Summary
The US House of Representatives voted last Thursday in favor of a bill suspending Syrian refugee resettlement pending new, stringent screening requirements for US agencies. The bill has gained Congressional support in light of the recent...Show More Summary
According the speaker of the US House of Representatives, the current refugee crisis is a consequence of Obama's failed policy in the Middle East.
President Barack Obama said he would veto a bill that the House of Representatives easily passed on Thursday which proposes additional security checks before allowing Syrian refugees access to the United States. As reported by CNN, the vote was 289-137, with 47 Democrats joining 242 Republicans in favor of the bill, creating a majority that... Show More Summary
A powerful backlash against asylum-seekers from the Middle East in the wake of the Paris attacks culminated last week in the US House of Representatives, which passed a bill that would stifle the flow of Syrian and Iraqi refugees into the US. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Sunday he was concerned that Penagon intelligence reports on the fight against Islamic State did not reflect a grimmer...Show More Summary
Last Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to make it almost impossible for people from Syria and Iraq, fleeing the brutality of ISIS and Bashar al-Assad, to find refuge in the United States. It is worth reflecting on what...Show More Summary