On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen will testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. On Jan. 31, Rep. Patrick T. McHenry (R-N.C.), vice chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, wrote a scathing letter to Yellen. Citing the “clear message by President Donald Trump” to put America first, he called on […]
``Patrick McHenry, the vice chairman of the House financial services committee, sent Yellen a letter of admonishment regarding international negotiations the Fed conducts in secret, with no oversight... The Fed's ability to conduct secret deals just ended. An "audit the Fed" initiative is likely on deck.''
Finally, the Fed is in Trump's sights. In what may be a harbinger of major headaches to come for the Fed, a recent letter (Jan. 31) penned by Republican representative Patrick McHenry, Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee,...Show More Summary
Before Benjamin Walker-Wells wrote for the New Yorker, he was an editor here at the Washington Monthly writing stories about everything from deep background on Rep. Patrick McHenry to Paris...
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) and Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R., N.C.) are meeting with a trio of Silicon Valley companies Wednesday as part of a new House push to reduce regulations on start-ups.
North Carolina congressman Patrick McHenry has proposed a bill that, if passed, could redefine the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s emissions control regulation rules for cars used primarily on race tracks. McHenry's Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016, or "RPM Act," specifically targets the EPA's attempt to regulate...
Payday lender donations to McHenry prompt probe call (Asheville Citizen-Times) -- A Washington-based watchdog group is asking for an ethics probe of 10th District U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry and 10 other congressmen because their actions to help the payday lending industry coincided with campaign contributions from the industry. Show More Summary
House whip summary: Tweedle dum vs Tweedle dee The contestants: Dennis Ross (FL) Markwayne Mullin (OK) Patrick McHenry (NC) [mc_name name='Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL)' chamber='house' mcid='R000593' ] (R-Fla.) pledged to return the House...Show More Summary
I'll be honest: this post looked entirely different last night. I had written about how Boehner ally [mc_name name='Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC)' chamber='house' mcid='M001156' ] of North Carolina's 10th District had, at the apparent request of the Speaker, allegedly gone looking for someone to primary the avowedly anti-Boehner [mc_name name='Rep. Show More Summary
Now this is some stunning news: Just last night The Hill reported that Boehner ally Patrick McHenry was sniffing around to find primary challengers for Mark Meadows, the GOP rep spearheading the “oust Boehner” movement in the House, presumably to… Continue reading ?
U.S. Rep. McHenry, State Sens. Apodaca, Jackson, Rep. Jeter backing Jeb Bush (AP) — U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry is chairman of Jeb Bush's 2016 presidential bid in the state. Co-chairmen are state Sens. Tom Apodaca and Brent Jackson, along with state Rep. Show More Summary
Rep. Patrick McHenry, the North Carolina Republican serving as chief deputy whip for the House GOP, isn’t the first lawmaker to gain prominence in the low-visibility but highly influential role.
A new bill has been introduced in Congress that would prevent liberals from banning any kind of rifle ammunition. It was introduced by Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R, NC)
Rep. Patrick McHenry (R., N.C.) said Monday that the Export-Import Bank should be reauthorized because of its support for U.S. jobs, the latest sign of GOP backing for the bank.
Darrell Issa and his fellow Republicans seem upset and shocked that “petty fraud” is being fought by the Justice Department. “In essence, this is a government hit list!” declared Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), in what could have been confused for a comment on drones. “Indefensible and irresponsible,” concluded Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.). “If you don’t [...]
“I’m in shock,” Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) said in response to the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to David Brat, a small-town tea party activist, in Tuesday’s Virginia primary. No kidding: McHenry has received at least $60,000 from Cantor’s extensive fundraising network over the years — and he’s not the only one who’s…
Left is Right: Conservatives believe in the market for health care, except when they don’t. Feministing: Life expectancy for low income American women is declining. Zandar Versus the Stupid: GOP Rep. Patrick McHenry says give them death. Burnt...Show More Summary
Not only is today St. Patrick’s Day, it’s also someone’s first day at ESPN! We’ve reported the announcement (as well as the rumors) that Britt McHenry, formerly a sports reporter with WJLA, had taken a new gig with ESPN based here in Washington. Show More Summary
Stop the presses, Britt McHenry is headed to ESPN. But don’t worry, she’s not leaving DC. The WJLA Sports Reporter announced on Facebook as did the ESPN MediaZone that starting St. Patrick’s Day she’s switching to ESPN. Washington has...Show More Summary