Proving that weasels can swim if the mood hits them: If you ever harbor any questions as to what Trumpism looks like in all of its corrupt, dog-eat-dog, predatory splendor, there are two classic examples from our nation’s capital today...Show More Summary
In the wake of the massive Equifax data breach, a top Republican congressman wants credit reporting companies to stop using Social Security numbers to verify Americans’ identities. Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) introduced legislation Thursday that would crack down on credit reporting companies....
PATRICK MCHENRY TAKES TIME OFF FROM POLITICAL GRAFT TO WHIP FELLOW REPUBLICANS: It is Rep. Patrick McHenry’s job to corner, count and cajole his fractious Republican colleagues into a cohesive – or, at least, cohesive enough – voting bloc to pass legislation. Show More Summary
May the wind fill their sails: David Brown announced this week that he is running for his party's nomination for House in the 2018 primary, making him the second Democrat seeking to represent the district that stretches from West Asheville to suburbs just west of Charlotte. Show More Summary
Reps. Mark Meadows and Patrick McHenry visited President Donald Trump at the White House recently to help tout his plan to privatize key portions of the nation’s aviation system – … Click to Continue »
A tearful mom’s Facebook Live account of being kicked out of U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry’s Gaston County (N.C.) office over his vote to repeal Obamacare has gone viral. Julie Marie … Click to Continue »
You've already met Rep. Patrick McHenry, the North Carolina Republican whose family has a lot of bad health history, and who has decided that Republicans really have to keep the protections for people with pre-existing conditions that are part of Obamacare. Show More Summary
How typical is this? Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), the chief deputy majority whip in the House, told reporters Wednesday that a new proposal that would weaken protections for people with pre-existing conditions is "a bridge too far for...Show More Summary
It was a one-two knockout punch for anyone still holding out hope that Trump's domestic economic policies will take place in the near, or not even so near, future. First, Rep. Patrick McHenry, a member of House Republican leadership,...Show More Summary
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