President Donald Trump disagreed with GOP Sen. Mike Lee’s comments that Wednesday’s Iran briefing was the worst briefing he’d ever seen on a military issue.
It’s been a long year on Capitol Hill. As we head into 2020 for a bruising election season, a looming Senate impeachment trial and continued partisan standoffs, Hits and Misses looks back at Congress’ best and worst moments from 2019.
Lawmakers got in the yuletide spirit this week while the House Judiciary Committee debated articles of impeachment, which President Donald Trump dubbed “impeachment lite.”
“They’re getting ready to vote for their Christmas present,” Rep. Doug Collins said of House Democrats’ impeachment push. All that plus giant imitation sugar packets, cellphone interruptions and December’s obligatory “winter is coming” reference.
Both the House and the Senate have competing bills aimed at addressing the rising costs of prescription drugs, a legislative priority backed by President Donald Trump.
Democratic leaders announced Tuesday morning they are introducing two articles of impeachment, charging President Donald Trump with abuse of office and obstruction of Congress.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “two-faced” following overheard comments Trudeau seemed to make about Trump at Buckingham Palace. World leaders are in London for a NATO summit.
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