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FEMA Administrator Brock Long announced Wednesday that he would step down from the emergency management agency. Long’s improper use of government resources for personal travel fit a pattern among senior Trump administration officials.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) rewrote history Wednesday when he claimed to have swiftly removed Rep. Steve King (R-IA) from his committee assignments over “abhorrent” comments while asserting Democrats should do the same to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).
The Senate on Tuesday voted 55-44 to end debate on William Barr’s attorney general nomination and proceed with a confirmation vote, The New York Times and other outlets reported, moving Barr one step closer to his probable confirmation.
Dozens of members of the Arkansas-based New Aryan Empire, a meth-peddling white supremacist gang that originated in the state’s prison system, were charged in a superseding indictment unsealed Tuesday, the Justice Department announced.
The House Judiciary Committee has brought on Norm Eisen and Barry Berke as “special oversight counsels” to the committee’s Democratic majority to consult on matters relating to the Justice Department, special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe and other issues, Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) announced Tuesday.
White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley said Tuesday morning that the White House hadn’t yet seen a compromise deal to keep the government funded and avoid another shutdown over President Donald Trump’s border wall demands.