The Hill: House 8 April 2018

Ryan: ‘Responsible nations’ can’t tolerate chemical attack in Syria

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) in a tweet on Sunday condemned reports of a deadly chemical attack on civilians in Syria, saying responsible countries cannot tolerate it."The chemical attack in Syria is a horror that cannot be tolerated by responsible...

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Ted Lieu tears into Trump for putting blame on Obama after alleged chemical attack: You're the president now, remember?

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) tore into President Trump on Sunday after he put blame on former President Obama following reports of a chemical attack in Syria."Dear @realDonaldTrump: Remember when you launched cruise missiles at a largely empty field in...

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Gowdy on video questions how long Pruitt is ‘going to make it’

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) said in a video recorded by activists that he is not sure how long Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will last in his Trump administration post amid of slew of reported ethical scandals.&...

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Crowley unlikely to challenge Pelosi as Speaker if Dems take House

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joseph Crowley (N.Y.) said Sunday he does not expect to challenge House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for the Speaker position should Democrats win the majority in November.Crowley said he “would wait and...

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Retiring GOP lawmakers cut loose on Trump

Few Republicans in Washington are willing to go head-to-head with President Trump, but there is one band of GOP members willing to stand up to the leader of their own party: lawmakers who have announced their retirements.While it’s not uncommon for...

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