The lawmaker laid an influx of Central American children at the feet of U.S. drug users.
Democratic Reps. Rosa DeLauro (Conn.) and Louise Slaughter (N.Y.) on Monday urged the Department of Agriculture to close all Foster Farms poultry processing facilities until they eliminate a salmonella outbreak.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) blamed President Obama for the influx of unaccompanied minors trying to cross the border illegally.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) accused Republicans of trying to slow Senate consideration of bipartisan legislation and President Obama’s nominees.
“It appears that the Republicans in the Senate have intentionally left on the emergency brake,” Reid said on the Senate floor Monday.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said Monday that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is “going in exactly the wrong direction” because new data show healthcare wait times are rising.
S. 2363 aims to enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing and shooting on federal lands.
Obama's top lawyer says a House lawsuit won't alter "what the president is going to do."
Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) argued that migrants illegally crossing the Mexican border should be deported, but urged the Obama administration to establish public health procedures around detention facilities.
Appropriations have stalled in the Senate due to a disagreement over amendments.
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The administration faces a July 20 deadline on reaching a nuclear deal with Iran.