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.
Cristina Marcos 07/06/14 06:01 AM EDT
The administration faces a July 20 deadline on reaching a nuclear deal with Iran.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee will hear testimony next Tuesday on the ongoing controversy over veterans' wait times for medical care.
Senate committees will hold hearings on the rising increase of unaccompanied minors being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Reps. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) and Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) on Thursday praised the House Ethics Committee decision to reverse its rule change on members' privately sponsored travel.
Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) introduced a bill that would take back bonuses paid to VA employees who falsified waitlist times.
Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) suggested the Obama administration deport all child migrants illegally entering the U.S.
Sen. Cornyn blamed the president’s executive order for the massive increase.
Mike Lillis 07/03/14 12:31 PM EDT
The panel will reinstate a requirement that lawmakers disclose all privately funded travel.