The United States House of Representatives passes the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" banning the direct Federal funding of abortions.
Sources: CBS News
Sources: CBS News
U.S. Rep.esentatives Cheri Bustos of Illinois and Tim Walberg of Michigan announce they have tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, Representative Mark Pocan of Wisconsin said publicly he was isolating after a possible exposure to the virus.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services removes protections against discrimination within Obamacare for transgender people and women seeking abortions. The move is condemned by civil rights groups and Democratic officials.
The United States House of Representatives votes largely along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Trump becomes the third American president to be impeached by the House, after Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. His impeachment proceedings continue on to the Senate, which will give them a final verdict and decide whether or not he should be removed from office.
A committee of the US House of Representatives announces that it will hold a hearing next Thursday (June 20) to examine fuel efficiency standards, as the Trump administration presses for a rollback of an Obama-era schedule of 5% reductions in emissions per year.
The newly sworn U.S. House of Representatives passes a major spending bill to fund most shuttered departments and agencies through September 30 and a stop-gap measure to restart the Department of Homeland Security. The proposals will now move on to the Senate which has indicated they will not take up any spending bills that aren't supported by President Trump. [https:--www.nytimes.com-2019-01-03-us-politics-new-congress.html "(The New York Times)"]
A committee of the United States House of Representatives is looking into the way the Federal Reserve Bank of New York investigated the theft of assets it was holding for the central bank of Bangladesh.
Republicans in the United States House of Representatives announce they will delay a vote on extending the debt ceiling until Thursday due to concerns over level of proposed savings not being sufficient.