The United States House passes a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package. The bill will head to the United States Senate.
Sources: NBC News
Sources: NBC News
In a 65–33 vote, the U.S. Senate passes gun control legislation for the first time in decades. The bill calls for tougher background checks on gun purchasers younger than 21, blocks gun sales to individuals with a history of domestic abuse against unmarried partners, and provides funding to encourage the adoption of a red flag law, among others. It is sent to the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote.
The United States Senate votes 50–49 to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package after 24 hours of debate and vote-a-rama sessions on the bill. The amended legislation will head back to the United States House of Representatives for a final vote.
The United States House of Representatives votes 219-212 to pass U.S. President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package, which would provide $1,400 in direct payments. The bill will head to the Senate for a vote.
President Donald Trump says that he might not sign the $900 billion relief bill, which was passed by both the House and Senate. He also calls for Congress to amend the bill and increase stimulus checks to Americans earning under $75,000 per year from $600 to $2,000. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agrees to work with Congress to increase the payout amount.
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.
The Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives votes in favor of the repeal of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and passage of the House's 2017 American Health Care Act, by a narrow, 217–213 vote. Twenty Republicans and all Democrats opposed the bill, which now heads to the United States Senate for its legislative action.
The U.S. House of Representatives, defying a veto-threat by President Barack Obama, overwhelmingly passes legislation to suspend the Obama administration's program to admit 10,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees into the country. The bill will now face a vote in the U.S. Senate.
The Republican Party retains control of the United States House of Representatives and regains control of the United States Senate. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is expected to become Senate Majority Leader.