The House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has selected the members of the Select Committee that will investigate the attack on the Capitol that occurred on January 6. Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming was one of those who was selected.
House Democrats have approved sweeping voting and ethics legislation over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation.
President Joe Biden has laid out his for moving fast and without Republicans, if necessary, to pass $1.9 trillion in coronavirus relief, armed with new signs of economic strain brought on by the continuing pandemic.