Press Conference

McConnell Wants Open Amendment Process on Refugee Bill
 

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that the way forward on the refugee admittance legislation would involve an open amendment process, alternating amendments between the two parties, which is in direct opposition to the guaranteed four amendments Minority Leader Harry Reid suggested previously.

WH 'Confident' in Supreme Court Immigration Arguments

Pelosi Pushes Back Against Abortion Criticism
 

Amid criticism from NARAL Pro-Choice, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her opposition to “abortion on demand” as discussed in an exclusive interview with Roll Call.

Pelosi: Obama Administration ‘Never Appeased Iran’
 

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she believed the positive relations brought about by the Iran nuclear deal catalyzed the speedy release of the ten U.S. sailors taken captive by Iran Tuesday.

SOTU to Focus on ‘Future Generations’

WH: No Plans for Additional Executive Action on Guns
 

At a news briefing Friday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters "the president has done everything he can” in regard to using executive action on gun control.

Kerry Blasts Senate on Nominations Hold Up
 

Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the Senate’s inability to bring a vote to the floor to fill a number of vacant diplomatic positions is hurting the nation’s efforts against the Islamic State.

Pelosi: North Korea Sanctions to Receive Bipartisan Support