Press Conference

Democratic Leaders Decline to Call For Conyers to Resign
 

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joseph Crowley and Vice Chairwoman Linda T. Sánchez declined to call for the resignation of Rep. John Conyers Jr. at a news briefing Wednesday morning, citing that the Ethics Committee is still investigating the claims.

“I don’t know all the facts, I don’t know the specific allegations,” Sánchez said.

Schumer: GOP Tax Bill is ‘Political Insanity’
 

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said the Republican party will suffer in the midterms as a result of their tax overhaul bill.

Schumer: ‘We Will Get Bipartisan Support’ For DACA in Omnibus
 

Ryan Wants House Tax Overhaul Before Wis. Muzzleloader Season
 

Speaker Paul D. Ryan told reporters about the various deer-hunting seasons in response to a question about getting a tax overhaul done before the hunting season begins.

Watch: Ryan Wonders How Bump Stocks Got Through Regulatory Process

Shortly after Reps. Seth Moulton and Carlos Curbelo introduced a bipartisan bill to ban the manufacture, sale and possession of bump stocks, Speaker Paul D. Ryan said his focus was on figuring out how the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives allowed for sale of these devices “in the first place.”

Mnuchin: Foreign Groups ‘On Notice’ About Business With North Korea

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed the Trump administration’s new sanctions on North Korea, saying the order sends a message that foreign financial institutions are “on notice.”

Ryan On House Dress Code: Time to Modernize
 

McConnell Postpones August Recess Amid Health Care Woes
 

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate would postpone its August recess by two weeks. The postponement comes as Republicans in the Senate are working on their bill that would repeal and replace the 2010 health care law. See the video for McConnell’s announcement, as well as Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer’s response.

Members and Journalists’ Kids Take Over Capitol Hill