Tag Archives: Legislation

The Subpoena Battle Continues; The Fight to Secure Trump’s Finances



A district court just ruled in favor of the House Oversight Committee’s ability to secure documents detailing the last seven years of Trump’s Finances for legislative purposes and investigating violations to the emoluments clause. The question now is whether this information will actually be used to accomplish such a narrow goal, or whether it will be publicly released or used to more broadly investigate the president.


America’s Disaster Relief Gets Caught Up in a Debate on Puerto Rico



America is trying to pass a bill to help Americans who were victims of natural disasters. The problem is, Democrats want that bill to include additional aid and protect existing aid for Puerto Rico. Republicans think spending money on Puerto Rico is inefficient because of the government’s track record on existing aid spending.


Passing the Natural Resources Management Act



In a massive bipartisan success, the Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act in a 92 to eight vote. This protects 1,300,000 additional acres of wildlife, and makes several other impressive changes. Here’s what this legislation does.