According to a report from Politico, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) will not be seeking re-election to his office when his term runs out this year. A Trump opponent and amnesty advocate Gutierrez has made headlines recently for being a vociferous opponent of President Trump. He was one of six other Democrats who called for Trump’s impeachment […]
Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., an advocate for immigration reform, is expected to announce on Tuesday he will not seek reelection, Politico is reporting.
There’s a post-Thanksgiving buffet of possible topics, from the Senate scramble over tax reform to just who’s running the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to whether Sarah Huckabee Sanders actually baked a pecan pie. (Really. That became a thing after correspondent April Ryan challenged the authenticity of said pie on Twitter. Seriously.)
Congress returns Tuesday from Thanksgiving recess, giving Capitol Hill roughly 15 days before leaving town until January to get key legislative items, particularly tax reform, to President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the year.
Republicans are trying to get their plan to overhaul the US tax system through the US Senate this week, but with 52 members in the chamber, GOP leaders can afford to lose only two votes.
President Trump has his own strategy for selling the tax reform plan to Congress. Lawmakers are being slow to fund a program that funds low-income children’s health care.