House Republican majority cut after congressman’s surprise resignation

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email The impending resignation of Utah Representative Chris Stewart will give House Speaker Kevin McCarthy about 20 percent less room to maneuver when trying to string together enough GOP votes to pass … Read more

Live: House Minority Leader holds press conference ahead of date ceiling vote

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email Watch live as House of Representatives Minority Leader Hakim Jefferies and other Democrats speak before the vote on the US debt limit on Wednesday evening (May 31). The House is due … Read more

House will vote on McCarthy-Biden compromise loan deal, a key test for speaker

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy expressed confidence Tuesday, saying he has the votes to pass a compromise legislation to raise the debt ceiling. Kevin Diesch/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kevin Diesch/Getty Images House Speaker Kevin McCarthy expressed confidence Tuesday, saying he has the votes to pass a compromise legislation to raise the debt ceiling. Kevin … Read more

Full House expected to vote today on Biden and McCarthy’s debt ceiling deal – LIVE

US debt ceiling clears major hurdle in House Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email The bipartisan agreement to raise the $31.4trn US debt ceiling forged by President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is set for … Read more

Republicans surprised by former Trump White House aide Kayleigh McEnany turning

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email Donald Trump reportedly turned on former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany for sharing false polling numbers in a move that left Republicans perplexed. Ms McEnany, 35, served as the former … Read more

Nigerians await Tinubu’s cabinet as photos of the new president adorn State House offices – Royal Times of Nigeria

As Nigerians await the appointment of assistants to President Bola Tinubu, officials at the State House, Presidential Villa, Abuja have begun replacing portraits of former President Muhammadu Buhari with official photographs of the new president. This is just as Vice President Kashim Shettima reached his office at 1 pm on Tuesday. Most offices have begun … Read more

Trump White House official Peter Navarro prosecuted in January 6 contempt case

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro will stand trial in September on contempt of Congress charges filed after he refused to cooperate with a congressional investigation into the January 6 … Read more

Trump White House official Peter Navarro prosecuted in January 6 contempt case

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email Former Trump White House official Peter Navarro will stand trial in September on contempt of Congress charges filed after he refused to cooperate with a congressional investigation into the January 6 … Read more

Bus: Police raids assistant’s house, arms, ammunition recovered – Punch Newspaper

Mukaila Lamidi

The Oyo State Police Command has raided the apartment of the sacked chairman of the Park Management System, popularly known as Auxiliary, Mukaila Lamidi. some of the weapons recovered An online news forum, (not The Punch) reported on Tuesday morning that police raided his Ibadan residence, recovering arms and ammunition. some of the recovered cartridges … Read more