Feb 28, 2017
There is a balance beam in the U.S. Capitol. It’s kind of like the one in Olympics gymnastics. The president of the United States calls on lawmakers each January or February for a Joint Session of Congress. And everyone must stride down that narrow, wooden beam, striking the right balance.
Feb 25, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan doesn’t speak French. He studied German at Miami University in Ohio. The Wisconsin Republican describes himself as a “bad” hockey player, too, sustaining a nasty scar that required stitches after getting clipped while involved in a pickup game in college.
Feb 23, 2017
President Trump routinely accosts the press corps, foreign leaders, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Lindsey Graham R-S.C. He has yet to verbally pistol-whip most congressional Republicans.
Feb 18, 2017
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., had two main objectives. First, hoof it to the Senate’s Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility as quickly as possible. Secondly, elude reporters.
Feb 17, 2017
Robert H. Michel, who served his entire 38-year congressional career in the congressional minority and rose to the post of House Republican leader, is dead at 93.