Ukraine’s imposing top lawmaker launches a charm offensive in DC

The first thing that becomes apparent about Ukrainian parliament speaker Ruslan Stefanchuk is his imposing size. Stefanchuk was a towering figure this week, wearing an all-black military-style uniform that barely reached his shoulders as he stood next to U.S. officials and members of Congress. Stefanchuk visited Washington for the first time last week, meeting with […]

Top GOP lawmaker moves to reinstate Trump-era rule shredding government red tape

First appearance on Fox: Top House Republicans are trying to force Trump-era policies back into the federal government, calling it an “easy way” to rein in President Biden's progressive regulatory actions. A bill introduced by Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) would codify government policies active under former President Donald Trump and create new regulations for federal […]

White House refuses to condemn progressive lawmaker over comments on Hamas’ use of rape

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Monday declined to condemn remarks by progressive lawmakers who called for “balance” in condemning Hamas’ sexual violence against Israeli women. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., who chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said in an interview with CNN on Sunday, specifically when asked about mass rapes by Palestinian extremists, “Introducing […]

Paraguayan Lawmaker, Three Others Die In Plane Crash: Cops

Paraguayan Congressman Walter Harms dies in plane crash (File) Asuncion, Paraguay: A Paraguayan lawmaker and three other people were killed in a plane crash in the South American country on Saturday, local police said. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff about 180 kilometers (112 miles) from Asunción, killing Walter Harms, a lawmaker from the ruling […]

GOP lawmaker says Santos charged his personal credit card without authorization

Rep. Max Miller (R-Ohio) said newly expelled Rep. George Santos (RN.Y.) personally defrauded him and his mother by charging their credit cards without their permission. . “Late yesterday, I alluded to the personal impact of Rep. Santos’ actions on the floor,” Miller wrote in a last-minute email to colleagues before the vote to expel Santos […]

US lawmaker George Santos, indicted on fraud charges, faces House expulsion vote

Indicted Republican George Santos’ brief career in the U.S. House of Representatives could come to an end on Friday, when his fellow lawmakers decide whether to expel him over corruption and campaign misappropriation charges. I plan to vote. Santos, 35, has been embroiled in controversy since the 2022 election. He has admitted to fabricating much […]

Former Indiana lawmaker pleads guilty to casino corruption charge

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Indiana lawmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to sponsoring a bill that supported casinos in exchange for the promise of high-paying jobs. Shawn Everhart, 57, was charged with conspiracy to commit honest services fraud. He had agreed to plead guilty earlier this month. This violation carries a maximum penalty of five years […]