US House of Representatives

Is the US legislature on a witch-hunt?

Since Republicans regained the majority in the US House of Representatives in the 2022 midterm elections, they have initiated a flurry of investigations. Among their targets: the origin of the Covid-19 virus, the FBI’s law enforcement and surveillance activities and Hunter Biden’s business relationships.

US House approves USD 45 bn aid package for Ukraine

The Ukrainian president returned from Washington, DC, his first trip outside Ukraine since Russia invaded on February 24 with the promise of a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to strengthen his strained air defenses, Al Jazeera reported.

Democracy Denuded

On closer reflection, both the charge and the comeuppance are epochal. And so it has been in the House of Representatives. Mr Trump has been charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the storming of Capitol Hill, home to Congress, on 6 January.

Donald Trump’s comedown

Donald Trump is apparently inching towards a compromise in the wake of Ms Pelosi’s threat to block the US President from delivering the State of the Union address in the House chamber until the government reopens.