Congress is discussing a new version of financial aid to Americans

Senators are proposing a 4-month extension of the COVID-19 relief bill, which pays Americans an additional $ 300 per week in unemployment benefits. More details were told by CNBC. On December 14, senators proposed a bill according to which all people receiving ...

Federal assistance for victims of quarantine: amounts, terms and conditions

In the Senate, one of the stumbling blocks over the 2019-nCoV coronavirus support package is the direct payment of money to Americans and their families by the federal government, Fox News reported. Hundreds of pages of the bill contain details of who ...

Earned on epidemics: in the US they demand the resignation of senators due to insider trading in shares

Several politicians and prominent journalists in the United States from both flanks of the political spectrum have demanded that Republican Senator Richard Burr voluntarily resign, accusing him of insider trading in stocks and withholding important information about the aftermath of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus pandemic, the BBC reported. Burr, heading ...

Without phones and coffee: 7 facts about the work of senators during a meeting on impeachment

The first two days of the impeachment case in the Senate have passed. Senators will listen to the arguments of the parties - for three days each - after which they will be able to ask questions and vote: continue the consideration or finish it and pass a verdict on guilt or innocence ...

Senate Republicans Reject Democrats' Impeachment Trump Proposals

The Republican-controlled Senate has blocked Democratic initiatives to call witnesses and provide evidence in the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump, the first sign that things will move in a positive direction for Trump. Writes about this "Voice of America". Senators ...

Pelosi said when she passes articles of impeachment to the Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked the head of the Legal Committee to prepare proposals on the candidatures of legislators who will represent the lower house during hearings in the Senate, writes Voice of America. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday, January 10, that the lower house ...

'Unacceptable': 145 business leaders ask Senate to tighten arms control

Executives at major companies including Uber, Airbnb, Squarespace and Yelp are urging Senate members to pass legislation that could help combat violence in the United States. Time writes about it. In a letter sent September 12 to members of Congress, 145 business leaders asked ...

'I was struck by the meeting with Zelensky': the senator spoke in the US Senate

US Senator Rob Portman, speaking in the Senate, said that he was impressed by the meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, writes Voice of America. "He is smart, good conversationalist and determined." This is how US Senator Rob Portman described the new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. He also praised for “humility ...

In the US Senate supported the resolution against the Russian aggression in the Black Sea

The US Sentai Foreign Affairs Committee approved and recommended for approval a resolution calling for freedom of navigation in the Black Sea and supports the cancellation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. This was reported on Facebook by the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States. It is noted that about seven dozen became co-authors of the resolution ...

Congress succeeded in reaching an agreement on the budget: the shutdown is canceled

Democrats and Republicans in Congress have reached preliminary agreements on the protection of the southern borders of the United States. This should help avoid another suspension of government offices on February 15, when the deadline for negotiations expires. Republican Senator Richard Shelby said the group negotiating for ...

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