bloomberg.comHouse Rejects Republican Farm Bill After Immigration-Vote Deal CollapsesA five-year $867 billion farm bill backed by the Trump administration was rejected in the U.S. House after GOP leaders were unable to quell a rebellion by a group of conservatives who are demanding new restrictions on legal immigration.
amrank.infoHensarling: ‘Congress Should Enact Sustainable Housing Finance Reform’ ⋆ Amrank Real EstateRep. Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the Home Monetary Companies Committee, stated on Friday that the committee could be launching a full investigation into current allegations in a Bloomberg report that high-ranking Fannie Mae staff have been deliberately violating their authorities prohibition on lobbying. Hensarling stated that if the media report was true, this violation was …1
msn.comGOP revolts multiply against retiring RyanSpeaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) appears to be losing his grip on power over a restive House Republican conference just a month after announcing he would retire from Congress. Members of the far-right Freedom Caucus teamed with moderate Republicans on Friday to sink the farm bill, a major legislative priority and legacy item for the lame-duck Speaker.In a related development, a band of 20 centrist Republicans are revolting against Ryan,...
cnn.comFarm bill fails as GOP immigration infighting spills overThe House of Representatives failed to pass a massive farm bill Friday as Republicans were unable to shore up support from their conservative members amid an ongoing party-wide fight on immigration, rebuking GOP House leaders' who had predicted it would pass just minutes before.