House to probe Capitol riot — over Republican opposition

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply split along party lines, the House launched a new investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection on Wednesday, approving a special committee to probe the violent attack as police officers who were injured fighting Donald Trump’s supporters watched from the gallery above. The vote to form the panel was 222-190, with […]

House to vote on bill launching probe of Jan. 6 insurrection

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol would have 13 members and the power to subpoena witnesses, according to legislation released by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday. The House is expected to vote on the bill this week. The effort comes after Senate Republicans blocked […]

House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq War authorization

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House, with President Joe Biden’s backing, passed legislation Thursday to repeal the 2002 authorization for use of military force in Iraq, a step that supporters said was necessary for Congress to reassert its constitutional duty to weigh in on matters of war. Detractors worried it would embolden militias or terrorist […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Legislature passes Constitutional Carry, sends to Governor Abbott

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Legislature passes Constitutional Carry, sends to Governor Abbott

Image: State Representative Matt Schaefer, Republican of Tyler, was the primary Author of the Constitutional Carry legislation, which passed the Texas Legislature on Monday, May 24, 2021. BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, May 24 – Both Houses of the 87th Texas Legislature adopted House Bill 1927, the Constitutional Carry legislation, which State Representative […]

House votes to create panel to probe Jan. 6 insurrection

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate as Republicans increasingly line up against the bipartisan investigation and align themselves with former President Donald Trump. Democrats say an independent investigation is […]

139-year-old house rolls to new San Francisco address

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After 139 years at 807 Franklin St. in San Francisco, a two-story Victorian house has a new address. The green home with large windows and a brown front door was loaded onto giant dollies and moved Sunday to a location six blocks away. Onlookers lined the sidewalks to snap photos as […]

BREAKING NEWS! U.S. House votes to impeach President Trump for “inciting insurrection”

BREAKING NEWS! U.S. House votes to impeach President Trump for “inciting insurrection”

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., January 13 – The United States House of Representatives voted 232 to 197 to impeach President Donald Trump for “inciting insurrection” with respect to the January 6, 2021, protests around and in the United States Capitol. 10 Republicans joined with 222 Democrats to impeach the President. […]

House races to oust President Trump as he says Dems the ones to blame

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House pressed swiftly Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming his accusers instead for the “tremendous anger” in America. Already scheduled to leave office next week, […]

House speeding to impeach Trump for Capitol ‘insurrection’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy and pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his presidency. Trump faces […]

Pelosi narrowly reelected speaker, faces difficult 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as President-elect Joe Biden sets a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy and address other party priorities. The California Democrat, who has led her party in the House since […]