The final vote tally was 219-212. Now that the bill has passed the House it will next go to the Senate.
In his first official trip in the wake of a disaster, the president visited the Harris County Emergency Operations Center and later toured and met with volunteers at the Houston Food Bank, where first lady Jill Biden packaged food and water for the community earlier in the day. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, joined the President in Houston, as did GOP Sen. John Cornyn.
The Kentucky Republican's comments came just weeks after he delivered a pointed rebuke of Trump on the Senate floor for fomenting the deadly US Capitol insurrection.
Adams says the Kentucky House Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs passed House Bill 576 by a 13-0 vote.
While Democrats had pushed for the increase to be included, its removal may actually make it easier to pass the bill, senior Democratic sources believe, because it'll avoid a messy fight over whether to strip it out of the bill and whether to compromise.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and other governors will meet with President Joe Biden virtually at 3:30 p.m. CT on Thursday as part of the National Governors Association's Virtual Winter 2021 Meeting.
Another top law enforcement official will tell House lawmakers Thursday that problematic intelligence and a breakdown in sharing information between law enforcement agencies contributed to the security failures on Jan. 6 when the US Capitol was overrun by a violent pro-Trump mob.
The bill stops short of a measure sponsored by a Louisville Democrat that would ban all no-knock warrants, but that bill hasn't gained a hearing in the legislature.
Kentucky lawmakers have advanced legislation allowing to-go alcohol sales to become a permanent fixture for restaurants as a pick-me-up to help offset coronavirus-related losses.
President Joe Biden honored the 500,000 American lives lost to coronavirus on Monday, speaking of the collective grief of a nation and in personal terms.
One source said organizers still hope to change Pence's mind about attending, while another source said Pence is planning to stay under the radar for the next six months. Politico first reported that Pence declined the invitation.
Under former President Donald Trump, the US forced migrants from Central America and other parts of the world who were seeking asylum at the southern border to stay in Mexico until their immigration court hearings in the US.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge says he'll extend a temporary order blocking a state law restricting the governor's authority to combat COVID-19.
The trip was immediately criticized, including by Texas state Rep. Gene Wu, a Democrat representing southwest Houston, who tweeted a photo of Cruz aboard a flight, saying Cruz was flying south "while the state was freezing to death and having to boil water."
Limbaugh announced in February 2020 that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Limbaugh continued to host his show while undergoing treatment, and he told listeners that he remained hopeful he would defeat the disease.
The prediction of nearly another year in pandemic-dampened conditions was admittedly not optimistic. But Biden still said it was as good as he could offer with any level of confidence.
McConnell voted to acquit the former president of incitement of insurrection in Trump's second impeachment trial. However, the Kentucky Republican followed that vote with a speech on the Senate floor, saying "There is no question that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events," of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
This coming week, the House Budget Committee will assemble a final bill based off the measures approved by at least nine committees. Most of them — but not all — adhere closely to what Biden outlined in his proposal last month.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Monday rebuked Donald Trump's incitement of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the US Capitol while doubling down on his vote to acquit the former president of the charge.
As Trump was seen golfing Sunday at his course in West Palm Beach, Florida, the Republican Party is grappling with how the former President fits into the future of the GOP.
The call from Biden comes three years after a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in 2018, leaving 17 people dead. The tragedy led many of the survivors to speak out against gun violence and confront lawmakers about gun control reform.
Ultimately, there were not enough votes for conviction, meaning that Trump has been acquitted of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6.
Former President Donald Trump has received enough not guilty votes to be acquitted in his Senate impeachment trial, which requires a two-thirds vote for conviction. The vote is still ongoing.
The measure aims to amend the Kentucky Open Records Act to exclude photographs or videos that show the acts committed against victims of violent crimes.
"I think we can all agree that Eugene Goodman deserves the highest honor Congress can bestow," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.
"This in our view was an important step to send the message that we don't find this acceptable," Psaki told reporters at the White House press briefing.
Donald Trump’s lawyers have a simple objective as they open their defense at the former president’s impeachment trial: Don’t lose any Republican votes.
The bill seeks to fix flaws that led Kentucky’s Supreme Court to rule at least some forms of wagering on historical racing don’t meet pari-mutuel wagering standards under state law.
The New York Times also reported that Trump was found to have lung infiltrates, "which occur when the lungs are inflamed and contain substances such as fluid or bacteria. Their presence, especially when a patient is exhibiting other symptoms, can be a sign of an acute case of the disease."
The managers used their final day of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial to show how the insurrectionists who carried out the attack on the Capitol last month said they did at Trump's direction. The managers focused on Trump's history of celebrating violence among his supporters leading up to the attack and his lack of remorse afterward.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday said Biden was committed "to ensuring schools are open five days a week" once the proper safety measures are in place. New guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are expected on Friday, she added.