After months of Republican delays over aid to #PuertoRico – which will ultimately receive more than $1 billion – and immigration, Democrats deliver a bipartisan win #ForThePeople as the House passes $19 billion disaster aid bill; DJT expected to sign it. https://t.co/utKsP2GBGn
— Christine Pelosi (@sfpelosi) June 3, 2019
Wildfire relief bill on its way to President Trump’s desk despite Republican ‘no’ votes https://t.co/FymfqTUIb2
— McClatchyDC (@McClatchyDC) June 4, 2019
The final disaster relief bill contains no border security funding and easily passed with broad bipartisan support in a vote of 354-58. It's heading to Trump's desk (not back to the senate as he's tweeted) https://t.co/0I7AcqM0qZ
— Kate Nocera (@KateNocera) June 4, 2019
The House Oversight Committee has sent letters to AG Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross informing them the panel is scheduling a vote to hold them in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas related to the Census citizenship questionhttps://t.co/GPH50IoAO1
— Axios (@axios) June 3, 2019
Too, also — per the Washington Post:
The House will vote next Tuesday on whether to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and former White House counsel Donald McGahn in contempt, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) announced.
“This Administration’s systematic refusal to provide Congress with answers and cooperate with Congressional subpoenas is the biggest cover-up in American history, and Congress has a responsibility to provide oversight on behalf of the American people,” Hoyer said in a statement Monday night.
The announcement comes amid rising frustration among Democrats at what they view as stonewalling by the White House. It also comes on the same day that Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said his panel will vote on whether to hold Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to comply with a bipartisan subpoena for documents on a Trump administration plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census…