Emily Brooks (@emilybrooksnews )

Emily Brooks

Bio Reporter at @thehill covering the House of Representatives. Formerly at @dcexaminer. 📧 [email protected]
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Twitter Web App : None of the 5 GOPers subpoenaed by Jan 6 cmte immediately said whether they will comply. They've dismissed the select committee as illegitimate & don't want to acknowledge any authority. But refusal may subject them to being held in contempt of Congress

Twitter for iPhone : Hoyer, just on other side of metal detector outside of House floor to mob of reporters poking recorders through the metal detector asking about Jan 6 subpoenas for McCarthy and company: “I do not understand this extraordinary reaction to pursuing a legal appropriate process.”

Twitter for iPhone : Kevin McCarthy: “I have not seen the subpoena. I guess they sent it to you guys before they sent it to me. Look, my view on the committee has not changed. They're not conducting a legitimate investigation.” Declines to answer whether he will comply with Jan 6 Committee subpoena

Twitter Web App : The Select Committee has subpoenaed Representatives Kevin McCarthy, Scott Perry, Jim Jordan, Andy Biggs, and Mo Brooks for deposition testimony as part of the committee’s investigation into the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol and its causes.

Twitter for iPhone : The race for the next chair of the Republican Study Committee, the largest conservative caucus in the House, is kicking off — Rep. Kevin Hern and Rep. Kat Cammack running. The position has been a launching pad for many former chairs.

Twitter Web App : New: The House approved a $39.8 billion aid package for Ukraine, sending the supplemental to the Senate

The vote was 368-57, with all no votes coming from the GOP. The bill doesn't include COVID funding after Dems de-linked the two

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Twitter for iPhone : On the House floor, Rep. Jamie Raskin said that Democrats could have taken down Rep Lauren Boebert’s words likening President Biden to a dog faced pony solider, but there was too much important business to do. Shortly after, Rep. Chip Roy called a motion to adjourn. Welcome back!

Twitter Web App : The House will vote* TONIGHT on allowing Congressional staffers to unionize per Steny Hoyer

(*the House is voting on a rule setting up debate for several unrelated bills - the rule has a provision that if it's approved, so is the resolution on staffer unions.)

Twitter Web App : Head of anti-Cawthorn PAC says 'that firehose of oppo includes much more explicit material featuring the congressman—material Wheeler said he could not publish without breaking North Carolina law.'