Tag Archives: Congress

See Who’s Getting Paid During The Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress continue to get paid even though their inability to fund the government caused the third shutdown in a year. That’s because the Constitution requires it, according to the National Constitution Center. Congress, the president and the Supreme Court all receive “a compensation” that cannot be raised or lowered […]

Maxine Waters: First Woman & First African American To Chair House Committee

One day after saying she wants President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, to testify before her committee about his work overhauling the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA 43) was elevated to another position where she will undoubtedly continue to hold President Trump and his administration accountable. Waters, the […]