“These struggling farmers must worry about staying afloat with the prospect of losing their workforce without warning,” the congressional delegation and others wrote to ICE as three activists await deportation.
Sanders said depriving an elderly person in Vermont a hot meal in order to give more tax breaks to billionaires is “a sick mentality.”
The messy fight over the bill — waged among Republicans who control both Congress and the White House — was an embarrassing failure for the party, which has pledged for seven years to eliminate one of President Barack Obama’s signature achievements.
The legislation — drafted and promoted chiefly by Speaker Paul Ryan and the president — has been flayed in recent days by Republicans of all stripes.
Some bipartisan efforts are quietly gaining steam on Capitol Hill.
Leahy, Sanders and Welch lambaste Trump administration for not focusing on “removing those people who pose a threat to public safety or national security.”
Vermont’s congressional delegation will hold a joint town meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hazen Union School in Hardwick. U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., will hold the forum to discuss a wide array of issues with constituents. In a joint statement, Leahy, Sanders and Welch […]
The congressman and Sen. Ed Markey are sponsoring legislation that would include privacy rights involving the collection of information by drones.
The Vermont congressman said that while he is opposed to many of the president’s policies, impeachment proceedings are not a practical option at this point, with a Republican-dominated House.
U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., says members of Congress did not receive details about the complexities of the plan and no witnesses were called for guidance before two panels passed the American Health Care Act.
Welch urged the president to harness his business background and strike a huge deal for the American people.
News Release — Rep. Peter Welch March 7, 2017 Contact: Kirsten Hartman, Communications Director (202) 225-4115 Will be joined by Johns Hopkins Hospital President Miller WASHINGTON–Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is scheduled to meet with President Donald J. Trump on March 8, 2017, to […]
Welch said it is important to understand why people who voted for Trump “have given up on us.” He urged members of the audience to talk to people who they don’t agree with.
Welch: “There’s been an explosion of interest because of the concern over a lot of the actions that the Trump administration has been taking. Everybody here is really concerned about the state of our democracy.”