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A Brooklyn congressman is leading the bold step to defy a sitting president in an official censure vote in the House of Representatives. … Full Article

Nadler urges GOP to join Dems in censuring Trump

A Brooklyn congressman is leading the bold step to defy a sitting president in an official censure vote in the House of Representatives. If successful, it will be the first time since 1848 that the House has taken such an action. … Full Article

Donovan talks energy security in Norway

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan headed to Oslo, Norway this week, but he wasn’t traveling there for a vacation. The representative is taking part in an international conference focusing on such topics as alternative energy sources and policies on fighting terrorism. … Full Article

Lawmakers blast Trump’s transgender military ban

President Donald Trump’s announcement Wednesday via Twitter that he had decided to ban transgender Americans from serving in the U.S. … Full Article

Nadler presses for House Judiciary hearing on Trump

The shock waves over President Donald Trump’s now-infamous interview with the New York Times are still reverberating on Capitol Hill, nearly a week after it was published. … Full Article

Donovan’s bill seeks to stop abusers from buying guns

When U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan was serving as the district attorney of Staten Island, he said that one of his biggest worries was that a crime that could have been prevented by law enforcement officials takes place anyway. … Full Article

Nadler calls for House hearing on Trump-Russia mess

A senior member of the House Judiciary Committee is calling on the committee’s chairman to hold a public hearing to look into the latest bombshell revelation in the Trump-Russia mess. … Full Article

Trump’s immigration fight hits Brooklyn

The country’s fight over immigration is having serious ramifications here in Brooklyn, as lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle grapple with the fallout from the hot-button issue. … Full Article

Schumer demands DEA send heroin enforcement team to NY

Approximately four fatal drug overdoses took place in New York City every day in 2016. That stark statistic was cited by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer as part of an argument he is waging to get the federal government to dispatch a specialized drug enforcement team to New York state.  … Full Article

Donovan says VA bill protects whistleblowers

A bill approved by the House of Representatives to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will lead to improved healthcare for military veterans, a Brooklyn lawmaker predicted. … Full Article

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