earmarks

Democrats Plan to Re-Introduce Earmarks in New Congress

Incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) told reporters Tuesday that Democrats plan to re-introduce earmarks, a practice through which individual members of Congress attach request special funding requests to bills.

Drain the Swamp Donald Trump rally (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

The Art of the Deal: Trump’s DACA Roundtable Changes Everything

It will be remembered as a moment that defined his presidency: Donald Trump, flanked by leading Democrats, and joined by members of both parties, led a roundtable discussion Tuesday about how to resolve the problems created by the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and illegal immigration in general.

Trump Durbin Hoyer DACA 2 (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Exclusive–Rep. Mark Walker: Don’t Reverse Anti-Earmark Reform

“This is an historic moment to have Republican control of House,Senate and presidency and I believe that the people, who came to the polls sent a clear mandate that they want change here in Washington–drain the swamp,” Walker says. “We need to be talking about unifying and earmarks are another divisive issue,” he said.

Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) speaks to a staff member. Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform met to consider a censure or IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington.