The top U.S. military officer on Wednesday defended the phone calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final months of Donald Trump’s presidency, saying the conversations were in keeping with his duties as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Nearly everybody who is old enough to remember September 11th, 2001 can think back to exactly where they were, who they were with, and can recall those scary and uncertain moments on that Tuesday morning.
On Sept. 11th, 2001, Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS), then a U.S Representative, said he spent most of the day on the phone fielding calls from concerned Kansans. Former Senator Pat Roberts was chair of the Emerging Threats Senate Subcommittee.
In marking the 20th year of the September 11th terrorist attack, Sen. Debbie Stabenow shares where she was when she realized America was under attack, how congressional leaders responded, and what laws changed in the wake of it.
Democrats began pushing plans for providing paid family and medical leave, easing climate change and bolstering education through House committees Thursday as they battled Republicans and among themselves over President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion vision for reshaping federal priorities.