Despite two crashes involving the Boeing 737 MAX, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration said he has not come across any information that suggests his agency failed to properly review and certify the aircraft.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is pushing to empower committee chairs to hold individuals in contempt of Congress without going to the floor for a full House vote, a move that could expedite Democrats' ability to punish anyone who defies their subpoenas but also risk further escalating tensions between congressional Democrats and the White House.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi argued Thursday the "White House is just crying out for impeachment" but that Democrats will continue to hold back on opening an impeachment inquiry until it's "unavoidable."
As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process.
While defending President Donald Trump's decision to stop work on infrastructure legislation until House investigations into his administration stop, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday morning argued on CNN that House Democrats have not accomplished anything legislatively.