Plaskett talks Oversight Committee investigations into WH security clearances

House Democrats are ramping up investigations this week into President Trump and the White House. The House Oversight Committee has served subpoenas demanding more information into how top white house officials received their high-ranking security credentials. That includes the President’s senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner. He reportedly was denied permanent security clearances for more […]

González Colón, Plaskett aim to repeal Congressional cockfighting ban

http://vods3-prod.franklyinc.com/wicu/WICU_130220191502479148AB.mp4   Cockfighting rings pumped an estimated $18 million into Puerto Rico’s economy each year. But they won’t in 2019, at least not legally. On Wednesday, Congresswoman Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon (R-Puerto Rico) introduced legislation that would repeal Congress’s ban on cockfighting, which officially took effect last month as a part of the 2018 Farm Bill.  While […]

Plaskett talks shutdown, Trump’s financial records following new committee post

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on a pair of bills Thursday that could reopen the federal government following a partial shutdown that’s now 33 days in the making. The first, supported by Senate Republicans and Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) mirrors President Trump’s proposal offered over the weekend: $5.7 billion for a […]

Plaskett expected to stump for Democrats in hurricane-ravaged states

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett has been hitting the campaign trail hard in recent weeks. Not for herself, but for Democrats in states hit hard by hurricanes the way the U.S. Virgin Islands have been impacted. Plaskett, who is unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election, has been closely working with one candidate, in particular: U.S. Senate […]

Rep. Plaskett leads Congressional delegation on recovery tour

US Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-At Large) helped lead a Democratic group of her colleagues, including House Minority Leader and Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), on a tour of St. Thomas and St. John. They visited Myrah Keating Health Center, Caneel Bay, Schneider Regional Medical Center and the WAPA Harley Power […]