House Oversight Committee delays subpoena deadline for Trump’s financial records pending court ruling

The House Oversight Committee has postponed its deadline to subpoena President Donald Trump’s financial records pending a court ruling on the matter. The committee will wait until after a court rules on a lawsuit filed by Trump’s legal team on Monday regarding those financial records. It’s the latest push by the House Oversight Committee to […]

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 […]

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 says shutdown is already hurting V.I. residents, workers

It’s day 18 of the partial government shutdown, and its effects are seen across the Virgin Islands. Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.) addressed the shutdown during a news conference Tuesday afternoon at the Henry Rohlson Airport Terminal, St. Croix. Right now, 58 National Park Service employees are furloughed on the Islands, meaning they are on leave […]