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Scott Wong

Scott Wong is a senior congressional reporter for NBC News. 

Scott Wong is a senior congressional reporter for NBC News. 

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Justice Department asks Jan. 6 committee to share transcripts of closed-door interviews

Justice Department officials leading a criminal probe of the attack on the Capitol have asked a House committee for transcripts of its Jan. 6 interviews.
14h ago

Pelosi warns baby formula shortage could trigger indictments

A frustrated Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Tuesday that indictments could be handed down in the nationwide baby formula shortage.

Trump waded into GOP primaries. Democrats hope he sticks around.

Donald Trump has inserted himself into the Republican primaries this week in Pennsylvania, much to the chagrin of some GOP members there, who think he may have
1d ago

After Buffalo, House Democrats to tee up vote on domestic terrorism bill

In response to the Buffalo massacre, Democrats plan to vote on a bill aimed at combating the threat of white supremacists and other domestic extremist groups.

House Judiciary panel to hold hearing on impact of overturning Roe v. Wade

The House Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing next week on the "implications" of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v.

Republican senator’s push to arrest abortion protesters meets GOP resistance

GOP Sen. Tom Cotton wants the abortion-rights protesters outside the homes of Supreme Court justices to be arrested and prosecuted by the Justice Department.
7d ago

Senate confirms Lisa Cook as first Black woman on Federal Reserve Board

The Senate confirmed economist Lisa Cook to serve on the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, making her the first Black woman to sit on the panel.

Biden urges Congress to ‘immediately’ pass Ukraine aid, putting Covid funds on back burner

President Biden is urging Congress to quickly pass Ukraine aid in a move that would prioritize assistance for Kyiv over new Covid relief funding for the U.S.
10d ago

Biden wants to sell infrastructure. His problem: Few buyers.

As President Joe Biden ramps up his efforts to help Democrats in the midterm elections, he’s focused on a selling point that, so far, voters aren’t: his plan
12d ago

'We should not defund': Democrats press Pelosi for vote on police funding

A group of House Democrats is urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold a vote on legislation that would increase funding for police departments across the country.

GOP demands probe into leaked draft Supreme Court abortion decision

Republican lawmakers are demanding a federal investigation into who leaked an apparent draft of a majority opinion showing that the Supreme Court is poised to