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  • Beyer Calls for Congressional Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump
    Posted in Articles on May 23, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Falls Church News Press | U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer Jr., who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, called on the U.S. Congress to open an impeachment inquiry into the conduct of President Trump on Tuesday. Rep. Don Beyer issued the following statement: “The time has come for the House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry into the conduct of President Trump. “Endorsing such a course is not easy, and I do not do so lightly, but I believe that ... Read more

  • 'Achomlishments': Photographer snaps look at Trump's notes in Rose Garden news conference
    Posted in Articles on May 23, 2019 | Preview rr

    USA Today | Photographers captured an image of President Donald Trump's handwritten notes before he addressed reporters in the Rose Garden at the White House on Wednesday. Twitter users were quick to comment on the sneak peek into the president's preparation for the news conference, which took place after the president reportedly stormed out of a meeting with Democratic leaders after demanding they stop congressional investigations into his administration and finances. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi... Read more

  • Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea.
    Posted in Articles on May 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Employees, Oversight of the Administration

    Washington Post | Top House Democrats on Tuesday savaged the Trump administration’s plan to blow up the Office of Personnel Management, calling the effort to close the major federal agency a backdoor power play to weaken the federal workforce. The hostile reception, alongside tepid support from Republicans, left the plan’s chances in doubt and raised the possibility that the administration would dismantle some of the agency’s functions on its own, even if Congress fails to pass legislation to do... Read more

  • House Democrats press leaders to start Trump impeachment
    Posted in Articles on May 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    The Hill | House Democratic leaders on Tuesday faced fresh calls to move forward with President Trump's impeachment after former White House counsel Don McGahn skipped his scheduled testimony before the House Judiciary Committee. The calls to launch an impeachment inquiry are coming from some of the most important voices in the 235-member Democratic caucus — from members of leadership and powerful committee chairmen to key Judiciary members who have jurisdiction over impeachment. ... “For me the... Read more

  • Beyer First Va. Rep to Call for Impeachment
    Posted in Articles on May 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Fairfax News | Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today became the first Virginia Congressional representative to call for the impeachment of President Trump. “The time has come for the House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry into the conduct of President Trump,” Beyer said in a statement. “President Trump has shown utter contempt for the Constitution from the moment he took office, but we are now faced with evidence of actions that strongly resemble high crimes and misdemeanors. The behavior... Read more

  • Rep. Don Beyer is first member of Congress from Virginia to call for impeachment
    Posted in Articles on May 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    Washington Post | Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) Tuesday evening became the first member of the Virginia congressional delegation to call for impeachment proceedings against President Trump. The liberal three-term congressman is one of more than two dozen Democrats who have spoken up to support an impeachment “inquiry” in recent days. After Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.), Beyer is the second capital region member to call for impeachment. In a lengthy statement, Beyer cited a list of accusations, from “obs... Read more

  • Beyer Calls for Trump's Impeachment
    Posted in Articles on May 22, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Oversight of the Administration

    ARL Now | Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) has become the first member of Virginia’s Congressional delegation to call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Beyer made the announcement Tuesday. It is the first time he has publicly called for an impeachment inquiry. Click here to read the full article Read more

  • Local pols ask OPM to loosen teleworking rules as Metro shutdown approaches
    Posted in Articles on May 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Employees, Transportation

    Covering the Corridor | It’s less than a week until all six Metro stations south of Reagan National Airport close for the summer, and Rep. Don Beyer and other local members of Congress want OPM to clarify teleworking rules for federal workers. So far OPM has not issued a guidance on telework during the shutdown, which begins Saturday and runs until September 8. Shuttle buses will be replacing trains at all Blue Line and Yellow Line stations south of the airport, and it’s widely expected that con... Read more

  • Va. Reps Call for Telework Option During ‘Summer Shutdown’
    Posted in Articles on May 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Employees, Transportation

    ARL Now | Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) and other Northern Virginia representatives have written a letter to the director of the Office of Personnel Management, calling for federal employees to be given expanded telework options during the May 25-Sept. 8 “Summer Shutdown” of Metro stations in Alexandria. Read more

  • Beyer Bill Would Lower Taxes on Survivor Payments to Children
    Posted in Articles on May 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Employees, Veterans

    Fairfax News | Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today introduced legislation to remedy a change in tax code which drastically increased tax burdens on the child survivors of first responders. The tax increase, caused by the 2017 GOP tax bill, was brought to Beyer’s attention by a constituent whose family members, the children of a deceased firefighter, had been hit with such a tax increase. “Fixing this unfair tax hike on the children of first responders is the right thing to do,” said Rep. Beyer. “This pr... Read more