“I do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interest of our Nation or consistent with our Constitution,” the vice president wrote on Tuesday evening.
Richard Uihlein donated nearly $4.3 million to the PAC of the Tea Party Patriots, who helped lead protests in D.C. that preceded a siege on the U.S. Capitol.
The embattled lawmaker says this is not a withdrawal and that Democrats should find someone else to win the 60 votes needed to become speaker.
After decades in power, Madigan faced opposition to his 19th term as speaker in the wake of a federal corruption probe that has ensnared his close advisors.
Many young people across the country are finding this moment extremely scary. Parents, caregivers and teachers can help them cope.
With nine days left in the Trump presidency, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats are forging ahead with plans to remove Trump from office.
With 60 votes needed, 51 House Dems chose Madigan, 18 went for state Rep. Ann Williams, and three for Rep. Stephanie Kifowit; next vote is Monday.
Bradley Rukstales of Inverness contributed to Jeanne Ives’ congressional run, President Donald Trump and other Republicans.
Some members of Congress say President Trump is responsible for inciting Wednesday’s attack on the Capitol building, making him unfit for office.
Federal prosecutors filed cases against 13 people, including the executive from Inverness, who financially backed the president’s campaign.