Category: Rep. Rodney Davis

Likely Next House Admin Panel Chair Delivers J6 Committee Document Preservation Demand

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), who is likely to be Chairman of the House Administration Committee in 2023 if Republicans regain the majority in November, delivered a preservation demand letter  on June 9 to Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th breach of the United States Capitol. The Davis…


Lawmaker Demands Capitol Police Release Tapes After ‘False’ Allegation by Jan. 6 Panel

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), ranking GOP member of the House Administration Committee, is demanding that U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) release security footage tapes from Jan. 5, 2021, after the Jan. 6 panel made “demonstrably false” allegations against another House Republican. Specifically, in a letter to the USCP, Davis cited “recent press reports, [that] the partisan…


Lawmaker Calls on Capitol Police to Release Tapes After ‘False’ Allegation by Jan. 6 Panel

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), ranking Republican member of the House Administration Committee, is calling on the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) to release security footage tapes from Jan. 5, 2021, after the chamber’s Jan. 6 panel made “demonstrably false” allegations against another House Republican. Davis cited “recent press reports, [that] the partisan January 6th Select Committee…


Pelosi Orders Minimum Pay Boost for House Aides to $45,000

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced on May 6 that she is ordering the minimum salary to be paid to congressional aides in the lower chamber of Congress to be increased to $45,000. “I am pleased to announce that … the House will for the first time ever set the minimum annual pay…


House GOPer Says Proxy Voting, Remote Committee Hearings Have ‘Crushed’ Bipartisanship

Allowing congressmen to vote remotely by proxy and participate in committee hearings digitally instead of in person have “crushed the ability to govern in a bipartisan fashion,” according to the top Republican on the committee that administers the House of Representatives. “These are single-handedly the worst policies that have been enacted, that have really crushed…


‘Unworkable, Impractical’: Congressional Staffer Unions Would Bring More Dysfunction to Capitol, House Panel Told

Letting Capitol Hill staffers organize in collective bargaining unions will be “unworkable” and “impractical,” and prompt “more dysfunction in Washington,” while undermining the independence of Congress, according to Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.). “Unions can, and do, play a significant role in assuring a fair working environment,” Davis said in his opening statement before a March 2 hearing of…


Security Videos Show No GOP Jan. 6 Hill ‘Reconnaissance Tours,’ Republican Says

Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) says that Capitol security footage the time prior to the attack January 6, 2021, disproves Democrat claims that House Republicans gave “reconnaissance tours” to riot planners. In a February 17 letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Davis called for the release of all security video footage from the lead-up to the…


GOPers Urge Capitol Police Watchdog to Address Pelosi’s ‘Politicized’ Hill Security

United States Capitol Police (USCP) Inspector General (IG) Michael Bolton is being challenged to address publicly in today’s hearing of the House Committee on Administration what three GOP members of the panel describe as the “politicized campus security” of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). “Since January 6th, the Majority has politicized campus security,…


Pelosi Accused of Stonewalling GOP Demand for Documents Detailing Her Jan. 6 Role

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is ignoring a demand from the top Republican on the House Administration Committee for documents and messages with important details of key decisions she made before and during the Jan. 6 incursion. “The events of January 6, 2021 exposed serious security vulnerabilities at the Capitol Complex. Unfortunately, over…