Chad Pergram

Chad Pergram

Chad Pergram covers Congress for FOX News. He's won an Edward R. Murrow Award and the Joan Barone Award for his reporting on Capitol Hill.

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Dem CO Rep Crow: I would expect any captain of a ship or commander of a unit to fight for their men and women when they are put in unnecessary danger or don’t have the support they need. That’s the way military leadership should work.

Pelosi to colleagues: Congress has taken an important step in meeting this crisis by passing three bills with over $2 trillion dollars in emergency relief. We need to ensure those tax dollars are spent carefully and effectively.

Dem NY Rep Velazquez: Today’s the first day since Sunday that I can say with some confidence I think I’m turning the corner...I urge everyone: continue to practice social distancing, stay home and be safe. Believe me, you do not want to contract coronavirus.

Pelosi on coronavirus cmte: The panel will root out waste, fraud, and abuse. It will protect against price gouging and profiteering. It will press to ensure that the federal response is based on the best possible science and guided by the nation’s best health experts.

Judge rules that fmr GOP NY Rep Chris Collins won’t have to report to prison until June 23

Tonight on Jeopardy! The question is “What is Iowa?”

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Schumer has spoken to Trump several times this wk. Twice today. Schumer pushing for DPA implementation & concerned about person in charge of distribution not being up to the job


McConnell tears into Democrats on the floor. Specifically calls out Pelosi. Rare to see that on the floor, As angry as we’ve ever seen him on the floor. McConnell: The notion that we have time to play games utterly absurd

Grassley on FISA: Not a single application from the past 5 yrs reviewed by the IG was up to snuff. That’s alarming..The IG’s decision to bring these failures to the director’s attention before its audit is even completed underscores the seriousness of these findings

Fox confirms WH directs Army Corps of Engineers to see if it can divert money to border wall from disaster funding bill to cover wildfires in California, hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico

Rush Limbaugh arrives at the Capitol for State of the Union

Dem HI Rep Gabbard on her “present” vote on impeachment: I could not in good conscience vote for impeachment because removal of a sitting President must not be the culmination of a partisan process, fueled by tribal animosities that have so gravely divided our country.

Trump says SBA will provide capital/liquidity to firms impacted by coronavirus. Will provide low interest loans

Tensions REALLY high on the Senate floor now. Schumer blocking all GOPers from speaking. Won't let them come out of the quroum call. Sen Susan Collins (R-ME): "This is unbelievable." GOPers then return the favor and block Schumer. They are REALLY at each other’s throats now.