In a letter to Pelosi on Wednesday, Smith wrote that members of the National Guard in several states — including at least 30 from New Jersey — became ill due to “tainted and unhealthy food” from a private-sector vendor.
The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
Democrats have clinched two more years of controlling the House.
President Donald Trump has picked Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be the nation's top intelligence official, overseeing the 17 U.S. spy agencies that the president has repeatedly scorned.
Democrats and Republicans on the panel used the prime-time hearing to make final arguments for and against impeachment.
The House Judiciary Committee will be taking over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump starting next week on Dec. 4.
President Donald Trump has been fulminating for weeks over the impeachment inquiry, which he sees as a persecution cooked up by Democrats and "Never Trumpers."
President Donald Trump's top adviser for Russian and European affairs is leaving his job at the White House, a day before he's scheduled to testify before the House impeachment investigators, a senior administration official said Wednesday.