How Republicans are transforming the House in the majority

Lawmakers pray in the House chamber as the House meets for the third day to elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – Lawmakers no longer have to walk through metal detectors before gaining access to the House floor.

And any time they do vote, they will have to do so in person, since there will be no more voting by proxy from home.

Those are just some of the changes being made by a GOP-led House that has chafed at some of the restrictions Democrats put in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Republicans will vote on a rules package Monday that will affect floor proceedings and dictate their priorities in the 118th Congress.

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1/9/2023 4:24:37 PM (GMT -6:00)

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