United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs
The news came after HuffPost reported that a group of top Democrats in the House of Representatives were urging Biden to reassess U.S.-Saudi ties.
The recommendation from the Democratic steering and policy committee makes it near-certain that Meeks will become the panel's first Black chair.
Justice Democrats, the Sunrise Movement, the Center for International Policy and others are boosting Castro's run for House Foreign Affairs Committee chair.
The Texas representative seeks to assume control of a key committee overseeing national security. He shared his pitch exclusively with HuffPost.
The top contenders to replace him as chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are unlikely to use the post to push for dramatic change.
The president, who ordered the assassination of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, appeared to mock the War Powers Act of 1973 in his tweet.
The Democratic chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is one of the highest-ranking members of Congress to do so.
The former secretary of state met with lawmakers during a seven-hour closed-door session.
A top House Republican baselessly questioned Omar's loyalty, asking whether she should receive intelligence briefings.
The move by Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) is the latest sign of a possible Democratic wave this November.