Congress returns to Washington this week, and lawmakers will tackle issues including the debt limit stalemate, the classified-documents leak and a possible Senate vote to temporarily replace the ailing Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), whose absence has stalled judicial nominations.
This week, I was joined by congressional reporter Camila DeChalus, who focuses on Capitol Hill, national politics and political campaigns. She recently reported on the indictment of Trump not galvanizing Republicans in a competitive House district in New York; lawmakers’ reaction to Trump’s warning of “potential death & destruction”; and the future of TikTok.
This chat is over, but you can read a transcript of it below. Questions may be edited for accuracy and clarity.
Alexandra Pannoni, newsroom talent and community editor, produced this Q&A.