The House Appropriations Committee approved a one-year funding ban on State Department implementation of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.
The fact that a majority of Republicans voted against and a majority of Democrats voted in favor of the Amash amendment demonstrates that the Establishment draws support from both major parties.
During a hearing before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, senators failed to challenge UN Ambassador nominee Samantha Power on many of her most controversial and unconstitutional statements.
DNI James Clapper appears to have avoided accountability for having lied to Congress regarding the surveillance of millions of Americans by the federal government.
In a July 9 hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, James Comey, President Obama's choice to head the FBI, left the door open for deadly domestic drone strikes.
Bills introduced in the House and Senate by Rep. Massie and Sen. Tom Udall, respectively, would block president Obama from sending military aid to Syria.
The House of Representatives has passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2014. Surveillance will lead to more indefinite detentions.
By a voice vote, the House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the NDAA that would ban funding for the UN Arms Trade Treaty.
An amendment to the immigration bill to be offered by Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would prohibit the creation of a national ID card system.