As one Democrat after another has rushed to condemn President Trump for firing James Comey from his position as FBI director, they seem to have forgotten that many of them spent months calling for his resignation and for him to be investigated. In last Thursday’s White House press briefing, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reminded them of that.
The House Freedom Caucus announced Wednesday that it now supports the House leadership's ObamaCare replacement bill after it was amended to allay some members' concerns.
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) recently told constituents that "free" college tuition is a bad idea because "we can't just start having the government pay for everything" or the United States will end up like Greece.
Legislation has been introduced in Congress to defund and overturn a controversial Obama administration decree from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to transform and “diversify” American neighborhoods under the direction of Big Brother. The new bill would also reverse the attempted unconstitutional usurpation of power over local zoning decisions by the federal government and the unelected regional authorities charged with managing the transformation. And the measure would end a “geospatial database” mandated under the scheme to track the racial and income composition of each area, part of the scheme to redistribute people based on their melanin content and earnings.
Representative Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) was caught on video telling constituents that the notion that they pay his salary is “bullcrap.”
House leaders withdrew their unpopular ObamaCare replacement bill Friday rather than see it go down to defeat, a setback for both House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued “America First — A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again” on Wednesday, noting that the real budget will be released in May.
With WikiLeaks providing hardware and software manufactures with technical details about the hacking tools the CIA developed — and lost — the manufactures are working to plug the holes. While that is happening, there may be the beginnings of a congressional investigation into the CIA’s hacking activities.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with Russia's ambassador to the United States last year. Now, lawmakers on Capitol Hill — Democrat and Republican alike — are demanding that he recuse himself from an investigation into whether there was contact between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. Some are even calling for him to resign.
On February 3, 2017, freshman Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) introduced H.R. 861, a bill to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency (also known as the EPA). Representative Gaetz's bill, which is only one sentence long, states, "The Environmental Protection Agency shall terminate on December 31, 2018."
Though by spending more money on tax-collection enforcement, the IRS could take in more money, any increase in the IRS's budget is going to be tough sell for the Trump administration. By Bob Adelmann