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
After years of buckling to the Democrats, Republicans — now perhaps inspired by the more combative spirit of the man in the White House — are fighting back. Will this be the "new normal?"
As America stands at the brink of Cold War 2.0, the intelligence community continues to demonstrate that it cannot be trusted — even when it may be needed more than ever.
Amid growing outrage on both sides of the aisle surrounding the United Nations, legislation to get the U.S. government out of the UN and evict the scandal-plagued global body from the United States has been re-introduced in the new Congress. If approved, H.R.193, better known as the “American Sovereignty Restoration Act,” would end U.S. participation in and funding of the widely ridiculed “dictators club” while protecting American sovereignty under the Constitution. Support for the effort is spreading like wildfire.
Congressman Sam Johnson (R-Texas) has presented a plan to "permanently save Social Security." However, there's no such thing as a "permanent" fix for what ails Social Security.
Robert Welch, the founder of The John Birch Society, has been proven right again: As government grows, it becomes ever more deliberately wasteful of taxpayer dollars.
In what Democrats and the Left hoped would be a steal reclaiming control of both the House and Senate on the coattails of a much-anticipated Clinton victory, Republicans firmly held their ground retaining control of both chambers of Congress as Donald Trump wins the presidency.