On the same day that President Trump signed a bill into law that suspended the debt ceiling and enabled unlimited federal borrowing, the national debt reached and exceeded $20 trillion for the first time in U.S. history.
Senator Paul of Kentucky has a great idea: Fund disaster relief by taking the money from the foreign aid budget. But globalists in the Senate flexed their muscle and roundly defeated his effort.
The Senate passed a hurricane-relief bill Thursday that included a short-term debt-ceiling hike negotiated by President Trump and congressional Democrats.
Every time U.S.-based diplomats for the mass-murdering regime ruling China go to or from work, or look down at their stationery, they may soon be reminded of one of their totalitarian employer's most prominent victims. A growing alliance that includes leading U.S. lawmakers is working to rename the plaza outside the Communist Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C., after the late dissident Liu Xiaobo. The internationally renowned freedom activist, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died without proper medical care in Communist Chinese custody, has become something of a cause célèbre for human rights campaigners around the world. And now, if some U.S. lawmakers get their way, he may continue to haunt Beijing's agents from the grave. Apparently that has the dictatorship in China very upset.
GOP Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran announced Monday they would not vote for the Senate's ObamaCare replacement bill, dooming it but opening up the possibility of complete repeal.