The Congressional Budget Office estimates that President Trump's proposed spending cuts would reduce the deficit by $1.26 billion over 11 years, less than half the administration's forecast.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) have accused the Department of Justice (DOJ) of being behind “anonymous attacks” in the media on a House Intelligence Committee GOP staffer. The staffer was named and raked over the coals by an anonymous source in a New York Times hit-piece over the weekend.
According to the Social Security Administration, more than 62 million Americans are now receiving benefits from the program. That’s an increase of 330,318 in just the last three months. Just how long can this last?
President Trump submitted a request to Congress to recover $15 billion in previously allocated, but unspent, funds.
As part of a response to an apparent strategy of delay and obstruction on the part of Deep State operatives, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) seems to have had enough. He issued a warning Sunday that he plans to pressure Congress “this week” to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt of Congress for stonewalling the release of classified information in the “Russia collusion” investigation.
The Republican leader in the Senate — Mitch McConnell — seems more concerned with pleasing the Democrats than his fellow Republicans.
A criminal investigation of former FBI Director James Comey, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Hillary Clinton, and others may be in the making.
The vote for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution failed, but it was just political theater anyway.
Almost a week after the deadline for the FBI to hand over to the House Judiciary Committee a trove of documents related to the FISA abuse scandal, the Clinton e-mail investigation, and the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI of has appointed Chicago's top federal prosecutor, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois John Lausch to oversee that process. That appointment was made Monday, and by Wednesday, Lausch was already making excuses.
After a lot of promises and talk about defunding the notorious abortion provider Planned Parenthood, and even after the shocking videos released exposing the harvesting and selling of aborted baby body parts, the GOP still has not defunded the organization. While this might spark outrage, and rightly so, unfortunately it should not come as a surprise.
Congressman Massie of Kentucky blames House Republican leadership for the passage of the monstrous omnibus spending bill, but he also blames the entire Republican caucus for voting for such leadership as Paul Ryan. He argues that Republicans need to quit voting for members of Congress that choose such leadership.