In a series of enormously popular posts on social media, liberty-minded Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky dissected what he called the “sad excuse” for legislation more commonly known as the omnibus spending bill.
While Facebook is reeling from the revelation of the Cambridge Analytica data breach that was used by Team Trump to sway the election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spending his time in anemic attempts at damage control. Besides issuing an “apology” that comes off more like a rousing game of dodge the blame, he told CNN Wednesday that he is open to the idea of governmental regulation of his company and his industry.
The national debt of the United States recently passed the $21 trillion mark and the $1.3 trillion federal spending bill the House passed on March 22 will only add to it.
The House of Representatives has voted for the Omnibus spending bill, averting a government shutdown (when the Senate goes along), and piling even more debt on the backs of the American people.
Congress needs to reclaim its constitutionally authorized power to regulate commerce with foreign nations by ending Trade Promotion Authority.
President Trump will face opposition in the Senate when it comes to the confirmation of his newest picks for secretary of state and CIA director.
The year-long House Intelligence Committee probe into alleged Russian meddling — and collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia — was officially brought to an end Monday. In what should have been headline news, the committee announced that it while found that Russia attempted to cause chaos in the 2016 election, there was no evidence that Trump or anyone connected to him colluded with Russia or that Putin favored Trump over Clinton.
Another claim of the House Intelligence Committee’s FISA abuse memo authored by Representative Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) has been confirmed to be true. That claim is that when the FBI and DOJ cited a Yahoo News article as part of the warrant application to conduct surveillance on Trump campaign advisor Carter Page, those agencies deliberately misled the court and abused the FISA process.
The Democrat gun-grabbers must have short memories. Following passage of the decade-long Clinton assault weapons ban in 1994, voters that year removed 8 Democrat senators and 54 Democrat representatives from office.