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.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions confirmed Tuesday that the Justice Department will investigate allegations that the Obama-era DOJ and FBI spied on the Trump campaign. But President Trump believes the probe could be sabotaged.
The Democratic FISA memo released Saturday stands in sharp contrast to the previous FISA memo authored by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) in more than just its denials of the claims of the Nunes memo. The biggest difference between the two memos is that the Nunes memo relied on facts, while the Democratic memo asserts — with emotional language — what it cannot back up with evidence.
Representative Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) says his bill, the Safe Students Act, could have saved lives during the Florida shooting had it been passed when he submitted it.
Congress passed a massive budget bill, which President Trump signed, after Senator Rand Paul delayed the vote to call attention to the fact that we’re spending so much money.