The Left rejoiced, but the Right said to hold your horses, it still hasn’t been passed in an overall vote. The bipartisan amendment would block gun purchases by people who in the past five years have appeared on the “no-fly” list or a “selectee” list that requires them to receive extra scrutiny before flying. Republicans […]
The GOP is going to try to remove the provision in a national defense bill to not force women to enter into the military draft. Photo by West Point – The U.S. Military Academy
From the Daily Signal: Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is pushing back against the idea that the judicial nomination process is broken after being criticized for not holding a hearing to confirm President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. The Senate Judiciary Committee, tasked with checking the president’s power to appoint federal judges, has held hearings for […]
To the tune of an additional $261 million more than what Obama proposed. So much for fiscal conservative principles: The U.S. Senate’s first spending bill of 2016 allocates $261 million more than President Barack Obama requested and lacks significant conservative amendments, but it still sailed to passage Thursday in the Republican-led chamber. An overwhelming number of […]
Arkansas’s John Boozman, who is up for re-election this year, stood on the party line that they will not hold a hearing for Merrick Garland, who is Obama’s SCOTUS nominee to replace the late conservative justice Antonin Scalia.
From the Free Beacon: The letter, first reported by The Hill, was sent to VA Secretary Robert McDonald by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R., Ga.). It questions the standards used by the agency to determine which veterans are deemed incompetent and, therefore, unable to own a firearm. The standards have led […]
Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee may not hold fast against Obama’s inevitable progressive nominations to the highest court in the nation.
Congress knows that Obama will most likely veto the repeal, but it was mostly a symbolic move to show a united front against the onerous health care law.
6/24/2016 - Gun Control Amendment Barely Passes in the Senate
6/16/2016 - Senate GOP to Look to Strip Drafting Women Provision from Bill
5/14/2016 - Obama Received More Judicial Confirmations than Bush Did, Senator Says
5/14/2016 - U.S. Senate Republicans Passed More Spending than Obama Requested
4/6/2016 - GOP Senator: No, the GOP Won’t Hold Hearings for Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee
3/28/2016 - GOP Blast Veterans Affairs’ Denial of Guns to Veterans
2/19/2016 - Go Figure: Senate Republicans May Not Hold the Line on Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee
1/7/2016 - Congress Sends ObamaCare Repeal to Obama’s Desk