Tag: Congress

‘State of the Union Is Off’: Democrat Steny Hoyer Rescinds Trump Invitation

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Wednesday afternoon that Democrats had effectively canceled President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. “The state of the union is off,” Hoyer said in an interview with CNN, adding that Trump could not convince them to schedule it until Trump reopened the government. “The State of the Union […]

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Angel Sister Calls on Congress and President to Act: ‘Our Nation Is in Crisis’

The sister of an American allegedly killed by an illegal alien took to Capitol Hill with Angel families Tuesday calling on Congress to address the nation “in crisis.” Avery Corcoran’s 22-year-old brother Pierce was killed in a late December car wreck. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is holding the individual arrested for driving without […]

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Watch–Mo Brooks: Democrats ‘Aiding and Abetting’ 2K Illegal Alien Killings Every Year

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) says Democrats have “aided and abetted” the deaths of about 2,000 Americans every year at the hands of illegal aliens due to their support for open borders and mass illegal immigration. In a speech on the House floor on Tuesday, Brooks highlighted just a few of the stories of American citizens […]

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Victims of Illegal Immigration Storm Nancy Pelosi’s Office

WASHINGTON, DC — Angel families, American victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens, marched on Capitol Hill and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office Tuesday, along with legislators and Women for Trump. The Angel families chanted “build the wall” in Pelosi’s office: Americans who have lost loved ones at the hands of illegal aliens and because of […]

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Poll: Majority of Voters Agree with Trump, Call Porous Border a ‘Crisis’

The establishment media and elected Democrats have failed to convince the American public that mass illegal immigration and drug trafficking at the United States-Mexico border is a “manufactured crisis,” a new poll reveals. The latest Quinnipiac University Poll finds that the majority of Americans, Republican voters, swing-voters, American men, as well as both college-educated whites and […]

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Soros-Tied Hillary Alumni Group Raising Funds to Challenge Trump’s ‘Racist Wall’ in Courts

NEW YORK — Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is raising money for an eventual court fight against what the group describes as President Trump’s proposed “racist, unnecessary wall.” Demand Justice claims: “This lawless […]

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Government Shutdown Won’t Affect Food Benefits in February

President Donald Trump directed agencies to ensure government food benefits will be dispensed in February despite a partial government shutdown. Congress has failed to pass a funding bill that secures the border, but President Trump has secured the nutrition low-income Americans need, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  “At President […]

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Trump: ‘How Much More American Blood Must We Shed Before Congress Does Its Job?’

President Donald Trump called on Congress Tuesday to pass funding to secure the border and stop the shedding of American blood. The president pointed to Democrat obstruction in securing the border and reopening the government. He pointed out the numerous wealthy politicians who build walls around their own residences to protect the people inside safe.  […]

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VP Shutdown Meeting Ends, Trump Says: Not Much Headway

Staff from Congressional leadership and the White House discussed border security and the partial government shutdown with the Homeland Security Secretary and Vice President Mike Pence Saturday. Pence called the discussion “productive,” though he did not provide details of those discussions. “Secretary Nielsen was able to provide a full briefing on the crisis at the […]

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Dressing Like a Congresswoman: Once Again, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has the Last Laugh

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) talks to fellow members of Congress during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 3, 2019 in Washington, DC.Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) If freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is known for speaking her mind, she’s becoming just as well known for […]

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From ‘Big Daddy’ Clyburn to Wakanda Salutes: The Biggest, Baddest Congressional Black Caucus Has Arrived

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., greets the audience during the swearing-in ceremony of Congressional Black Caucus members of the 116th Congress at The Warner Theatre in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.Photo: Jose Luis Magana (AP Photo) Nobody knows what to call them yet. For years it was just the Congressional Black […]

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Donald Trump: Rashida Tlaib Dishonored Her Family with ‘Disgraceful’ Language

President Donald Trump said Friday that Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s profane comment about impeachment was “disgraceful” to her family. “I thought her comments were disgraceful,” Trump said. “This is a person that I do not know, I assume she’s new.” Tlaib vowed on Thursday evening to “impeach that motherfucker,” referring to Trump at a MoveOn.org event […]

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Nancy Pelosi got sworn in today—and Twitter is now obsessed with her adorable granddaughter

Nancy Pelosi’s Granddaughter Is A New Twitter Hero: Watch Video – HelloGiggles Nancy Pelosi got sworn in today—and Twitter is now obsessed with her adorable granddaughter this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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WATCH: Pelosi set to become House speaker as Congress returns

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, who will become speaker of the House on Jan. 3, walks to her new office at the Capitol during a television interview for the NBC Today Show with Savannah Guthrie, left, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON – The new Congress gets to […]

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PHOTOS: Government shutdown

WASHINGTON — The partial government shutdown started Dec. 22, 2018 and is still going. See photos as the nation navigates the impacts. The partial government shutdown has closed the D.C. Marriage Bureau, halting civil ceremonies and the issuing of marriage licenses. The lack of a marriage license isn’t the only hitch for Claire O’Rourke, of D.C. […]

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Trump Proposes ‘Slightly Larger’ Obama ‘Mansion’ Wall for U.S.

President Donald Trump pointed to a 10-foot security wall around the Obama’s “mansion/compound” as he called for a wall along the U.S. border Sunday. “President and Mrs. Obama built/has a ten foot Wall around their D.C. mansion/compound,” Trump wrote. “I agree, totally necessary for their safety and security. The U.S. needs the same thing, slightly […]

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As Shutdown Lingers, Donald Trump Escalates Battle for Border Wall with Democrats

As the partial government shutdown affecting about a quarter of the federal government nears the one-week mark, President Donald Trump is escalating his battle for the border wall with Democrats, pushing for more funding for the barrier. In a series of tweets on Thursday afternoon, President Trump called out congressional Democrats for opposing securing the […]

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James Comey: ‘There’s No Deep State’

NEW YORK — In testimony, former FBI Director James Comey exclaimed “there’s no deep state” before going on to suggest that workers risk their jobs by “speaking out” –purportedly against President Donald Trump. During testimony before the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees last week, Comey was asked by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings […]

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James Comey Admits He Didn’t Tell Trump that Democrats Financed Dossier

NEW YORK — In testimony, James Comey admitted that when he infamously briefed then President-elect Donald Trump about the controversial dossier, Comey did not inform the incoming president about who financed the document. The detail, contained in a second round of Comey’s testimony released earlier this week, is particularly relevant since the embattled former FBI […]

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Revised Spending Bill: $5.7B for No-Strings-Attached Border Wall Funding

The revised House spending bill to continue funding the federal government for the next two months has an added provision that funds $5.7 billion worth of border wall construction without any contingencies. A copy of the spending bill obtained by Breitbart News reveals that unlike the omnibus spending bill — signed by President Trump in […]

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Congress Hides a ‘Pot of Money:’ Fines on Illegal Aliens, Remittance Tax

While President Trump looks to minimal sources to continue funding more United States-Mexico border construction projects — mainly bollard-style fencing — Congress is hiding some of the most commonly proposed sources of money. On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the administration was looking to “specific pots of money” to fund the bollard […]

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Trump Hunting for Funds Would Pay for 100 Miles of Border ‘Wall’

Alternative ways for President Trump’s administration to scrounge together money to construct more of their bollard-style fencing at the United States-Mexico border may amount to less than $600 million. On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the administration was looking to “specific pots of money” to fund the bollard fencing that the […]

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