Tag: Congress

Why Won’t Congress Take Domestic Terrorism Seriously?

Photo: Eric Lesser (Getty Images) Just hours before a deranged white man stormed two New Zealand mosques and killed some 49 people, Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) sent his third letter to the FBI and the Justice Department asking for a committee briefing on the “evolving threat of domestic terrorism.” His first two requests had been […]

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Steve Mnuchin Says He Will Comply With Law to Release Trump’s Tax Returns, Maybe

Photo: Getty Images During a two-hour hearing on Capitol Hill, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made it clear that he would comply with an obscure law that could compel him to turn over Trump’s records. CNN reports that Mnuchin, himself no stranger to grift, told Democrats that he would comply with U.S. tax code section 6103, […]

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Angel Families Celebrate with President as He Signs First Veto to Secure Border

Angel families celebrated in the Oval Office with law enforcement and President Donald Trump as he signed his first veto to retain his border emergency declaration Friday. Angel mom Mary Ann Mendoza spoke to the president, sheriffs and law enforcement gathered in the room, and to the television cameras. She told of her Mesa, Arizona, […]

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Trump Threatens to Veto Senate’s Vote Against His Wall Because That’s What Mob Bosses Do

Every time I see Trump’s lips I sing “Anus Mouth” to the tune of Baby Shark.Photo: Olivier Douliery (Getty Images) Trump is doing it again. The arrogant thing that has become the signature of his time in office, in which, he ignores everyone around him like a kid who sticks his fingers in his ears […]

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Trump Ready to Issue First Veto As New Budget Calls for Budget Cuts

Photo: Donald Trump speaks to the media before departing from the White House on March 8, 2019 in Washington, DC. ((Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)) They grow up so fast. One day, your new President is on the job for the first day. Wobbly and uncertain, you watched as he […]

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Net neutrality could return thanks to the ‘Save the Internet Act’

Net neutrality is a hot button topic in many of our circles since it affects each of us who use the internet in the U.S. It carries such significance with a lot of voters that several politicians have made it part of their platforms since the original FCC rules were repealed. Yesterday, however, House Speaker […]

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Media Echo Michael Cohen Conspiracy: Trump Will Start Civil War if Voted Out

Since last week, the news media has been busy churning out content echoing a talking point propagated during Congressional testimony by President Trump’s disgraced and disbarred attorney Michael Cohen claiming that Trump will not allow a peaceful transition if he loses the 2020 election. Journalists and pundits utilized Cohen’s remarks to warn about such outlandish […]

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Right-wing Foundation Alleges AOC Campaign Paid Boyfriend Illegally 

Image: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) listens to testimony by Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) New York’s freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has raised plenty of eyebrows during her first few months in office. […]

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Michael Cohen: ‘I Have Lied, But I Am Not a Liar’

Perhaps the foremost issue with Michael D. Cohen’s Congressional testimony today was spotlighted by Cohen himself when President Trump’s disgraced and disbarred former personal attorney exclaimed, “I have lied, but I am not a liar.” In his opening remarks before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Cohen, a convicted criminal, stated: For those who […]

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Michael Cohen Is Ready to Sing Like National Anthem Marvin Gaye, Will Give Up Dirty Details on Trump to Congress

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) The president’s former fixer and attorney Michael Cohen has reportedly asked for a half tux/half gown number to rival Billy Porter’s Oscar ensemble because he’s about sing like a young Michael Jackson with the wide nose. Cohen is set to testify before Congress on Wednesday […]

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Klein: Seven Reasons Michael Cohen Has Zero Credibility

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s disgraced former personal lawyer and fixer, is reportedly set to use public testimony this week to finger Trump with a series of accusations, including that the president engaged in possible criminal conduct, used racist language, and was misleading about his net worth. It is unclear whether Cohen has any real […]

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Former GOP Lawmakers Demand Congress Terminate Trump’s National Emergency at Border

A group of former GOP lawmakers is demanding the Republican-Democrat split Congress terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the United States-Mexico border. This month, Trump declared a national emergency at the southern border, citing widespread drug trafficking, which leads to about 70,000 dead Americans annually and increasing illegal immigration. In a letter to Congress, […]

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Ayanna Pressley Opposes Increased ICE Funding: ‘They’ve Proven Themselves Corrupt’

Photo: AP Donald Trump may not have gotten his wall on the U.S./Mexico border, but a new bill approved by Congress yesterday may still give him and his administration plenty of means to harass, detain, and deport tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants and migrants. Among the lawmakers who pushed […]

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White House Confirms Donald Trump Has Signed Government Funding Bill

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Friday that the president has signed the bipartisan government funding bill. “No one claims the bill is perfect — far from it,” Sanders told reporters at the White House on Friday. She called the bill a “step in the right direction.” The news of the bill signing was […]

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Klukowski: President Trump Must Ensure Spending Bill Does Not Cancel Emergency Powers

The White House should be extremely cautious in studying every single word in Congress’s spending bill, because even a single phrase could negate every authority President Donald Trump currently has under federal law to build and fund the border wall, even canceling his authority to declare a national border emergency. Insiders around D.C. are talking […]

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Border Patrol Council President: Congress Ignored Experts on the Wall

National Border Patrol Council president Brandon Judd told Breitbart News Tonight on Wednesday that Congress had ignored the advice of experts when reaching a deal to provide less than $1.4 billion for border fencing. The Council, the union representing “approximately 18,000 Border Patrol Agents and support personnel assigned to the U.S. Border Patrol,” has consistently supported President […]

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Angel Families March on Nancy Pelosi’s Office: ‘Build That Wall’

Angel families stormed into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office again Wednesday with calls to secure the U.S. southern border, but they were turned away yet again. Americans whose loved ones have been killed by illegal aliens flooded into the office with questions as to why their many requests for meetings with the Speaker went unanswered. […]

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The Destructive Nihilism of Trump and the GOP

It’s long been clear that President Donald Trump won’t get anything resembling the border wall that he promised his supporters on the campaign trail. The government-funding deal struck between Democratic and Republican lawmakers earlier this week only confirms it. Congress will set aside less than $1.4 billion for bollard fencing—a […]

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