Category Archives: Congress

Mueller Testimony: It Wasn’t What Anyone Wanted

Muller’s Testimony Spanned More Than Six Hours, But Left Few Answers Well there we have it folks. The long anticipated testimony of Robert Mueller to Congress but to be honest, it was anti-climatic. In such that the Special Prosecutor largely stuck to the facts we

amy mcgrath raises $2.5 million in 24 hours

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in 24 Hours

The race is on and McGrath is starting strong! McGrath, a retired marine fighter pilot, announced Tuesday she would challenge current Kentucky senator Mitch McConnell for his seat. McConnell is also the current Senate Majority leader. Within five hours of her announcement the campaign had

Kirstjen Nielsen defends immigration policy

DHS Secretary Defends Trump Immigration Policies

On the same day of Former First Lady Laura Bush’s op-ed, Kirstjen Nielsen fires back. In a series of tweets posted Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended President Trump’s immigration policies. She dismissed claims that the administration has a policy for separating families. It is worth

Rand Paul Vows to Filibuster Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel

Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union, Paul vowed to filibuster the appointments. “I’ll do whatever it takes, and that includes filibuster,” Paul said in response to Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel’s nominations. Mike Pompeo is set to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Gina

Congressman Introduces Legislation to Limit Trump Travel Profits

Congressman Jamie Raskin, from Maryland’s 8th district, has introduced the legislation. On Friday, Congressman Raskin introduced H.R. 503, the Heightened Oversight of Traveling, Eating and Lodging (HOTEL) Act. If passed, it would prohibit any government agency from using taxpayer money to stay or dine at

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Has Died

The longtime Congresswoman died early Friday. A news release drafted by her Chief of Staff, Liam Fitzsimmons, revealed Rep. Slaughter passed away this morning at George Washington University Hospital. The cause of her death is due to an injury she sustained in a fall last

Conor Lamb Wins Pennsylvania Special Election

In an election that should have been an easy win for the GOP, Lamb pulls an upset. On Tuesday, the Democratic Party did what most thought would be impossible. It pulled off a win in a congressional district that President Trump carried by twenty points