Category Archives: Congress

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

Schiff Memo To Be Released

On Saturday, President Trump agreed to release the redacted Democratic memo. The memo is in response to the previously released Nunes memo which Democrats claimed omitted key facts and was deliberately misleading. For example, Nunes memo claimed that the FBI of suppressed Democratic ties to an opposition

Trump Administration Threatens Alaska Senator

Trump Administration Threatens Alaska Senators

The calls came late Wednesday afternoon from the Interior Secretary. It sounds like plot line from a movie but sadly, it is a terrifying reality. Alaska’s two senators, both Republicans, received phone calls  from Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Interior, on Wednesday. During the calls, he