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 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
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
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
Full contents of the Democratic memo can be read here.
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
Confederate monuments have been in the news for years but since Charlottesville, the talk is intensifying. As the number of cities removing Confederate monuments and statues grows by the day, Senator Cory Booker is taking his own stand. Booker plans to introduce a bill to
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
The arrest came Monday night as the aide attempted to leave the U.S. for Pakistan. Imran Awan, 37, was arrested at Dulles International Airport attempting to fly to Lahore, Pakistan. Awan was arrested by the FBI and Capitol Police and he has been charged with
On Thursday, the House Intel Committee threatened to subpoena the White House over Comey documentation. It would seem that once again, President Trump is in the middle of a political firestorm of his own making. Only this time, the consequences are not merely public opinion.