January 22, 2021

New York Assembly Bill Would Allow State To Detain People If Deemed A Threat To Public Health

A bill being introduced in the New York State Assembly would allow the governor and other health officials to detain anyone suspected of being a “carrier” of a contagious disease, like the coronavirus. The legislation is sponsored by Assemblyman N. Nick Perry and was previously introduced in 2015 due to Ebola virus, but never passed.…

Trump Vetoes Bill Restricting Fishing Off California’s Coast Citing Trade Deficit Concerns

President Donald Trump vetoed a bill that would have ended large-mesh drift gillnet use in federal waters off the Californian coast Friday, stating that such legislation would increase seafood-imports dependence, worsening a multibillion-dollar seafood trade deficit. “By forcing the West Coast drift gillnet fishery to use alternative gear that has not been proven to be…

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Tweet That He Is ‘Considering A Full Pardon’ For Bill Cosby?

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows a tweet from President Donald Trump that states he is “considering a FULL PARDON” for actor Bill Cosby. Verdict: False There is no record of Trump sending or deleting the tweet. It appears to be fabricated. Fact Check: Multiple Facebook users have shared the image of the supposed…

Bill Nye And The Science Lie: Celebrity Scientist Predicted Vaccine Would Take Two Years

December 14, 2020 11:06 PM ET Celebrity “Science Guy” Bill Nye claimed in May that it would likely be two years before a vaccine was available for the novel coronavirus. Nye made an appearance on CNN in mid-May to discuss the impact that science and technology would have in developing therapeutics, vaccines and new ways…

Mayor Bill de Blasio Warns NYC May Face ‘Full Shutdown’ in Coming Weeks

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the city may soon face additional restrictions and could go back to a total shutdown. “There’s the potential of having to do a full pause, a full shutdown, in the coming weeks, because we can’t let this kind of momentum go,” he said during an interview…

Why Rand Paul is Right to Oppose the Defense Bill

The Kentucky senator recognizes that the neocons’ use of ‘unitary executive theory’ is pure war propaganda, and nothing more.“Rand Paul is at it again,” blared Politico on Thursday. “And his moves could force another brief government shutdown.”While Politico and other media outlets seemed to frame the Republican senator’s opposition to the 2020 National Defense Authorization…

Protesters Condemn Radical NJ Abortion Bill Backed by Gov. Phil Murphy

Pro-life leaders protested a radical abortion bill introduced in the New Jersey legislature that would allow abortion for any reason throughout all nine months of pregnancy, repeal all existing restrictions on abortion, and force taxpayers to fully fund the procedure. A coalition of pro-life groups held “Day of Outrage” protests this week at the offices…

Report: Apple Is Lobbying To Soften Bill That Fights Forced Labor In China

Apple, the $2 trillion tech company, has lobbied Congress to soften the language in a bill aimed at preventing American companies from relying on forced labor in China for its products, according to a report from The Washington Post. Two congressional staffers told The Post that lobbyists with the firm Fierce Government Relations have sought…

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Signs Bill Creating Third Gender Option For Birth Certificates

If you have a baby in New York City, you no longer have to assign it a gender at birth, thanks to a new bill signed into law Wednesday morning by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio. The bill will allow those seeking to describe themselves as “gender non-binary” to apply for new birth certificates that […]

Exclusive — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Introducing Bill to Fully Fund Border Wall, Making Midterm Immigration Referendum.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will introduce a bill this week that will fully fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, thereby setting the midterm elections up as a referendum on immigration policy, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Outgoing Speaker Paul Ryan hinted at a post-election border wall funding fight […]

Bill Clinton Rape Accuser Juanita Broaddrick Crashes Kavanaugh Hearing, Slams Dems For ‘Biggest Double Standard’

Juanita Broaddrick, who accused former President Bill Clinton of raping her before he was president, crashed the Senate hearing of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, ripping Democrats for what she called “the biggest double standard I’ve ever seen.” Broaddrick addressed the media outside the Senate building where Kavanaugh’s Judiciary Committee hearing was set […]

Dave Brat: $850B Spending Bill ‘Good for the Swamp,’ Fails to Fund Wall.

Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) says the more than $850 billion funding package that increases military spending is “good for the swamp” while failing to fund President Trump’s key campaign promise: A border wall on the United States-Mexico border. As President Trump signals that he will sign the $852 billion funding package, which expands spending for […]

Trump Rips Congress Over ‘Ridiculous’ Spending Bill: ‘Where Is The Money For The Wall?’

President Trump went on a furious tirade on Thursday as he slammed Congress’s “ridiculous” spending bill, deriding the lack of money for his campaign-promised southern border wall. “I want to know, where is the money for Border Security and the WALL in this ridiculous Spending Bill, and where will it come from after the Midterms?” […]

Senate approves $854B spending bill.

The Senate is racing to avoid the third government shutdown of the year ahead of a looming end-of-the-month deadline. Senators on Tuesday voted 93-7 to pass a sweeping $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the departments of Defense, Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and Education, which make up the lion’s share of […]

House passes bill outlawing the eating of cats and dogs.

© Greg Nash The House on Wednesday passed a bill outlawing the consumption of cats and dogs in the U.S. The “Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2018” was co-sponsored by Florida lawmakers Rep. Vern Buchanan (R) and Rep. Alcee Hastings (D). It passed in the House by a voice vote, according to […]

Bill Clinton’s Supreme Court Picks Were Confirmed While He Was Under Investigation.

Following former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s plea deal and the conviction of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, many Democrat lawmakers and Trump critics have called for a delay in the confirmation of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. What they’ve forgotten, it seems, is that both justices nominated by former President Bill Clinton were confirmed […]

California Introduces Bill Banning Soda & Juice from Kids’ Meals.

The California legislature recently passed a bill banning restaurants from selling soda and juice with kids’ meals and instead requires them to offer a cup of milk or water in an effort to fight childhood obesity. But, the purchaser of the meal may still buy an extra soda or juice and hand the drink to […]

Citing General Patton, Donald Trump Signs Massive Military Spending Bill.

President Donald Trump traveled to Ft. Drum in New York on Monday to sign a bill funding military operations for FY 2019. During the signing ceremony, Trump quoted one of General George Patton’s famous addresses to the troops in World War II. “I don’t want to get any messages saying, ‘I am holding my position.’ […]

Senate sends $717B defense policy bill to Trump’s desk.

The Senate on Wednesday easily passed a $717 billion annual defense policy bill despite some angst about its lack of a provision to block President Trump’s deal with Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE. The Senate approved the compromise fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in a 87-10 vote, sending it to Trump’s desk for his expected […]

Massachusetts Governor Signs Gun Seizure Bill.

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill on Tuesday allowing for temporary gun confiscation without any due process in Massachusetts. Bill H4670 enables a family or household member, which includes roommates, relatives or significant others, to remove firearms, firearm identification cards and ammunition from any individual deemed to be a danger to oneself or others. Surrendered […]

Democrat Bill Nelson Unknowingly Told Voters His Reelection Bid Is In Trouble

Earlier this month, Florida senator Bill Nelson (D.) rallied a group of supporters in Pasco County by telling them it’s their county that will tell him whether he will win reelection. “The first county that I look at on election night is the one that has always given me the indication of what’s going to […]

FIGHTING FOR LIFE: Trump Signs Right-To-Try Bill.

On Wednesday, President Trump signed the “right-to-try” bill, which now permits terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental medical treatments not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bill was staunchly supported by Trump and Vice President Pence, along with congressional Republicans. In March 2015, Pence, then governor of Indiana, signed […]

After a guilty verdict, what happens next for Bill Cosby?

The jury in Bill Cosby’s retrial found him guilty of aggravated assault Thursday after about 12 hours of deliberation. His conviction on all three counts means they determined beyond a reasonable doubt that the comedian molested Temple University staffer Andrea Constand during a visit to his Philadelphia-area home in 2004, despite the fact that she could not […]

Happy Tax Day: 80 Percent Of Americans Will Be Getting A Cut Thanks To Trump Tax Bill.

Today is Tax Day. It’s the day where the Internal Revenue Service takes their yearly pound of flesh to the government. And for 80 percent of Americans, they’ll be getting relief thanks to President Trump and the Republican Congress passing the most extensive tax reform since the Reagan administration (via NTK Network):  That estimate […]

As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job, saying he will not hold a floor vote on the legislation even if it is approved next week in the Senate Judiciary Committee. McConnell said the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will […]

OUTRAGEOUS! Paul Ryan’s Omnibus Bill Funds Border Security in TUNISIA and JORDAN — But Not US! (VIDEO)

The Paul Ryan-Nancy Pelosi Uniparty easily passed the record $1.3 trillion omnibus bill on Thursday. The final vote was 256 to 167. A majority of Democrats helped Paul Ryan pass the bill. The bill funds all of the Democrat pet projects and spends less than .1% on the border security barriers and no wall. Senator […]

Trump ‘Unhappy’ With Omnibus, But Is ‘Forced’ to Sign it for This Reason

Despite his threat to veto the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by the Senate, President Trump announced his intentions to sign it into law Friday from the White House. He did so, he said, as a matter of national security. The omnibus bill, the president said, necessarily boosts our military, increasing defense funding by […]

Trump signs massive spending bill, backing away from veto threat.

President Trump on Friday signed a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill, averting a government shutdown just hours after he created drama and uncertainty by threatening a veto. Trump blasted the measure as “ridiculous,” in large part because it contained only a fraction of the money he asked for a wall along the Mexican border and did not […]

Senate approves $1.3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump.

The Senate rushed to approve a $1.3 trillion government funding bill early Friday morning, sending the mammoth legislation to President Trump‘s desk less than 24 hours before a deadline to avert another government shutdown. Senators voted 65-32 on the measure, well over the simple majority needed to approve it, despite late drama after the bill easily cleared the House on Thursday […]

Omnibus Bill Includes Specific Clause Barring Funding for Donald Trump ‘Wall’

The 2,232 page Omnibus bill includes a specific clause barring funding for a wall on the southern border that mirrors the new prototypes already there. The bill reads: The amounts designated in subsection (a)(2) through (a)(4) shall only be available for operationally effective designs deployed as of the date of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, […]

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