November 30, 2023

GOP bill would make State tell the Hill when top diplomats lose clearances

“In a perfect world, we wouldn’t need this bill,” said Brian Mast, the chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Accountability. | Mariam Zuhaib/AP House Republicans are moving to require the State Department to alert the Hill if senior officials lose their security clearance — a response to misleading statements by

GOP Rep. Roy: DeSantis Pushed for Bill that Would’ve Forced Biden’s Hand, Trump Supported Amnesty

On Monday’s broadcast of Newsmax TV’s “Eric Bolling The Balance,” Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) — who has endorsed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in his 2src24 GOP presidential campaign — stated that DeSantis “sided with conservatives on the Goodlatte one bill versus Goodlatte two.” While DeSantis’ 2src24 Republican presidential rival former President Donald Trump “tweeted out

Billionaire Bill Ackman Calls on Harvard to Release Names of Students Supporting Terrorism Against Israel

Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman is calling on Harvard to release the names of students that are members of groups that signed a pro-terror statement in response to the recent Hamas attacks against Israel, so that employers do not “inadvertently” hire pro-terrorist graduates in the future. “I have been asked by a number of CEOs

Hunter Biden Seeks to Subpoena Donald Trump, Bill Barr, Claiming Bias in Gun Case

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Hunter Biden’s lawyers asked the judge presiding over his criminal gun case on Wednesday to subpoena former President Donald Trump, former Attorney General Bill Barr, and two other Trump administration officials. The request signals Hunter Biden’s legal strategy to accuse the Trump administration of political interference in his gun case, the same

Biden-signed bill leaves VA fighting medical worker shortage as claims skyrocket

How Americans can honor US veterans on Nov 11 U.S. VETS Executive Director Clifton Lewis explains how his organization helps combat America’s homeless veteran crisis and discusses FOX’s ‘Make Camo Your Cause’ campaign on ‘FOX News Live.’ The Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen behind in staffing goals as burnout sets in and law changes […]

Bill Maher scolds Obama’s ‘moral equivalency’ on Israel-Hamas: He really ‘disappointed me’

“Real Time” host Bill Maher on Friday took a moment to knock former President Obama for comments he made this week about the Israel-Hamas war, saying he was “disappointed” at the prominent Democrat.  During a discussion with Pod Save America, the 44th president insisted “all of us are complicit” for the escalated violence that has […]

House Approves MTG’s Bill to Reduce Pete Buttigieg’s Salary to $1

The House has approved a bill to reduce Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s salary to just $1 after his repeated failures. The measure , introduced by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), was passed by a voice vote Tuesday as an amendment to the 2024 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Greene took

Tim Scott rolls out bill to protect sensitive military and intel sites, strengthen review process

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., is introducing a measure that would “protect our bases” by requiring government agencies to ensure that updated information on sensitive military and intelligence sites is provided to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) so that the panel can properly assess the national security risk of certain […]

GOP senators introduce stand-alone bill to aid Israel without more funding to Ukraine

GOP Sens. Roger Marshall, Ted Cruz, JD Vance and Mike Lee introduced a stand-alone bill to funnel aid to Israel without tying it to Ukraine aid on Thursday. The bill, called the Israel Supplemental Appropriations Act, is an alternative to President Biden’s $106 billion emergency supplemental bill he requested from Congress last week. The Israel […]

Bill Maher compares Speaker Mike Johnson to Maine shooter: Their differences are ‘thinner than you’d think’

“Real Time” host Bill Maher compared newly-elected House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., to the Maine mass shooter responsible for murdering 18 people and injuring 13 others.  During Friday night’s show, Maher repeatedly railed against Johnson’s devout Christian faith as a red flag but went even further by suggesting the Republican leader is mentally ill.  “When […]

Couple refuses to tip after waitress asked them if they wanted to split the bill, woman claims

An anonymous Reddit user who claims to be a waitress has gone viral over a photo of a receipt she shared online, with a customer reportedly writing to her that he chose not to tip because he thought it was rude of her to ask if he and his wife wanted to split the bill. […]

Ohio Gov. DeWine signs bill to increase legal payouts in Boy Scout sex abuse cases

Victims of child sexual abuse in Ohio will see more compensation for the crimes committed against them while in the Boy Scouts of America after Republican Gov. Mike DeWine signed a new law guaranteeing it Thursday. The measure was enacted amid the organization’s bankruptcy settlement, first filed in 2020 after tens of thousands of men […]

DeSantis: Trump ‘Funded the Mail Ballots’ with COVID Spending Bill and His FBI Helped Censor Hunter Story

During an interview with NBC News on Monday, 2024 Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stated that the 2020 election was poorly run, but we had mass mail-in balloting because “Trump turned the government over to Fauci, they embraced lockdowns, they did the CARES Act, which funded mail-in ballots across the country. Donald Trump

California lawmakers give final approval to bill allowing legislative workers to form a labor union

Legislative workers at the California Capitol are close to forming their first labor union after state lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that allows them to organize. The Democrats in charge of California’s Legislature have historically been friendly with labor unions. This year alone, lawmakers are poised to increase the minimum wage for fast food workers […]

Bill Belichick remarks on Taylor Swift-Travis Kelce romance: ‘Would be the biggest’ catch of his career

It is not often New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick offers a take on the hottest story that is transcending sports and pop culture news, but times seem to be different in 2023. Belichick appeared in his weekly spot on “The Greg Hill Show” on WEEI radio on Monday and was asked about what he […]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoes bill banning robotrucks without safety drivers

California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill on Friday night that aimed at banning robotrucks without safety drivers/ REUTERS California Governor Gavin Newsom late on Friday vetoed a bill to prevent heavy-duty driverless trucks from operating in the state, in a relief for companies developing autonomous technology to haul goods across the US. The labor-backed […]

VIDEO: Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Cracks Fans Up with Defiant Flag Challenge

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick had fans in stitches Sunday with his determined flag challenge on a call he disputed during the Pats’ game against the Miami Dolphins. The Patriots were working for a first down, and running back Rhamondre Stevenson rushed, trying to achieve that. The refs, though, ruled that Stevenson was short.

California Democrats Block Bill to Make Child Trafficking a Felony

Getty A Democrat-run committee of the California State Assembly blocked a bill Tuesday that would have made trafficking a minor a “serious felony.” The Republican bill had already passed the State Senate unanimously. Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) introduced the bill, SB 14, which also notes that California leads the nation in reported cases of human trafficking

Bows, arrows and Biden: Rural Dems angry with the White House over gun bill

The Education Department “has been more than a little tone-deaf” about federal funding of school archery programs, Sen. Martin Heinrich said. | Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo Democrats last year hailed the passage of the first gun safety legislation in decades. Now, several of them are tearing into the administration over the measure’s effect on … school

White House Apologizes After Making Error About Deceased Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson

White House Apologizes After Making Error About Deceased Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson Bonnie Cash/UPI/Bloomberg via Getty Images President Joe Biden’s White House apologized after issuing a statement that contained an error about deceased former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson’s (D) family following his passing over the weekend. Richardson passed on Saturday at 75

Gun dealers forced to sell gun locks under new Democrat bill: ‘Legislation that will save lives’

Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is proposing legislation that would require firearms dealers to try to sell a gun lock for every gun purchase made, a change she said would help prevent accidental shootings. The proposed legislation, known as the ‘‘Safe Storage Saves Lives Act,’, makes it a “requirement that a gun seller have a compatible […]

Rand Paul rips Bill Gates’ alleged tie to gain-of-function research: ‘Funding the biggest danger to mankind’

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, R., called for accountability on both the U.S. and China’s parts in wreaking havoc on the world by allegedly fostering an environment for the COVID-19 virus to jump species and spread across the world. During an exclusive “Sunday Morning Futures’ interview with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo, Paul called for slashing gain-of-function […]

Democrat-Led Bill Proposes Using Federal Funds to Train More Abortionists

Senate Democrats want to use millions of dollars in federal funds to train health care workers to become abortionists. Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced a bill called “The Reproductive Health Care Training Act” on Thursday which would allot $25 million over five years in federal funds for a grant program that

California bill that could punish parents who don’t ‘affirm’ children’s gender is ‘reckless:’ psychotherapist

A California bill aims to control parents’ medical decisions about their children by compelling them to provide “gender-affirming care,” a psychotherapist told Fox News. Parents fighting custody battles could be liable for child abuse if they don’t “affirm” their kids’ gender under the recently amended AB 957. The legislation, if it becomes law, would require […]

Dems push forward on Supreme Court ethics bill following Alito report

Senate Judiciary Chair Dick Durbin is done waiting patiently for the Supreme Court to change its ethics standards. The Illinois Democrat announced Wednesday that his panel will vote on ethics legislation for the high court in July, after he and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) have spent months probing the matter. Durbin said the Supreme Court

A group of GOP centrists threatens hardline tactics on tax bill

Rep. Nick LaLota (R-N.Y.) has helped lead a group of roughly 1src members as they’ve backchanneled with GOP tax-writers, pushing for a long-elusive deal on expanding state and local tax relief. | Francis Chung/POLITICO A group of House Republican centrists is taking a page from their hardliner colleagues, demanding critical changes to their party’s signature

Wrinkles and curveballs in the debt ceiling bill

Speaker Kevin McCarthy hailed the elimination of the student loan pause as a “victory.” | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The newly released legislative text enshrining the debt-limit compromise largely matches the deal that the White House and Speaker Kevin McCarthy had announced a day earlier: a proposal that would lift the $31.4 trillion ceiling through

Massie Signals Yes Vote on Critical Debt Bill Hurdle: ‘Remarkable’ Chance to Restore Regular Order

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) indicated Tuesday he would support moving the bill to raise the debt limit to the floor for a full House vote, a pivotal step as House leaders race to rally enough support to send the bill to the Senate this week. Massie, one of nine Republicans on the

Report: Jeffrey Epstein Tried to Threaten Bill Gates over Alleged Affair with Russian Bridge Player

New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File, Justin Tallis/Pool via AP An alleged affair between Bill Gates and a Russian bridge player sparked an attempt by Jeffrey Epstein to threaten one of the world’s richest men, a report Sunday claims. According to the Wall Street Journal the Microsoft founder and the woman in

Illinois lawmakers greenlight bill requiring libraries in state to adopt anti-book banning policy

Legislation that requires libraries in Illinois to adopt an anti-book banning policy in order to receive state funding has passed both chambers and now heads to the governor’s desk. The American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights says, “materials should not be excluded because of the origin, background, or views of those contributing to their […]