June 20, 2024

Johnson confronts biggest test yet: Whether to walk away from his own funding deal

Mike Johnson (center), flanked by Reps. Steve Scalise (left) and Tom Emmer (right), departs a press conference. Johnson and his team are offering private reassurances to rattled rank-and-file Republicans that he didn’t concede anything to conservatives. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Speaker Mike Johnson’s grip on his fractious conference slipped this week after he struck a government

McCarthy confronts a spending mess that will test his speakership

Speaker Kevin McCarthy has to clear a dozen spending bills, altogether worth over $1 trillion, with near-total unanimity in the GOP — votes that even his allies say he doesn’t have right now. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Kevin McCarthy’s survival as speaker may depend on whether he pulls off a difficult summertime task: bridging the huge

McCarthy confronts bleak reality as conservatives undercut GOP agenda

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol July 11, 2src23. | Francis Chung/POLITICO The conservative fever that’s plagued Speaker Kevin McCarthy for weeks is showing no signs of breaking. McCarthy and his leadership team returned to Washington this week planning to tee up the GOP’s biggest must-pass bills of the year

‘Your Administration Shut It Down’: Hawley Confronts Biden Official Over Admin’s Decision To Block Mineral Mining

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley confronted a Biden official during a hearing Thursday over the administration’s decision to block mineral mining. Jaelith Hall-Rivera, the deputy chief of state and private forestry at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was testifying before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources when Hawley began questioning her about the

House GOP confronts its 2023 rift: Impeachments

“I think that’s a question for the conference,” Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), who typically doesn’t shy away from rhetorical bomb-throwing and just last year called for the president to resign, said of impeaching Biden in the next Congress. Talk like that is doing little to prevent some of the conference’s biggest Trump acolytes from charging…

President Joe Biden Confronts a Radically Different World Than When He Was Veep

America’s foreign entanglements are unnecessary. Joe Biden has a chance to end them.After taking the oath of office President Joe Biden may be tempted to resume policy as if it was January 20, 2017. But the nation and world with which he dealt as vice president no longer exist.The first challenge will be political. There…

President Trump Confronts NATO Free Riders

President Trump’s visit to Brussels for the two-day NATO summit got off to an intense start. “It’s very sad when Germany makes a massive oil and gas deal with Russia where we’re supposed to be guarding against Russia and Germany goes out and pays billions and billions of dollars a year to Russia,” President Trump […]

WATCH: Newt Gingrich Confronts Democrat on the Air: Melania Trump ‘Is the Only Immigrant You’re Worried About!’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called out a Democratic congressman who questioned how Melania Trump gained her legal immigration status to America. U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra first noted that her husband — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump — hasn’t disclosed his tax return information and then hit her immigration status. “We don’t yet know how […]

Black Police Officer Confronts BLM With Raw Honesty

An African-American police officer from Florida has laid bare his heart in a powerful way. Pundits have been talking non-stop since a new wave of sensationalized stories about so-called trigger happy cops hit the news last week. Brutal reality hits officer Jay Stalien in the face every single day and he poured out his heart […]

[WATCH] Chaos Ensues When Marine Confronts Bill Clinton About Benghazi

Michael Ingmire, uncle of Sean Smith who was killed in Benghazi, already gave them hell by responding to Hillary’s disgraceful lying denials the way average Americans do. “Hillary Clinton is a serial liar. Hillary Clinton has a hard time maintaining a consistent level of truth and that was proven today and it’s been proven before… […]

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