September 19, 2021

GOP Rep. Ellzey Urges Congress to Go Back into Session to Extend August 31 Deadline, Take Back Bagram Air Base

Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “America Reports,” Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-TX) called on Congress to be called back into session to have the Afghanistan evacuation August 31 deadline extended and to take back the Bagram Air Base. Ellzey, who completed tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Navy fighter pilot, emphasized that the United States…

‘Picking Winners And Losers’: Here’s How Congress’ Antitrust Legislation Avoids Regulating Many Big Tech Companies

Last-minute changes to major antitrust legislation working its way through the House appears to exempt several Big Tech companies from being affected by its regulations. “This, by design, is Congress deciding who gets punished and who’s favored,” Berin Szoka, president of technology policy think tank TechFreedom, told the Daily Caller News Foundation in an interview. “That is…

Voters Say Congress Cares More About Impressing Media Than Helping Constituents: Survey

Nearly 60% of likely voters who participated in a survey published Thursday believe that Congress “cares more about what the media says than what their own constituents think.” In the survey by Rasmussen Reports, the number of respondents who said that the media is more important for lawmakers was more than twice the number of…

Poll: Huge Majority of Capitol Hill Aides Believe Pelosi’s Partisan Socialist Agenda Will Not Pass Congress

Punchbowl News released a new tracking poll Thursday showing a majority of senior Democrat Capitol Hill aides believe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) partisan socialist agenda will not pass Congress. Pelosi’s push to pass a partisan socialist agenda while Washington, DC, is under one-party rule looks like it will fail as the “gatekeepers and, in many cases, the…

Calling All Patriots: Which New Member Of Congress Will Most Likely Shape The GOP In Coming Years?

April 27, 2021 10:55 PM ET Calling all Patriots! We want to hear from YOU to help shape our coverage. Our Patriots are the most loyal readers of the Daily Caller, and we want to make sure we’re getting feedback about what we can do better, and what stories you’d like to see us cover.…

Apple, Retail Groups Continue Lobbying Congress On Chinese Slave Labor Bill

Lobbying disclosure forms filed with Congress this week show that Apple and several retail trade groups continue lobbying on a bill that would crack down on forced labor in China. Apple paid two firms to lobby policymakers on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.  The Washington Post has previously reported that one of Apple’s lobbyists…

Rosanna Arquette: ‘Nazi White Supremacists Are Many Governors, People in Congress, Our Police, Military’

Actress Rosanna Arquette took to Twitter Friday to proclaim: “Nazi white supremacists are many governors, people in Congress, our police,” the “military,” and even the “entertainment news” industry. “Kkk spent years hiding behind their hoods. Now they are front [and] center for the world to see,” Arquette tweeted. “Nazi White supremacists are many governors ,…

‘Transparently Security Theater’: Onlookers, Members Of Congress Call Bullsh*t On Capitol Police ‘Security Threat’

Republican members of Congress, aides and onlookers have expressed their frustration with Capitol Police and Democratic leadership for canceling votes Thursday due to an unknown security threat. The Daily Caller spoke with a number of Republican members, including Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Georgia Rep. Jody Hice, and Ohio Rep. Warren Davidson, who all slammed Democratic…

Mace: Congress Won’t Fund a Border Wall, But Will Fund Fencing to Keep People Out of Capitol

During an interview released on Wednesday’s “Fox News Rundown” podcast, Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) criticized the “hypocrisy” of members of Congress opposing funding a wall on the border, but supporting “fencing and keeping people out of our Capitol.” Mace said, “[H]ere we have a Congress that doesn’t want to fund a border wall at our…

Biden Calls on Congress to Restrict Gun Ownership

President Joe Biden pauses to speak with reporters as he walks to Marine One for departure from the White House, on Feb. 12, 2021. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo) Executive Branch President Joe Biden on Feb. 14 urged Congress to strengthen existing laws concerning gun ownership on the third anniversary of the mass shooting at a high […]

Pence Rejects Calls To Enact 25th Amendment, Urges Congress Against Impeachment

January 12, 2021 8:48 PM ET Vice President Mike Pence rejected calls for him to remove President Donald Trump from office using the 25th Amendment and urged Congress not to impeach the president Tuesday. The comments represent the first time Pence has addressed calls from Democrats and many Republicans to remove Trump from office over…

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Prayer To Open The 117th Congress Ended With ‘Amen And Awoman’

January 03, 2021 8:38 PM ET Democratic Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver ended his prayer to open up the 117th Congress on Sunday with the words “amen and awoman.” Video of the prayer’s ending was posted to Twitter by Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, who pointed out that the word “amen” is Latin for “so be…

Rand Paul: ‘Inappropriate for Me,’ Others in Congress to Get Vaccinated Before Others

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Monday said it would be “inappropriate” for him to receive the coronavirus vaccine before frontline healthcare workers and the elderly. “I was asked about getting vaccinated with others in Congress: It is inappropriate for me – who has already gotten the virus/has immunity – to get in front of elderly/healthcare workers,”…

Congress Agrees On Coronavirus Relief Package After Months Of Negotiations

Congress agreed on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package Sunday, overcoming several last-minute stalemates over the Federal Reserve’s lending powers and direct cash payments, Senate leaders announced. “At long last, we have the bipartisan breakthrough the country has needed,” Senate Majority Leader McConnell said Sunday on the Senate floor. “I hope we can do this…

Trump Demands ‘List’ Of Republicans In Congress Who Say Biden Won

President Donald Trump demanded to see a list of the 25 congressional Republicans who acknowledged to the Washington Post that President-elect Joe Biden won the 2020 election. The Post published an article Saturday reporting that just 25 of the 249 Republican lawmakers in Congress had acknowledged Biden’s win when surveyed. The Post later updated that…

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?” […]

Rashida Tlaib Is Set to Become the First Muslim Woman in Congress.

Former Michigan state representative Rashida Tlaib, a progressive Democrat, won her state’s primary in its 13th Congressional District Tuesday, leading her to likely become the first Muslim woman — and the first Palestinian-American — to hold national office. Tlaib ran for a House seat formerly held by Representative John Conyers, who resigned in December in […]

Intel Chair: FBI, DOJ Obstructing Trump Probe in Hope of Dem Takeover in Congress.

The chair of the House Intelligence Committee accused the FBI and Department of Justice of stonewalling a sprawling investigation into claims the Trump campaign colluded with Russia with the hope of running out the clock until the November elections, when they anticipate Democrats will regain control of the House and dissolve an ongoing probe that […]

Trump Tells Congress: Our Immigration Laws are Insane, Fix Them.

Fresh off of the Independence Day, mid-week holiday, President Trump is wasting no time demanding Congress get back to work to fix what he says are “insane” immigration laws. Congress must pass smart, fast and reasonable Immigration Laws now. Law Enforcement at the Border is doing a great job, but the laws they are forced […]

Report: FBI Refusing to Give Congress Info in Clinton Investigation.

Paul Sperry reports at RealClearInvestigations — the investigative reporting affiliate of trusted polling aggregator RealClearPolitics — that the FBI is refusing to allow members of Congress to review intelligence that alleges Obama Attorney General Loretta Lynch interfered in the Hillary Clinton email investigation: The FBI had little problem leaking “unverified” dirt from Russian sources on […]

Senate Report: Obama Officials Made Congress This Iran Deal Promise…Then Broke it.

President Obama claimed that the Iranian nuclear deal would lead to a safer international community. He and his administration went around the clock to convince the American people of it. Deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes, who was just hired by MSNBC, admitted in 2016 that the White House intentionally peddled a narrative that the […]

Why Did the FBI Spy on Trump and/or Lie to Congress?

Now that revelations have come to light that at worst have the Federal Bureau of Investigation placing a spy within the ranks of the Trump 2016 campaign, and at best have the FBI hiding evidence from congressional oversight it is clear that the Department of Justice, and specifically the FBI, even now have top brass […]

EXCLUSIVE: Read The Strzok-Page Texts The DOJ Handed Over To Congress.

The Daily Caller News Foundation has obtained the missing text messages the Department of Justice released to members of Congress between two former FBI employees who were highly critical of President Donald Trump. The text messages are between FBI special agent Peter Strzok and FBI counsel Lisa Page, who were in an ongoing, intimate relationship. The […]

Macron tells Congress Iran will ‘never possess’ nuclear weapons.

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Standing behind him are Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON — French President Emmanuel Macron told the US Congress Wednesday that Iran will “never” be […]

Trump Takes a Swipe at AG Sessions After Congress Sends Criminal Referral of Hillary, Comey to DOJ.

President Trump took a swipe at AWOL AG Sessions Sunday morning after Congress sent a criminal referral of Hillary Clinton and James Comey to the DOJ. Trump took a swipe at AG Sessions Sunday morning from his Twitter account. Congress criminally referred Hillary, Comey, McCabe and Lynch to the DOJ, but what good is a […]

BREAKING: Members Of Congress Call For Criminal Investigation Into Comey, Hillary, Lynch.

On Wednesday, 11 members of Congress signed a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, FBI Director Chris Wray, and U.S. attorney John Huber asking them to conduct a criminal investigation into multiple members of the Obama administration. “In doing so, we are especially mindful of the dissimilar degrees of zealousness that has marked the investigations […]

House Speaker Paul Ryan to Say Goodbye to Congress.

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election, shortly after telling confidants and then the House’s Republican conference. The news came months after rumors first surfaced that Ryan would retire, and continued to resurface. The Wisconsin Republican, speaker since 2015, told House members close to him as well as his staffers Wednesday morning that he […]

WATCH: Did Zuckerberg Lie To Congress About Facebook?

On Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a statement that directly contradicts what a former Facebook executive said in an interview late last December, which begs the question: Did Zuckerberg lie to Congress? “Do social media companies hire consulting firms to help them figure out how to get more dopamine feedback loops so that people […]

Congress Passes Huge Budget, But It’s Not Trump’s.

The Senate followed the House by passing a $1.3 trillion spending bill early Friday morning that funds the government through September, after taking 11 hours to consider the 2,232-page bill. The spending bill and its contents attracted ire from both parties, but Republicans in the majority took issue with both the substance and the process […]

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