January 29, 2023

Dems plot their own government funding plan as talks stall

The Democratic funding plan from Senate Appropriations Chair Patrick Leahy and House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro will come just days before federal cash expires Dec. 16. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images As bipartisan negotiations on a sprawling year-end package to fund the government remain mired in gridlock, Democrats have a new negotiation plan: publicly releasing their

Washington, DC government employee shot and killed 13-year-old boy, mayor says

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser said Wednesday that the man who shot and killed 13-year-old Karon Blake on Saturday morning is a government employee.  The shooting happened around 4:00 a.m., when a homeowner went outside after hearing noises and observed “someone that appeared to be tampering with vehicles,” according to police.  The homeowner opened fire […]

Senate clears one-week funding patch, averting government shutdown

The Senate passed a one-week government funding patch on Thursday night, thwarting a government shutdown on Friday and extending federal cash until Dec. 23. The measure, which passed in a 71-19 vote, gives top appropriators more time to flesh out a $1.7 trillion year-end spending package that Congress is racing to clear before the holidays.

Kash Patel: Twitter Files Show ‘Shocking Level of Government Overreach and Abuse’

Twitter Files Show ‘Shocking Level of Government Overreach and Abuse’: Kash Patel December 28, 2022 (Updated): A Trump-era Pentagon official believes that the amount the FBI actually paid to Twitter to “censor free speech” is ten times higher than the $3.5 million that was revealed in a recent installment of the Twitter Files and that […]

Government funding deal hits 11th-hour snag: The FBI headquarters

Leading lawmakers unveiled a $1.7 trillion year-end spending bill early Tuesday as they raced to pass the sprawling package by week’s end, with federal cash expiring at midnight on Friday. The so-called omnibus would provide the military with $858 billion this fiscal year, a nearly 1src percent increase over current levels. It would fund domestic

Senate clears $1.7T government funding bill

Congress now appears to be on a glide path to pass the spending package, which gives the Pentagon a 1src percent budget boost, includes about $45 billion in emergency aid to Ukraine and provides nearly $4src billion for disaster aid. The legislation is the final item on lawmakers’ to-do list before they leave for the

House sends $1.7T government funding bill to Biden

House Appropriations Chair Rosa Delauro and ranking member Rep. Kay Granger testify during a House Rules Committee hearing on the Senate Amendment to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2src23 at the U.S. Capitol Building on Dec. 22, 2src22 in Washington, D.C. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images The House on Friday approved a mammoth $1.7 trillion funding

Texas Republican trashes $1.7T government spending bill

Rep. Pat Fallon said the $1.7 trillion spending bill should have focused more on border issues. | AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool Rep. Pat Fallon on Sunday deemed the $1.7 trillion omnibus bill approved last week to be “garbage.” Speaking on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures,” the Texas Republican said: “It was an absolute piece of

Senate kicks government funding drama closer to shutdown deadline

Senate Appropriations ranking member Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), left, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at the Capitol on Tuesday. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Senators left the Capitol on Wednesday night without a critical deal allowing for votes on a $1.7 trillion government funding package, kicking the bill into Thursday and closer to a shutdown deadline. Lawmakers are

Lawmakers fret over another holiday punt on government funding

Republican Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho, a top appropriator, laughed when asked about meeting the mid-December deadline: “I just don’t think that’s going to happen,” he said. “There’s just too much confusion going on.” The muddle carries serious stakes for a multitude of government programs, not to mention the future of congressional spending debates. Lawmakers

Senate moves forward to fund government despite snags over Manchin’s energy plan

That vote to advance the stopgap, likely to occur on Tuesday or Wednesday, would require 6src senators. The New York Democrat is determined to attach the energy permitting provisions to the funding patch, stemming from a deal with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin that cemented the West Virginia centrist’s support for the party’s health care, tax

House passes government funding, averting shutdown threat

“This legislation ensures no American loses access to vital services while we finish negotiations” on the broader funding discussions, said House Rules Chair Jim McGovern (D-Mass.). Before the vote, McGovern excoriated Republicans for opposing the stopgap as Hurricane Ian tears across Florida. While the bill doesn’t specifically include funding for that storm’s recovery, it contains…

OPM Nominee Confirmed After Republican Delay Over Concerns Critical Race Theory Could Seep Further Into Government

Vice President Kamala Harris broke a Senate tie to confirm President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Tuesday. The OPM manages all federal civilian employees and acts as a Human Resources department for the federal government. Senate Republicans unanimously opposed the nominee, Kiran Ahuja, citing her support for government-funded abortion…

Lawsuit: California Government Colluded with Twitter on Censorship

Twitter and the Democrat-run government of California are facing a lawsuit alleging that they colluded to suppress the First Amendment rights of Rogan O’Handley, a popular pro-Trump activist who was banned from the platform earlier this year. The complaint includes emails showing California officials directing Twitter to remove political commentary about the 2020 election from…

Chinese Communist Party’s Level of Control over Wuhan Lab in Question as Government Deeply Embedded with Scientific Development

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has extraordinary control over vast aspects of Chinese society, which begs the question if the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) was excluded from big brother’s all seeing eyes. Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State David Feith, who investigated the lab leak scandal, said on Wednesday that governments, educational institutions, and companies…

GOP Rep. Turner on COVID-19: ‘The Chinese Government Needs to Be Held Accountable’

In an appearance on this week’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) called for the Chinese Communist Party to “be held accountable” for the leaking of COVID-19 from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Turner argued that “everything points” to the virus leaking from the Wuhan lab, adding that had…

‘We Should Demand To Know Now’: Tucker Carlson Rips Federal Government For ‘Hiding’ Actual Illegal Immigration Numbers

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson ripped the federal government on Monday for “hiding” the actual number of illegal immigrants crossing the border and those currently residing in the U.S. Carlson tore into the “lies” surrounding the crisis at the southern border during the broadcast of his show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, and said “we should demand to…

Exclusive — Peter Schweizer: Elaine Chao’s ‘Family Is Fused Closely to the Chinese Government’

The family of Elaine Chao, former transportation secretary and wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), has extensive financial ties to China’s government, Peter Schweizer, author of Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends, noted on Friday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. On…

Matt Gaetz Rips Corporate Wokeism, Big Government, Big Tech in CPAC Speech

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) — a self-proclaimed “Florida Man” and one of the most vocal supporters of former President Donald Trump and the America First doctrine — ripped the political and foreign policy establishment in a rousing speech Friday evening at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando. Gaetz denounced corporate “wokeism,” noting that he…

‘Politics in General Sucks’: Dave Portnoy Explains How Barstool Raised $33M for Small Business Without Government Help

With the government mired in recriminations and sending billions of dollars overseas, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy stepped in to do the work that the government appeared unwilling to do itself: He helped American small businesses. Beginning with a $500,000 contribution from himself and then using his considerable social media presence to raise the rest,…

Hunter Biden, Burisma, and Corruption: The Impact on U.S. Government Policy and Related Concerns

In late 2013 and into 2014, mass  protests erupted in Kyiv, Ukraine, demanding integration into western economies and an end to systemic corruption that had plagued the country.  Vice President Biden met with his son’s business partner, Devon Archer, at the White House. Read the U.S. Senate Committee report click below: HSGAC_Finance_Report_FINAL

Indonesia: Government Chides Celebrity for Partying After Coronavirus Vaccination

Government officials in Indonesia reprimanded local celebrity Raffi Ahmad on Thursday after he was photographed socializing at a private party on Wednesday hours after participating in the Indonesian government’s official coronavirus vaccination campaign. Photos of Ahmad at a dinner attended by Indonesian celebrities and government officials on Wednesday night went viral online. The event’s attendees…

Report: Treasury Hacked by Group Backed by Foreign Government

A report published on Sunday revealed that data stored by the United States Treasury was compromised by a sophisticated hacking group backed by a foreign government. The hackers also infiltrated the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration. The National Security Council launched an investigation into the incident after a meeting on Saturday at the White…

Joe Biden Repeats Broken Promise Not to Use Government to Help His Family’s Business Interests

Former Vice President Joe Biden told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he would avoid conflicts between his family’s business interests and his job as president — a promise he failed to honor during the Obama-Biden administration. As Breitbart News contributor Peter Schweizer has demonstrated, several of Biden’s family members have used his position to gain access…

Situation Update – Dec. 1st – ROGUE government must be ABOLISHED by the people

In today’s Situation Update, we highlights the latest interview with 3-star General Thomas McInerney, who is calling for President Trump to invoke the Insurrection Act, declare martial law and initiate mass arrests of the traitors involved in this criminal election theft (which is actually an act of war against America). Interestingly, today the We the […]

Hezbollah South of the Border: A Rare U.S. Government Update.

February 16, 2018, Lebanon, Beirut: Hezbollah supporters sway flags during a memorial service in honor of three high-ranking Hezbollah representatives who were killed by Israelis. (Marwan Naamani/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images) As a working journalist in 2007, I traveled to Nicaragua to find out why Iran had just set up shop in the country after the election of […]

Vatican Caves To China’s Demand, Recognizes Bishops Appointed By Communist Government.

The Vatican reached a breakthrough in negotiations with China by acquiescing to Beijing’s demands to recognize eight bishops appointed by the country’s communist government. Chinese and Vatican officials announced Saturday that they had signed a “provisional agreement” to the effect that the Vatican would recognize eight bishops appointed by China’s communist government without papal approval […]

Google Built China A Prototype Search Engine That Allows Government To Spy On Citizens’ Search Queries.

Imagine if the U.S. government was able to freely access your search history and use it against you. That’s what may end up happening in China, thanks to a censored search engine built for the country by Google. As reported by The Intercept, “The search engine, codenamed Dragonfly, was designed for Android devices, and would […]

Google Thinks Trump Is An Authoritarian – Yet Google Is Helping The Chinese Government Target Its Own Citizens.

In prior posts, we have highlighted the fact that Google is biased against conservatives. It has also now been shown that most of the people who work for Google are far left and would smear President Trump as an authoritarian threat to American freedom. And yet, all of this is happening as Google is being […]

Bolton: ‘No US government involvement’ in attempted drone assassination of Venezuelan president Maduro

The United States had “no involvement” in the apparent drone assassination attempt of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday afternoon, National Security Adviser John Bolton told “Fox News Sunday.” Several dronelike devices armed with explosives detonated near Maduro during his appearance in the capital of Caracas, where he was giving a speech at a military […]

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