April 24, 2024

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

Tim McGraw shares his first photo with Faith Hill to celebrate wedding anniversary

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill continue to prove love is still alive. The country star took to his Instagram to celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary, posting a photo of the two of them on the night they met. “This is the very first picture ever taken of us, the very first time we ever met […]

Alex Soros Meets with Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill

Alex Soros, the heir to George Soros’s billion-dollar leftwing non-profit empire, held a meeting with former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Capitol Hill Thursday. Soros shared a photo of the two standing inside Pelosi’s office.  “Always great to see the American hero that is @SpeakerPelosi!” Soros posted online.  Always great to see the American

Capitol Hill reckons with a government funding fight that just got tougher

House conservatives accused Speaker Kevin McCarthy (left) of backtracking on secret promises and cutting a bum deal with President Joe Biden (right). | Alex Brandon/AP Photo President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy‘s debt deal should have made this fall’s incoming funding fight easier. Instead, the opposite has happened. Congressional spending leaders who — in

Debt anxiety falls a little on the Hill. It might not be enough.

Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol after he and other Congressional leaders met with President Biden at the White House to discuss the debt ceiling May 9, 2src23. | Francis Chung/POLITICO President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy are still very much in the finger-pointing stage of the economy-rattling debt crisis.

Trump’s standing among Hill conservatives dims ahead of ’24

“About half of the Republicans I talk to want Trump to be able to get the nomination. And half of them say, ‘I want somebody besides Trump’,” Sen. James Lankford says. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Donald Trump is gaining strength in 2src24 primary polls. The same can’t exactly be said about his standing among Capitol Hill

Hill Republicans sprint to Trump’s corner before indictment details are clear

Senate Republicans, who have not leapt as readily as their House counterparts to defend Donald Trump in the past, blasted out statements condemning the indictment. | Brandon Bell/Getty Images Congressional Republicans lined up to declare their fealty to Donald Trump on Thursday despite lacking details about his indictment by a New York grand jury, signaling

Kevin McCarthy’s blame game sweeps Capitol Hill

There’s a reason Speaker Kevin McCarthy is singling out Reps. Jodey Arrington and Steve Scalise, and it’s about more than just disagreements over policy or strategy. | Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Soon after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy cliched the speakership, some of his allies began to fret: How the hell was he going to live up

Elon Musk Meets with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill

Twitter CEO Elon Musk traveled to Capitol Hill on Thursday and met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to discuss how Twitter can be “fair to both parties,” Musk said on his social media platform. Musk noted he also met with House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY). The meeting with Jeffries may have been unplanned

Paul Pelosi assault spurs calls on the Hill for boosted lawmaker security

In the meantime, a spokesperson for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said congressional leaders would explore “every option available to ensure maximum safety.” Since “there’s always threats against Nancy Pelosi,” it may be a good idea to have security for her family members around the clock, said Murphy, who serves on the panel overseeing legislative

Hill Dems’ hottest leadership ticket: House No. 6

The four vice chair hopefuls so far are Reps. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), Madeleine Dean (D-Pa.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.). Between them, nearly every corner of the caucus is represented: the Congressional Black Caucus, progressives, the New Democrat Coalition and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. Most of the quartet have laid the…

LIV Golf may need a mulligan on Capitol Hill

“It was basically propaganda. They’re just pushing their deal, and I don’t care,” said Rep. Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.), who exited the room early as Norman met with the Republican Study Committee, the House GOP’s largest caucus. “Honestly, this shouldn’t be taking up our time. This is a conservative organization, and we ought to be dealing…

Hill GOP Presses Agencies Linked to Wuhan Lab Funding, Data on Research for CCP Virus Origins

An aerial view shows the P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China, on April 17, 2020. (Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images) Congress Congressional Republicans are pressing federal officials for documents and data on the origins of the CCP virus—also known as the novel coronavirus—that has reportedly killed more than 600,000 Americans […]

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…

Katie Hill Says ‘It’s Gross’ Gaetz Invokes Her Name In Op-Ed

April 10, 2021 11:37 AM ET Former Democratic California Rep. Katie Hill said Friday she thought it was “gross” that Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz invoked her name in his Washington Examiner op-ed published Monday. Excited to join @erinburnett on @outfrontcnn in the 4pP / 7pE hour to talk more about my lawsuit against the…

Coons: ‘We Need to Spend Months and Months’ on a 9/11-Style Commission on Capitol Hill Riots

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that the Democrats need to “spend months and months unearthing all the evidence that can possibly be gotten to through a 9/11-style commission” on the Capitol Hill riots. Partial transcript as follows: STEPHANOPOULOS: Senator Coons, you just heard Congresswoman Dean right there on the necessity…

FNC’s Brazile: ‘No Comparison’ Between BLM Protests, Capitol Hill Riot

In a Monday appearance on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” network contributor Donna Brazile weighed in on the notion that the violent Black Lives Matter protests that took place in the name of social justice in 2020 are akin to riot at the U.S. Capitol. Brazile said she is “sad” to hear people make the comparison…

Joe Biden Demands Trump End Supporters’ ‘God Awful Display’ on Capitol Hill

President-elect Joe Biden addressed the country after supporters of President Donald Trump swarmed Capitol Hill on Wednesday to protest the results of the presidential election. “At this hour, our democracy is under unprecedented assault, unlike anything we’ve seen in modern times. An assault on the citadel of liberty, the Capitol itself,” Biden said. Biden stressed…

Photos: Thousands of Protesters Storm Capitol Hill to Protest the 2020 Election

ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images 6 Jan 2021354 Protesters stormed Capitol Hill Wednesday to protest the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Joint Session of Congress to certify the electoral results. Photographers captured the pandemonium in the House and Senate chambers as protesters swarmed into the building and clashed with Capitol Hill police.Photos: […]

Virgil: Hail, Zuckerberg! Facebook Wins the Battle of Capitol Hill, But What Will He Conquer Next?

A month after Mark Zuckerberg’s April 10 and 11 testimony on Capitol Hill, the chattering class seems to agree that he and Facebook dodged the political equivalent of the grim reaper. And yet the sharp scythe of history is still swinging, and Zuckerberg could still get sliced. Yet at the same time, Zuckerberg has his […]

New pressure on Comey to return to Capitol Hill, as White House accuses him of ‘false testimony’

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The White House on Monday accused James Comey of giving “false testimony” and suggested the Justice Department look at whether he perjured himself, as Republican lawmakers stepped up pressure on the former FBI director to clarify apparent discrepancies in his public statements to Congress. “Since the director’s firing, we’ve […]

Shots fired near Capitol Hill after woman allegedly tried to run over Capitol Police officers

Shots were fired near the U.S. Capitol Wednesday morning after a woman allegedly tried to run over Capitol Police officers with her car. According to Capitol Police, the woman, who has not yet been identified, was seen driving her car erratically and attempted to make an illegal U-turn before ramming her car into a police cruiser. She […]

Black Pastors Showed Up on the Hill to Demand Sessions Get a Fair Hearing

The NAACP is planning another round of protests to try and block Sen. Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) path to becoming our next attorney general. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), in an historic move, plans to testify against his colleague. They, along with liberal media outlets, are suggesting Sessions is unqualified to hold the post because he’s a racist. Yet, people who have actually […]

Democrats Demand Transgender Bathroom Access On Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid2% and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer 6% want to see the president’s executive action on transgender bathroom access in public schools extended all over the country, including Capitol Hill. When asked by The Daily Caller Monday afternoon if President Obama’s order should apply to capitol office building bathrooms, […]

Muslim Brotherhood Day on Capitol Hill

On Monday, April 18, legislators’ offices were visited by individuals associated with a group unknown to most lawmakers: The United States Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO). In the interest of helping members of the U.S. Congress understand precisely who their interlocutors are, permit a brief introduction: The USCMO is the latest in a long series […]

Muslim Brotherhood Day on Capitol Hill

On Monday, April 18, legislators’ offices will be visited by individuals associated with a group unknown to most lawmakers: The United States Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO). In the interest of helping members of the U.S. Congress understand precisely who their interlocutors are, permit a brief introduction: The USCMO is the latest in a long […]

AMERICA STRIKES BACK: TEA PARTY TO GATHER WITH TRUMP, CRUZ, PALIN, DUCK DYNASTY, MORE ON CAPITOL HILL AGAINST IRAN DEAL

Americans are standing up to President Barack Obama’s nuclear arms deal with the Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday, as hundreds—perhaps thousands—of them are expected to descend on Capitol Hill for a Tea Party rally against the deal. “We’re excited we’re going to be able to let Congress know the majority of Americans think this […]

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