January 17, 2022

Lawmakers remain divided as Roe v. Wade hangs in the balance at Supreme Court

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Lawmakers on the Hill remain divided after the Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that questions a near 50-year precedent set under Roe v Wade.  Congressional leaders have dubbed the case – Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health –  the “most consequential abortion case in decades.” “If […]

Taiwan's leader meets with Mace, Slotkin other US lawmakers in defiance of China

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., and four other members of Congress traveled to Taiwan this week for a meeting with its president, in an unannounced visit held in defiance of the Chinese government. “When News broke of our visit to Taiwan, China’s embassy demanded we cancel the […]

Report: WH Staff Veto Joe Biden, Keep Him from Taking Democrat Lawmakers’ Questions

President Joe Biden’s staff members prevented the president from taking questions during a Democrat caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, amid high-stakes negotiations that have imperiled his multi-trillion-dollar agenda and exasperated the schism between the party’s corporatist and socialist factions. Politico reporter Sarah Ferris said Biden offered to take questions from Democrat lawmakers upon concluding his remarks,…

Remote-Sensing Reveals Details of Ancient Olmec Site in Mexico

Aerial remote-sensing of a large region of Mexico has revealed hundreds of ancient Mesoamerican ceremonial centers, including a large one at an important site for the ancient Olmec culture that is known for its colossal stone heads. The remote-sensing method, called lidar, pinpointed 478 ceremonial centers in areas that were home to the ancient Olmec…

$90,000 Fines or 2-year Jail Terms Loom in New Australian Pandemic Bill

Residents in the Australian state of Victoria face prison time or massive fines of up to AU$90,000 (US$67,570) if they are deemed to have failed to comply with government-mandated health orders and posed a risk to the health of others, according to a new Bill rushed into the state’s Parliament on Oct. 26. The Public…

EpochTV Film Review: ‘Suing the Devil’

“The world is a lost place.” So says has-been salesman—turned aspiring attorney, Luke O’Brien (played by Bart Bronson). He’s waxing melancholic about the state of affairs surrounding the modern world of 2011 (if he thought that was bad, glad he didn’t see 2020 or 2021!). Everywhere he turns, things seem to be going down the…

Attorneys Argue on Use-of-Force Experts at Rittenhouse Trial

MADISON, Wis.—A judge was hearing arguments Monday over whether use-of-force experts can testify at Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial for shooting three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin last year. The hearing is likely the last before Rittenhouse goes on trial Nov. 1 for the shootings during chaotic demonstrations in Kenosha on Aug. 25,…

Dem Rep. Bush: Any Lawmakers Who Met with Rioters Should Be Expelled, Investigated

Representative Cori Bush (D-MO) said Monday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that any Republican lawmakers who met with people who were involved in the January 6 riot should be expelled from Congress and investigated. Bush was reacting to a Rolling Stone Magazine report that the House January 6 Select Committee has information that several Republican lawmakers were…

Lawmakers: State Department No Longer Allowing American Citizens to Enter Kabul Airport

Members of Congress said Sunday evening that the Biden administration was not allowing Americans to enter the Kabul airport and leave Afghanistan, as the evacuation mission nears its end by August 31. Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-TX) tweeted Sunday night that the State Department was not helping American citizens trying to evacuate. “I am furious!! My…

GOP Lawmakers Demand Answers on January 6 Protesters: ‘Do We Have Political Prisoners Here in America?’

A group of Republican lawmakers held a press conference on Tuesday before the first hearing of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s committee to investigate the protests at the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021, and demanded to know what kind of treatment protesters arrested are being given. “We still need to know: do we have political…

Capitol Police Establishing Field Offices To Investigate Threats Against Lawmakers

July 06, 2021 10:15 AM ET The United States Capitol Police announced Tuesday that it was establishing field offices in California and Florida to investigate threats against lawmakers. The Capitol Police said in a statement that its efforts were part of a plan to improve its security measures after the riot at the Capitol on…

Louisiana Lawmakers Send Constitutional Carry to Governor’s Desk

Louisiana lawmakers passed constitutional carry legislation on June 1, 2021, and it will now go to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards (D). The NRA tweeted: 🇺🇸NRA BREAKING NEWS: Louisiana Legislature PASSES Constitutional Carry – Headed to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Desk #lalege #lagov — NRA (@NRA) June 2, 2021 The Louisiana Illuminator reported the…

Multiple Anti-Trump Lawmakers Spend Thousands in Campaign Cash on Security Services

Multiple anti-Trump lawmakers are spending campaign donations on various security services, amounts that have soared over the past several months since the election, according to their Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings. According to the FEC filings, seven lawmakers have spent tens of thousands on private security companies. Punchbowl News reported some high-profile Democrats and a…

Democrat Lawmakers Introduce Bill for Nationwide Mail-in Voting: Necessary to ‘Make Real Progress’

Two Democrat lawmakers introduced a bill on Thursday, dubbed the “Vote at Home Act,” to expand “Oregon-style” mail-in voting nationwide, contending that the move is necessary to “make real progress” in the country. The bill, introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), is designed to “fight voter suppression” as detailed by Wyden’s…

Over 100 Lawmakers Call for 2020 Tax Filing Deadline Extension

Over 100 House members have signed a bipartisan letter asking the IRS on Tuesday to delay the April 15 tax filing date. “Millions of stressed-out taxpayers, businesses and preparers would appreciate an extension of the deadline to file their 2020 tax returns,” members of Congress said in a letter addressed to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig…

Top New York Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To Step Down After He Dismissed Resignation Calls As ‘Anti-Democratic’

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, both Democrats, called on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign Sunday over mounting sexual misconduct allegations. “We need to govern without daily distractions. For the good of the state, Governor Cuomo must resign,” Stewart-Cousins said in a statement. NEW: Bombshell. ⁦@AndreaSCousins⁩ calls…

Japan: Lawmakers Caught Nightclubbing During Coronavirus State of Emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide apologized on Wednesday after lawmakers from his ruling party admitted to visiting Tokyo bars late at night during the capital’s coronavirus state of emergency, which discourages unnecessary outings and urges bars and restaurants to close by 8:00 p.m. “I’m terribly sorry that this happened when we are asking people not…

Ilhan Omar Says It’s ‘Shameful’ Lawmakers Are Receiving Vaccine Before the Vulnerable: ‘We Are Not More Important’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) took a drastically different position on the coronavirus vaccine being made available to members of Congress than her fellow “Squad” member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), stating lawmakers are “not more important” than frontline workers. The Minnesota lawmaker responded to a question posed by Anand Giridharadas, publisher of The.Ink newsletter, who asked,…

Pro-Trump Lawmakers Ask SCOTUS To Just Nullify Biden’s Pennsylvania Win

Pro-Trump lawmakers have asked the Supreme Court of the United States to nullify Pennsylvania’s certification of President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state, Bloomberg reported Tuesday evening. The effort, led by pro-Trump Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly, maintains that the Pennsylvania General Assembly illegally adjusted mail-in ballot laws ahead of the 2020 election. Kelly’s argument…

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Formally Introduce Resolution to Dispute 2020 Elections Results

Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Monday introduced a resolution to dispute the results of the 2020 election. The text of the resolution, first previewed in a memo on Nov. 27, states that the executive and judicial branches of the Keystone State’s government usurped the legislature’s constitutional power to set the rules of the election. […]

Nearly All Lawmakers at House Armed Services Committee Hearing Opposed Afghanistan Troop Drawdown

Nearly all lawmakers present during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Friday expressed opposition to President Trump’s troop drawdown in Afghanistan from 4,500 troops to 2,500 troops by January 15, despite little public appetite for keeping U.S. military involvement going. Both Republicans and Democrats at the hearing expressed reservations about the decision, which was…

GOP Lawmakers: Lisa Page Answered Many Questions Peter Strzok Refused To – She’s a Credible Witness and Cooperating

Ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page appeared on Capitol Hill Friday for a closed-door deposition. Fox News’ Catherine Herridge tried to ask Lisa Page questions as the former FBI lawyer briskly walked into her deposition. Lisa Page refused to answer questions. “She basically just plowed through the reporters,” Catherine Herridge said. VIDEO: Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page […]

GOP Lawmakers Grill Peter Strzok in Closed-Door Deposition ‘He Kept Hiding Behind the Classified Information Excuse’

Trump-hating FBI official Peter Strzok was issued a subpoena last week and ordered to appear before the House Judiciary Committee for a deposition Wednesday. Strzok appeared voluntarily as a way to evade the subpoena and gave a closed-door deposition. GOP lawmakers who attended the deposition spoke with investigative reporter, Sara Carter. Needless to say, the […]

BREAKING: Over A Dozen Lawmakers Nominate Trump For Nobel Peace Prize.

More than a dozen lawmakers have signed a letter officially nominating President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize in honor of his work toward bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula. The letter signed by 18 Republican lawmakers was sent to the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Tuesday, Fox News exclusively reported. The letter was signed […]

Nolte: 9 Democrat Lawmakers with Ties to Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan.

Washington, DC, lawmaker Trayon White (D-Ward 8) is publicly blaming the Jews for creating the kind of weather conditions that will allow them to “own the cities”; thus, we can again see that anti-Semitism is a serious problem within the Democrat Party — that this hatred is tolerated, most especially, by a national media that […]

Georgia Lawmakers Erase Tax Break for Delta After It Cut Ties with NRA.

Georgia lawmakers voted Thursday to do away with a tax break for Delta Air Lines after it joined in a political boycott, severing ties with the NRA. The tax break consisted of a $50 million jet fuel tax exemption. Fox New quoted Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, saying, “Businesses have every legal right to make their own […]

Lawmakers Could Seek ‘Contempt’ Citation on FBI, Justice Department for Stonewalling on Dossier

The senior counsel for the House intelligence committee is urging lawmakers to seek a contempt of Congress citation against the FBI and Justice Department for not turning over requested documents related to the Trump dossier, according to Fox News. The committee subpoenaed the documents in late August but is facing stonewalling by the FBI and […]

Cuban American lawmakers react to Obama’s ‘wet foot, dry foot’ concession to Cuba’s apartheid dictatorship

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL): “Castro uses refugees as pawns to get more concessions from Washington so there is no reason to do away with the Cuban medical doctor program, which is a foolhardy concession to a regime that sends its doctors to foreign nations in a modern-day indentured servitude. The repeal of the Cuban […]

State Lawmakers Seek to Stop New York City From Destroying ID Records

A judge is expected to rule soon on whether New York City can destroy records associated with an identification program commonly used by illegal immigrants who lack Social Security cards or driver’s licenses. Earlier this month, Ron Castorina Jr. and Nicole Malliotakis, Republican members of the New York State Assembly from Long Island, filed a […]

Encouraged by Trump’s Election, Ohio Lawmakers Pass ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill

Ohio could be on its way to becoming the only state in the nation to ban abortion as early as the detection of a heartbeat, which occurs around 6 weeks. Lawmakers in the Buckeye State felt encouraged to pass the “Heartbeat Bill” after Donald Trump’s win and the forthcoming appointment of a conservative Supreme Court […]

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