February 8, 2023

Iranian-American Man Pleads Guilty to Texas School Bombing Plan

A naturalized U.S. citizen born in Iran planned to blow up a school in Amarillo, Texas, federal authorities revealed this week. At the time of his arrest, the man had several explosive devices and a suicide vest in his possession. This week, 33-year-old Erfan Salmanzadeh went before a U.S. district judge in Texas where he

Child shooting deaths in New York reignite debate over criminal justice reform plan

An 11-year-old was shot and killed on Jan. 16 while buying a gallon of milk in Syracuse, N.Y. Brexialee Torres-Ortiz, the Blodgett Middle School class president, was caught in the crossfire of a suspected gang-related shooting in a disturbing trend that the city’s mayor called “senseless” and “brutal.” In 2022, nearly 150 shooting victims younger […]

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

Joe Biden’s 2023 Border Plan: Two Migrants for Every American Birth

President Joe Biden’s border agency expects 9,srcsrcsrc to 14,srcsrcsrc economic migrants per day after officials remove the Title 42 legal barrier in late December, says CNN. The predicted inflow adds up to roughly 4.5 million migrants per year or more than one extra southern migrant for every American birth in the United States. The southern

Russia’s New ‘Large-Scale War’ Plan Is Already Doomed to Fail

Russia appears to be laying the groundwork to summon hundreds of thousands more men across the country to take part in the war against Ukraine.Lawmaker Andrei Kartapolov, the head of the State Duma’s Defense Committee, lamented in an interview with RBK on Wednesday that the country doesn’t have enough mobilized reserve forces for a “large-scale

Term-limit plan sparks generational battle among House Dems

“I understand there’s a need to share, particularly with a much younger caucus that we have. But I think that penalizing members for being ranking members while they’re in the minority at the expense of an opportunity to be a chairman — I don’t think that’s fair either,” said Natural Resources Committee Chair Rep. Raúl

Biden Finalizes Plan to Import 65K More Foreign Workers for Blue-Collar Jobs

President Joe Biden will import nearly 65,srcsrcsrc H-2B foreign visa workers to take blue-collar jobs as 11.6 million Americans are jobless and another 3.7 million are underemployed. In October, Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced that the administration would be allowing businesses to import close to 65,srcsrcsrc additional H-2B foreign visa

MTG Torches McCarthy’s Opposers for ‘Risking the Gavel’: ‘They Do Not Have a Plan’ for Speaker

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) issued a lengthy statement Tuesday criticizing House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) detractors, saying they were “lying to the base” about having plans for the upcoming speaker vote. Greene, a vocal supporter of McCarthy’s bid for speaker, took aim at those she described as “Never Kevin Caucus” members in a

Larger squad? How the Hill’s newest progressives plan to wield power.

The group of new members, which includes Maxwell Frost has a text thread in which they discuss everything from news articles and policy ideas to memes and puppies. | Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Even as House Democrats shrink into the minority, the voices of progressive lawmakers — inspired by the so-called squad — are set to

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

Revenge? Republicans weigh tanking Manchin’s permitting plan

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said that “I don’t think you can count on any Republicans to vote for something they haven’t seen.” But there’s another factor: Manchin’s agreement with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to pass their party-line domestic policy centerpiece this summer — with permitting reform as a side agreement, requiring votes from both parties

House passes plan to head off future Trumpian election challenges

It’s a sign that Democrats view the MAGA moniker, and the fallout from Trump supporters’ violent attack on the Capitol, as a potent path to persuade voters of the former president’s connection to this November’s crop of Republican candidates. While Democrats have struggled to counter GOP economic attacks, they’re hoping democracy protection can join abortion

Parents Demand Resignations, Pull Donations After All-Girls School Announces Plan to Admit M2F Trans Students

Parents, donors, and alumni of Harpeth Hall, an all-girls school in Nashville, Tennessee, are pulling donations and calling for the resignations of several school officials who they believe have been “enablers of political activism and division.” The call from parents, alumni, and donors comes shortly after the all-girls school announced that they would be allowing…

Senate advances funding bill after Manchin punts his energy plan

Before the vote, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the floor that he and Manchin would “continue to have conversations about the best way” to move forward on the permitting effort before the end of the year. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had encouraged Senate Republicans to take down Manchin’s effort in a floor…

Democrats Block Plan Requiring Biden to Keep Title 42 at Southern Border

Senate Democrats blocked a measure to include in their “Inflation Reduction Act” which required President Joe Biden to preserve the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Title 42 authority at the United States-Mexico border. In April, CDC officials announced that the Biden administration would end Title 42 authority at the southern border by May 23.…

DOJ Refuses to Release Biden Administration Plan to Intervene in 2022 Election

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is refusing to release 15 pages of documents explaining the Biden administration’s strategy to implement a “voter access” policy that is being coordinated with left-wing groups just weeks before the 2022 election. In March 2021, President Joe Biden signed Executive Order 14019, “Promoting Access to Voting.” As Breitbart News noted:…

‘There Are Always Going To Be Ways’: Activists Reportedly Plan To Defy Pro-Life Laws If Roe Is Overturned

Abortion activists are reportedly strategizing underground ways to defy pro-life laws in the event that Roe v. Wade is overturned. The Supreme Court will take up a major abortion case in October — one that advocates on both sides of the aisle say could directly challenge Roe v. Wade.  “If Roe goes down — we hope…

Republican Senators Threaten To Sink Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan After Biden’s Ultimatum

Republican senators are threatening to sink a recently negotiated bipartisan infrastructure compromise after President Joe Biden said that its adoption was conditioned on the passage of a complementary bill containing top Democratic priorities. Multiple senators who took part in bipartisan negotiations during the bill’s creation have already said that they may now withhold their support,…

Labor Union: Biden ‘Devastating’ Union Workers with Plan to Close Prisons

A labor union with more than 600,000 active and retired members is blasting President Joe Biden’s ending federal contracts with privately-operated prisons that hold mostly foreign nationals convicted of felonies. After taking office, Biden requested that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) not renew any of its contracts with 11 privately-operated prisons that nearly all hold…

CNBC’s Kernen to Buttigieg on $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan: ‘We Don’t Have the Money’

CNBC host Joe Kernen indicated that he was not impressed with Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s sales job on the Biden administration’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal on Thursday’s broadcast of “Squawk Box.” Kernen said, “Mr. Secretary, so you’re the transportation secretary now, so we’re proposing a usage for the term infrastructure that Republicans would say includes…

House Democrats Pass Plan to Stop Travel Bans After Terror Suspects Caught at U.S. Border

House Democrats passed a plan on Wednesday that would make it increasingly difficult for any president to impose a travel ban to protect American citizens and would allow individuals to sue when a president imposes such a ban. Titled the “No Ban Act,” the legislation would limit a president’s authority to issue travel bans without…

Biden Just Doubled Obama’s Goal For Cutting Emissions But Won’t Release His Plan For Getting There

President Joe Biden committed the United States on Thursday to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50 percent by 2030. The new emissions goal effectively doubles the rate previously set by former President Barack Obama: reducing the 2005 levels by 26 to 28 percent by the year 2025. Former US President Barack Obama hugs…

EXCLUSIVE: Republican Attorneys General Plan To Create Legal Roadblocks For Biden Agenda

Republican attorneys general are determined to mount numerous legal challenges against President Joe Biden, creating a formidable roadblock to the president’s agenda. “When you step in on day one and start issuing edicts and executive orders like King George, I and a lot of other conservative Republicans are going to start having problems,” Montana Attorney…

Here’s The Far-Left’s Plan To Take Over Every Federal Court Over Republican Objection

Progressives have long advocated packing the Supreme Court, but a recent plan proposed by far-left judicial activists calls on Senate Democrats to add hundreds of new federal judges to the lower courts through the procedural tactic of reconciliation. Yale Law School professor Samuel Moyn and Take Back the Court director Aaron Belkin sent a memo…

Gov. Tate Reeves Blasts Biden’s American Jobs Plan: ‘More Like The Green New Deal Than … An Infrastructure Plan’

Republican Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves blasted President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan on Sunday, describing it as “more like the Green New Deal than … an infrastructure plan.” Reeves said the plan looked like a $2 trillion tax hike and predicted it would cause “significant challenges” for the economy while appearing on CNN’s “State of…

White House Wedges Pro-Union Provisions Into Infrastructure Plan

President Joe Biden tacked on measures to his infrastructure plan that make it easier for workers to organize and more difficult for them to avoid unionization. “[The plan will] create good-quality jobs … while ensuring workers have a free and fair choice to organize, join a union, and bargain collectively with their employers,” the White…

Sheila Jackson Lee: Biden Border Plan ‘Does Not Look Like It’s Working at This Time’

During this week’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Sunday Show,” Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) acknowledged the Biden border plan, which has led to what some are describing as a crisis, much to be desired. She said, however, there was a plan in place the Biden administration had shared with members of Congress. “[N]ow Jonathan, we…

President Joe Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Into Law

President Joe Biden signed his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan into law Thursday, marking a major victory in the first 50 days of his presidency. The bill, which provides hundreds of billions in funding to schools and small businesses as well as $1,400 checks to most Americans, passed through Congress on Wednesday. Biden was originally…

Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan: Here’s What’s In It

The House of Representatives is expected to vote Wednesday on the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion package designed to provide economic relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill was sent Tuesday to the House after it passed the Senate in a 50-49 vote Saturday, according to CBS News. Proponents of the legislation have touted…

‘Time’s Up’ Warns Golden Globes’ Diversity Plan Is ‘Not Enough’

Only minutes after the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced its plans to affect more “diversity” in its Golden Globes awards process, activist group Time’s Up went on the attack calling the plans “not enough.” The HFPA announced its new plans Saturday evening, claiming it would implement “transformational change” and the efforts would diversify its…

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