December 1, 2021

Watch: DHS Alejandro Mayorkas Faces Senate Grilling

President Joe Biden’s border chief, Alejandro Mayorkas, is facing a Senate hearing today. Republican Senators are expected to grill Mayorkas — who can be very prickly when facing criticism — about variety of topics, including the inflow of economic migrants and youths, or “Unaccompanied Alien Children.” But few of the GOP Senators know enough about…

US Senate Approves 30-day Extension of Federal Highway Funding After House Passage

The U.S. Senate on Saturday approved a 30-day extension of funding for federal highway programs. A day after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the extension, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) brought it to the floor by asking for unanimous consent. The move lets a bill pass without a recorded vote but enables a single senator…

Dem Rep. Cleaver: We Have ‘Idol Worshippers in the Senate’ Who Think They Have to ‘Not Trespass on the Filibuster’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) said there are “idol worshippers in the Senate” who are “practicing idolatry” by believing “that they’ve got to not trespass on the filibuster.” Cleaver said, “[W]e have some idol worshippers in the Senate. They’re practicing idolatry. They believe, somehow, that the filibuster was brought down…

Iowa State Senate Rejects Democrat-Leaning Redistricting Map

The Iowa State Senate resoundingly rejected a pro-Democrat redistricting map Tuesday in a 32 to 18 vote. The map was the first draft of new legislative district boundaries submitted by the Legislative Services Agency (LSA) to the Iowa Legislature in compliance with the U.S. Constitution’s requirement that legislative boundaries for seats in the U.S. House…

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Dominates GOP Poll For Arizona U.S. Senate Primary

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is projected to hold a large lead in the Republican U.S. Senate Primary, according to a new poll, first reported by the Washington Examiner on Monday. The poll, which was conducted by the super PAC supporting Brnovich’s campaign, shows the attorney general in the lead with 41 percent of the…

Senate Parliamentarian Crushes Democrat Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough has reportedly ruled that Democrats’ plan to slip a massive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens into a budget reconciliation package is outside the scope of budgetary matters, likely crushing the plan. On Sunday evening, MacDonough ruled the amnesty plan can likely not be included in a budget reconciliation package — a…

Exclusive–Nevada GOP Senate Candidate Adam Laxalt Calls for Halt to Biden’s Afghan Resettlement

Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R), who has launched a Senate bid in Nevada challenging Democrat Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), is calling for a moratorium on the resettlement of Afghans in Nevada, Breitbart News has exclusively learned. While multiple Republican governors, and many elected Republicans in Washington, D.C., encourage President Joe Biden’s massive…

Antony Blinken Will Testify Before House And Senate On Afghanistan Withdrawal

September 06, 2021 6:59 PM ET Secretary of State Antony Blinken will testify before Congress on the United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan.Blinken has been scheduled to appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, September 14, for a hearing titled “Examining the U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan.” (RELATED: Afghan Son Claims Taliban Killed His Mother…

Dr. Peter Mccullough, md testifies to texas senate hhs committee on the virus

The old saying, “Follow the money “ likely applies here. Who is financially benefitting from the vaccination program? Who are the influential politicians who are investing in companies that provide the vaccinations? I believe in vaccinations AND sharing best practice information about how to treat those infected. Why wouldn’t any humane and moral persons NOT […]

Former Nevada AG Adam Laxalt Launches Senate Bid: ‘We’re the Rebels, They’re the Empire’

Facebook/AdamLaxalt Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt (R) has launched a Senate bid in Nevada, releasing an ad on Tuesday blasting the radical left, rich elites, woke corporations, Hollywood, academia, and the media and pitching the fundamental battle for America as one of good versus evil: “We’re David they’re Goliath. We’re the Rebels. They’re the…

FACT CHECK: Did Senate Candidate JD Vance Call Trump Voters Racist As Alleged By His Opponent?

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel claimed on Twitter that fellow candidate JD Vance called former President Donald Trump’s voters racist. Here’s Never-Trumper @JDVance1 calling Trump voters RACISTS. Time to destroy these Romney, Cheney, Vance Never-Trumpers! pic.twitter.com/1nfPfr25W3 — Josh Mandel (@JoshMandelOhio) August 12, 2021 Verdict: Misleading While Vance did state that some Trump voters were…

AOC: ‘I’m Not Commenting on’ Challenging Chuck Schumer for Senate

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Monday she will not divulge if she will challenge Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in 2022 for his Senate seat. “I know it drives everybody nuts, but the way that I really feel about this and the way that I really approach my politics and my political career is that I…

Tensions Over Capitol Police Funding Bill Hit Boiling Point In The Senate

Senate tensions over a Capitol Police funding bill are nearing a boiling point, with Democrats and Republicans unable to agree on an amount with just weeks before its funding runs dry. The department said last week that its funding could run out as soon as next month, risking furloughs and sparking bipartisan concern. But while…

Senate Dems Threaten to Block World Cup Funds Unless Women’s Soccer Team Gets Equal Pay

A group of Senate Democrats is working to advance a measure that would block funding for the 2026 World Cup if the men’s and women’s teams aren’t compensated equally. The Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act mandates that “the use of funds for the 2026 World Cup unless the United States Soccer Federation provides equitable…

Bipartisan Senate Report on January 6 Finds Failures of Security, Planning, Response

Two Senate committees on Tuesday released their bipartisan report examining the January 6 Capitol riot that found a number of security, planning, and response failures by federal law enforcement and government agencies that prevented a sufficient response. The report, issued by the Senate Homeland Security and Rules Committees, looked at the security, planning, and response failures of…

Biden Rejects Infrastructure Offer From Senate Republicans

President Joe Biden has rejected an infrastructure offer from a group of Senate Republicans led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, the White House said Friday. Senate Republicans leading efforts to reach a bipartisan compromise on infrastructure legislation had proposed a $50 billion increase in spending compared to Republicans’ previous offer. In a…

Senate Republicans Oppose Biden Nominee Who Worked For Chinese Tech Company

Three Republican senators condemned a Biden nominee who was previously employed by a Chinese tech company that is currently sanctioned by the U.S. The Senate Intelligence Committee advanced the nomination of Christopher Fonzone to be general counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Wednesday. Fonzone was previously employed as a lobbyist…

Senate Republicans Trash Joe Biden’s $1.7 Infrastructure Counter, ‘Further Apart After Two Meetings with White House Staff’

Senate Republicans trashed President Joe Biden’s $1.7 infrastructure counter proposal late Friday, saying they are “further apart after two meetings with White House staff” than following one meeting with the president. “Based on today’s meeting, the groups seem further apart after two meetings with White House staff than they were after one meeting with President…

Pennsylvania Democrats Deal Another Blow to Pelosi’s House Majority as Conor Lamb, Chrissy Houlahan Consider Senate Bids Instead of Reelection

Vulnerable Democrats Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA) and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) are looking to exit the House of Representatives and run for the U.S. Senate, leaving House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to defend her shrinking majority and giving more momentum to the Republican effort to regain the House. According to a Politico report, Lamb has started to tell…

Alabama Secretary Of State Drops Senate Bid After Being Confronted With Affair

April 08, 2021 9:18 AM ET Republican Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill announced Wednesday that he would not run for Senate after admitting to an affair. Merrill initially denied the affair but admitted to it after AL.com reporters obtained audio of him speaking over the phone with his mistress. National File first reported the…

Poll: Doug Collins Leads Republicans in Hypothetical Georgia Senate Primary

According to an OnMessage Inc. poll, former Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) leads the Republican Senate primary in a hypothetical match-up. The survey found the former representative would start at the front of the Republican field. When the survey asked, “if the election were held today and the candidates were Doug Collins and Kelly Loeffler, for whom…

Mo Brooks Announces Bid for Alabama U.S. Senate Seat

For more than a decade, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) has represented Alabama’s fifth congressional district in the U.S House of Representatives. But next year, he hopes to change that with a successful run for higher office. On Monday, Brooks announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL). The…

Rick Scott: Dems Need Us for a Quorum, if They Abolish Filibuster ‘Nothing Will Happen’ in Senate

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) said that if Democrats move to eliminate the filibuster, “nothing will happen in the Senate.” And pointed out Republicans would have to show up in order for the Senate to have a quorum. Scott said, “I mean, look, if they want…

Senate Confirms Joe Biden Nominee Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative

The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to confirm President Joe Biden’s nominee, Katherine Tai, to serve as his administration’s top trade official. In a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 98-0, Tai was confirmed as U.S. Trade Representative, making her the 19th member of Biden’s cabinet to receive confirmation and the first Asian American to hold the position since…

NRA: Democrat Gun Control Likely to Get Senate Hearing Next Week

The NRA is warning that “Senate Insiders” believe a Democrat gun control bill “will likely get” a hearing in the Senate next week after it passed the House on March 12. The NRA tweeted: 🚨BREAKING: U.S. Senate insiders are reporting that Biden’s extreme gun control will likely get a hearing NEXT WEEK. Anti-gun bills just…

Senate Passes Partisan $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Package

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package, which includes $1,400 stimulus payments and $350 billion to cities and states, passed the Senate Saturday afternoon 50 to 49. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) was absent due to a family emergency. ****50-49**** Amended $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan passed and sent back to the House, which still needs to pass it.…

Exclusive — Ohio Senate Candidate Josh Mandel Presses Governor DeWine to End Mask Mandate, Reopen Ohio Entirely

Former Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel, a GOP candidate for U.S. Senate next year, told Breitbart News exclusively he is calling on Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to cut the nonsense, end his state’s mask mandate, and reopen Ohio entirely right now. What’s more, Breitbart News can also exclusively reveal a lengthy statement from DeWine’s office…

Jayapal: Senate Dems Should Overrule Parliamentarian if Needed to Raise Minimum Wage

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” House Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) stated that if the Senate parliamentarian votes that a minimum wage increase cannot be passed via budget reconciliation, Senate Democrats should vote to overrule the parliamentarian. Host Rachel Maddow asked Jayapal if she thinks “Democrats in the Senate should use…

Watch: Joe Biden’s Transgender Nominee for Assistant Health Secretary Faces Senate Hearing

Rachel Levine, who is often described as a transgender woman, faces a nomination hearing at 10 a.m. on Thursday before a U.S. Senate Committee. President Joe Biden nominated Levine for the top management job as the assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Levine is a doctor and will…

Senate GOP: Biden Amnesty Floods U.S. Workforce During Coronavirus Crisis

Senate Republicans are lining up to oppose President Joe Biden’s massive amnesty plan that would legalize between 11 to 22 million illegal aliens and increase legal immigration levels, all while more than 17 million Americans remain jobless. On Thursday, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced Biden’s amnesty plan to Congress, seeking to hugely inflate the United…

Source: