April 22, 2024

‘Alarming’ rise in migrant child labor under Biden, up 88% since 2019: GOP senator

The Biden administration is overseeing an “alarming” rise in exploitative child labor nationwide — a trend spurred by the ongoing migrant crisis at the southern border, according to Sen. Bill Cassidy. In a pair of letters to officials at the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services (HHS), Cassidy (R-La.) pointed to reports of […]

GOP senator demands Biden admin brief Congress on terror watchlist border encounters: ‘There is an invasion’

FIRST ON FOX: Legislation being introduced by Sen. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., would require the federal government to report to Congress details about terror watchlist encounters at the southern border – coming amid renewed concerns about the terror threat at the border. The legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, would require the Justice Department and […]

Now a Senator, Laphonza Butler makes a proud return to EMILY’s List

Sen. Laphonza Butler speaks at an EMILY’s List luncheon on Oct. 6, 2src23, in New York City. | Madison Fernandez/POLITICO NEW YORK — Laphonza Butler, the country’s newest U.S. senator, spoke in front of a familiar crowd Friday at a fundraising luncheon for EMILY’s List, the pro-abortion rights group supporting Democratic women candidates. She led

Former Tennessee Senator Roy Herron killed in jet ski crash: ‘Will be missed by us all’

Former Tennessee lawmaker Roy B. Herron has died after suffering injuries related to a jet ski accident this month. He was 69.  Herron had decades of public service, including terms in the state House of Representatives, Senate and as chairman of the Tennessee Democratic Party. He was also a candidate for governor in 2010. FOX […]

Senator Tom Cotton Backs Biden Impeachment Inquiry 

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) announced his support for the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry about President Joe Biden on Tuesday. Cotton said Biden “lied repeatedly about his business dealings with Hunter, who has said ‘Pop’ demanded ‘half’ his shady, ill-gotten foreign income.” “He enabled Hunter to sell access to our enemies, including China,” Cotton added.

Trump should exit race, Louisiana senator says

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said that the most important thing for Republicans is that they defeat President Joe Biden in 2src24. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Sen. Bill Cassidy said Sunday he thinks that former President Donald Trump should exit the 2src24 GOP presidential race. “I think so,” Cassidy (R-La.) told host Kasie Hunt when asked on

James Buckley, conservative senator and brother of late writer William F. Buckley, dies at 100

Republican presidential candidate Ronald Reagan (left) and former New York Sen. James Buckley pictured on Jan. 15, 198src. | Carlos Rene Perez/AP Photo Former New York Sen. James Buckley, an early agitator for then-President Richard Nixon’s resignation and winner of a landmark lawsuit challenging campaign spending limits, died Friday at age 1srcsrc. Buckley died at

Leaping from senator to president won’t be easy for Tim Scott

Unofficially, Sen. Tim Scott is shaping up as the favorite 2src24 pick of the Hill’s more establishment GOP lawmakers. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Being a senator hasn’t worked out too well lately for Republicans seeking the presidency: Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham all came up short in the party’s last contested primary.

Hawaii senator addresses failed communication leading up to deadly fires

In the wake of the deadly wildfires that engulfed a historic Maui town, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) said she would not “make any excuses” for the policies that led officials to fail to activate sirens that would have warned residents of the flames that whipped across Lahaina. “I’m not going to make any excuses for

GOP Rep Plots Second Bid Against Vulnerable Dem Senator: REPORT

Montana Republican Rep. Matt Rosendale is planning on another Senate bid against vulnerable Democratic Sen. Jon Tester in 2024, Politico reported Friday. Rosendale, who lost to Tester in 2018, has been telling lawmakers he intends to take another swipe at the senator, two sources familiar, who were granted anonymity to speak candidly about the conversations

‘I Hire For Diversity’: Pentagon Nominees Blocked By GOP Senator Are Pushing Left-Wing Initiatives To Reshape Military

Several of the military officers whose promotions are held up due to a senator’s fight with the Pentagon have supported left-wing cultural stances and diversity initiatives, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation review of social media posts, Pentagon materials and public footage. Republican Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville has single-handedly blocked numerous officers’ confirmations in

‘What About Us?’: Riley Gaines Hits Back At Democrat Senator Defending Men Entering Women’s Locker Rooms

Former college swimmer Riley Gaines hit back against Democratic Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin who emphasized his concern for the rights of transgender people rather than female athletes. Gaines, an outspoken advocate for protecting women’s sports, detailed her and her fellow female athletes’ trauma after transgender swimmer Lia Thomas, a male, was granted the right to

NC GOP Censures Senator Over ‘Violations’ Of Party Platform

The North Carolina Republican Party voted to censure Sen. Thom Tillis Saturday during the party’s annual Greensboro convention, according to Washington Examiner. The North Carolina Republican Party voted to censure @SenThomTillis during its annual GOP convention, accusing the state’s senior senator of violating the party’s platform on a number of key issues.https://t.co/tRQvhNs0Pg — Washington Examiner

Does the debt deal have enough GOP support? This Democratic senator says he’s worried.

On Sunday, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) voiced concern about the speed with which members of Congress will be able to send the final deal back to the president. | Darko Vojinovic/AP Photo The White House and House Republican negotiators reached an agreement in principle Saturday night that would raise the debt limit and avert potential

Dem senator calls on law enforcement to ‘pay attention’ to Trump protests ahead of potential arrest

Law enforcement across the U.S. should “pay attention” to former President Trump’s calls for his supporters to protest in the event of his arrest this week, Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., said Sunday. Kelly stated that Trump’s supporters have a First Amendment right to peacefully protest, but he argued that police should be prepared to ensure […]

Florida senator introduces ‘Reverse Woke Act’ bill that would require employers to cover detransition care

A new Florida bill filed this week would require companies offering gender-affirming healthcare to be liable for an employee’s detransition.  The proposed, “Reverse Woke Act,” filed Monday by Florida Sen. Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, would require companies to pay for an employee’s detransition – even if that employee is no longer with the company or […]

War in Ukraine ‘essentially trench warfare,’ senator says after Kyiv visit

“To put it in perspective for Americans: It’s as if our East Coast, from Maine to Florida and then west to Houston, Texas, was being occupied by a foreign power,” Sen. Angus King said. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The situation in Eastern Ukraine is “essentially trench warfare,” Sen. Angus King said Sunday on CBS, as

GOP Senator Asks Two Biden Cabinet Members Whether ‘High Ranking’ Officials Are Using Encrypted Apps To ‘Cloak’ Communications

A top GOP senator is demanding answers after hearing allegations of high-ranking Biden administration officials cloaking communications using encrypted apps, potentially blocking conversations from public information requests. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member John Barrasso sent letters to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Monday, expressing his concerns about the…

Democrat Senator for Amazon’s Home State Seeks $10B Giveaway for Jeff Bezos’ Space Company

AP Photo/Charles Krupa Sen. Maria Cantwell, a Democrat who represents the state of Washington where Amazon’s world headquarters is located, is pushing for NASA to reopen a competition for third-party contractors to build its next lunar lander, after Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin lost out to Elon Musk’s SpaceX in the competition for the contract last…

EXCLUSIVE: Republican Senator Demands Answers From WH For Hunter Biden’s Continued Stake In Chinese Firm

Republican Montana Sen. Steve Daines sent a Wednesday letter to President Joe Biden asking him about his son, Hunter Biden, who continues to hold a minority stake in a Chinese private equity firm 100 days into Biden’s term, the Daily Caller has learned. Hunter Biden holds a 10% equity stake in BHR Partners through his…

GOP Senator Presses Biden Nominee Over Investment In Company That Makes Chemical Used By Mexican Drug Cartels

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is pressing Vanita Gupta, the nominee for the number three position at the Justice Department, over millions of dollars in stock holdings she has in a chemical company that makes a key ingredient that Mexican drug cartels use to make heroin. Gupta holds between $11 million and $55 million in shares…

Coronavirus live news: senator Chuck Grassley tests positive; airlines offer Covid testing

10.35am EST10:35 Matthew Weaver Portugal has set up a taskforce to come up with vaccination strategy and hopes to start distributing shots as early as January, Reuters reports citing the health minister Marta Temido. Temido said experts were working to decide which groups should get the vaccine first as well as distribution logistics from transport…

RESIST: Democrat Senator Filed An Injunction To Block Final Kavanaugh Vote.

Well, we all know the Democrats want to block the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. The judge has been subjected to a vicious character assassination campaign from the Left. At the 11thhour, sexual misconduct allegations were dropped. There are three allegations that are without evidence or witnesses. The Democrats want an FBI investigation, though […]

Mike Pence Honors Senator John McCain At Special Capitol Service.

“John McCain served his country honorably.” Speaking on behalf of the Trump administration, Vice President Mike Pence paid tribute to the late Sen. John McCain at a special ceremony in the United States Capitol Rotunda. After welcoming guests and family members to the Friday service, Pence avoided partisanship and focused on Sen. McCain’s extensive service […]

Senator Tim Scott Unloads on Facebook: “What Is Unsafe About Two Black Women Supporting the President?” (Video)

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. On Tuesday the committee met as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was meeting with senators on Capitol Hill. Tim Scott took time out of his committee to address Facebook and why the company believes two black women supporting Trump […]

50 Years After MLK Assassination, GOP Senator Believes ‘the Promised Land is Possible’

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stands with Hosea Williams, Jesse Jackson, and Ralph Abernathy on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, 1968, a day before he was assassinated at approximately the same place. (AP Photo/Charles Kelly) WASHINGTON — The first African-American senator to be elected from the South […]

GOP Senator Demands Answers: Why Did FBI Wait Weeks to Act on Weiner Laptop in Clinton Corruption Probe?

In early February the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee released a majority staff report titled “The Clinton Email Scandal And The FBI’s Investigation Of It.” The committee also released thousands of text messages between two agents and lovebirds Peter Strzok and Lisa Page that shed light on the criminal intent of deep state […]

James Comey’s Testimony Comes Back to Haunt Him as Senator Threatens Subpoena

Former FBI Director James Comey may have perjured himself when he told lawmakers last September that he made his decision not to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton after he interviewed her. Asked by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) during that hearing if he made the decision “before or after” she was interviewed by the FBI […]

Calls for Dem State Senator to Resign Surge After Trump Assassination Post; Secret Service Investigates

Calls for Democratic Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal to resign are rolling in following her now-deleted Facebook post about hoping for President Donald Trump’s assassination, and the Secret Service confirms it is investigating. Chappelle-Nadal has been defiant, saying she is “not resigning,” and although she apologized for the assassination post, she is now calling for […]

Senator Cruz, Rep. DeSantis Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Impose Term Limits

Get rid of Nancy Pelosi: impose term limits.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) This is an amendment every rational thinking conservative and libertarian can and must support: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) today proposed an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to impose term limits on members of Congress. The amendment would […]

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