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Trump Presents Agenda to Congress With Presidential Tone

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:30pm 2/28/2017 at 8:30pm

President Donald Trump presented his agenda in front of Congress on Tuesday night. For the first time since he announced his candidacy, Trump sounded presidential and smooth. Kemberlee reported he will speak about these topics:

  • Tax and regulatory reform
  • Making the workplace better for working parents
  • Obamacare reform
  • Education
  • Rebuilding the military
  • Taking care...
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House Intelligence Chair: No Evidence of Trump, Russian Ties

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/27/2017 at 4:30pm

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes announced there is no evidence of communication between President Donald Trump’s team and Russian officials:

“There is no evidence that I’ve been presented [by the intelligence community] of regular contact with anybody in the Trump campaign,” Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told reporters.

“The way it sounds like to...

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GOP’s Border Adjustment Tax Reform Plan On Life Support

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00pm 2/18/2017 at 2:00pm

House Republicans desperately want to reform taxes, but so far the only plan they have developed has gained no leverage. That’s because border adjustment makes up a majority of the plan, which few, including top retailers, want anything to do with.

The border adjustment is a tariff. It adds a tax on...

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Will the House GOP Border Tax Survive?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/8/2017 at 2:30pm

The Republicans in the House have suggested to overhaul the tax code with a “border-adjustment” proposal, but it has caused a massive split with companies before anyone has even drafted legislation.

I brought up this proposal when President Donald Trump explained that he would make Mexico pay for a border wall by...

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Chaffetz, Cummings Fight Over Russia at House Hearing

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/2/2017 at 7:00pm

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings (MD) erupted into a fight at a hearing on Thursday over possible Russian interference in our election.

The fight started when the two sides discussed a possible Oversight investigation into the phishing schemes against the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Democrats...

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House Democrats Furious With Comey After Confidential Briefing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 13, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/13/2017 at 2:30pm

FBI Director James Comey just cannot win! Yesterday, Kemberlee blogged that the Department of Justice will review his investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server.

Today, House Democrats are angry after a confidential briefing over allegations that Russia “hacked” the DNC and Hillary campaign chair John Podesta to sway the election towards...

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U.S. House Overwhelmingly Criticizes anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334 and U.S. Abstention (342-80)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 7:15pm 1/5/2017 at 7:15pm

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves House Resolution 11 (full embed at bottom) which criticizes not only anti-Israel UN Security Council Resolution 2334, but also the U.S. abstention.

It was the criticism of the abstention that split Democrats, with several speakers claiming Republicans were politicizing support for Israel in Congress. Several speakers...

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Trump Plans to Use Executive Action to Repeal Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/4/2017 at 1:00pm

Republicans gathered on Capitol Hill with Vice President-elect Mike Pence to discuss Obacamare where he announced that President-elect Donald Trump plans to use executive action to repeal the law:

“It will be an orderly transition to something better … using executive authority to ensure it’s an orderly transition,” Pence told reporters. “We’re...

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House GOP Scraps Ethics Revamp After Public, Trump Backlash

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 4:00pm 1/3/2017 at 4:00pm

The House Republicans sure do know how to get the ball rolling on a new session. They kept control, but still can’t seem to operate properly! Someone seriously needs to provide a proper communications course for all Republicans in D.C. In one of their first moves, the House Republicans caused a...

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Democrats Have Lost 1,030 Seats Across the Board During Obama’s Presidency

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 26, 2016 at 12:00pm 12/26/2016 at 12:00pm

In 2007, I could have sworn President Barack Obama was supposed to be the savior of the Democrat Party. The smooth talking, suave Illinois senator had everything to bring the party together and end any GOP dominance.

Well, it turns out, the Democrats have lost 1,030 seats across the board since Obama...

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CIA Not Providing Congress With Info on Russian Hacking

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 12:30pm 12/17/2016 at 12:30pm

The House and Senate have become agitated with the CIA as the agency has continued to deny both sectors with briefings or information on claims that Russia hacked into America’s election, but passed information to the mainstream media.

Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) told a radio station in his home...

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House Bill Allows AG to Grant Money For Human Tracking Devices

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 4:00pm 12/14/2016 at 4:00pm

This little bill flew under the radar, didn’t it? While the Democrats deal with infighting and President-elect Donald Trump chooses his Cabinet, the House of Representatives quietly passed H.R. 4919, also known as Kevin and Avonte’s Law.

This law allows the at...

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Ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah Sentenced to 10 Years

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:00pm 12/12/2016 at 6:00pm

Former Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah has received 10 years in prison for racketeering, fraud, and money-laundering after his conviction on June 22.

A jury found Fattah guilty “on 22 counts related to misspending federal grant money and for schemes linked to an illegal $1 million loan he received from a friend to...

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House Unanimously Passes Bill to Protect FBI Whistleblowers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 9, 2016 at 8:45am 12/9/2016 at 8:45am

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) that protects FBI whistleblowers. Chaffetz said:

“While a great many changes remain to be made in how DOJ and the FBI respond to whistleblowers, this commonsense clarification is not minor. If implemented, it would have far-reaching...

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Nancy Pelosi – Will she stay or will she go? UPDATE: Stays

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 11:40am 11/30/2016 at 11:40am
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Voting is taking place right now on the challenge by Tim Ryan to Nancy Pelosi’s leadership of Democrats in the House.

Results are expected momentarily.

We will update.

UPDATE: She Stays –

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Dem Leadership Challenger to Pelosi Accused of Sexism

https://youtu.be/YmGdTrBmzA0
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 7:00am 11/23/2016 at 7:00am
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Here’s more proof that the Democrats learned absolutely nothing from the 2016 election. They’ve been relegated to America’s liberal coastal communities and Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio is a lone man calling out in the wilderness for a change in direction.

Some liberals are responding by doubling down on identity politics and...

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Congressional Republicans Choose Short-Term Spending Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/17/2016 at 1:30pm

House Republicans have chosen to go with a short-term spending bill to fund the government through March 31 instead of a full year bill:

Appropriations Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Kentucky, said in a statement that his committee would immediately start working on “a Continuing Resolution (CR) at the current rate of funding...

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