Dick Durbin  (Page 1)

Democrats: Trump must capitulate on DACA “to prove you’re not prejudiced or bigoted”

https://youtu.be/D7VVVsGRvuc
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 6:30pm 1/16/2018 at 6:30pm
https://youtu.be/D7VVVsGRvuc

Dick Durbin’s claim that Donald Trump referred to “s***hole” non-white countries during a closed door DACA negotiation has lit a fire.

It appears to be part of a strategy from Durbin and Democrats to walk away from a DACA deal unless they get what they want (primarily amnesty without any changes in...

Read More...
 
 
 

Dick Durbin blew up DACA, deliberately

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOjbetz7JjY
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 15, 2018 at 10:30am 1/15/2018 at 10:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOjbetz7JjY

Democrats and the media think they have the golden bullet to take down Trump, in the form of the “s–thole” comment during DACA negotiations behind closed doors.

There are conflicting claims and reports as to whether the term was used, and to whom he was referring if it were used. Original reports...

Read More...
 
 
 

Trump Wants $18 Billion for Wall Funding, Dems Threaten Govt Shutdown over DACA

https://youtu.be/oCMQW18LXIk
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 9:30am 1/6/2018 at 9:30am
https://youtu.be/oCMQW18LXIk

Another government spending bill with a due date of January 19th is rapidly approaching. Democrats want a deal on DACA and Trump wants funding for the wall. Neither side shows any signs of backing down.

(more…)

 
 
 

House, Senate Pass Stopgap Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4_iLu8V7Vs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 5:30pm 12/7/2017 at 5:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4_iLu8V7Vs

*UPDATE* Senate has also passed the stopgap spending bill, sending it to President Donald Trump’s desk.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a two-week spending bill that will beat the deadline of a government shutdown.

(more…)

 
 
 

UPDATE: Senators Now Call for Franken’s Resignation After Seventh Woman Comes Forward

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VyVMDhezpI
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 11:30am 12/6/2017 at 11:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VyVMDhezpI

Early this morning, Politico reported a seventh woman has accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) of sexual misconduct. She claimed he tried to forcibly kiss her.

The “zero tolerance” senators have finally called for him to resign…after the seventh accuser.

When the woman fled the room, Franken

Read More...
 
 
 

Another Government Shutdown Showdown In the Works Over DACA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtikOmKT1kI
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 10:00am 11/22/2017 at 10:00am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtikOmKT1kI

After clearly stating that as president he had no power to change immigration law, then-president Obama went ahead in 2012 with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  Obama himself referred to DACA as his “

Read More...
 
 
 

Some worry about anti-Catholic bigotry against 7th Cir. nominee Amy Barrett

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5aj21ASM84
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 29, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/29/2017 at 1:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5aj21ASM84

Notre Dame law professor Amy Barrett has been nominated to the Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Barrett is a former Scalia law clerk.

Barrett’s nomination hearing in early September generated a lot of attention when Democrat Senators attacked her for being a religious Christian. The National Review reported at...

Read More...
 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: Day 3 of Neil Gorsuch Senate Confirmation Hearing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWRzx3gZK7M#action=share
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 9:30am 3/22/2017 at 9:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWRzx3gZK7M#action=share

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will face the Senate Judiciary Committee for the third day starting at 9:30 AM EDT.

Today should be the last day of Gorsuch’s testimony. Hearings will continue after today but will feature witnesses both in favor and opposed to Gorsuch’s nomination.

Yesterday, Senate Democrats

Read More...
 
 
 

Nevertheless, #HePersisted

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 9:00pm 3/21/2017 at 9:00pm

Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing today was blah, blah, (try to stay awake), (don’t let anyone know you’re snoozing), (Dem Senators made to look foolish), (trite platitudes repeated endlessly on media).

You still with me.

Sure, there were some real moments, but they were entirely focused on Democrat Senators who were made to look...

Read More...
 
 
 

Gorsuch Makes Minced Meat of Dick Durbin’s Gotcha Attempt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPTidfTwvHY
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 6:30pm 3/21/2017 at 6:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPTidfTwvHY

Today was Day Two in confirmation hearings for Trump Supreme Court Justice nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch.

Senators on the Judiciary Committee took turns spending thirty minutes grilling Gorsuch.

When it was Sen. Durbin’s (D-IL) turn to bat, he flamed out. Gloriously.

“Do you believe that there are ever situations where the cost...

Read More...
 
 
 

WATCH: Day 2 Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings, Morning Session

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWRzx3gZK7M#action=share
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 9:30am 3/21/2017 at 9:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWRzx3gZK7M#action=share

Yesterday, we heard opening statements from the Senate Judiciary Committee and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Today, Gorsuch will face questions from the senators in 30-minute intervals. The hearing should last 12 hours.

Will Democrats soften their stance on Gorsuch? As CBS pointed out, the Democrats “stressed that Gorsuch has impeccable credentials”...

Read More...
 
 
 

Sessions Approved While GOP Changes Committee Rules to Approve Price, Mnuchin

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 1:03pm 2/1/2017 at 1:03pm

Senate Republicans found a way to end the Democrat boycott of approval votes for President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee changed the rule stating at least one member from each party must attend a meeting for the committee to do its work.

The Democrats boycotted the hearing...

Read More...
 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearing for Attorney General

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 9:43am 1/10/2017 at 9:43am

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has begun his confirmation hearing for attorney general. We have a live stream in this post.

This is expected to be one of the most tense confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet. The Democrats will ask Sessions about his record on civil rights and female rights. However,...

Read More...
 
 
 

Senators Durbin and Graham Crafting Bill to Make Obama’s Dreamer EO Law

http://fox2now.com/2014/03/02/lawmakers-call-for-suspension-of-russia-from-g8-swift-action-against-putin/
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6:30pm 12/3/2016 at 6:30pm
http://fox2now.com/2014/03/02/lawmakers-call-for-suspension-of-russia-from-g8-swift-action-against-putin/

As Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R[?]-SC) rush to make Obama’s Dreamer executive order (EO) law, cat fights are erupting on Twitter regarding immigration and Trump’s intentions in this regard.

In 2010, the DREAM Act failed in the Senate, so Obama picked up his pen and his phone and, by...

Read More...
 
 
 

Schumer, McConnell Will Lead in Senate

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/16/2016 at 3:00pm

Sen. Chuck Schumer won Minority Senate Leader while Sen. Mitch McConnell maintained his position as Senate Majority Leader:

Schumer, who until Wednesday was the third-ranking Senate Democrat, secured the top position with little opposition after Reid, D-Nevada, announced his retirement this summer.

And he managed to hold onto the post, despite Democrats boasting...

Read More...
 
 
 

Democrats Blame GOP After Blocking Zika Funding Bill

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7:00am 6/29/2016 at 7:00am

This story is a perfect example of why everyone hates Congress.

The senate tried to pass a bill funding research and prevention of the Zika Virus. Democrats blocked it and fully intend to blame the GOP for any spread of the virus.

Politico

Read More...
 
 
 

Sonia Sotomayor wants Religious Litmus Test!

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 8:30am 4/19/2016 at 8:30am

If one Supreme Court Justice gets her way, there will be a religious test for the next SCOTUS nominee….as well as the standard abortion litmus test!

Not happy with the proposed nominee offered by President Obama, Sonia Sotomayor offered her faith-based suggestions:

Justice Sonia Sotomayor says the...

Read More...