Capitol Hill Updates

  • House Republicans have led the way to lower taxes and smarter regulations so that businesses can grow, hire, and raise wages. As a result, the American economy is BOOMING. Here are some numbers of recent wins that Republicans have generated for the American people: Kevin [email protected] America is WINNING 5.6 million jobs created since January 2017! http://bit.ly/2YbKbfL  America is winning! 5.6 Million Jobs created since January 2017 republicanleader.gov 2,452 11:26 AM - Jul 17, 2019 Twitter Ads info and privacy 1,605 people are talking about this...
  •     WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and Co-Chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, issued the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed H. Res. 246 to oppose the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement:  “The House Foreign Affairs Committee just passed an important resolution to oppose the BDS movement, which is a blatantly anti-Israel and anti-Semitic effort that seeks to delegitimize Israel and attack supporters of Israel...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, joined a bipartisan group of senators in calling on the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to make a list of all federal programs publicly available on a central government-wide website in order to identify and eliminate program waste and duplication. Providing a comprehensive list of these federal programs “is critical to helping Congress make informed budgetary decisions and ensuring that we are able to identify – and take appropriate steps to eliminate – duplication,...
  • THURSDAY, JULY 18TH On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. One Minute Speeches H.R. 582 - Raise the Wage Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bobby Scott / Education and Labor Committee) The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Reps. O'Halleran / Murphy / Cox / Cuellar Amendment (10 minutes of debate) Special Order Speeches
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the benefits Americans continue to see from the Republican pro-opportunity, pro-growth agenda: “Economic data continue to confirm what we’ve been hearing from American workers and job creators for two years now: This is a pro-worker, pro-family, pro-opportunity economic moment. Hardly a day goes by without new headlines highlighting the new prosperity in communities the last administration’s policies overlooked and the red-hot market for American workers. “Since...
  • WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined fellow Republican leaders to contrast the pro-growth Republican policies that have led to increased job openings and higher wages for working families versus Democrat proposals, like the $15 minimum wage hike, that would harm workers and eviscerate jobs. He called on Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats to work with Republicans to the benefit of the American people instead of making Presidential harassment their number one priority.   Click here or on the image above to watch the remarks.    On...
  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. One Minute Speeches S.J.Res. 36 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Italian Republic of certain defense articles and services (Closed Rule, 20 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez / Foreign Affairs Committee) S.J.Res. 37...
  •   SITS DOWN WITH NBC DFW’S JULIE FINE, PENS OP-ED FOR FOX NEWS HIGHLIGHTING ONGOING BORDER CRISIS   WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke to Julie Fine of NBC in Dallas, and penned an op-ed for Fox News to discuss the security and humanitarian crisis on the southern border, as well as the stonewalling from congressional Democrats. Earlier this month, Sen. Cruz toured the largest immigration processing center in the country, the Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center, and received a briefing from Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials...
  • TUESDAY, JULY 16TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. One Minute Speeches H.Res. 489 - Condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Malinowski / Judiciary Committee) H.R. 3494 - Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff...
  • WEEK OF JULY 15TH MONDAY, JULY 15TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 2615 - United States-Northern Triangle Enhancement Engagement Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Eliot Engel / Foreign Affairs Committee) 2) H.R. 2744 - USAID Branding Modernization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Foreign Affairs Committee) 3) H.Res. 441 - Condemning the attack on the AMA Jewish...