Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

SENS. CRUZ, BLACKBURN CALL ON COMMERCE SECRETARY TO ADDRESS ANTI-SEMITIC PRACTICES OF MORNINGSTAR INC.

WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, calling on her to address the role of so-called Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards in facilitating anti-Semitic boycotts of Israel that would fall under the […]

Senator McConnell: Democrats’ Total Control Has Produced Total Economic Disaster

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: “Two years ago, the American people elected a President who claimed he would govern as a uniting moderate. Underscoring that mandate, voters gave him unusually small coattails, the slimmest possible majority in Congress. “This […]

Congressman Steve Scalise: THE PANDEMIC RESPONSE REPORT

What’s Important Biden’s Education Department Reportedly Allowing School COVID Relief Funds to Pay for Radical, Left-Wing Curricula: Top Republicans have launched an investigation into Biden’s Department of Education reportedly allowing COVID relief funds intended for learning loss remediation to pay for racially biased and other leftist programs. Former Governor Cuomo Fails to Show Up for Nursing Home Hearing: Select Subcommittee […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 9/26/22

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 26TH MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH On Monday, no votes are expected in the House. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH On Tuesday, no votes are expected in the House. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK On Wednesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. […]

Senator Hawley Demands Answers from Google on Apparent Efforts to Punish Pregnancy Resource Centers

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), last week, wrote to Google CEO Sundar Pichai demanding answers on Google’s apparent attempts to throttle the online ads and reach of pregnancy resource centers. Senator Hawley wrote, “I am concerned that, in the name of providing ‘clarity’ in search results, your company is deliberately limiting pregnancy resource centers’ outreach efforts. By […]

Senator Blackburn Calls For FDA Investigation Into Use Of Puberty Blockers On Minors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a shocking video of a doctor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) touting profits from transgender care, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking the FDA to immediately provide information about the harmful use of certain puberty blockers to treat minor children experiencing gender dysphoria. […]

PASSED: Lankford, Rubio Effort To Authorize Vital Commission Aimed at Supporting Religious Freedom Internationally

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), created by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, is a bipartisan commission that monitors and reports on religious freedom internationally. The commission’s authorization is currently set to expire September 30, 2022. Less than two weeks before USCIRF’s authorization expires, the US House of Representatives […]

Report: News Media Dodges Questions, Refuses to Ask Democrats about Abortion

When reporters asked U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) why he would support legislation to align America’s abortion regulations with those of European nations, he responded, “I’ve always been pro-life.” He then challenged the press corps to find out what Democrats believe on abortion. “You need to be asking Democrats what restrictions they support,” Rubio told […]

CONGRESSMAN SCALISE: DEMS DON’T WANT TO FIX PROBLEMS THEY CREATED

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa), and Congressman Tony Gonzales (R-Texas) at today’s leadership press conference to preview House Republicans’ bold conservative agenda that will reverse Democrats’ self-made crises. In addition, Whip Scalise criticized President Biden for his out-of-control spending, which […]

President Biden: Be Grateful My Inflation Isn’t Even Worse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation: “Last week, the American people received yet another absolutely crushing inflation report. “More than a year after Washington Democrats’ policies set off the worst overall inflation in 40 years, the prices of some of […]