Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

McConnell: Biden Administration Judicial Nominee Puts Radical Ideology Over Rule Of Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding judicial nominations: “Unfortunately, the Democratic Leader has decided that instead of taking up the critical annual defense authorization, the Senate will dedicate floor time this week to the latest in the Biden Administration’s parade of […]

Senator Kennedy condemns Democrat attack on SCOTUS: “I do not believe most of my colleagues think this bill is about ethics.”

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) helped block the Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act of 2023, a Democrat bill that would erode the Supreme Court’s independence, threaten the constitutionally mandated balance of powers and surrender the power of the judicial branch to bureaucrats. Kennedy’s remarks are below: “I do not believe most of […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 6/10/24

WEEK OF JUNE 10TH MONDAY, JUNE 10TH On Monday, the House is not in session. TUESDAY, JUNE 11TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at noon 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: H.R. 7104 – National SBDC Advisory Board […]

SENATOR SCOTT CHAMPIONS SCHOOL CHOICE, TALKS FUTURE OF EDUCATION WITH SC EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.), co-chair of the Congressional School Choice Caucus, was joined by South Carolina Superintendent of Education Ellen Weaver and Capitol Hill Christian Academy Founder Annie Hsiao for a conversation about the future of education in America. In his remarks, Senator Scott spoke about the importance of access to […]

Senator Cotton, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Sanction ICC

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) introduced the Illegitimate Court Counteraction Act, legislation that would sanction the International Criminal Court (ICC) if it attempts to investigate, arrest, detain, or prosecute Americans or our allies. Co-sponsoring the legislation are Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) and Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 6/3/24

WEEK OF JUNE 3RD MONDAY, JUNE 3RD On Monday, the House will meet at noon 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: H. Res. 1215 – Calling on elected officials and civil society leaders to join in efforts to educate […]

Senator Hoeven Calls on Biden Administration to Deliver Military Assistance to Israel Without Hesitation

Senator Stresses Importance of Empowering the Full Defeat of Hamas to Prevent Future Conflict WASHINGTON – During remarks delivered on the floor of the U.S. Senate this week, Senator John Hoeven outlined the importance of delivering military assistance to Israel and ensuring the full defeat of Hamas. The senator pushed back on the Biden administration’s […]

House Leadership Discuss Action to Prevent Non-Citizen Voting in Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C.— This week, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.), House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), and House Conference Vice Chair Blake Moore (R-Utah) to discuss the House’s action to stop non-citizens from voting in federal elections. Leader Scalise also spoke out against the shameful and ridiculous actions of the […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 5/20/24

WEEK OF MAY 20TH MONDAY, MAY 20TH On Monday, the House is not in session. TUESDAY, MAY 21ST On Tuesday, the House will meet at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 6:30 p.m. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: H.R. 5527 – Modernizing Government Technology Reform […]

Majority Leader Scalise: Biden’s Anti-American Energy Agenda Benefits Our Adversaries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke on the House floor this week in support of H.R. 7176, the Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act of 2024. Leader Scalise slammed President Biden for banning LNG exports in America, citing the detrimental impact it will have on hardworking families and the economy. Additionally, […]