Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Senator Lee Leads 43 GOP Senators in Opposition to Raising Debt Limit Without Substantive Spending and Budget Reforms

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) leads a group of 43 Republican Senators in sending the letter below to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. The letter expresses a collective commitment to oppose raising the debt ceiling without substantive spending and budget reforms. Of the letter, Sen. Lee said, “It is now clear that Senate Republicans aren’t going to bail […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 5/8/23

WEEK OF MAY 8TH MONDAY, MAY 8TH On Monday, the House is not in session. TUESDAY, MAY 9TH 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. 676 – Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification […]

Senator Tim Scott, Colleagues Introduce Resolution on 75th Anniversary of Founding of the State of Israel

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined his Senate colleagues in introducing a bipartisan resolution in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel, which is May 14th. The resolution reaffirms the United States’ steadfast commitment to Israel’s security, underscores our dedication to combatting antisemitism and efforts to delegitimize Israel, and celebrates the […]

Congressman Joe Wilson Joins RSC Taskforce Members in Introducing Slate of Bills Combatting the Iranian Regime

WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) introduced a slate of six bills targeting Iran and preventing the Biden administration from reviving a nuclear deal with Iran. The bills were rolled out Friday and through the course of this week and are led by: RSC National Security Task Force Chairman Joe Wilson (R-SC), Representatives Pat Fallon […]

Senator Rick Scott on Senate Republicans’ Role in Debt Ceiling Negotiations: Stand United with House and Demand Fiscal Sanity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Senator Rick Scott led 18 of his Republican colleagues in a press conference as debt ceiling negotiations continue on Capitol Hill where he continued his calls for substantial reforms that return Washington to fiscal sanity the American people deserve. Senator Scott fully supports Speaker McCarthy’s sweeping debt limit package that repeals […]

Senate Minority Leader McConnell: Democrats Add to Growing List of Attacks on the Federal Judiciary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor on Tuesday regarding the Federal Judiciary: “Today, Democrats on the Judiciary Committee are holding a hearing that’s ostensibly about ‘Supreme Court Ethics Reform.’ “Really, it’s just another chapter in Washington Democrats’ three-decade-long campaign to undermine the federal judiciary at […]

Senator Cornyn: Democrats’ Threats Against Federal Judiciary Must Stop

We are not here to bully any judge into doing what the Majority Leader wants, or what any of us wants, which would ultimately undermine the legitimacy of the Court. Many in… today’s Democratic party are trying to blur the line between the legislative and judicial branches and act as if the judges are supposed […]

Senator Marshall on Debt Ceiling: “Joe Biden Needs to Come Out of the Basement and Faithfully Negotiate”

Washington, D.C. – Appearing on Mornings with Maria on Fox Business this morning, U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. called on Joe Biden to work with Congressional leaders to address our national debt crisis. In the interview, he discussed the U.S. House of Representatives legislation, Limit Save Grow Act, that would raise the debt limit for a year while […]

Chairs Rodgers and Duncan to FERC: “You’re Neglecting Your Role to Secure America’s Electrical Grid”

Washington, D.C. — On Wednesday, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Energy, Climate, & Grid Security Subcommittee Chair Jeff Duncan (R-SC) sent a letter to Acting Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Willie Phillips and the other Commissioners demanding they return the agency to its core mission to help deliver abundant, reliable, […]


Bill commemorates 75th anniversary of the United States-Israel relationship WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation directing the Treasury Department to mint a commemorative coin in honor of Golda Meir, Israel’s fourth prime minister and the first woman to lead the Jewish State. This year marks […]