Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Rep. Steube Condemns Abortion-On-Demand Legislation on the House Floor

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Greg Steube (R-Fla.) today condemned House Democrats’ Abortion-On-Demand legislation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives during debate of H.R. 8297.   The Congressman’s remarks can be found in full below: “Thank you, Madam Speaker. Let me address the complete misrepresentations of fact that we’ve been hearing from Democrats since Roe has […]

Senator Lankford Stops Democrats’ Attempt to Promote Abortion Tourism

WASHINGTON, DC –Senator James Lankford (R-OK), on Thursday, objected on the Senate floor to a bill proposed by the Democrats to promote traveling across state lines to obtain an abortion – from a state that protects life to a state that neglects it and create workarounds for state laws to shield the abortion industry and […]

Senator Scott Joins Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging President Biden to Strengthen Abraham Accords During Middle East Visit

WASHINGTON – As President Biden begins his visit to the Middle East, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and Representatives Bradley Schneider (D-Ill.) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), co-chairs of the Senate and House Abraham Accords Caucuses, on a bipartisan and bicameral letter urging the president to deepen and expand […]

OBGYN Sen. Marshall Stands Up to Pro-Abortion Fearmongering During Hearing on Abortion Laws

(Washington, D.C.) – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. – an OBGYN responsible for delivering more than 5,000 babies – served as Ranking Member for a U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) hearing on abortion laws following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade and returning the issue of […]

Sen. Rick Scott on CPI Inflation Report: President Biden’s Inflation Incompetence Tax Rages to 9.1%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, following the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Senator Rick Scott released the below statement highlighting the need to implement substantive fiscal reforms to end the ongoing inflation crisis fueled by the Biden administration’s reckless tax-and-spend agenda. June’s CPI data shows that there has been significant inflation […]

Senator McConnell: Landmark Wins for Religious Freedom at the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Supreme Court: “Yesterday, I discussed the Supreme Court’s historic, courageous, and correct decision in Dobbs. But that landmark case was only part of the most consequential Supreme Court term in almost 70 years, since […]

SEN. CRUZ CALLS ON AG GARLAND TO ATTEND DOBBS HEARING, DISCUSS SCOTUS INTIMIDATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on The Constitution, sent a letter last week to Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, calling on him to bring Attorney General Merrick Garland before the committee for its July 12th hearing regarding the Supreme […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 7/11/22

WEEK OF JULY 11TH MONDAY, JULY 11TH On Monday, no votes are expected in the House. TUESDAY, JULY 12TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at 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.Res. 1168 – Reaffirming the economic partnership between the United States […]

Rep. Norman Leads Probe Into Possible Inappropriate Restrictions on USDA Funding for Free and Low-cost Meals for Economically Disadvantaged Students

This week, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC-05) led 35 House members in a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack concerning a recent memorandum suggesting his agency might withhold the funding of free and low-cost meals for economically disadvantaged students if schools do not embrace the Administration’s policies concerning gender identity and sexual orientation. “Based on your May 5, 2022 memorandum, which lacked […]

CONGRESSMAN SCALISE: BIDEN IS KEEPING ENERGY PRICES HIGH

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox Business Network’s Kudlow to discuss how President Biden’s extreme climate policies have led to record-high gas prices. Whip Scalise urged President Biden to end his war on American energy and stop blaming U.S. energy producers for an energy crisis that was created by Democrats’ anti-American energy […]