Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

McConnell on Debt Limit for Democrats’ Spree: If They Don’t Want Our Input, They Won’t Need Our Help

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the debt ceiling: “In just a few days, our colleagues will start ramming through yet another reckless taxing and spending spree. Trillions more in inflationary spending when families just want good jobs and stable prices. “But […]

Sen. Cruz to Ambassador Sherman: ‘The Biden Administration Has Consistently Demonstrated Weakness and Appeasement Towards Iran.’ ‘The Ayatollah Has Declared Open Season on the United States and Our Interests’

QUESTIONS THE DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE IN A HEARING ON AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF MILITARY FORCE (AUMF)     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today questioned Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on the Biden administration’s rush to dismantle pressure against the Iranian regime and the subsequent […]

Lankford, Colleagues Push HHS to Withdraw Proposed Affordable Care Act Abortion Rule

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joined Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) and Steve Daines (R-MT) along with 25 senators today to issue a public comment letter opposing the Biden Administration’s attempt to ignore congressional intent and the unequivocal legal requirements regarding abortion coverage offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The letter to Health and […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke on the House Floor, where he urged Democrats to keep the Hyde Amendment, which has stood for nearly 45 years and saved millions of unborn babies. Whip Scalise emphasized that there used to be bipartisan consensus on the Hyde Amendment and highlighted that Joe Biden was […]

If States’ Expansive Voting Laws are Anti-Democracy, the Left Will Also Need to Boycott Europe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding voting laws: “The massive taxing and spending spree that Democrats want to ram through this summer has problems that go even beyond inflation, rising costs, and massive tax hikes. “The problem is not just Democrats’ […]

Hawley Leads Amicus Brief with Lee & Cruz, Urging Supreme Court to Overrule Roe, Casey

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), along with Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas), filed an amicus brief in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, urging the Court to overrule its decisions in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey. The brief argues that the Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence finds no basis in […]


What’s Important   Biden’s Justice Department Refuses to Investigate Nursing Home Deaths: Last week, the Department of Justice notified House Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.) that it won’t investigate deadly mandates in New York, Pennsylvania, and Michigan that sent COVID-19 positive patients into nursing homes and long-term care facilities, resulting in the deaths […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 7/26/21

WEEK OF JULY 26TH   MONDAY, JULY 19TH On Monday, 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.R. 3119 – Energy Emergency Leadership Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bobby Rush / Energy and Commerce Committee) 2) H.R. 2931 – Enhancing Grid Security through […]

ICYMI: Appropriations Republicans Sound the Alarm on Democrats’ Move to Strip Hyde Amendment

Subcommittee Ranking Member Tom Cole (R-OK) and Pro-Life Caucus Co-Chair Dr. Andy Harris (R-MD) led a press conference on the Democrats’ plan to strip longstanding, bipartisan protections against taxpayer-funded abortions after they rejected efforts by Committee Republicans to reinstate the Hyde and Weldon Amendments during the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education FY22 full committee […]

Congressman Roy launches effort to remove Chief Diversity Officer at DoD

WASHINGTON— This week, Congressman Chip Roy (TX-21) introduced the Restoring Military Focus Act, an effort to push back against the Democrats’ politicization of the Department of Defense and to eliminate the unnecessary progressive agenda being pushed by the left that undermines the United States military. This bill will repeal Sec. 913 of the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act […]