Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Senator Lankford, Bicameral Members Want Immediate Check On Claims Of Fetal Tissue Research at University of Pittsburgh

WASHINGTON, DC – Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Steven Daines (R-MT), and Josh Hawley (R-MO) along with Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ), Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO), Lisa McClain (R-MI), Mike Kelly (R-PA), and 81 Members of Congress called Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General (IG) Christi Grimm to conduct an immediate audit into whether the University […]

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell: “Biden Plan” Has Bought Americans Historic Hardships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding inflation:     “On the campaign trail, Candidate Biden made some big promises for America’s economic recovery. His campaign published ‘The Biden Plan to revitalize Main Street and invest in small businesses’ and another ‘to give America’s […]

Senator Lee Leads Letter Questioning W.H.O. Abortion Guidelines

Washington, D.C. – Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representative Doug Lamborn (R-CO) led 53 other House and Senate colleagues in sending a letter to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (W.H.O.), urging a reversal on the Organization’s recent guidelines on abortion.  These guidelines advocate for abortion on demand and critique conscious […]

Sen. Rick Scott: Congress Must Continue to Support Israel, Fund Security & Defense Initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs about the importance of America’s security relationship with Israel. Senator Scott urged the subcommittee to include $3.3 billion in security assistance to Israel for Fiscal Year 2023, to display unity […]

Senators Scott, Graham Lead Amicus Brief on Kerr v. Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) led an amicus brief requesting that the Supreme Court take up Robert Kerr, SC Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) v. Planned Parenthood and Julie Edwards.    “Amid conversations surrounding right to life, I urge the Supreme Court to make it clear that Congress has […]

South Carolina Republicans, 100+ Members of Congress Urge SCOTUS to Take Up Case to Delist Planned Parenthood as SC Medicaid Provider

Washington, D.C.— The eight Republican Members of Congress from South Carolina (Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott; Representatives Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Tom Rice, Ralph Norman, William Timmons, and Nancy Mace) filed an “amicus curaie” (or “friend of the Court”) brief, asking the Supreme Court to take up the Kerr v. Edwards case. The case centers on South Carolina’s decision […]


What’s Important  Scalise, Comer, Biggs Lead Call for CDC Oversight Hearing: House Republican Whip and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Ranking Member Steve Scalise (R-La.), House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.), and Representative Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), along with Republican lawmakers on both panels, called for an oversight hearing to examine the U.S. […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 5/16/22

WEEK OF MAY 16TH \MONDAY, MAY 16TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. 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: 1) H.R. 6873 – Bombing Prevention Act of 2022, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Malinowski / Homeland Security […]

House Republicans Introduce Resolution Condemning Intimidation Tactics of Pro-Abortion Activists

Resolution follows violence, vandalism, and intimidation tactics by abortion activists nationwide WASHINGTON, May 12, 2022 — 40 Republican Members of Congress led by House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) today introduced a congressional resolution condemning the intimidation tactics used by pro-abortion activists. The resolution follows a recent nationwide spate of violence, property damage, threats, trespassing, […]

Sen. Johnson Votes Against Democrats’ Radical Abortion Legislation

WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) released the following statement after voting against advancing the Democrats’ radical abortion on demand legislation. This bill would allow abortions without any meaningful restrictions and block pro-life laws around the country. “Democrat elected officials and the radical left have proven they are the extremists on the profound moral […]