Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Senator McConnell: Democrats This Desperate for a Partisan Elections Takeover Must Be Denied It

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ federal election takeover:   “As 2022 gets underway, working Americans and their families are facing a steady stream of significant challenges. “The fastest-growing inflation in almost 40 years; violent crime rates that continue to […]

Sen. Rick Scott: Schumer’s Filibuster Flip-Flop is a Self-Serving Power Grab

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Tuesday, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement following a Dear Colleague letter Senator Chuck Schumer sent to Democrat Senators urging them to vote in favor of ending the filibuster rule. This announcement, which directly contradicts Senator Schumer’s 2017 position while Democrats held the minority, proves that, once again, Senator Schumer’s priority is not […]

Congressman Mike Johnson Commends Federal Court Ruling that the Department of Defense Cannot Punish Service Members Seeking Religious Exemptions from Vaccine Mandate

Congressional Republicans filed an amicus brief in support of Navy service members seeking religious accommodations   WASHINGTON, January 4, 2022 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) commended the ruling issued Monday evening by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas that the Department of Defense cannot punish military service members seeking religious […]


Reflects on the past year and looks ahead to 2022 HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this past year led the fight against an administration that created crisis after crisis, including: an inflation crisis, an energy crisis, a border crisis, a supply chain crisis, a crisis in Afghanistan, and a debt ceiling crisis. Reflecting […]

ICYMI: Senator Tim Scott Talks Dem Spending, 2021 Highlights and 2022 Agenda

WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joined Leyla Gulen on Fox24 Charleston. Sen. Scott slammed Democrats’ spending, talked legislative highlights of 2021, and laid out his agenda for 2022.   Click to watch part one of the interview   On Dem Spending … “Well, if you think about their plan, the Build Back Broker […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox Business Network’s Kudlow to discuss how Democrats’ multi-trillion-dollar legislation is on life support after Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) came out against President Biden and Speaker Pelosi’s tax-and-spending spree. Whip Scalise highlighted that Democrats’ rampant spending in 2021 has fueled inflation across the country. Whip Scalise […]

Senator Scott, Representative Norman Lead Effort to Protect Faith-Based Child Welfare Providers

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Representative Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) led a bicameral letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra, condemning HHS’s recent reversal of protections for faith-based adoption and foster care agencies. “For decades, faith-based child welfare agencies have provided safe and loving homes for our nation’s children,” said Senator Scott. “Rather than […]

Senator McConnell: Democrats’ Reckless Spree – Steep Costs, and Bad Policy, Too

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Democrats’ reckless tax and spending spree:   “I described yesterday how inflation is hurting families across the country. “Since then, yet another key economic indicator has set an unfortunate record: In the last year, wholesale […]

Sen. Rick Scott: Biden’s Raging Inflation Crisis Creates a Vicious Tax on Hardworking Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Rick Scott released the below statement following the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which showed inflation continued to rise in November increasing 9.6% over the year, a significant increase from 8.6% the month prior, and the highest year-over-year PPI reading ever recorded. Senator Scott is demanding President Joe […]

Lankford Leads Senate Republicans in Opposition to Removing Rule for Faith-Based Contractors

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK  – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) sent a letter to the Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh regarding his strong opposition to the Biden Administration’s proposal to rescind a rule issued by the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) during the Trump Administration that provided clarification on the ability of people of faith […]