Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

Senators Tim Scott and John Thune Introduce Bill to Combat Inflationary Spending

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced the Inflation Prevention Act (IPA) that would help combat inflationary spending. Due to record government spending over the last two years, many Americans are facing rapidly rising costs of consumer goods. This bill would bar legislation that would be estimated to increase inflation until […]

Sen. Rick Scott on CPI Inflation Report: Democrats Have Turned Their Backs on American Families

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 tax-and-spend agenda. December’s CPI data shows that there has been a significant increase […]

Lankford Warns Senate Democrats Against Destroying Filibuster for Schumer’s Progressive Tantrum

Lankford: “This is 250 years of history my Democratic colleagues are planning to flush down the toilet because they don’t get their way, on a bill we rightfully have very strong philosophical differences on.” WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) spoke on the Senate floor today about Majority Leader Schumer’s (D-NY) scheme to get rid […]

Senator Cornyn: Democrats’ Election Takeover Bill a ‘Solution in Search of a Problem’

On Monday on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed Democrats’ legislation to give the federal government control over local elections. “Our colleagues have made repeated attempts to overhaul our nation’s elections and give the federal government unprecedented power to manage America’s elections.” “Our Democratic colleagues want to fix a system that is not […]

Congresman Steve Scalise: THE PANDEMIC RESPONSE REPORT

What’s Important     Biden’s Broken Promises: President Biden has repeatedly said he would “shut down the virus,” listen to the experts, make testing widely available and reopen schools, but he has failed on all accounts.   Union Bosses Cancel School Again, Ignoring Science and Jeopardizing Students’ Futures: The Chicago Teachers Union and other big city school districts have again canceled in-person instruction, despite science […]

Senator Lankford Responds to Schumer’s Senate Rules Threat

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) issued the following statement on Senator Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) threat to override Senate rules to bend to his progressive legislative agenda: “Schumer’s threat to change the rules of the Senate unless he gets his way is not just a temper tantrum; it is a threat to our Republic. For over […]

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 […]