Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

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 […]

SEN. CRUZ: ‘I’M MORE COMMITTED THAN EVER TO FIGHTING FOR THE PEOPLE OF TEXAS, AND EVERY AMERICAN FAMILY, FOR A BETTER TOMORROW’

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 […]

CONGRESSMAN STEVE SCALISE PREVIEWS CONSERVATIVE AGENDA FOR 2022

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 […]