Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

House Oversight Hearing Wrap Up: Bidenomics Levied an Inflation Tax on All Americans

WASHINGTON—The Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs held a hearing on Wednesday titled “Bidenomics: A Perfect Storm of Spending, Debt, and Inflation” to examine the failures of President Biden’s “Bidenomics” policies and their impacts on American households, workers, and small businesses. Key Takeaways: “Bidenomics” unleashed massive new federal spending and debt – only […]

Congresswoman Stefanik Co-Leads the CLASS Act to Counter Communist China’s Influence in American Classrooms

Washington, D.C.- Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14), and Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) introduced the Combatting the Lies of Authoritarians in School Systems (CLASS) Act to protect American educational systems from influence from Communist China or the People’s Republic of China. This legislation is in response to a report from Parents Defending Education which unearthed contracts for “Confucius Classrooms” […]

Senator Cotton: No Iranian Agent Released in Ransom Deal Should Stay in America

Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) sent a letter this week to Secretary of State Antony Blinken requesting information about the Biden administration’s $6 billion payment to Iran, as well as the release of five Iranian agents. The letter notes that at least two of the Iranian agents reportedly plan to stay in the […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 9/18/23

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 18TH MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH On Monday, the House will meet at noon 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: H.R. 3981 – Veterans Education Oversight Expansion Act (Sponsored by Rep. McGarvey / Veterans’ Affairs Committee) H.R. 1530 – […]

Oversight Hearing Wrap Up: Biden Administration has Failed to Act Transparently or Assertively In Actions and Negotiations with Iranian Regime

WASHINGTON—The Subcommittee on National Security, the Border, and Foreign Affairs held a joint hearing titled, “A Dangerous Strategy: Examining the Biden Administration’s Failures on Iran.” Members discussed with subject matter experts how the Biden Administration has participated without transparency in unlawful negotiations with Iran, facilitated a ransom payment to Iran to free five Americans, and […]

Sen. Rick Scott on PPI Inflation Report: Bidenomics is Ruining Floridians’ American Dream

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. Since Joe Biden became president, PPI has risen 17.6%. Senator Rick Scott said, “With PPI inflation now up 17.6% since Joe Biden took office, small businesses across Florida […]

Senator McConnell: Bidenomics is Working… Against Working Families

‘Just this morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that inflation increased by 0.6% this month, putting year over year inflation at 3.7%. That’s well above the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, and it puts cumulative inflation since President Biden took office over 17%.’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks […]

Subcommittee Chair Jeff Duncan Delivers Opening Remarks at Hearing on Grid Reliability

Washington, D.C. — Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Chairman Jeff Duncan (R-SC) delivered the following opening remarks at the Subcommittee on Energy, Climate, and Grid Security legislative hearingtitled “Keeping the Lights On: Enhancing Reliability and Efficiency to Power American Homes.” GRID RELIABILITY   “Our goal on the Energy and Commerce Committee is to enact policy […]

Senator Cruz Blasts Biden-Iran Nuclear Side Deal on Hostages

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement after reports confirmed that President Biden and Biden administration officials are proceeding with a hostage deal with the Iranian regime: “President Biden has established a secret nuclear deal with the Iranian regime that is being kept from Congress […]

Weekly House of Representatives’ Schedule 9/11/23

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 11TH MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH On Monday, the House is not in session. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH On Tuesday, the House will meet at noon 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: H.R. 3152 – Fight CRIME Act, as […]