Category Archives: Capitol Hill Updates

House Republican Whip Scalise Rips “No Ban Act” During Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke on the House on Wednesday ripping into House Democrats for pushing their “No Ban Act” in the middle of a global pandemic. President Trump has strengthened our borders in several ways that Democrats want to tear down. Border security is national security, border security is economic security, and border […]

Lankford Pushes Administration Officials To Break Supply Chain Dependence with China

  WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) questioned Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials during a Senate Committee on Finance hearing entitled, “Protecting the Reliability of the US Medical Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Lankford questioned dependence on China, who earlier this year prevented companies from shipping Personal Protective Equipment […]

Sen. Cruz on Face the Nation: ‘We Have Got to Get America Back to Work’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today appeared on CBS’ ‘Face the Nation’ with Margaret Brennan where he discussed the next phase of Congress’ response to COVID-19 and shared his thoughts on the closing of China’s Consulate in Houston. Sen. Cruz also reflected on the life and legacy of Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis […]

Sen. Cruz Questions Secretary Pompeo Regarding Sanctions for Nord Stream 2 Pipeline and Iran’s Nuclear Program

SEC. POMPEO REAFFIRMED THE U.S.’S COMMITMENT TO USING SANCTIONS TO HALT PIPELINE’S CONSTRUCTION   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday, asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to unequivocally affirm the administration’s commitment to imposing whatever sanctions are necessary to stop the completion of Vladimir […]


WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tim Scott released the following statement after the Senate Democrats voted against expanding the Paycheck Protection Program for American workers and businesses: “Countless Americans have spent several months without a paycheck and today’s vote is just proof of how the Democrats are unwilling to put aside partisan politics to help the American people,” said Senator Tim Scott. […]

Speaker Boehner: Pillars of a Renewed Majority

Today, Speaker Boehner released Pillars of a Renewed Majority, which details his five-point vision for resetting the foundation of our economy and the steps the House Republican majority is taking to make it a reality.“Over the last four years, the House has served as an outpost in Washington for the people’s priorities,” Boehner writes in […]

Senators Thune and Vitter Will Oppose Kagan Confirmation

The latest two United States Senators announcing their intention to vote against the nomination of Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court are Senator John Thune from South Dakota and Senator David Vitter from Louisiana. It is hard to believe that there has ever been a more left-leaning Supreme Court nominee than Elena Kagan. […]

Hatch Announces Opposition to Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court Nomination

For those of you who may have missed the news this morning, Sen. Hatch announced his opposition to Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court. His full statement is below. ———- Utah Senator Says, He “Cannot Ignore Disturbing Situations in which it Appears that Her Personal or Political Views Drove her Legal Views” WASHINGTON – […]

Americans Deserve to Hear Berwick’s Plans for Massive Medicare Cuts

Note the following email from the Senate Republican Leader, Mitch McConnell’s office regarding the Obama administration’s newest avowed socialist; a gentleman who was given a recess appointment by the president over the July 4th recess, of all the times for the president to go around the Congress. Obama’s appointment of Donald Berwick as the new […]