Tag: Congress

Is Biden’s Student Debt Forgiveness Policy Real?

Back in August the Biden Administration announced its intent to cancel an estimated $500 billion in student debt. While many doubted that he would be able to do such a thing for the nearly 40 million borrowers, he found money to use. The HEROES Act of 2003, which was passed in the begin of the

Republicans To Clean up Military if They Get the Majority

Republicans will be working to clean up the U.S military if they are able to win back the majority in Congress after this year’s midterm elections. According to foxnews.com Rep. Jim Banks R-Ind., stated “I think it’s one of our very top priorities to clean up the mess the administration has made with the excessive

Donald Trump Backs Sarah Palin’s Congressional Run

Palin was an early supporter of Trump’s run for President, and now he’s returning the favor. According to NBC News: In a statement released through his Save America political action committee, Trump praised Palin for backing him for president in 2016. “Sarah shocked many when she endorsed me very early in 2016, and we won

Zelensky asks Congress for No-Fly Zone, Ban on Russian Oil

Congress took a video call from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Saturday morning with over 280 officials in attendance. According to The Hill: Over Zoom, Zelensky requested additional airplanes, a stoppage of oil purchases from Russia and the establishment of a no-fly zone over Ukrainian airspace. Both Democrats and Republicans lauded Zelensky after their virtual meeting and pledged

Bill to Ban Stock Trading Proposed for Congress

Some lawmakers are backing a bill that would ban legislators from trading stock in public companies and require their immediate family members to put their stocks in a blind trust. However, some big names are skeptical. According to NBC News: Abigail Spanberger, a moderate Democrat from Virginia, and Chip Roy, a conservative Republican from Texas,

Congress Approves $200 Million in Missile Defense for Israel

Congress has approved missile defense money for Israel to the tune of $200 million. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Congress approved $200 million in funding for Israel’s critical missile defense programs as part of the annual U.S. defense spending package, according to a review of the legislation that was approved earlier this week. The National

Fmr Trump Administration Member Announces Run for Congress

A former senior official in the Trump administration has announced a run for Congress. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Former senior Trump administration official Ricky Gill is gearing up to run for a seat in Congress in 2022, sources close to the campaign told the Washington Free Beacon. Gill is running to replace Rep. Josh

House Democrats Sneak Vape Tax Into Spending Bill

A new vape tax will target poor Americans. Democrats recently snuck the measure into the $1.85 trillion spending bill. According to The Washington Free Beacon: House Democrats on Wednesday added a tax on vapes to their $1.85 trillion Build Back Better Act, which experts say would target poor Americans and boost a dangerous black market.

Biden Waived Critical Report to Congress

Joe Biden stopped the Pentagon from providing a report to Congress about the withdrawal from Afghanistan. According to The Washington Free Beacon: President Joe Biden waived a mandate in June that would have forced the Pentagon to provide a detailed report to Congress about the risks of leaving Afghanistan. Under the federal statute, the administration

GOP Calls for Pentagon Investigation

The GOP wants the bungled exit from Afghanistan investigated. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Republicans are calling on the Pentagon’s inspector general to launch a formal investigation into the Biden administration’s bungled withdrawal from Afghanistan, including its decision to abandon scores of American-made weapons that are now in the Taliban’s possession. Rep. Carlos Giménez