Tag: Congress

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

GOP Lawmakers Issue Warning About Biden

Joe Biden does not have plans to keep cash out of the Taliban’s hands according to GOP Lawmakers. According to The Washington Free Beacon: As the Biden administration scrambles to evacuate American personnel from Afghanistan, it is overlooking the Taliban’s plans to seize some $10 billion in assets held by Afghanistan’s central bank, according to

Facebook Axes Campaign Ad for Link to Fox News but Backpeddles

Facebook removed an ad from a Georgia congressional candidate because it had a link to Fox News. At least so it seemed According to The Washington Free Beacon: Facebook on Monday removed a campaign ad that criticized President Biden’s Afghanistan policy, suggesting the post violated Facebook rules by linking to a Fox News article. Facebook