Tag: Democrats

Former Democrat Congressman Arrested on Dozens of Fraud Charges

Former Representative TJ Cox was charged with “15 counts of wire fraud, 11 counts of money laundering, one count of financial institution fraud, and one count of campaign contribution fraud.” According to Politico: The FBI arrested former one-term Democratic Rep. T.J. Cox on dozens of charges related to financial fraud, according to public records with the Fresno County

Senate Democrats Move to Check Supreme Court’s Decisions

Two Senators introduced a bill meant to give Congress more power to pass legislation directly in response to Supreme Court rulings that interpret federal statues or constitutional rights. According to Law360: The Supreme Court Review Act, introduced by Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., would help guarantee that the power to make policy

Democrat Politicians Rally Against ‘Latinx’ Term

After years of pushing the language as inclusive, minority Democrat politicians in Congress have increasingly turned against the term as polls show the vast majority of Hispanics don’t use it and a large number find it offensive. New York Representative Ritchie Torres took aim at the New York Yankees tweet about gun violence, but not

McCarthy Pledges to Boot Schiff From Intel Committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) held a press conference Friday where he pledged Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee would band together to kick out Adam Schiff (D-CA) if they take back the majority in the midterms. According to The Hill: At his press conference Friday, McCarthy accused Schiff of politicizing the committee, said

Liz Cheney Leans on Democrats to Save Her Seat

Republicans in Wyoming have turned against Cheney in droves since January 6th. Cheney’s actions in the state show she understands the numbers. She has avoided town halls and forums in deep red counties in favor of tightly controlled events. She speaks at gatherings hosted by bipartisan organizations answering pre-selected questions. “She’s not in the state,

Manchin Declares: “It’s Dead”

As Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke to reporters on Capitol Hill before lunch, Joe Manchin (D-WV) crashed the party. In the middle of Wyden’s reassurances that Build Back Better would find common ground among Democrats and their moderate party members, Manchin walked around the corner. Asked about the legislation, Manchin pointedly responded, “What Build Back

Psaki Prescribes Margaritas as White House Downplays Dem Anxiety

Press Secretary Jen Psaki has some advice for Democrat voters who are disappointed with the administrations growing list of failures: margaritas. Appearing on Friday morning’s “The View”, she offered this gem: “My advice to everyone out there who’s frustrated, sad, angry, pissed off, feel those emotions, go to a kickboxing class, have a margarita, do

McConnell Hits Back on Democrat Threats to Filibuster

Mitch McConnell (R-KY) outlined his plan to force tough votes on GOP sponsored bills if Democrats make changes to the current longstanding filibuster rule. Some of those votes include blocking vaccine mandates, prohibit federal grants for “sanctuary cities”, and other subjects intended to be tough to swallow for vulnerable Democrats. According to The Hill: McConnell,

Taxpayers Fund Democrat Attempt to Overturn Election

Taxpayers were left on the hook for a Democrat attempt to overturn an election. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Taxpayers were left with the bill for more than $800,000 worth of legal fees after Democrats moved to overturn the results of an Iowa election won by Republican congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks, congressional records show. House