CONGRESS: “Senate Republicans vented their frustration after former President Trump helped derail a compromise House bill to extend Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) authority, sending lawmakers scrambling to find a Plan B to keep the nation’s intelligence agencies from losing their ability to spy on adversaries and terrorists. Republican senators are warning that the nation’s […]

Read More… from 4/12/2024


CONGRESS/TEXAS: “It is my great honor to ENDORSE Brandon Gill for U.S. Congress in Texas-26. He is the clear “America First” candidate, and is as loyal and tough as they come. He’s a Cowboy, Businessman, Husband and Father, but also, a True Patriot. Brandon is Strong on SECURING OUR BORDER, STOPPING CRIME, FIGHTING INFLATION, & […]

Read More… from 12/2/2023


CONGRESS/ILHAN OMAR: “In times like these you can’t afford to have a President who wants to be politically correct, we have to do things properly. We cannot have an administration that takes foreign policy advice from Ilhan Omar or Rashida Tlaib.”  -Donald Trump via Newsmax, “Trump: Wasn’t I right about ‘pretty much everything?,’” youtube.com, November 8, […]

Read More… from 11/8/2023


CONGRESS/GOP: “Former President Trump told reporters on Wednesday [October 4, 2023] he was focused on doing the ‘best thing’ for the Republican Party when asked whether he would serve as speaker of the House. Trump added that he has fielded numerous calls about assuming the vacant speakership, but suggested he was more focused on winning […]

Read More… from 10/4/2023


CONGRESS/GEORGIA: “The Georgia prosecutor in U.S. President Donald Trump’s case has accused a Republican congressman of interfering in a state criminal matter, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Thursday. Fani Willis, the district attorney in Georgia’s Fulton County, made the allegation in a letter to Representative Jim Jordan, a staunch Trump ally who heads the U.S. […]

Read More… from 9/7/2023


CONGRESS/GOP: “Right now Republicans in Congress and the Senate have to get tough, and put everything together in one big, neat package, because I will be President in one and a half years, and we will pick the strongest, toughest, and most respected Attorney General, and if guilty, we will put them all in jail […]

Read More… from 9/6/2023


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/JOE BIDEN: “House Republicans have been talking a lot about impeaching President Joe Biden over what they say is his improper involvement in his family’s business dealings. But with a long to-do list when lawmakers return to Washington after August recess, for now, it’s all talk. Former President Donald Trump however, is pressuring GOP lawmakers […]

Read More… from 8/1/2023


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “The G.O.P.-led House formally censured Representative Adam B. Schiff, Democrat of California, on Wednesday over his role investigating former President Donald J. Trump, the first in what could be a series of votes seeking to punish those whom Republicans have deemed the party’s enemies. The censure passed by a party-line vote of 213 to […]

Read More… from 6/21/2023


CONGRESS/FBI: “Very sad watching what took place today in Congress regarding Whistleblowers and the FBI. There has never been a time like this in our Country, the complete weaponization of Justice. I am a victim also, but the real victim is the United States of America. Congress must use its purse strings to straighten it […]

Read More… from 5/18/2023


CONGRESS: “The Fake News Media was, believe it or not, very gracious in their reporting that I greatly helped Kevin McCarthy attain the position of Speaker of the House. Thank you, I did our Country a big favor!” -Donald Trump, Truth Social, January 7, 2023 […]

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CONGRESS: “Donald Trump has backed beleaguered congressman Kevin McCarthy for the next Speaker of the House, amid a chaotic battle for power on Capitol Hill… But his pleas did not make a difference as Mr McCarthy lost two more rounds of voting. Twenty conservative Republicans – all allies of the former president – refused to […]

Read More… from 1/4/2023


CONGRESS/GOP/TRUMP TAXES: “A House committee voted Tuesday to publicly release some of Donald Trump’s tax returns, despite Republican threats to retaliate against President Joe Biden and other Democrats… Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee said releasing the Trump tax returns is in the public interest, and part of an effort to improve auditing […]

Read More… from 12/20/2022


CONGRESS/SUPREME COURT/TRUMP TAXES: “The Supreme Court cleared the way on Tuesday [November 22, 2022] for a House committee to obtain former President Donald J. Trump’s tax returns, refusing his request to block their release after a yearslong fight… The decision means the Treasury Department is likely to soon turn over six years of his tax […]

Read More… from 11/22/2022


CONGRESS/SECRET SERVICE: “The probably final public hearing of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol is expected to highlight newly obtained Secret Service records showing how President Donald Trump was repeatedly alerted to brewing violence that day, and he still sought to stoke the conflict, according to three people […]

Read More… from 10/12/2022


IRS/CONGRESS/SUPREME COURT/TRUMP TAXES: “Former President Donald Trump asked the full bench of the DC US Circuit Court of Appeals to review a recent appellate panel ruling okaying the Internal Revenue Service’s release of Trump’s tax returns to a House committee… The ruling was not set to go into effect immediately, and under DC’s federal circuit […]

Read More… from 8/18/2022


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Monday [June 27, 2022] that everything is good between him and Donald Trump as the former president publicly questions whether it was wise to keep more Republicans off of the House January 6 committee… McCarthy repeated his long-held defense of the decision, arguing that House Speaker Nancy […]

Read More… from 6/27/2022


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/GOP: “Two Republican members of Congress repeatedly pressed former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows for evidence of widespread voter fraud before turning skeptical of former President Trump’s election conspiracies, texts reported by CNN reveal. Why it matters: The texts from Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) and Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) in the aftermath […]

Read More… from 4/15/2022


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS: “So the Radical Left Democrats in Congress and the Unselect Committee continue to seek the destruction of lives of very good people, but have no interest in going after the criminals and thugs who cheated like mad dogs on the 2020 Presidential Election. All the evidence is in and conclusive, but they, and […]

Read More… from 3/28/2022


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Mo Brooks was a leader on the 2020 Election Fraud and then, all of sudden, during the big rally in Alabama, he went ‘woke’ and decided to drop everything he stood for—when he did, the people of Alabama dropped him, and now I have done so also. The people get it, but […]

Read More… from 3/23/2022


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS/SUPREME COURT: “The select House committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot has received more than 700 pages of Trump White House documents that it had sought for several months, NBC News reported Friday. The panel received those records from the National Archives less than two days after the Supreme Court refused a request […]

Read More… from 1/21/2022


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/SUPREME COURT: “Former President Trump’s lawyers told the Supreme Court that the House committee probing the Jan. 6 attack would suffer no harm if the justices delayed the transfer of Trump administration records to congressional investigators. The bold assertion came amid an ongoing legal clash between Trump and the House panel over whether a […]

Read More… from 1/18/2022


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS/SUPREME COURT: “Lawyers for former President Donald Trump told the Supreme Court on Wednesday [December 29, 2021] that a Washington Post interview with the chairman of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol shows the committee is trying to establish a criminal complaint against Trump, something the lawyers say is beyond […]

Read More… from 12/29/2021


2024 ELECTION/CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is focusing intently on Donald Trump’s actions that day as it begins to discuss whether to recommend that the Justice Department open a criminal investigation into the former president. Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) said in an interview that of particular […]

Read More… from 12/23/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS: “The people being persecuted by the [congressional] January 6th Unselect Committee should simply tell the truth, that they are angry about the RIGGED Presidential Election of 2020. People are entitled to Freedom of Speech, and perhaps there has been no time in our Country’s history where Freedom of Speech has been so totally […]

Read More… from 12/23/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS: “The [2020] election numbers are not defensible. Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Georgia, Nevada, and probably New Hampshire, Minnesota, New Mexico, and others were all won, and in some cases big, by a certain Republican Presidential Candidate, me. So, after one month, a very public offer to debate, I have no takers—not even the […]

Read More… from 12/23/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS: “Has it been at all noticed that I offered to debate anybody, on television or otherwise, about the RIGGED Presidential Election of 2020. This was a publicly stated challenge—I have been called a ‘ratings machine,’ and therefore would be good for television economics—which have not been doing so well lately. With all the […]

Read More… from 12/23/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Scott Perry, a Pennsylvania Republican and the first sitting member of Congress to be requested to provide documents and sit for an interview with the committee investigating the Capitol riot, said on Tuesday he would not comply with the panel… Perry’s refusal to appear sets up a potentially fraught battle if the […]

Read More… from 12/21/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “A lawyer for former President Donald J. Trump urged a federal appeals court to quash a congressional subpoena seeking years of financial records from his accounting firm, arguing on Monday [December 13, 2021] that the demand is too broad and could open the door for lawmakers to routinely harass and intimidate future presidents… The […]

Read More… from 12/13/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot recommended that the House hold former President Donald Trump’s White House chief of staff Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena… Meadows had handed over thousands of records, the committee said, before reversing course and refusing to cooperate, citing Trump’s assertion […]

Read More… from 12/13/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday [December 9, 2021] that Congress is entitled to see White House records related to the Capitol attack on Jan. 6, rejecting former President Donald J. Trump’s claim that he still has the power to keep the material secret.” -Charlie Savage, “Appeals Court Rejects Trump’s Bid to Shield […]

Read More… from 12/9/2021


CONGRESS/ROGER STONE/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to former President Donald Trump, is refusing to be deposed or to hand over documents to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, his attorney said in a letter dated Monday [December 6, 2021]… Last month, the panel subpoenaed Stone and other Trump allies to […]

Read More… from 12/7/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “The select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack told a federal appeals court on Monday [November 22, 2021] that it urgently needs extensive records from former President Trump’s White House, arguing that more time would hinder its probe… Trump is appealing the case after a trial judge rejected his lawsuit to block […]

Read More… from 11/22/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Great job by Kevin McCarthy last night, setting a record by going over 8 hours of speaking on the House Floor in order to properly oppose Communism. We must never forget what the Democrats have done, at the highest level of evil. If Mitch McConnell had fought, you would have a different […]

Read More… from 11/19/2021


CONGRESS/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon was indicted by a federal grand jury Friday, charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions from the House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The indictment is a first. No one has been prosecuted before for contempt of Congress when executive privilege was […]

Read More… from 11/12/2021


CONGRESS/ISRAEL: “Former US president Donald Trump said ‘Israel literally owned Congress’ in an interview with Ari Hoffman on 570 KVI Friday [October 29, 2021]… ‘Well, you know the biggest change I’ve seen in Congress is Israel literally owned Congress – you understand that, 10 years ago, 15 years ago – and it was so powerful, […]

Read More… from 11/2/2021


CONGRESS/STEVE BANNON/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump’s closest allies, in criminal contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. The vote was 229-202.” -Clare Foran, Zachary Cohen, and Ryan Nobles, […]

Read More… from 10/21/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol is exploring ways to enforce its subpoenas after former President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege, an attempt to keep documents from his time in office from being turned over… The committee is seeking records from the Trump White House and testimony from […]

Read More… from 10/12/2021


CONGRESS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Former President Trump told Fox News in an exclusive interview on Thursday that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell must be replaced among caucus leadership, after the 79-year-old Kentuckian led 10 other Senate Republicans in giving Democrats enough votes to break the filibuster on a debt ceiling increase… ‘He had the weapon and he […]

Read More… from 10/8/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS: “Donald Trump intends to assert executive privilege in a congressional investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, a move that could prevent the testimony of onetime aides, according to a letter sent by lawyers for the former president… The move sets the stage for a likely clash with House Democrats who are […]

Read More… from 10/7/2021


CONGRESS/GOP: “The Republicans in the Senate have the cards, including political cards, to stop the onslaught of Democrat Legislation that will further lead to the destruction of the United States. The 19 Senators who voted for the (non) Infrastructure Bill, of which only 11% is infrastructure as we know it, have created a big setback […]

Read More… from 9/27/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS/TRUMP TAXES: “U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta said the House Oversight and Reform Committee can proceed with a subpoena to get documents from Mazars, the accounting firm, to examine the nature of Trump’s federal lease for a hotel in Washington. The committee can also get financial records to look at whether Trump’s income on […]

Read More… from 8/11/2021


CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS/TRUMP TAXES: “Former President Donald Trump’s legal team formally stepped into a long-running fight over a US House request for his tax returns, claiming Trump’s financial history is being unfairly pursued for political reasons by Democrats and seeking to end House Ways and Means Committee investigations into the ex-President and his companies… Trump is asking […]

Read More… from 8/4/2021


DOJ/TRUMP ADMIN: “As the Justice Department investigated who was behind leaks of classified information early in the Trump administration, it took a highly unusual step: Prosecutors subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of at least two Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, aides and family members. One was a minor… Prosecutors, under the beleaguered […]

Read More… from 6/11/2021


CIVIL UNREST/CONGRESS/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Republicans in the House and Senate should not approve the Democrat trap of the January 6 Commission. It is just more partisan unfairness and unless the murders, riots, and fire bombings in Portland, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, and New York are also going to be studied, this discussion should be ended immediately. Republicans […]

Read More… from 5/18/2021


CONGRESS/SCANDAL: “Congressman Matt Gaetz has never asked me for a pardon. It must also be remembered that he has totally denied the accusations against him.” -Donald Trump via Brittany De Lea, Brooke Singman, and Ronn Blitzer, “Trump defends Gaetz over allegations, says GOP rep never asked him for preemptive pardon,” foxnews.com, Apr. 7, 2021 […]

Read More… from 4/7/2021


CONGRESS/LAWSUIT: “A House impeachment manager and intelligence subcommittee chairman filed a federal lawsuit Friday against former president Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Rudolph W. Giuliani and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), claiming they should be held liable for injuries and destruction caused by their incitement of the Jan. 6 mob assault on the Capitol. Rep. Eric […]

Read More… from 3/5/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Jan. 6 was a shameful day. A mob bloodied law enforcement and besieged the first branch of government. American citizens tried to use terrorism to stop a democratic proceeding they disliked. There is no question former President Trump bears moral responsibility. His supporters stormed the Capitol because of the unhinged falsehoods he shouted […]

Read More… from 2/15/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “Former President Trump was acquitted in an unprecedented second impeachment trial on the charge of inciting an insurrection for the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, making him the first and only president to be impeached and acquitted twice in history. A majority of senators found Trump guilty on Saturday in a 57-43 vote, but the […]

Read More… from 2/13/2021


2020 ELECTION/CHUCK SCHUMER/CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “The case of Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial was open and shut. President Trump told a lie, a big lie, that the election was stolen and that he was the rightful winner. He laid the groundwork for this big lie in the months before the election, he told the big lie on […]

Read More… from 2/13/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “I want to first thank my team of dedicated lawyers and others for their tireless work upholding justice and defending truth. My deepest thanks as well to all of the United States Senators and Members of Congress who stood proudly for the Constitution we all revere and for the sacred legal principles at the […]

Read More… from 2/13/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump was set to kick off Tuesday afternoon [Feb. 9, 2021], with House Democratic managers facing defense lawyers over the constitutional question of whether a president can be tried by the Senate after leaving office. The session will feature presentations from both sides over the Senate’s […]

Read More… from 2/9/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “Lawyers for Donald Trump are rejecting the House managers’ case for convicting the former president, calling it unconstitutional ‘political theater’ and urging the Senate to dismiss the case… Trump’s attorneys allege in their brief that the article of impeachment passed by the House last month is unconstitutional. The Senate, they argue, lacks jurisdiction to […]

Read More… from 2/8/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “The House delivered its article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday [Jan. 25, 2021], kicking off preparations for the coming trial… The House impeached Trump on Jan. 13 for a second time, charging him with ‘incitement of insurrection’ for his role in the deadly Capitol riot this month. […]

Read More… from 1/25/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/JOE BIDEN: “President Joe Biden on Monday [Jan. 25, 2021] offered his most extensive comments since taking office on former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, telling CNN, ‘I think it has to happen.’… Biden told CNN he believed the outcome would be different if Trump had six months left in his term, but said he […]

Read More… from 1/25/2021


CONGRESS/COVID-19: “One of our 100-day challenges is to mask up for the first 100 days. I will be issuing executive orders to require masks for federal workers, on federal property, and on interstate travel, like trains and planes. We will also be working with mayors and Governors in red states and blue states to require […]

Read More… from 1/15/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “Trump is the first U.S. president to be impeached twice… The House impeached President Donald Trump Wednesday [Jan. 13, 2021] for a second time, charging the president with ‘incitement of insurrection’ for his role in the violent riot by a pro-Trump mob of the U.S. Capitol that left five people dead and terrorized lawmakers […]

Read More… from 1/13/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT: “Today, the members of the House of Representatives exercised the power granted to them under our Constitution and voted to impeach and hold the president accountable. It was a bipartisan vote cast by members who followed the Constitution and their conscience. The process continues to the Senate. This nation also remains in the grip […]

Read More… from 1/13/2021


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/POLLS: “Roughly 48 percent of respondents agreed that Congress should begin impeachment proceedings to remove Trump from office, compared to 44 percent who disagreed. Another 8 percent of those surveyed did not express an opinion on the issue… Poll respondents by a 17-point margin said they believed Trump should resign from office, with 55 percent […]

Read More… from 1/11/2021


25th AMENDMENT/CONGRESS/DEMS/IMPEACHMENT: “House Democrats formally introduced their resolution to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday [Jan. 11, 2021], charging him with ‘incitement of insurrection’ for his role in last week’s riots at the US Capitol. The impeachment resolution that the House is poised to vote on later this week is the Democrats’ first step toward […]

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ARIZONA/CONGRESS/GUNS/JOE BIDEN/MASS SHOOTINGS/NRA: “.@GabbyGiffords — Your perseverance and immeasurable courage continue to inspire me and millions of others. I pledge to continue to work with you — and with survivors, families, and advocates across the country — to defeat the NRA and end our epidemic of gun violence. RT @GabbyGiffords Ten years ago, my life and […]

Read More… from 1/8/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Through it all, we would hear the same thing from this president — my generals, my judges, my Attorney General. And then yesterday. The culmination of the attack on our institutions of democracy. This time the Congress itself. Inciting a mob to attack the Capitol, to threaten the elected Representatives of […]

Read More… from 1/7/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/ELECTORAL COLLEGE: “President Trump acknowledged the end of his term in the Oval Office early Thursday morning [Jan. 7, 2021] and said just minutes after Congress formally certified the Electoral College votes in favor of President-elect Joe Biden that there would be an ‘orderly transition of power’ on Jan. 20… Trump, who has not […]

Read More… from 1/7/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/ELECTORAL COLLEGE/JOE BIDEN: “After an extraordinary act of violence from a riotous mob on Wednesday afternoon forced U.S. legislators to evacuate the Capitol during the counting of the Electoral College votes in the presidential election, Congress voted in the early morning hours of Thursday to certify the results showing President-elect Joe Biden defeated President […]

Read More… from 1/7/2021


CONGRESS/COVID-19/GEORGIA/JOE BIDEN: “Georgia’s voters delivered a resounding message yesterday: they want action on the crises we face and they want it right now. On COVID-19, on economic relief, on climate, on racial justice, on voting rights and so much more. They want us to move, but move together. It looks like we will emerge from […]

Read More… from 1/6/2021


2020 ELECTION/MIKE PENCE: “Mike Pence is going to have to come through for us, and if he doesn’t, that will be a a sad day for our country. Because you’re sworn to uphold our Constitution. Now it is up to Congress to confront this egregious assault on our democracy.” -Donald Trump via Bloomberg Quicktake: Now, […]

Read More… from 1/6/2021


CONGRESS/GEORGIA/JOE BIDEN: “I got elected when I was 29 years old and six more times the United States Senator from Delaware and guess what, not once did I think I took an oath to any president, Democrat or Republican. I took an oath to the United States Constitution and as president, I don’t believe the […]

Read More… from 1/4/2021


CONGRATS/CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/SENATE: “The Senate swearing-in ceremony was always one of my favorite parts of the job as Vice President. Congratulations to the newly minted members of the 117th Congress. I look forward to working alongside you to get this virus under control and build back better.“ ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, January 3, 2021 1:55 pm […]

Read More… from 1/3/2021


CONGRESS/DEFENSE/VETO: “The Senate pushed through a bill on defense spending against Trump’s strong objections – just 20 days before he leaves office. Meeting in a rare New Year’s Day session, the Senate secured the two-thirds majority needed to override the veto with bipartisan support two days before a new Congress will be sworn in on […]

Read More… from 1/1/2021


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/ELECTORAL COLLEGE: “Josh Hawley became the first senator on Wednesday [Dec. 30, 2020] to take up President Trump’s demand that lawmakers challenge the results of the 2020 election, saying he would object to Congress’s certification of the Electoral College results on Jan. 6. The move by Mr. Hawley, Republican of Missouri, is unlikely to […]

Read More… from 12/30/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN: “After 10 months of the pandemic, we still don’t have enough [coronavirus] testing. That’s a travesty. All of this — vaccinations, testing, protective gear — will require more funding from Congress, more than was just approved. That is why I will propose a COVID action package early next year and challenge Congress to […]

Read More… from 12/29/2020


CONGRESS/COVID-19/GOP/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Democrats’ push to immediately bring President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks up for a vote, saying the chamber would ‘begin a process’ to address the issue. Pressure is mounting on the Republican-led Senate to follow the House, which voted overwhelmingly on […]

Read More… from 12/29/2020


CONGRESS/DEFENSE/VETO: “The House of Representatives on Monday [Dec. 28, 2020] voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the sweeping defense bill known as the National Defense Authorization Act, delivering a bipartisan rebuke to the President… The bill will next head to the Senate for the chamber’s veto override attempt. The $740 billion bill includes […]

Read More… from 12/28/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/TECH: “I am signing this bill to restore unemployment benefits, stop evictions, provide rental assistance, add money for PPP, return our airline workers back to work, add substantially more money for [coronavirus] vaccine distribution, and much more… The Senate will start the process for a vote that increases checks to $2,000, repeals Section 230, and […]

Read More… from 12/27/2020


CONGRESS/COVID-19: “As President, I have told Congress that I want far less wasteful spending and more money going to the American people in the form of $2,000 checks per adult and $600 per child… I will sign the Omnibus and Covid package with a strong message that makes clear to Congress that wasteful items need […]

Read More… from 12/27/2020


CONGRESS/COVID-19/GOP: “President Donald Trump’s sudden demand for $2,000 checks for most Americans was swiftly rejected by House Republicans on Thursday [Dec. 24, 2020] as his haphazard actions throw a massive COVID relief and government funding bill into chaos… Unemployment benefits, eviction protections and other emergency aid, including smaller $600 checks, are at risk. Trump’s refusal […]

Read More… from 12/24/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS: “A second round of [coronavirus] stimulus checks had been expected to land in the bank accounts of millions of Americans as soon as next week, thanks to the $900 billion economic relief package that Congress passed Monday night. But President Donald Trump’s sudden insistence Tuesday that lawmakers boost the bill’s $600 stimulus checks to […]

Read More… from 12/23/2020


2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/GEORGIA: “In the crucial Georgia Senate runoff races, Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are using President Donald Trump’s latest push for larger [coronavirus] stimulus checks to bash incumbent GOP Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. In video posted Tuesday night, Trump called the $900 billion Covid relief bill passed by Congress an […]

Read More… from 12/23/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS: “Despite all of this wasteful spending, and much more, the $900 billion [coronavirus stimulus] package provides hardworking taxpayers with only $600 each in relief payments, and not enough money is given to small businesses and, in particular, restaurants whose owners have suffered so grievously… Congress found plenty of money for foreign countries, lobbyists, and […]

Read More… from 12/22/2020


CONGRESS/COVID-19: “Throughout the summer, Democrats cruelly blocked COVID relief legislation in an effort to advance their extreme left-wing agenda and influence the election. Then, a few months ago, Congress started negotiations on a new package to get urgently needed help to the American people. It’s taken forever. However, the bill they are now planning to […]

Read More… from 12/22/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN: “Have you ever known anyone in the history of the United States of America that could be president and assure exactly what the Congress is going to do? I can’t assure anything, but I can tell you what I expect. I fully expect on those critical issues that we’re facing, number one, being […]

Read More… from 12/22/2020


CONGRESS/COVID-19: “I applaud the bipartisan Congressional economic relief package that will deliver critical resources to fight COVID-19, including funding for vaccine distribution, and much needed temporary relief for workers, families, and small businesses. In November, the American people spoke clearly that now is a time for action and compromise. I am heartened to see members […]

Read More… from 12/20/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS: “The United States Senate should have passed the coronavirus and economic relief package months ago. People are hurting, millions out of work, small businesses closing. People are struggling to pay their rent, worried that after Christmas they’ll be thrown out before New Year’s… And what’s the United States Senate doing? Nothing. People need help […]

Read More… from 12/15/2020


CONGRESS/DEFENSE/TRUMP VETO: “The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act with a veto-proof margin on Tuesday, dealing a blow to President Trump’s threat to veto the legislation… President Trump has already vowed to veto the legislation if does not include a provision scrapping a law that protects social media companies from liability, known as Section […]

Read More… from 12/9/2020


BIDEN-HARRIS ADMIN/CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS: “[I]t should be a national priority to get our kids back into school and keep them in school. If Congress provides the funding we need to protect students, educators, and staff, if states and cities put strong public health measures in place that we all follow, then my team will work to see […]

Read More… from 12/8/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/VACCINES: “Vaccines in a vial, only work if they’re injected into an arm of people, especially those most at risk. This would be one of the hardest and most costly operational challenges in our nation’s history. We’re going to need Congress to fully fund [coronavirus] vaccine distribution to all corners of the country, to everyone. […]

Read More… from 12/8/2020


CONGRESS/CRISIS/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “If Congress and President Trump fail to act by the end of December: – 12 million Americans will lose unemployment benefits – Emergency paid leave will end – The moratorium on evictions will expire The situation is urgent. Americans need help and they need it now.” ––Joe Biden, Twitter.com, December 5, […]

Read More… from 12/5/2020


CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/JOBS: “[I]f Congress and President Trump fail to act [on coronavirus relief], by the end of December, 12 million Americans will lose the unemployment benefits they rely on to keep food on the table and pay their bills. Emergency paid leave will end. The moratorium on evictions will expire. States and cities will lose vital […]

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CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/ECONOMY: “And what’s immediately needed is relief for people in their unemployment checks, relief for people who are going to get thrown out of their apartments after Christmas because they can’t afford to pay the rent anymore, relief on mortgage payments, relief on all the things that are in the original bill the House passed… […]

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BIDEN TRANSITION/CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS: “I guess the point is, the full Congress should come together and pass a robust package of [coronavirus] relief to address your urgent needs now… This isn’t a political game. This impacts on people’s real lives, and families. It impacts on all of you, all of us, and we need to get help […]

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CONGRESS/CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN: “For the millions of Americans who have lost their jobs — or hours — and have had to claim unemployment, we have to deliver them immediate relief. This includes affordable health care for millions of people who have lost it or are in danger of losing it. Child care, sick leave, family leave, […]

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BIDEN TRANSITION/CONGRESS: “I’m pleased to have received the ascertainment from GSA to carry out a smooth and peaceful transition of power so our teams can prepare to meet the challenges at hand, to control the pandemic, to build back better, and to protect the safety and security of the American people. And to the United […]

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2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/GOP/LAWSUIT/PENNSYLVANIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VOTER FRAUD: “This is not at all frivolous. It is brought on behalf of one of the most respected members of the United States Congress who is disgusted, like so many others, by an Election that is a fraudulent mess. Fake ballots, dead people voting, no Republican Poll Watchers allowed, & more! […]

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