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Trump Republicans On The Spot To Put Up Or Shut Up On Veteran Support

Trump Republicans On The Spot To Put Up Or Shut Up On Veteran Support

On February 3, a bill was introduced in the House Of Representatives to reauthorize the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 which would help veteran-owned business and veterans maintain job security. We must watch this closely as it is uncertain what the Republican-majority Congress will do with this bill. The bill, introduced Democrat Rep. Steve […]

‘Trump A Danger To The Republic’: New Law Would Mandate Psychiatrist In White House (VIDEO)

‘Trump A Danger To The Republic’: New Law Would Mandate Psychiatrist In White House (VIDEO)

File this one under “too little, too late,” but at least his heart is the right place. Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu of California has been so troubled by the behavior of the new President of the United States that he wants to send a psychiatrist to the White House. The Congressman will be filing legislation […]

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

The Republican Congress is wasting no time in undoing many of the actions taken by the Obama administration. They are planning to use a provision called the Congressional Review Act, which allows them to look at, and possibly overturn, any rule issued by the Executive Branch. In the current case, Congress can review Executive Orders […]

Anti-Obamacare Congressman: No More Town Halls Cuz ‘The Women Are In My Grill’

Anti-Obamacare Congressman: No More Town Halls Cuz ‘The Women Are In My Grill’

Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA) has openly voiced his dislike for both the Obama Administration and the Affordable Care Act over the years. He has, time and time again, presented sub-standard alternatives to the ACA in an attempt to fuel his party’s own interest. In a time where we look to our state representatives for support, […]

NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

NEW DETAILS EMERGE: The Theft Of The White House And Congress (VIDEO)

Twas the night before Trump’s inauguration, when all through Facebook, over 200 thousand people were watching a live broadcast. It began: “This is a crime story. The perpetrators:  a pack of political operatives and the billionaires in the shadows behind them. The crime:  the theft of the White House and Congress.” Investigative reporter Greg Palast, a […]

While The World Made Pee Jokes, The Senate GOP GUTTED The ACA (TWEETS)

While The World Made Pee Jokes, The Senate GOP GUTTED The ACA (TWEETS)

In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the Republicans in the Senate gutted the best provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This includes protections for people who have pre-existing conditions, allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance until they are 26, and so much more. Twitter is full of reactions to this. […]

Ted Cruz Introduces Amendment Limiting Congressional Terms (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz Introduces Amendment Limiting Congressional Terms (VIDEO)

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) have introduced a Constitutional amendment to place term limits on legislators. Donald Trump mentioned imposing term-limits during his campaign. However, it will be a challenging fight for him. In 1995, the Supreme Court said that Congress can’t impose term limits by law, so that means it will have […]

Four Of The Most IMPORTANT Political Stories To Follow In 2017 (VIDEO)

Four Of The Most IMPORTANT Political Stories To Follow In 2017 (VIDEO)

This is a very interesting time in our nation’s history where two sides of the country are bearing down and coming nose to nose in a political, economic, and social manner that we haven’t seen in decades. Ethics seem to be thrown out the window and the old flames of racism and misogyny have been […]

Twitter Goes Nuts Over GOP Ethics – #GOPSongsAboutEthics (VIDEO)

Twitter Goes Nuts Over GOP Ethics – #GOPSongsAboutEthics (VIDEO)

The 114th U.S. Congress made it’s last moves this morning. The Republicans in Congress voted to get rid the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), which monitors the behavior of Congress members. Luckily, the rules change that would’ve done that was ultimately abandoned. That didn’t stop Twitter users from going nuts over the potential idiocy […]

Obstruction From Liberals is America’s Only Hope Under President Trump (VIDEO)

Obstruction From Liberals is America’s Only Hope Under President Trump (VIDEO)

An article published by The Hill suggests that Democrats will obstruct during a Donald Trump presidency. It acknowledges that this is similar to what Republicans did for eight years under President Obama. Take note that The Hill is a conservative news site. Compared to other services, it appears to hold back its bias. In this […]

Paul Ryan Hops On Party Bus Instead Of Doing His Job (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Hops On Party Bus Instead Of Doing His Job (VIDEO)

The United States desperately needs to work out how we will meet our energy needs in the next several years. Not only are we faced with the specter of climate change, but we are also engaged in endless wars over control of oil and gas. So when the Republican controlled House of Representatives was tasked […]

Newt Gingrich Says Congress Should Change Ethics Laws Just For Trump

Newt Gingrich Says Congress Should Change Ethics Laws Just For Trump

As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office exactly a month from today, it still remains unclear what arrangements he will make to avoid conflicts of interest between his business interests and his official duties as President of the United States. But former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has an idea how […]

White Nationalist Who Yelled ‘Hail Trump’ Might Run For Congress (VIDEO)

White Nationalist Who Yelled ‘Hail Trump’ Might Run For Congress (VIDEO)

The White Nationalist Richard Spencer is enjoying his 15 minutes of fame following the win of President-elect Donald Trump. He is considering running for Congress in Montana. He would replace Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke, if Zinke accepts the nomination for Secretary of the Interior. Spencer is widely known for coining the term, “alt-right,” which has […]

A 229-Year Old Sentence Could Well Lead To The Impeachment Of Donald Trump

A 229-Year Old Sentence Could Well Lead To The Impeachment Of Donald Trump

During a meeting with the New York Times on Tuesday, Donald Trump declared that the normal conflict of interest laws which apply to all American citizens don’t apply to him because he’s the president. Specifically, Trump told the Times: “The law’s totally on my side, the president can’t have a conflict of interest.” In other […]

The Trump Agenda May Be D.O.A. Thanks To Deficit Hawks In Congress

The Trump Agenda May Be D.O.A. Thanks To Deficit Hawks In Congress

During the 2016 race for the White House, Donald Trump laid out some very ambitious spending proposals which included: A $1 trillion infrastructure package $5 trillion in tax cuts An increase in military spending The repeal Obamacare, which could well cost more than $350 billion over 10 years Trump also promised “not to touch” Medicare […]

This New Democratic Congressional Caucus Says ‘Hell No’ To Working With Trump

This New Democratic Congressional Caucus Says ‘Hell No’ To Working With Trump

While some Democrats in Congress are saying they will work with President-elect Donald Trump to help pass legislation which might create jobs, a new caucus of progressives has emerged that is vowing to refuse any cooperation at all with the new administration. They call themselves the “hell no” caucus. Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego had this to […]

WATCH: Janet Yellen Cautions Lawmakers: Think Twice About Trumponomics

WATCH: Janet Yellen Cautions Lawmakers: Think Twice About Trumponomics

In an address to Congress on Thursday, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen questioned key sections of President-elect Donald Trump’s economic plan. Yellen warned that Trump’s plan could drive up inflation, swell the national debt, and leave the American economy more vulnerable to economic downturns. Trump has proposed increasing spending on infrastructure as a means […]

Sean Hannity Just Spilled The Beans On Trump’s Plans For Paul Ryan

Sean Hannity Just Spilled The Beans On Trump’s Plans For Paul Ryan

Fox News anchor Sean Hannity suggested on election night that Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will not be Speaker of the House next year. Hannity explained that the Republican House leader will pay for his role as part of the mainstream political establishment: “This is about one thing – they see that Washington is broken. And by […]

WATCH: Ex-AG Holder Lashes Out At Comey For Spreading ‘Misinformation’

WATCH: Ex-AG Holder Lashes Out At Comey For Spreading ‘Misinformation’

Yesterday, FBI Director James Comey wrote a letter to Congress saying that some new emails were discovered related to the case of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. She has been getting flak over her email server that she used while she was Secretary of State in 2008. The FBI has previously cleared her of any […]

Republicans Say They’ll Sue Over TV Ads Tying Them To TOXIC Trump (VIDEO)

Republicans Say They’ll Sue Over TV Ads Tying Them To TOXIC Trump (VIDEO)

It seems senior Republicans can hardly run fast enough in the current stampede to distance themselves from their ever more toxic presidential candidate, Donald Trump. Now four congressmen and one Congress hopeful are threatening to sue TV stations over a set of ads, produced by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which name and criticize them as […]

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