Congress

  1. The Hill: Trump barrage stuns McConnell and his allies

    12 Aug 2017 ...  

    By Alexander Bolton Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) did not intend to pick a fight when he questioned President Trump’s expectations and was surprised by the explosion it produced, according to people close to the Senate GOP leader. McConnell and Trump spoke Wednesday about what McConnell’s allies characterized as a misunderstanding,

  2. Washington Examiner: Mitch McConnell-backed group ‘very interested’ in Kid Rock for Senate

    12 Aug 2017 ...  

    By Al Weaver The head of a group backed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., revealed Friday that they are "very interested" in Kid Rock launching a Senate campaign to take on Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., in 2018. Steven Law, president of the Senate Leadership Fund, made the revelation

  3. Republicans and Democrats Suddenly Want to Fix Obamacare

    02 Aug 2017 ...  

    By Benjy Sarlin Bipartisanship is suddenly the talk of Capitol Hill, where Republicans and Democrats are now expressing a tentative desire to join hands after a brutal debate over Obamacare repeal. In the House, the "Problem Solvers" caucus, which consists of 43 members from both parties, put out a list

  4. Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Arrested At Airport After Transferring $300k To Pakistan From House Office

    26 Jul 2017 ...  

    By Luke Rosiak Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s top information technology (IT) aide was arrested Monday attempting to board a flight to Pakistan after wiring $283,000 from the Congressional Federal Credit Union to that country. He attempted to leave the country hours after The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group revealed that he is

  5. Congress’ Continuing Self-Degradation

    26 Jul 2017 ...  

    By George Will America is sleepwalking into the most predictable crisis in its history. In January 1988, in Ronald Reagan’s final State of the Union address, he noisily dropped on a table next to the podium in the House chamber three recent continuing resolutions, each more than a thousand pages

  6. FBI Agents Seize Smashed Hard Drives in Muslim IT Hacking Case

    24 Jul 2017 ...  

    By Daniel Greenfield It wasn’t that long ago that Debbie Wasserman Schultz was trying to browbeat the Capitol Police over a laptop in the Muslim IT hacking case. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz threatened the chief of the U.S. Capitol Police with “consequences” for holding equipment that she says belongs to