Schumer’s daughters work in big tech while Senate pursues antitrust bills

Chuck Schumer faces questions about conflicts of interest as it’s revealed his daughters work at Amazon and Facebook while Senate pursues antitrust bills Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s two adult daughters work for ‘big tech,’ raising questions about whether he has conflicts of interest  The New York Post reported Tuesday that Jessica Schumer is a … Read more

David Perdue joins lawsuit seeking to prove he and Trump were cheated out of election victories

David Perdue is joining a lawsuit with President Trump seeking to prove they were both cheated out of victory, nearly a year after their losses in the Peach State.   The suit comes just days after Perdue, a former Senator who lost reelection this year, announced he will challenge GOP Gov. Brian Kemp in the 2022 … Read more

Kyrsten Sinema says she’s surprised when people call her an ‘enigma’ and says inflation is a worry

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, a Democratic centrist who has been a thorn in President Biden’s big spending agenda, on Friday said surging inflation justified her opposition and that she was baffled by critics who said her intentions were opaque.   ‘No one tells me what to do,’ she told the Washington Post in an interview. She laid … Read more

Pete Buttigieg defends his paternity leave as ‘time to do joyful work’

Pete Buttigieg defends his paternity leave as ‘time to do joyful work’ and says the best way to fix supply chain issues is to ‘end the pandemic’ at briefing celebrating the $1.2T infrastructure plan becoming ‘law of the land’ By Geoff Earle, Deputy U.S. Political Editor For Published: 14:38 EST, 8 November 2021 | … Read more

Democrats increase the IRS ‘snooping’ account threshold from $600 to $10,000 – GOP says not enough

Senate Democrats came to an agreement on Tuesday to increase the threshold on their IRS ‘snooping’ plan from $600 to $10,000 in aggregate account flow, but Republicans said it would still invade the privacy of millions of Americans.  Under the revised policy, accounts with $10,000 or more in total deposits and withdrawals, excluding wage income, … Read more

Democratic Senator Krysten Sinema will head to the White House for her fourth meeting in two days

Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema heads back to the White House Wednesday for her fourth meeting in just two days – as progressive lawmakers blast her for holding up the party’s social and economic agenda. Sinema is one of two Senate Democrats, along with West Virginia‘s Joe Manchin, who are the targets of intensive White … Read more

Runaway Texas Democrats bringing in reinforcements to DC for their voting rights pressure campaign

More than 100 state legislators started flying into Washington, D.C. on Monday to join the runaway Texas Democrats in their pressure campaign on the federal government to address voting rights issues across the country. The ‘week of action’, they are calling it, attempts to urge senators to forgo their August recess to instead pass the … Read more

Biden is spending $2B to halt border wall construction as thousands of migrants cross every day

REVEALED: President Biden is spending more than $2 billion to halt border wall construction as thousands of migrants flood into the US every day President Joe Biden has spent around $2 billion in six months to suspend border wall construction, a new Republican congressional report found  The report states the administration is spending $3 million … Read more

Rep. Hank Johnson is arrested on Capitol Hill during protest over voting rights

Rep. Hank Johnson has been arrested on Capitol Hill during a protest over voting rights, just one week after the detention of fellow Black Caucus member Joyce Beatty. The Democratic congressman, 66, was cuffed with zip ties by Capitol police officers outside the Hart Senate Office Building Thursday where he and other voting rights advocates had gathered … Read more

AOC calls for ‘wartime’ effort to defeat climate change, pushes for taxpayer-funded ‘climate corps’

AOC calls for a ‘wartime mobilization’ to defeat climate change in announcement pushing a Civilian Climate Corps with 1.5million members that could cost taxpayers $10billion House and Senate Democrats pledged today that funding for a Civilian Climate Corps would be included in the upcoming budget reconciliation bill Majority Leader Schumer vowed to get the ‘biggest, … Read more

McConnell praises Biden for reversing infrastructure bill veto threat

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell praised President Joe Biden for walking back his commitment to link the bipartisan infrastructure bill to ‘massive, unrelated tax-and-spend’ legislation in a statement Monday.  ‘The President has appropriately delinked a potential bipartisan infrastructure bill from the massive, unrelated tax-and-spend plans that Democrats want to pursue on a partisan basis,’ McConnell … Read more

Peolsi ‘will name a Democrat-led select committee to investigate the Capitol riot’

BREAKING NEWS: Nancy Pelosi ‘will name a Democrat-led House select committee to investigate the Capitol riot’ after Republicans blocked 9/11-style commission By Reporter Published: 23:51 BST, 22 June 2021 | Updated: 23:59 BST, 22 June 2021 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will name a Democrat-led select committee to investigate the Capitol riot. CNN reported Tuesday … Read more

Psaki says Biden’s plan to combat crime won’t derail George Floyd bill

Jen Psaki says Biden’s plan to combat rising crime won’t derail the George Floyd police reform bill and insists the surge in violence is ‘driven by guns’ in major cities Press secretary Jen Psaki said President Joe Biden’s plan to address the rise in violent crime won’t derail negotiations over the George Floyd police reform … Read more