In the months leading up to the passage of the Republican Party’s long-awaited tax bill last year, the powerful political operation run by the billionaire Koch brothers was one of the strongest forces pressuring lawmakers to pass massive tax cuts for wealthy individuals and corporations....
I’ve grown to hate all the talk about ERODING NORMS, because so far, legislation created by the wonky Paul Ryan (and voted for by the serious Lindsey Graham and Benn Sasse) has done more damage to the country than anything Trump did that another Republican president would not have done. But…the Stormy Daniels stuff. I […]
House GOP members have approached Speaker Paul Ryan about incorporating a vote to make public an explosive new FISA abuse memo as part of government shutdown negotiations. The four-page document, circulated to the full House yesterday,...Show More Summary
HEADLINES FROM 2016: Jimmy Kimmel jumps the partisan shark. For whatever reason, Kimmel on Wednesday night felt qualified to lecture a low-level Paul Ryan aide on Twitter about a short-term, stop-gap continuing resolution with an attached...Show More Summary
The March for Life has described "on-demand abortion" as "the greatest human rights violation of our time."
Who would have thought that in January 2018 Paul Ryan would look like the more competent of the Republican legislative leaders? Congress is careening toward the first shutdown in more than four years, with Republicans and Democrats at a seemingly intractable impasse over government funding and the fates of young immigrants facing deportation. Though House […]
Brendan Buck, Counselor to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, spells it out what should have already been obvious. The media was playing dumb. Guess why. The post THIS: How a Minority Party CAN Shut Down Gov’t, Made Simple Enough for Even “Purposefully Obtuse” Media to Get appeared first on RedState.
A recent study of DACA Dreamers found that most of these new Democrat voters reside in Republican states. Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and Democrats are determined to pass amnesty for this group of illegal aliens. And today a NEW REPORT...Show More Summary
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted a Republican proposal to temporarily fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as part of a continuing resolution that would prevent a government shutdown. At her weekly press briefing, Pelosi was asked to respond to...
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has nearly $10 million on hand for his re-election bid. The Wisconsin Republican's campaign said Thursday it raised $1.4 million in the final three months … Click to Continue »
Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) “sought to calm Republicans frustrated by President Trump’s confusing tweets on children’s health insurance, saying the White House supports a short-term bill to avert a government shutdown,” the Washington Post reports. Ryan, who spoke to Trump [...]
The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said President Donald Trump does support a bill the House is set to vote on Thursday to provide a short-term extension of government funding. “I spoke with the president. He fully supports passing what we’re bringing to the floor...
WASHINGTON ? Wisconsin Democrats scored a major upset victory Tuesday when they won a state Senate race in a district that Donald Trump easily carried in the 2016 presidential election. Read moreBlogs | Comments
“House Republicans are short of the votes they need to avoid a government shutdown, but Speaker Paul Ryan and GOP leaders remain confident they will pass a stopgap funding measure when it comes to the floor on Thursday,” Politico reports. [...]
Earlier this month, the leadership of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) sent a letter to House speaker Paul Ryan and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, urging them to provide a permanent fix to the Deferred Action for Childhood...Show More Summary
In Wisconsin, Democrat Patty Schachtner won a state Senate race in a district that Donald Trump handily won in 2016.
House Speaker Paul Ryan is pressuring Democrats to back a bill preventing a weekend government shutdown and says "cool heads hopefully will prevail." (Jan. 17)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and legislation to avert a government shutdown (all times local): 10:49 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is pressuring Democrats to back a bill preventing a weekend government shutdown and says "cool...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s unpopularity is already negatively impacting the Republican Party’s chances in 2018, said Politico on Wednesday. A number of high-profile Republicans — including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI) — have announced that they are retiring at the end...
Paul Ryan unveiled the Republicans’ plan to buy more time and prevent a government shutdown, extending government funding until February 16.