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11.18.20

Democrats Blocking Important Federal Funding For Vaccine Distribution

Following Speaker Pelosi's Lead In Refusing Any New COVID Relief Unless Liberals Get Their Full 'Far-Left Ideological Wish List,' Senate Democrats Have Twice Blocked A Republican Proposal That Featured Tens Of Billions Of Dollars For COVID Vaccine Production And Distribution SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Senate Republicans have spent months trying to get another bipartisan rescue package passed and signed into law for the American people. For months, our position has been c… Continue Reading


11.17.20

Dems Triple Down On Liberal Wishlist Demands

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, And Joe Biden All Are Pushing The Heroes Act, Speaker Pelosi's Unserious Legislation Stuffed With Left-Wing Priorities, Instead Of Focusing On Targeted, Necessary COVID Relief SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "My Republican colleagues and I have stated over and over that we still want to pass more coronavirus relief for the American people. Senate Republicans have voted multiple times to send hundreds of billions of… Continue Reading


11.16.20

Win Or Lose, Democrats’ Answer Is Always A Washington Election Takeover

After Speaker Pelosi's Electoral Humiliation, Democrats Are Once Again Pushing Her Far-Left Plan To Federalize Our Elections SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "By every indication, the 2020 election appears to have been free from meaningful foreign interference. There is no suggestion that our foreign adversaries were allowed to undermine the integrity of this process…. The Trump Administration and the Senate spent four years supporting the state and local election authoriti… Continue Reading


11.13.20

Dems In Disarray: Congressional Democrats ‘Ripping Each Other To Shreds’ After Another Election Day Setback

Democratic Civil War In The House And Senate As Liberals And Moderates Blame Each Other For Their Massive Election Failures "House Democrats have the majority and are ripping each other to shreds. Senate Democrats fell short for the third cycle in a row, but are only grousing about getting out-messaged by Republicans." ("'We're Not Some Demonic Cult': Democrats Fume Over Faulty Messaging," Politico, 11/10/2020) Senate Democrats Underperformed Yet Again, As Rank-And-File Members Attack Dem… Continue Reading


11.12.20

Pelosi And Schumer STILL Won’t Compromise On COVID Relief

Even After Falling Far Short Of Expectations In Last Week's Election, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi And Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Immediately Reiterated That They Still Will Not Compromise To Get Targeted COVID Relief To Americans Speaker Pelosi: 'We Are At The Same Place Even More So' "Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday morning said the $3.4 trillion Heroes Act passed by House Democrats in May should be the 'starting po… Continue Reading


11.10.20

New Month, New Election, Same Intransigence From Speaker Pelosi

Despite The Beginnings Of An Economic Recovery And House Democrats Losing Ground In The Election, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Is Still Refusing To Compromise On COVID Relief For Americans SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Last week, we learned the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.9%, with more than 630,000 new jobs added just in October. Remember, in the springtime, many experts estimated we would still be saddled with double-digit joblessness through the end of this year. It t… Continue Reading


10.24.20

Disregard Democrats’ Unserious Demands

Senate Democrats Are Calling On The Senate To Take Up COVID Relief Despite Filibustering That 3 Days Ago And Demanding The Senate Consider Numerous Other Unrelated Bills Despite Sen. Schumer Moving To Adjourn The Senate 4 Times In The Last Week SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "The next huge wave in this pandemic is not looming. It's here. We cannot afford to wait … Today we're going to give the Republican majority in the Senate the opportunity to consider critical legislatio… Continue Reading


10.23.20

Democrats’ Threats To Norms And Institutions Predate Judge Barrett’s Nomination

Regardless Of Their Rhetoric Now, Senate Democrats Have Been Threatening The Independence Of The Supreme Court And The Norms And Traditions Of The Senate Long Before This Year's Supreme Court Vacancy SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "Now, I believe the Senate majority is on the precipice of making a colossal and historic mistake by rushing this nomination through the Senate only eight days before a national election after 50 million Americans have already voted, the Republican major… Continue Reading


10.23.20

Judge Barrett’s Colleagues Laud Her ‘Impressive Intellect’ And Exemplary Character

Throughout Her Career, From St. Mary's Dominican High School To The Notre Dame Law School Faculty, Judge Barrett's Peers And Professional Colleagues Are Unfailingly Impressed With Her 'Exceptional Qualities' Including 'The Depth And Breadth Of Her Legal Mind' And Her 'Fairness, Decency, Generosity, And Hard Work' Notre Dame Faculty Colleagues: 'Judge Barrett Stands Out, On A Par In Her Abilities With The Most Distinguished And Influential [High Court Judges In The World],' 'Amy Coney Barre… Continue Reading


10.22.20

New Polling Affirms A Majority Of Americans Support Confirming Judge Barrett

The Latest Polling Continues To Show Majorities Or Pluralities Of Americans Support The Senate Confirming Judge Barrett To The Supreme Court And Again Shows A Substantial Majority Opposed To The Extreme Court-Packing Scheme Leading Democrats Are Threatening SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This morning, the Judiciary Committee reported the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the floor. Their recommendation was that she be confirmed. It was unanimous…. It is supremely … Continue Reading


10.21.20

‘Senate Democrats Chose To Do Speaker Pelosi’s Political Dirty Work’

Yet Again, Senate Democrats Follow Speaker Pelosi's Nothing Is Better Than Something Lead, Blocking COVID Assistance For Health Providers, Families, Small Businesses, Schools, And Farmers SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The legislation before us is neither Republicans' nor Democrats' idea of a perfect bill. I think we're all clear on that. But it would move us past Speaker Pelosi's all-or-nothing obstruction and deliver huge support, right now, for the most pressing needs of our… Continue Reading


10.21.20

Don’t Take Senate Democrats Seriously Or Literally

Last Week, Democrats Demanded The Senate Make A New COVID Relief Bill A Priority, Yet This Week They're Going To Again Block Hundreds Of Billions In Assistance For Families, Small Businesses, And Schools SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This week, the Senate will vote on more coronavirus relief that Congress could deliver to American families right now. Month after month, Speaker Pelosi has held up urgent assistance for workers, families, schools, and our healthcare system. Mo… Continue Reading


10.20.20

Most Americans Support Confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett

Polls Show Majorities Or Pluralities Of Americans Support The Senate Confirming Judge Barrett To The Supreme Court And Also Show A Substantial Majority Opposed To The Extreme Court-Packing Scheme Leading Democrats Are Threatening SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee and the entire country heard from one of the most impressive nominees for any public office in a long time. Judge Amy Coney Barrett demonstrated that she has the deep legal expert… Continue Reading


10.15.20

Judge Barrett Is ‘A Woman Of Unassailable Integrity’ Who Will Be ‘A Role Model For Generations To Come’

Former Students And Clerks For Judge Barrett Say She 'Exhibit[s] The Rare And Unique Set Of Qualities That Make An Exemplary Judge' And Are Grateful For 'Her Compassionate Heart' While Legal Colleagues Recognize 'She Is Tailor-Made For This Job' Laura Wolk, Judge Barrett's Former Law Student And Mentee: 'Should You Confirm Amy Barrett, The Country Will Receive Something Far Greater Than Simply An Unparalleled Legal Mind,' 'She Will Serve This Country With Distinction Not Only Because Of He… Continue Reading


10.15.20

Judge Amy Coney Barrett: ‘She Is A Staggering Academic Mind’

Judge Barrett's Legal Peers Are Universally Impressed With Her, Telling The ABA 'She Is Incredibly Honest And Forthright,' 'An Intellectual Giant With People Skills And Engaging Warmth,' And Demonstrates 'Stellar Judicial Temperament In All Settings' RANDALL D. NOEL, Standing Committee On The Federal Judiciary Chair, American Bar Association: "Judge Barrett meets the highest standards of integrity, professional competence, and judicial temperament. It is the opinion of the ABA Standing Committe… Continue Reading


10.15.20

Democrats Distort History On The 1864 Vacancy

Democrats' Recounting Of How Abraham Lincoln Handled A Supreme Court Vacancy In 1864 Is Wrong Democrats Claim Abraham Lincoln Didn't Fill A Supreme Court Vacancy Arising Before The 1864 Election Because It Wasn't 'The Right Thing To Do' SEN. KAMALA HARRIS (D-CA): "In 1864, one of the, I think political heroes, certainly of the president, I assume of you also, Mr. Vice President, is Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was up for re-election and it was 27 days before the election and a seat be… Continue Reading


10.15.20

Blumenthal Says ‘Keep Your Word,’ Ignores What He Said In 2016

In 2016, Sen. Blumenthal Demanded The Senate Vote On A Supreme Court Nomination Before Leaving Prior To The Presidential Election SEN. RICHARD BLUMENTHAL (D-CT): "There are very few written rules around here. The most important rules are the unwritten ones. The most important of those rules is you keep your word. We all know that the United States Senate works, and our democracy really works, because people keep their promises." (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Markup, 10/15/2020) Blument… Continue Reading


10.14.20

Blumenthal And Hirono Attempt To Bork Judge Barrett

'Stirring Up Fear Is The Point Of Borking': Without Evidence, Some Democrats Have Attempted To Fearmonger About Judge Barrett, Echoing Sen. Ted Kennedy's Infamous Smears Of Judge Robert Bork SEN. JOSH HAWLEY (R-MO): "I think that the legacy of the Bork hearings continue to reverberate, and his name has become a verb, the borking of nominees. I think what we have seen today is an attempted borking of Judge Amy Barrett. The problem is they don't have anything in your record that they can use &… Continue Reading


10.14.20

FLASHBACK: Elena Kagan’s Career As A Political Operative

Kagan Worked '14 Hours A Day' On A Liberal Senate Campaign, Conducted Opposition Research For A Democrat Presidential Campaign, And Worked 'To Score Points Against The Republican Congress' Sen. Klobuchar voted to confirm Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. (PN1768, Elena Kagan Nomination, Confirmed 63-37: D 56-1; R 5-36; I 2-0, 8/05/2010, Klobuchar voted Yea) 1980: Worked On Senate Campaign Of Noted Liberal Rep. Elizabeth Hotzman When Democratic Rep. Holtzman lost in 1980, Kagan believed… Continue Reading


10.14.20

Democrats Distort And Distract On Health Care

Senate Democrats 'Can't Attack Her On Her Qualifications' So They Have Spent Two Days Trying To Distort Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Record And Distract From Their Refusal To Compromise On COVID Relief For Americans Judge Amy Coney Barrett: 'I Have No Hostility To The ACA Or Any Other Law And I Will Faithfully Apply The Law' JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT: "[W]hat I said in that article, which was a book review of someone else's book, was that the statutory interpretation, as I said earlier, as Chi… Continue Reading

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