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04.12.22

As Biden’s Inflation Hammers Americans, Economists Warn A Subsequent Recession Is ‘Virtually Inevitable’

'Costs For Food, Gasoline, Housing And Other Necessities [Are] Squeezing American Consumers And Wiping Out The Pay Raises That Many People Have Received' And Economists Are Now Warning That This Painful Inflation Is Likely To Lead To A Recession (U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member, Press Release, 4/12/2022) Inflation In March Increased 8.5% Year-On-Year 'Its Fastest Pace In More Than 40 Years,' And The Tenth Straight Month In Which Inflation Exceeded 5% "Inflation soared ove… Continue Reading


04.07.22

President Biden Isn’t Serious About Lowering Gas Prices

If President Biden Truly Wanted To Lower Gas Prices And Strengthen American Energy Production, He Would Get Serious About Reversing His Administration's Policies That Are 'Purposefully Meant To Hinder American Oil And Natural Gas' Development "When Mr. Biden took office, international crude prices were less than $60 a barrel and regular gasoline prices averaged less than $2.40 a gallon in the U.S. Since then, oil has nearly doubled, with the international benchmark settling Monday up 3% to $… Continue Reading


04.06.22

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Has A Seriously Concerning Record On Criminal Cases

Judge Jackson's Record As A District Court Judge Shows She Was Frequently Soft On Crime, Even Saying At The Beginning Of The Pandemic That 'It Would Be 'Reasonable' To Release 'Each And Every' Person In Washington, D.C. Jails SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The president promised he would only nominate a judicial activist for this job…. [U]nfortunately, Judge Jackson's record and testimony suggest she is exactly the kind of liberal activist that he promised. In case … Continue Reading


04.05.22

MEMO: The Case Against Judge Jackson’s Elevation To The Supreme Court

MEMO TO: Interested Parties FROM: Senate Republican Communications Center RE: The Case Against Judge Jackson's Elevation To The Supreme Court DATE: April 5, 2022 This week, the full Senate is set to take up Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court. Yet, Judge Jackson's prior judicial experience and her inability to answer basic questions throughout the confirmation process underscore why Leader McConnell announced that he could not support her … Continue Reading


03.31.22

President Biden Incredibly Plans To Remove A Critical Border Control Tool During A Record-Breaking Wave Of Illegal Immigration

The Biden Administration Reportedly Plans To End Its Use Of Title 42 Authority On The Southern U.S. Border Amidst A Surge Of Illegal Border Crossings, With Border Officials Fearful That As A Result, They 'Will Quickly Be Overwhelmed By Migrants, Leading To Dangerous Overcrowding In Border Facilities And Releases Of People Into The U.S. Who Would Normally Be Jailed Or Deported' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The Biden Administration is on track for another record-shattering… Continue Reading


03.30.22

Durbin’s Deep Dishonesty On Court Packing

It Beggars Belief When Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin Unconvincingly Claims He Doesn't Know Where The Idea 'That The Democrats Are Inspired To Appoint Some Number Of New Justices To That Court … And, Thereby, Tip The Balance' When His Party Has Spent Years Talking Up Court Packing, Even Introducing Bills To Do So Last Year While Durbin Himself Refused To Rule It Out SEN. DICK DURBIN (D-IL), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman: "It seems that Sen. McConnell is concerne… Continue Reading


03.29.22

Americans Place The Blame For Inflation And Soaring Gas Prices Right Where It Belongs: On President Biden’s Policies

Recent Polls Show Americans Aren't Buying The Lame Spin From The White House And Democrats In Congress About Inflation And High Gas Prices Being The Fault Of Everything But Their Own Policies SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "America's working families continue to face strong headwinds as they try to make ends meet. The historic inflation kicked off by runaway liberal spending last year is still taking its toll, one paycheck at a time…. Unfortunately, Washington Democr… Continue Reading


03.28.22

The Case Against Judge Jackson’s Confirmation

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Failed To Defend The Supreme Court Against Calls For Packing It From Her Most Prominent Supporters, Could Not Explain Her Judicial Philosophy Nor Reassure That She Would Not Be A Judicial Activist, And Has A Record Of Giving Lighter Sentences To Certain Criminals, Sometimes Twisting The Law To Do So SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The Judiciary Committee has completed its hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. I enjoyed meeting the nominee. I w… Continue Reading


03.23.22

Judge Jackson’s Answers Lend Legitimacy To Democrats’ Outrageous Court-Packing Schemes

LEADER McCONNELL: 'Where Justices Ginsburg And Breyer Slammed The Door Shut, Judge Jackson Leaves It Open' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[U]nfortunately, thus far, many of Judge Jackson's responses have been evasive and unclear. She has declined to address critically important questions or ameliorate real concerns. First and foremost is the simple question of court-packing. The far-left fringe groups that promoted Judge Jackson for this vacancy want Democrats to destroy t… Continue Reading


03.23.22

Judge Jackson Was Picked After Appearing On A List For The White House Created By A Far Left Dark Money Group

It's Undeniable That Judge Jackson Is The Preferred Nominee Of Radical Dark Money Group Demand Justice, Which Has Been Advocating For Her To Be Appointed To The Supreme Court For 2 Years, So, As Chuck Schumer Once Said, 'What Do They Know About You That We Do Not?' SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE (D-RI), Senate Judiciary Committee Member: "The provenance of these mysterious lists that were produced and how people got on and off them, that is very unusual. Unprecedented in our history. And it's surro… Continue Reading


03.23.22

Senate Dems Laud Judge Jackson’s Sentencing Commission Tenure But Refuse To Let The Public See Her Documents From That Time

Democrats Rushed Ahead With A Hearing Without Allowing The Judiciary Committee To Obtain All Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Records From Her Service On The U.S. Sentencing Commission, Despite Democrats Pointing To Her Experience There As A Key Qualification And Their Former Insistence That 'A Vigilant Review Of A Supreme Court Nominee's Full Record Is Not Optional' The Senate Judiciary Committee Still Has Not Received All Of 'Judge Jackson's Documents From Her Time As Vice Chair At The S… Continue Reading


03.22.22

Judge Jackson Can’t Answer Rudimentary Questions About Her Judicial Philosophy

Asked Repeatedly By Senators On The Judiciary Committee Today To Describe Or Explain Her Judicial Philosophy, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Struggled To Give A Straightforward Answer, Said She Hadn't Thought About Other Justices' Philosophies, And Claimed Her Own Judicial Experience Didn't Give Her Any Insights Either SEN. BEN SASSE (R-NE): "It still appears to me that there's a very basic difference between a judicial philosophy and a judicial methodology, and how you go about applying that w… Continue Reading


03.22.22

How Has Critical Race Theory Influenced Judge Jackson’s Views And Work?

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Once Said That 'Critical Race Theory' Influences Sentencing Policy, But Without The Records Of Her Work On The U.S. Sentencing Commission, The Judiciary Committee Can't Ascertain How Much She May Have Relied On Critical Race Theory In Her Work On The Commission Judge Jackson Told Students In A 2015 Lecture That 'Critical Race Theory' Influences Sentencing Policy KETANJI BROWN JACKSON: "I also try to convince my students that sentencing is just plain interesting… Continue Reading


03.22.22

Biden’s Abortion Litmus Test

As He Campaigned For President, Joe Biden Explained That Any Supreme Court Justice He Appoints Would Only View The Constitution As Enshrining An Unlimited Right To Abortion Because 'They Would Support Roe V. Wade' During His Presidential Campaign, Joe Biden Said He Would Appoint Supreme Court Justices 'Who Have A View Of The Constitution As A Living Document' And 'Have An Expansive View Of The Constitution' JOE BIDEN: "The people that I would appoint to the Court are people who have a vie… Continue Reading


03.22.22

Democrats Let The Dark Money Flow And Like Its Power

Democrats Built A Dark Money Empire In 2020 That The New York Times Estimates Spent Significantly More Than Republican Groups And Are Entwined With Dark Money Organizations Like Demand Justice, Which Pressured Senate Democrats To Change Their Leadership On The Judiciary Committee And Is Aggressively Backing Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson The Most Politically Active Dark Money Groups Aligned With Democrats Spent $1.5 Billion On The 2020 Election-Significantly More Than The Most Active Groups A… Continue Reading


03.22.22

Judge Jackson Failed To Oppose The Far Left’s Radical Court Packing Schemes

Asked By Sen. Grassley, Judge Jackson Refused To Even Address Democrat Schemes To Pack The Supreme Court With Partisans, Despite Sitting Justices Having Given Their Views On How Bad An Idea That Would Be SEN. CHUCK GRASSLEY (R-IA), Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member: "On this same subject, I want to point out a difference between you and a couple people who have sat on the Supreme Court…. Court packing is creating new seats for political purposes for a president to appoint more… Continue Reading


03.22.22

FACT CHECK: Justice Barrett Wasn’t Asked To Take A Position On Court Packing

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Cited A Nonexistent Precedent Supposedly Set By Justice Barrett At Her Confirmation Hearing, But The Fact Is That Justice Barrett Was NOT ASKED To Take A Position On Democrat Proposals To Pack The Supreme Court SEN. DICK DURBIN (D-IL), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman: "Now that question on court packing was posed to Amy Coney Barrett, justice on the Court, when she appeared before this committee. She was asked about it. She said, and I quote, 'could not opine … Continue Reading


03.21.22

Democrats’ Disgraceful Track Record Of Delegitimizing The Supreme Court

Democrats Have Spent Years Threatening The Supreme Court Over Decisions They Didn't Like And Have Taken To Making Increasingly Strident Political Accusations About Justices SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Time and time again, prominent Democrats show they're no longer content to work within the ground rules and norms of our institutions, but prefer to threaten the institutions themselves…. In recent years, we've seen the Democratic Leader stand on the steps of the Co… Continue Reading


03.21.22

Judge Jackson’s Rulings From The Bench And Sentencing Commission Experience Are Obviously Important To Explore

Are Democrats Seriously Suggesting That Examining Judge Jackson's Rulings As A Judge And Her Experience On The U.S. Sentencing Commission Are Beyond The Pale, After They Themselves Cited Those Very Things As Key Qualifications? Democrats Have Pointed To Judge Jackson's 'Near Nine Years On The Federal Bench' And Said Her Service There Means 'Judge Jackson Will Bring To The Court Insights Into The Issues Confronting Federal District Courts' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "[I]f… Continue Reading


03.21.22

Democrats Have A Long, Shameful Record Of Attacking Minority And Female Judicial Nominees

From Joe Biden Presiding Over The 'National Disgrace' Of Clarence Thomas' Hearing To Chuck Schumer Reviving 'Bork-Style' Tactics To Stonewall Miguel Estrada And Attack Janice Rodgers Brown To Democrats' Near-Lockstep Opposition To Minority Nominees During The Last Administration, Senate Democrats Inhabit An Imposing Glass House From Which They Have No Business Throwing Stones 2005: Senate Democrats Ruled Out Minority Candidates For A Supreme Court Appointment, With Joe Biden And Chuck Schu… Continue Reading

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