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05.06.22

Bipartisan Rejection Of The Biden Administration’s Awful Proposals For A New Nuclear Deal With Iran

'President Joe Biden's Bid To Revive The Iran Nuclear Deal Flunked Its First Test In The U.S. Senate': The Senate Sent An Unmistakable Bipartisan Message To The Biden Administration That A New Nuclear Deal With Iran Cannot Repeat The Deficiencies Of The Obama Administration's 2015 Deal More Than 60 Senators Agree That Any Nuclear Deal With Iran Must Address Iran's Ballistic Missiles Program And Support For Terrorism, Retain Sanctions On Iran's Revolutionary Guard, And Take Into Account Chi… Continue Reading


05.05.22

Democrats Keep Acting Like They Know Better Than Parents What’s Best For Children

President Biden Recently Articulated To Teachers That 'They're Not Somebody Else's Children; They're Like Yours When They're In The Classroom,' And His Administration Keeps Acting Like It, Pushing Policies That Force Toddlers To Wear Masks Outside On Playgrounds, Refusing To Take On Teachers' Unions That Kept Schools Closed, And Encouraging School Districts To Use Federal Money To Implement Aspects Of Critical Race Theory SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Senate Republicans m… Continue Reading


05.03.22

Democrats Are Disgracefully Eager To Burn Down The Institutions Of Our Constitutional Government

Following Last Night's Unprecedented Leak Of A Draft Supreme Court Opinion In A Brazen Attempt To Influence The Court, Democrats Immediately Resumed Their Assaults On The Integrity Of Both The Supreme Court And The United States Senate SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Last night's stunning breach was an attack on the independence of the Supreme Court. By every indication, this was yet another escalation in the radical left's ongoing campaign to bully and intimidate federal j… Continue Reading


05.02.22

Pickle Ball Courts, CRT Training, Parking Meter Readers, And Golf Course Irrigation: The Wasteful Legacy Of Biden’s Slush Fund For State And Local Governments

As Democrats Prepared To Pass Their Massive $1.9 Trillion Left-Wing Wish List Of Stimulus Spending Last Year, President Biden Asked, 'What Would They Have Me Cut?' Senate Republicans' Answer: The $350 Billion State And Local Slush Fund That Predictably Financed A Smorgasbord Of Wasteful Projects Unrelated To The Pandemic SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Democrats spent two trillion dollars of the American people's money and purchased the worst inflation in more than 40 years… Continue Reading


04.28.22

As Inflation Shrinks Americans’ Paychecks, Democrats’ New Plan Is To Raise Their Taxes

Democrats Have Gone From Denying Inflation Was A Problem, To Insisting That Even More Spending Was The Inflation Solution, To Now Saying That 'The Only Way To' 'Get Rid Of Inflation' Is To Raise Taxes On Americans! SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Runaway inflation is crushing working American families on Democrats' watch. The share of Americans who say the economy is our most important problem hasn't been this high since the last time Democrats controlled the White House&helli… Continue Reading


04.27.22

Senate Democrats Own The Growing Crisis At The Southern Border

Americans Are Smart Enough To See Through Senate Democrats' Election Year Conversion On Critical Border Security Policies SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For two years, since the start of the pandemic, a legal authority called Title 42 has empowered the government to simply turn around a large share of the people they catch and send them right back where they came from. Every month, CBP uses this tool to keep tens of thousands of illegal immigrants out of the catch-and-rele… Continue Reading


04.26.22

Biden Administration Works To Curtail American Energy Production At Every Turn

As American Families Are Being Hit With Soaring Energy Costs On Everything From Gas To Electricity, The Biden Administration Keeps Trying To Strangle American Energy Production By Limiting Land For Development, Raising Costs, And Piling On Regulations And Lawsuits, Because 'President Biden Remains Absolutely Committed To Not Moving Forward With Additional Drilling On Public Lands' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The administration wants everybody else to produce more except us… Continue Reading


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

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