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03.11.21

‘A Classic Example Of Big Government Democratic Overreach’

Democrats 'Loaded Up The Bill With Liberal Policies That They Supported Long Before The Advent Of The Coronavirus Crisis,' Boasting At Every Turn About It Being 'Transformative,' 'Ideological,' And 'The Most Progressive Piece Of Legislation In History' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The president will soon be signing the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill. ... This is a classic example of big government Democratic overreach in the name of COVID relief. And we all know that what w… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Yet Again Refuse To Rule Out Stimulus Checks For Illegal Immigrants

Not A Single Senate Democrat Would Vote Today To Ensure Illegal Immigrants Can't Receive Stimulus Checks SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TX): "Not only does this COVID bill fail to address the real needs of the American people who are suffering, but it hands out billions in taxpayer dollars to illegal immigrants… Congress should come together to pass my amendment to stop this… We need to stand for the American people, get our kids back to school, and reopen our small businesses." ("Cruz Propo… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Support Totally Unrelated Pension Bailout In Their Spending Bill

Despite Democrats' Loud Insistence That Their Spending Bill Will 'Directly Address The Needs Of The American People,' It's Stuffed Full Of Unrelated Items Like An $86 Billion Pension Bailout With No Reforms Whatsoever SEN. CHUCK GRASSLEY (R-IA): "This bailout is not coupled with any reforms to ensure the long-term sustainability of the multiemployer pension system. So, it's just a blank check, with no measures to hold mismanaged plans accountable. That's why I spent much of last Congress wor… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Insist On Sending A Mountain Of Cash To States That Don’t Need It

Democrats' Partisan Spending Bill Includes A $350 Billion Bailout For Big-Spending State And Local Governments Many Orders Of Magnitude Larger Than Any Estimates Of Lost Revenues, Even As Many States Are Raking In More Tax Money SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): Democrats are "sending $350 billion to bail out long-mismanaged state and local governments, multiple times the expert estimates of COVID needs." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 3/02/2021) SEN. RICK SCOTT (R-FL): "If you lo… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Side With Teachers’ Unions In Refusal To Support Schools Reopening

All 50 Democrats Voted Against A Republican Amendment To Require Schools To Begin Reopening With Students In Attendance To Receive The Extra Funding In Democrats' Stimulus Bill Every Senate Democrat voted against the Republican amendment to ensure that school reopening dollars are going to support in-person learning, conditioning funding on schools reopening. (S.Amdt. 1026 to S.Amdt. 891, H.R. 1319, Roll Call Vote #80: Rejected 48-51: D 0-48; R 48-1; I 0-2, 3/06/2021) Among those voting n… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Dems Once Again Approve Handing Money To States Under Investigation For Failing To Protect Nursing Home Residents

SEN. TIM SCOTT: 'Requiring States To Provide Accurate Data Is Common Sense [To] Have A Science-Based, Fact-Driven Response To The Pandemic. We Should Not Offer More Funding To States That Have Mismanaged And Then Covered Up Their Pandemic Response' Every Senate Democrat, including Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Michael Bennet (D-CO) voted to allow additional funding to flow to states under investigation for underrepor… Continue Reading


03.06.21

Democrats Refuse To Slim Down Their Bloated Partisan Spending Bill

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against The Republican Substitute Amendment To Target The Stimulus Package To The Actual Needs Of Americans, And Cut Out The Wishlist Of Left-Wing Spending "A group of 11 Republican Senators introduced a $650 billion COVID-19 relief plan as a substitute amendment to the $1.9 trillion budget reconciliation bill. The amendment, which was built on the COVID-19 relief plan that was unveiled last month by a group of Republican Senators, was not adopted by a vote of 48… Continue Reading


03.05.21

Democrats Vote To Kill Jobs For Low-Wage Workers

42 Senate Democrats Voted For A New Minimum Wage Mandate That Would Cost 1.4 Million Jobs, Of Which 'A Disproportionate Share' Would Be Those Of 'Young, Less Educated People' 42 Senate Democrats voted to include Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) amendment to force all 50 states to increase their minimum wage to $15 per hour in the reconciliation bill, including Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Michael Bennet (D-CO). (H.R. 1319, Roll Call Vote #74,… Continue Reading


02.12.21

Revelations Of Cuomo Cover-Up Shine New Spotlight On Senate Democrats

After A Top Aide To Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) Admitted They Withheld The True Number Of Nursing Home Deaths From COVID-19 In New York For Political Reasons, Senate Democrats Are Under Increased Scrutiny For Their Lockstep Refusal To Hold Albany Accountable A Top Cuomo Aide Admitted 'Withholding The State's Nursing Home Death Toll From COVID-19,' Raising 'New Questions As To Whether A March 25 Directive From Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Administration Helped Spread Sickness And Death Among Residents'… Continue Reading


02.10.21

Let’s Go To The Vote-A-Rama Highlights

Here Are The Plays From Last Week's Marathon Voting Session That You Need To See Again SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Last week, the Senate had a 14-hour voting marathon on amendments to the phony partisan budget that Democrats jammed through as a procedural step. We got Senators on the record on a host of questions that matter to American families. Sadly Democrats blocked our efforts to say that, at the very least, school districts where teachers have been vaccinated cert… Continue Reading


02.05.21

‘$1.9 Trillion Is A Lot Of Money’: Dems Ignore Economic Data In Rush To Spend Big

The Spending Plan Being Pushed By The Biden Administration And Democrats In Congress Does Not Take Into Account Improving Economic Indicators, Many States Raking In Higher Tax Revenues, Nor How Little Has Been Spent Of The $900 Billion Passed Just 6 Weeks Ago SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "There is no doubt that some families are still struggling. This isn't finished. But experts agree the remaining damage to our economy does not require another multi-trillion-dollar, non-… Continue Reading


02.05.21

Democrats Won’t Rule Out Packing The Supreme Court

Given An Opportunity To Disavow Their Track Record Of Flirting With Court Packing, Every Single Senate Democrat Voted Down An Amendment From Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) Designed To Hinder Packing The Supreme Court SEN. TOM COTTON (R-AR): "Last year in certain fringe quarters of the Democratic Party it seemed popular to call for packing the Supreme Court, for expanding the number of justices on the court… Now, obviously all Republicans oppose such a radical idea. … So I offer a simpl… Continue Reading


02.05.21

Democrats Vote In Favor Of A Tax Break For The Wealthy

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against Sen. Grassley's (R-IA) Amendment To Prevent A Repeal Of The Cap On The State And Local Tax Deduction, Thereby Preserving Their Ability To Pass A Tax Cut For Wealthy Taxpayers In High-Tax States All 50 Senate Democrats voted to preserve their ability to eliminate the cap on the state and local tax deduction, which would be a boon for wealthy taxpayers. (S.Amdt.91, S.Con.Res.5, Roll Call Vote #29: Motion Rejected 49-51: D 0-48; R 49-1; I 0-2, 2/04/2021) A… Continue Reading


02.04.21

Only 8 Democrats Vote Against Sending Stimulus Checks to Illegal Immigrants

A Majority Of Senators Voted For Sens. Young (R-IN) And Cotton's (R-AR) Amendment Prohibiting Economic Impact Payments From Going To People In The United States Illegally SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "We'll be getting Senators on the record about whether taxpayers should fund checks for illegal immigrants …" (Sen. McConnell, Press Release, 2/03/2021) SEN. TODD YOUNG (R-IN), Amendment Sponsor: "Economic Impact Payments were intended to provide a lifeline to America… Continue Reading


02.04.21

Democrats Side With Teachers’ Unions Against Students

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against Sens. Blunt (R-MO) And Scott's (R-SC) Amendment To Deny Funding To School Districts That Still Won't Reopen Even After Teachers Have Been Vaccinated Against COVID-19 SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "We'll be getting Senators on the record about … whether generous federal funding should pour into school districts where the unions refuse to let schools open." (Sen. McConnell, Remarks, 2/03/2021) SEN. ROY BLUNT (R-MO): "The evidence i… Continue Reading


02.04.21

Republican Amendment Ensures No Tax Hikes on Small Businesses During Pandemic

All 100 Senators Voted For Sens. Rubio (R-FL) And Scott's (R-SC) Amendment To Oppose Tax Increases On Small Businesses During The Pandemic, Which Would Rule Out A Radical Scheme Some Democrats Have Floated To Jam A Minimum Wage Increase Through Reconciliation As A Tax On Businesses SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "It will not serve Americans to ram through a one-size-fits-all minimum wage hike that the CBO says would kill more than a million jobs for the most vulnerable work… Continue Reading


02.04.21

Dems Approve Handing Money To States Under Investigation For Failing To Protect Nursing Home Residents

Every Senate Democrat Voted Against Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) Amendment To Prevent Additional Funding Going To States Under Investigation For Underreporting Deaths In Nursing Homes From Coronavirus All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) amendment, including Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Michael Bennet (D-CO). (S.Amdt. 53, S Con.Res.5, Roll Call Vote #15: Amendment Rejected 50-50: D 0-48; R 50-0; … Continue Reading


12.21.20

Final Bipartisan COVID Relief Bill Lines Up Closely With Senate GOP’s July Bill

Democrats Blocked COVID Relief for Months, Holding Out For A Bloated Left-Wing Wish List, Yet Ended Up Embracing A Bill 'Exactly Within The Ballpark' Of The Senate Republican Proposal From July SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "As far back as July, and all autumn, Republicans have consistently supported a targeted package right in the ballpark of this total amount, with the same kinds of policies in the mix. The package that will shortly become law falls exactly within the ballp… Continue Reading


12.20.20

What Took So Long? Democrats Putting Politics Above COVID Relief

Democrats Refused To Make Law Where The Parties Agreed, Instead Insisting On An All-Or-Nothing Policy Until After The November Election SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "So why did it take all this time? We know why. We have heard Democrats say openly that they were not willing to deal all summer and fall, but are willing now, because they now have a President-elect of their own political party. That's not my accusation - that's their admission. So, look, I'm glad we've gotten thi… Continue Reading


12.11.20

McConnell Offered A Real Compromise, So When Will Pelosi And Schumer?

Last Week, Leader McConnell Offered To Compromise In Order To Get Crucial COVID Relief To Americans, But Democrats Stubbornly Refuse To Reciprocate SENATE MINORITY LEADER CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "If we could just get past that, if the Republican Leader would only back off maximalist demands on corporate immunity, we could get something done. I mean it. We could actually get something done." (Sen. Schumer, Floor Remarks, 12/11/2020) SCHUMER: "The American people, all of us, are sick of this rid… Continue Reading

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