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Days After Lecturing ‘Americans Can’t Wait,’ Democrats Block Coronavirus Relief In The Senate

Last Week, Senate Democrats Asked For Immediate Action On Coronavirus Legislation: 'This Is Not Just Another Political Issue,' And Senators Must 'Shed Our Partisanship And Rise To The Occasion' Because 'Time Is Of The Essence,' Yet Today They Blocked Critical Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief From Moving Forward "Democrats block advancement of critical economic relief package" (Washington Examiner, 3/22/2020) "Senate Democrats block mammoth coronavirus stimulus package" (The Hill, 3/22/2020) … Continue Reading


The CARES Act: Major Coronavirus Relief for American Workers, Families, and Small Businesses

Senate Republicans Introduced The CARES Act, Which Would Provide Significant Assistance To American Families And Small Businesses, Bolster The Health Care Response, And Stabilize The Economy During The Coronavirus Emergency SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "I am officially introducing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. This legislation takes bold action on four major priorities that are extremely urgent and extremely necessary: Direct financial help for … Continue Reading


Sens. Gardner And Daines Deliver ‘A Milestone Achievement’ For Public Lands And Recreation

Newspapers And Conservation Groups Laud Sens. Cory Gardner And Steve Daines, Saying They 'Delivered The Goods' For Their States And The Country And 'Parlayed [Their] Relationship With President Trump Into A Stunning Win' "A decades-old program that provides grants to public lands and environmental projects in Colorado and other states could be fully funded in perpetuity after Colorado's U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and others [including Montana Sen. Steve Daines] negotiated the support of Presiden… Continue Reading


Schumer’s Threat The Latest Example Of Democrats’ Attacks On The Supreme Court

Sen. Schumer's Shocking Statement Yesterday That Supreme Court Justices 'Will Pay The Price' For Ruling The Wrong Way Is The Latest In A String Of Attacks By Democrat Senators On The Independence Of The Supreme Court SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "There is nothing to call this except a threat. And there is absolutely no question to whom it was directed. Contrary to what the Democratic Leader has since tried to claim, he very clearly was not addressing Republican lawmakers or… Continue Reading


Senators Gardner And Daines Deliver Historic Dedicated Funding For Public Lands

Sens. Cory Gardner And Steve Daines Were Instrumental In Securing The President's Support For 'Full And Permanent Funding For The Land and Water Conservation Fund' PRESIDENT TRUMP: "I am calling on Congress to send me a Bill that fully and permanently funds the LWCF and restores our National Parks. When I sign it into law, it will be HISTORIC for our beautiful public lands. ALL thanks to @SenCoryGardner and @SteveDaines, two GREAT Conservative Leaders!" (President Trump, @realDonaldTrump, Tw… Continue Reading


Senate Takes Up Bipartisan American Energy Innovation Act

The Bipartisan American Energy Innovation Act Includes More Than 50 Bills That Would 'Modernize Our Energy Laws,' 'Keep Energy Affordable,' 'Strengthen Our Security,' And 'Increase Our Competitiveness' 'While Making Our Energy Cleaner' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This week, the Senate has a good opportunity to update the laws governing the way we harness and deploy America's tremendous domestic energy resources. It's been well over a decade since the last time comprehensi… Continue Reading


Democrats’ Abortion Extremism Accelerates

Democrats Have Moved So Far Left On Abortion, They're Now Seeking To Repeal The Hyde Amendment And Guarantee A 'Constitutional Right' To Abortions At Any Time Democrats Have Gone To Extremes On Abortion, Calling For A Sweeping 'Constitutional Right' To Abortion At Any Stage Of Pregnancy SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "… a woman has a right to decide what is her choice with her doctor before that moment before the child is born." ("Schumer: 'A Woman Has A Right To Decide What Is Her Cho… Continue Reading


Democrats Expect Military To Counter Iran With Hands Tied

Democrats' Use Of A War Powers Resolution Would Impede Our Armed Forces' Ability To Take Out Terror Leaders Like Soleimani And Limit Military Options Democrats Once Agreed Were Essential SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[Taking out Qassem Soleimani] was not some reckless act. It was a calculated and limited response to a significant, growing threat of attack against U.S. personnel in Iraq by an emboldened adversary. Years ago, Soleimani had concluded America was a paper tiger… Continue Reading


Democrats Continue To Mislead On Election Security

Democrats Continue To Demand Partisan Legislation That Ignores The Successful 2018 And 2019 Elections And The Over $800 Million For Election Security Congress Has Appropriated In The Last 2 Years Two Months Ago, Congress Approved Another $425 Million For Election Security, For A Total Of Over $800 Million Since 2018 2018: "Congress provided $380 million in election security funding as part of its massive spending bill, a move that reflects the growing consensus in Washington that more nee… Continue Reading


Obama Administration Failed At Combatting Russian Election Interference, New Bipartisan Report Shows

The Senate Intelligence Committee's Bipartisan Report Finds The Obama Administration Was Unprepared To Respond To Russian Interference, Paralyzed By Indecision, And Resorted To Ineffective Warnings The Russians Ignored POLITICO: "Senate report faults Obama administration's paralysis on Russian election interference" (Politico, 2/06/2020) "The Obama administration was not 'well-postured' to combat Russian interference in the 2016 election and was so riven with concerns over how to handle t… Continue Reading


House Democrats’ Myopic Impeachment Crusade Undermined The Constitution

Through Their Single-Minded Pursuit Of Impeachment, House Democrats Trampled On The Constitution's Separation Of Powers, Attempting To Elevate The House Majority At The Expense Of The Senate, The Executive Branch, And The Supreme Court House Democrats Tried To Dictate Procedures To The Senate HOUSE SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI (D-CA): "[J]ust to get this off the table right away, if we impeach the President immediately, everybody moves on to the next thing. The next thing for us will be when we s… Continue Reading


13 Witnesses. Over 28,000 Pages Of Documents.

Even The House Managers Say 'We Heard From Enough Witnesses To Prove The Case Beyond Any Doubt At All' "[T]he strategy to deluge the Senate also carries significant risks as the House managers tried to hammer home somewhat contradictory messages: their case is 'overwhelming,' but at the same time it's incomplete without calling new witnesses and subpoenaing documents they say are necessary …" ("Dems Unload 'Overwhelming' Impeachment Case On The Senate - Even As They Press For More," P… Continue Reading


USMCA Will Benefit American Workers And Businesses

'Good News For Millions Of Farmers, Manufacturers And Workers In Every Corner Of America': USMCA Solidifies Trade With America's Neighbors, Supports Hundreds Of Thousands Of Jobs, And Adds $68 Billion To The Economy SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "It's now been more than a year since President Trump hammered out the USMCA with the governments of Mexico and Canada. These two neighbors buy more than $500 billion in American goods and services every year. They buy nearly 30 perc… Continue Reading


Do Democrats Sound Impartial?

Multiple Democrat Senators, Including Some Who Are Running For President, Have Already Announced They 'Will Vote To Convict' The President In A Senate Impeachment Trial Despite Talk of Impartiality Today, Schumer Saw A Senate Impeachment Trial As Political in 1999 … NOW: SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "I hope all Senators will take seriously the oath to do impartial justice that we seem likely to take in the near future." (Sen. Schumer, Congressional Record, S.7127, 12/18/2019) SCHUME… Continue Reading


Pelosi’s Delaying Games Generate Growing Democratic Backlash

Speaker Pelosi Is Under Increasing 'Pressure From Democrats To Deliver Impeachment Charges To [The] Senate' Now That Senate Republicans Have Demonstrated Her Tactics Have Failed SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Now, this is a challenging time to create bipartisan agreement in the Senate. On any subject. But the Speaker of the House has managed to do the impossible. She has created this growing bipartisan unity in the United States Senate… in opposition to her own reckle… Continue Reading


‘It Is Time For The Speaker To Send The Articles Over’

Senate Democrats Call On Speaker Pelosi To Stop Playing Games And Send The Articles Of Impeachment To The Senate SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "I wanted to make sure you understood that we have the votes, once the impeachment trial has begun, to pass a resolution, essentially the same-very similar-to the 100-0 vote in the Clinton trial, which sets up … what could best be described as maybe a Phase 1, which would include, obviously, the arguments from the prosecution, … Continue Reading


Senate Accomplishments In The 116th Congress So Far

Accomplishments Of The 116th Senate Include: HISTORIC TRANSFORMATION OF THE COURTS: Confirmed 20 of President Trump's circuit court nominees and 80 of his district court nominees for a total of 50 and 133 since 2017, respectively. "[T]he Senate has confirmed 102 judges for the year … It's the second-highest confirmation total in a single year in American history." FISCAL YEAR 2020 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION: Passed the bipartisan annual defense policy bill providing for $750 billi… Continue Reading


‘That Entire Calendar Year That House Democrats Wasted Has Consequences’

Because Speaker Pelosi Spent An Entire Year Delaying The USMCA Trade Agreement, Focusing Instead On Impeachment, The Senate Will Be Unable To Take Up USMCA Before Next Year SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "It was more than a year ago that President Trump first signed the draft agreement with the leaders of Canada and Mexico. More than 12 months. That's how long House Democrats dragged their heels on the USMCA and kept 176,000 new American jobs on ice. Now, at the 11th hour, Sp… Continue Reading


The Clinton Precedent Calls For Two Separate Trial Resolutions

In Letter And Media Appearances, Schumer Misleads On How The Senate Conducted Clinton Impeachment, 'But No Amount Of Bluster Will Change The Simple Fact That We Already Have A Unanimous Bipartisan Precedent' SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Over the weekend, my colleague the Democratic Leader began asking the Senate to break from precedent, break with the unanimous template from 1999, and begin choreographing the middle of a potential trial before we've even heard opening argu… Continue Reading


Schumer’s Impeachment Letter: Fact vs. Fiction

Schumer Misquoted The Constitution On The House Of Representatives' 'Sole Power Of Impeachment' 1. SEN. SCHUMER: "This is an enormously weighty and solemn responsibility that was assigned to the Senate by the Framers of the Constitution. Senate Democrats believe strongly, and I trust Senate Republicans agree, that this trial must be one that is fair, that considers all of the relevant facts, and that exercises the Senate's 'sole Power of Impeachment' under the Constitution with integrity an… Continue Reading

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