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Joe Manchin’s Back To Bear-Hugging His Disastrous Law

After Trying To Distance Himself From The Calamitous Law He Wrote, Manchin Is Re-embracing The Law That West Virginians Overwhelmingly Detest After Threatening To Repeal The Disastrous Law He Wrote, Joe Manchin Is Back To Embracing Democrats’ Reckless Spending Spree POLITICO: ‘Manchin Celebrates Inflation Reduction Act’ (“House Dems wrangle with ‘Bidenomics,’” Politico’s Huddle, 8/8/2023) “Manchin talked up ‘one of the most histori… Continue Reading


Joe Manchin Runs From Joe Manchin’s Law

A Year After He Was 'Crucial' To Passing Democrats' Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree, Even Bragging That He 'Wrote The Bill,' Manchin Now Denies He Had Anything To Do With It (Sen. Manchin, Press Release, 8/16/2022) One Year Later, Joe Manchin Is Downplaying How Central He Was To The Passage Of Democrats' Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree "When Democrats' big swing on climate appeared all but dead last summer, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) resu… Continue Reading


One Year Later, Democrats’ Reckless Spending Spree Is Showering Cash On Foreign Companies

One Year Ago, Democrats Jammed Through Their Reckless Taxing And Spending Spree, Laughably Named It The 'Inflation Reduction Act,' And 'Unleashed A Torrent Of Government Subsidies' But Predictably 'The Biggest Beneficiaries So Far Are Foreign Companies' Republicans Knew Democrats' Green Slush Funds Wouldn't Go Primarily To American Companies SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY), 2022: "Our electric grid is overburdened already, but Democrats apparently want to strain it even mo… Continue Reading


Democrats’ Partisan Supreme Court Legislation: ‘We All Know What A Tell Is’

It's Glaringly Obvious That Senate Democrats' Supreme Court 'Ethics' Bill Is Nothing More Than A Stalking Horse For Their Nakedly Political Campaign To Attack The Court's Legitimacy, Which Their Own Rhetoric Surrounding Today's Markup Confirmed Democrats Have Let The Mask Slip On The Real Impetus For Their Supreme Court 'Ethics' Bill "The Democratic proposal won't become law anytime soon. But when it comes to influencing Washington's judicial wars, that's not the point." ("Dems Start Roun… Continue Reading


With Julie Su Still Unable To Get The Support Of A Majority Of Senators, The White House Appears Ready To Attempt An End-Run Around The Senate

With Bipartisan Opposition To Julie Su's Nomination To Lead The Department Of Labor And Democrat Leaders Stalling A Vote For Months, The White House And Some Senate Democrats Now Appear To Be Maneuvering To Keep Her Running The Department In An Acting Capacity Indefinitely, Despite Their Previous Vocal Opposition To Similar Moves SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For more than two years now, the Biden Administration has sent the Senate a steady stream of radical and unqualifi… Continue Reading


Democrats’ Phony ‘Ethics’ Legislation Is A Smokescreen For Their Ongoing Attacks On The Legitimacy Of The Supreme Court

'The Supreme Court Is Not In Crisis When It Refuses To Reliably And Predictably Advance Democrats' Priorities' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Last month, the Supreme Court wrapped up its productive term by deciding some especially consequential decisions in favor of equal protection and executive restraint. In response, Washington Democrats offered a fresh example of just how profoundly they misunderstand the Court and its role in our government. The President who has flir… Continue Reading


Senate Democrats Vote To Run Over America’s Truckers And Drive Up Grocery Costs For Working Families

As Rising Grocery Prices Continue To Put Pressure On Working Families, Senate Democrats Today Sided With President Biden's Radical Agenda, Keeping In Place The EPA's Regulations Kneecapping America's Truckers That Drive Our Economy SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Earlier this year, the Senate made use of the Congressional Review Act to push back on a particularly dangerous part of the Biden Administration's radical approach to environmental policy. Our colleague, the senior… Continue Reading


Biden’s Inflation Remains Painfully High As Senate Democrats Rubberstamp The Man Who Got It Disastrously Wrong

Jared Bernstein's Policies Have Led To 26 Straight Months Of High Inflation Yet Senate Democrats Are Preparing To Promote Him SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Since President Biden took office, consumer prices have risen more than 16 percent. American families are paying 20 percent more to put food on the table than they did in January 2021. And 36 percent more on energy. But over more than two years of Washington Democrats' runaway inflation, President Biden's top advisors … Continue Reading


RIP Internet, 5 Years Gone

Five Years Ago, The FCC's Repeal Of 'Net Neutrality' Went Into Effect, Causing Democrats And Many Other Liberals To Make Apocalyptic Prognostications, None Of Which Came True FORMER FCC CHAIRMAN AJIT PAI: "Do you remember where you were five years ago today, on June 11, 2018? I'd be surprised if you don't. For that was the day the internet ended - the day the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) repeal of so-called 'net neutrality' regulations went into effect." (Ajit Pai, "The Death … Continue Reading


Biden White House Continues To Push Big Union Ally Julie Su, Part Of A Raft Of Radical And Unqualified Nominees

In Spite Of A 'Full-Court Press' By The White House And Powerful Big-Pocketed Unions, Many Democrat Senators Are Still Reluctant To Support Labor Secretary Nominee Julie Su, Whose Mismanagement Of California's Unemployment Insurance During The Pandemic Looms Large Over Her Nomination SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "For someone who campaigned as a moderate and promised to unify our country, President Biden has chosen to staff his Administration with a roster of alarmingly ra… Continue Reading


Far-Left Democrats Hate Fiscal Responsibility So Much They’re Demanding The President Violate The Constitution

Some Far-Left Democratic Senators Care So Little About The Constitution And Are So Wedded To Federal Largesse That They Are Calling On President Biden To Illegally Seize Power And 'Unconstitutionally [Act] Without Congress' In An Attempt To Ignore The Debt Limit SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Everybody knows there is only one way to defuse the looming crisis. The normal and routine thing. Spending negotiations between the President and the Speaker. The American people vote… Continue Reading


A Real China Competition Bill Would Focus On Defense

Senate Democrats Are Talking About Another Bill To Boost U.S. Competition With China, But Are Focused On More Industrial Policy And Domestic Spending, But The United States Must Out-Compete China Most Of All In Military Capabilities And Senate Democrats Keep Failing To Prioritize Defense SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Our Democratic friends like to invoke America's competition with China whenever they're seeking to justify huge outlays of domestic spending. But they push t… Continue Reading


Chuck Schumer’s Gas Stove Gaslighting

As Progressives Were Advancing Bans On Gas Appliances Earlier This Year, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Mocked Republican Concerns, But 8 Weeks Later, New York Democrats Proved Republicans Right, And Schumer Wrong In February, Schumer Smugly Mocked Republicans Alarmed At Proposals Advanced By Progressives To Ban Gas Appliances SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY), February 3: "Nobody is taking away your gas stove. Shameless and desperate MAGA Republicans are showing us they will cook up any distraction t… Continue Reading


Senate Republicans Are Shoulder-To-Shoulder With Speaker McCarthy On Debt Limit Negotiations

As Democrats Are Fracturing Over Their Leadership's Complete Failure To Act On The Debt Ceiling, Senate Republicans Stand Squarely With Speaker McCarthy SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Our Republican colleagues in the House passed a responsible bill. It's the only legislation currently in existence that can pass even one chamber of Congress, let alone both. … Senate Democrats and Leader Schumer can give all the angry speeches they want. But they have no bill. Leader … Continue Reading


After Months Of Delay, Biden Finally Blinks On The Debt Ceiling Following Speaker McCarthy’s Action

Senate Republicans Are United In Supporting Speaker McCarthy, While Senate Democrat Leaders Continue To Offer Absolutely Nothing But Angry Rhetoric And Show Hearings SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[L]et's be perfectly clear about where we are. The House has passed a bill which raises the debt ceiling and outlines House Republican priorities. Many people thought that wouldn't happen, it has. The message to the President at this point is also pretty clear. You've got a choic… Continue Reading


Powerful Teachers’ Unions Can’t Distort The Facts: They Worked With Democrats To Keep Schools Closed

Randi Weingarten, Teachers' Unions, And Democrats 'Are Trying To Rewrite History' On Pandemic School Closures As The Public Understands Just How Harmful They Were To Children And To Their Educations 'Ms. Weingarten And Others Are Trying To Rewrite History Because They Realize Now, Far Too Late, That Their Lockdowns Are Unpopular … But It's Important For Democratic Accountability That They Don't Get Away With It' RANDI WEINGARTEN, President of the American Federation of Teachers: "W… Continue Reading


Democrats To Biden: Stop Dodging Responsibility And Negotiate On The Debt Limit

More Democrats In Congress Are Urging President Biden To Meet With Speaker McCarthy: ‘Get It Done For The Sake Of The Country’   SEN. JOE MANCHIN (D-WV): President Biden Refusing To Meet With Speaker McCarthy ‘Signals A Deficiency Of Leadership, And It Must Change’ SEN. JOE MANCHIN (D-WV): “America is facing a historic economic crisis brought on by an abject failure to address our exploding national debt, chronic inflation, a looming recession, and the mor… Continue Reading


Schumer Vows To Bury Affordable Energy In A Senate Graveyard

As Americans Continue To Struggle With High Energy Prices And With President Biden Doing Everything He Can To Raise Them Further, House Republicans Passed A Major Energy Bill To Increase Domestic Energy Production And Lower Costs, Yet Sen. Chuck Schumer Refuses To Bring This Legislation Up In The Senate, Instead Spending Time On Political Stunts And Low-Level Nominations House Republicans Recently Passed The Lower Energy Costs Act, Which 'Restores American Energy Leadership' And 'Makes It … Continue Reading


Schumer Doubles Down On His Debt Limit Hypocrisy

'Some Democrats Are Trying To Rewrite History And Pretend That Republicans' Demands For Negotiations Are Unusual. But That's Just False.… The Pelosi-Schumer Playbook For The Debt Limit [Was To] Demand Negotiations' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Some Democrats are trying to rewrite history and pretend that Republicans' demands for negotiations are unusual. But that's just false. Back in 2017, the Senate Democratic Leader said the debt ceiling gave Democrats, quote, … Continue Reading


Schumer’s Hypocritical Debt Limit History

In 2017, Sen. Chuck Schumer Talked About Using The Debt Limit 'As Leverage,' In Stark Contrast To His Categorical Assertions Today That 'Using It As A Bargaining Chip' 'Should Be Off The Table' SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): "[T]hey know there is no reason-no reason, no argument, no logic-to justify flipping your position 180 degrees and calling it some kind of principle. It is not. It is utterly craven …" (Sen. Schumer, Remarks, 9/21/2020) In 2017, Schumer Bragged About Democrats U… Continue Reading

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