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Democrats’ Rule-Breaking Power Grab Efforts Predate Today’s Big Lie By Years

Long Before Democrats' Current Fake Outrage Over State Election Laws, Democrats First Unveiled Their Partisan Proposal To Take Over American Elections In 2018 And In 2019 Started Talking About Nuking The Filibuster SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Leading Democrats say they want to break the Senate because of a sinister anti-voting plot that is sweeping America. This is totally fake. It does not exist…. Confronted by the facts, the Democratic Leader says they're irreleva… Continue Reading


Schumer Misrepresents Robert Byrd In His Crusade To Break The Senate

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Keeps Pointing To An Old Quote From Former Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd In An Attempt To Justify His Push To Break The Senate By Nuking The Filibuster, But He Has Taken Sen. Byrd Badly Out Of Context Sen. Byrd: 'Proponents Of The So-Called Nuclear Option Cite Several Instances In Which They Inaccurately Allege That I Blazed A Procedural Path Toward An Inappropriate Change In Senate Rules. They're Dead Wrong - Dead Wrong' THEN-SEN. ROBERT BYRD (D-W… Continue Reading


Nuclear Option Regrets, Democrats Have Had A Few

After Senate Democrats Eagerly Voted For The Nuclear Option To Eliminate The Filibuster On Executive Nominations, Many Said A Short Time Later They Regretted Their Votes, Wished 'It Hadn't Happened,' And Said In Hindsight, It Was 'The Biggest Mistake I Ever Made' Or 'The Worst Vote I Have Taken As A Senator' FLASHBACK: Leader McConnell Warned Democrats The Day They Went Nuclear On The Filibuster For Nominations: 'You Will Regret This, And You May Regret It A Lot Sooner Than You Think' SEN… Continue Reading


Schumer Shepherds Dems Towards Nuking Their Own Filibuster Pledges

In His Zeal To Destroy The Filibuster, And The Senate As An Institution, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Is Leading Senate Democrats In Obliterating Their Own Commitments 'To Never Voting To Change The Legislative Filibuster' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "This Big Lie - that democracy is dying because Democrats sometimes lose elections - is a completely astro-turfed sense of crisis. The emperor has no clothes. It's even more ironic that on this most sensitive subject, … Continue Reading


The ‘Lie Of The Year’: Biden’s Claims His Spending Spree Is Fully Paid For

Analyses From The Congressional Budget Office Have Shown That Democrats' Multitrillion Spending Bill Would Add A Tidal Wave Of Red Ink To The Deficit, Making Their Claims The Bill Is Fully Paid For The 'Lie Of The Year' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "[O]n Friday, a new report showed their socialist shopping spree could cost the country trillions more than Democrats admit. You see, as one of our Democratic colleagues explained last month, his party's bill is packed full of 'sh… Continue Reading


CBO Once Again Exposes Democrats’ Budgeting Scam

A New Analysis Of From The Congressional Budget Office Cuts Through Democrats' Accounting Fictions By Showing That Their Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Would Cost A Staggering $4.9 Trillion Over A Decade, If Programs Democrats Have Said They Have No Intention Of Letting Expire Are Made Permanent SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "As a Democratic Senator explained last month, the reckless taxing and spending spree is full of 'shell games' and 'budget gimmicks' meant to mask… Continue Reading


Democrats’ Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Is Stuffed With Billions Of Dollars In Special Interest Giveaways, Earmarks, And Waste

Democrats Have Stuffed Their Multitrillion Dollar Taxing-And-Spending Spree With Special Favors For A Couple Key Democrat Lawmakers, Tax Breaks For Millionaires And Special Interest Groups Such As Big Unions, Trial Lawyers, And Journalists, And Larded It Up With Billions Of Dollars For Green New Deal Boondoggles Like A Civilian Climate Corps And 'Activities To Increase Tree Equity' The House-Passed Spending Bill Includes Billions In Taxpayer-Financed Earmarks For Key Democrats Included In… Continue Reading


Democrats’ Deception Exposed: Their Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Adds To The Deficit, Fuels Inflation, And Hikes Taxes On The Middle Class

President Biden And Democrats Have Claimed Repeatedly That Their Multitrillion Dollar Socialist Taxing-And-Spending Spree Won't Increase The Deficit, Won't Add To Already-Accelerating Inflation, And Won't Increase Taxes On Americans Making Less Than $400,000 A Year, But Independent Analyses Have Shown All Those Assertions To Be False The Congressional Budget Office Confirms That Democrats' Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Bill Is NOT Paid For, And Will Add $800 Billion To The Deficit Over The … Continue Reading


Dems Still Pushing For Amnesty As Border Crisis Continues

As Record Numbers Of Encounters On The U.S. Southern Border Show No Signs Of Abating, Democrats In Congress And The Biden Administration Keep Floating Policies That Would Only Encourage More People To Come To The Country Illegally SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The American people are hurting. Inflation just hit another 30-year record high. Families are paying skyrocketing prices for everyday needs. The murder rate across our country just recorded its biggest jump ever. But h… Continue Reading


Dem Leaders Stuff Spending Bill With Big Money Giveaways For Their States

Democrats' Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Is Jammed Full Of Earmarks For The Home Cities Of Democrat Leaders And Tax Giveaways For Coastal Elites, While Ordinary American Taxpayers Are Left With The Bill SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "On the whole, the reckless taxing and spending spree that Democrats want to ram through will hurt families and help China. But when you take a close look, there are some special groups of people here at home who would make out like bandits. … Continue Reading


Democrats’ Third Attempt At A Partisan Election Power Grab Is More Of The Same

LEADER McCONNELL: 'Senator Schumer Wants To Stage Another Political Stunt Around The Umpteenth Iteration Of The Same Partisan Power Grab That The Senate Has Already Considered And Rejected Repeatedly. It Is The Same Rotten Core As Speaker Pelosi's H.R. 1 With Slightly Amended Window Dressing' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Another week, another effort by Washington Democrats to create fake drama over a proposed election takeover that will go nowhere. Senator Schumer wants to … Continue Reading


Democrats Are Out Of Excuses On The Debt Limit

LEADER McCONNELL: 'For Two And A Half Months, The Democratic Leaders Did Nothing And Then Complained They Were Short On Time…. Now There Will Be No Question: They'll Have Plenty Of Time' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "All year, the Democratic government has made unprecedented and repeated use of reconciliation to pass radical policies on party-line votes. So, back in July, Republicans informed our colleagues they would need to pursue any long-term increase in the debt … Continue Reading


Democrats’ Reckless Taxing-And-Spending Spree Would Jeopardize Medicare

A Month After The Latest Medicare Trustees' Report Showed The Medicare Trust Fund Becoming Insolvent In 5 Years And Program Costs Growing Out Of Control, Democrats Are Proposing Adding 'Hundreds Of Billions Of Dollars In New Expenses And Obligations' To Medicare, Something One Democratic Senator Called 'Fiscal Insanity' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Just look at what Democrats want to do to American families' health care and prescription medicines. Last month, a new report f… Continue Reading


Biden And Schumer Voted Against Debt Limit Increases During Unified GOP Government

In The Early 2000s, When Republicans Were In Power, Sens. Joe Biden And Chuck Schumer Had No Qualms About Voting Against Debt Limit Increases, With Biden Describing The Vote As 'A Protest Of The Policies That Have Brought Us To This Point' And Schumer Running Campaign Ads Against The Vote During The Bush Administration, With A Republican President And Republican Majorities In Congress, Joe Biden Voted Against Increasing The Debt Limit, Saying, 'It Is A Statement That I Refuse To Be Associated… Continue Reading


Democrats Can And Will Raise The Debt Ceiling On Their Own

Democrats Had Plenty Of Time To Avoid A Scramble To Raise The Debt Limit, Yet Chose To Leave It Out Of The Budget Resolution They Passed On A Party Line Vote In August And Are Still Refusing To Take The Necessary Steps Because Their 'Leadership Has Said They Don't Want To Do That' SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "Our colleagues have plenty of time to get this done. It is laughable to hear some Democrats claiming they simply don't have enough time. Last month Democrats introduce… Continue Reading


Why Are Democrats Discarding The Bernie Standard?

In 2017, Now-Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders Said The Function Of The Senate's Reconciliation Process Is 'Not To Enact Major Changes In Social Policy' SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-VT), 2017: "The function of reconciliation is to adjust federal spending and revenue, not to enact major changes in social policy." (U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member, Press Release, 7/27/2017) Yet The Reckless Multitrillion Tax-And-Spending Spree Democrats Are Now Rushing Through Congress I… Continue Reading


Republicans Win An Upset On Hyde Protections. Can Democrats Leave Hyde Where It Belongs?

Republicans Secured A Return To Longstanding Protections Against Taxpayer Dollars Going To Fund Elective Abortions, But Prominent Democrats Are Still Threatening To End Them And 49 Senate Democrats Voted Against Them The Senate adopted Sen. James Lankford's (R-OK) amendment to restore Hyde Amendment protections to prevent taxpayer funding of abortions by a vote of 50-49. (S.Amdt.3792, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #336: Amendment Agreed to 50-49: D 1-47; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/10/2021) However, 49 … Continue Reading


Senate Democrats All Vote For A Tax Cut For Millionaires And Billionaires

Given The Opportunity To Ensure Their Tax Break For Wealthy Residents Of High-Tax Blue States Doesn't Benefit Millionaires And Billionaires, Every Single Senate Democrat Voted For The Tax Cut For The Wealthy All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) amendment to prevent changes to the federal state and local tax deduction cap benefitting people making over $1,000,000. (S.Amdt.3251, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #326: Amendment Rejected 48-51: D 0-48; R 48-1; I 0-2, 8/10/… Continue Reading


Democrats Vote To Shortchange Defense In Favor Of Their Massive Tax-And-Spending Spree

SEN. SHELBY: 'Supporting Trillions Of Taxpayer Dollars For Other Infrastructure And Social Programs Without Investing In Our National Defense Is Shameful And Inexcusable' All 50 Senate Democrats voted against the amendment offered by Sens. Richard Shelby (R-AL), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), and Roger Wicker (R-MS) that would have provided badly-needed upgrades for our military to keep pace with China and Russia, choosing instead their partisan multitrillion tax-and-spending spree. (S.Amdt.3293, S.Con.… Continue Reading


Senate Democrats Vote To Keep Schools Closed

Given The Opportunity To Support In-Person Instruction In American K-12 Schools This Fall, Not A Single Senate Democrat Would Vote To Ensure Schools Are Open All 50 Senate Democrats voted against Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) amendment to ensure elementary and secondary schools are open for in-person learning. (S.Amdt.3073, S.Con.Res.14, Roll Call Vote #324: Rejected 49-50: D 0-48; R 49-0; I 0-2; 8/10/2021) Among those voting no were Sens. Mark Kelly (D-AZ), Raphael Warnock (D-GA), Maggie Hassan (… Continue Reading

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