U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) joined U.S. Senator Roger Wicker is submitting an amicus brief written by attorneys asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast v. Gee.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Despite a lot of headlines focusing on things other than the work of Congress, there is a fair amount of work getting done in a bipartisan way addressing issues important to Iowans.
The Trump administration through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is expected to propose new rules for the Title X grant program that would direct taxpayer funding away from the abortion industry.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) forced the U.S. Senate to go on the record on balancing the federal budget with a vote on his “Penny Plan” balanced budget bill. U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and 18 other Republican Senators voted with Paul in favor of his plan that was defeated 76 to 21.
Dr. Marilyn Singleton: “Disruptive innovation” is all the buzz. Repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is so last year. Well, disrupt this: repeal Medicare and Medicaid and get the government out of the medical care business.
Shane Vander Hart: A free press is vital to our Republic, and President Trump should not interfere with it, but a free press should police itself to ensure that it is fair. It should report the truth, the whole truth – the good and the bad – not just the stories about the Trump Administration they want to cover.
Adam Graham: Due to Franklin Graham’s prominence, he’s being held up as proof we Christians are all hypocrites by secularists and atheists. And you don’t have to be a radical atheist to see the unfairness of holding Trump to a lower standard than the church holds the average person.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday afternoon signed a presidential memorandum ceasing U.S. participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran and ordered sanctions to be reinstated against the Islamic regime that is one of the primary state sponsors of terror.
John Hendrickson: The Electoral College is fundamental to our constitutional system of limited government, federalism, equal representation, and separation of powers.
Dr. Jane Orient: The total program being pushed by “right-to-healthcare” cheerleaders is full of mandates. A mandate means you have NO right to opt out, except possibly through some limited exemptions. Americans need to look behind the “rights” rhetoric, see the chains, and follow the money.
John Hendrickson: The best economic policy can be summed up by tax cuts, budget cuts, and limited government, or to phrase it in simple terms: Constitutional government.
Adam Graham: Likely, for the GOP, attempting to move past Trump will be like pouring new wine into old wineskins about to burst. If we want a conservative party that genuinely speaks to all Americans regardless of race or gender, the only way we’ll get it is to replace the Grand Old Party with a Brand New Party.
U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Joni Ernst joined a bipartisan group of 66 senators, led by U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), in sending a letter to the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, demanding the release of wrongfully imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): I continued my fight to ensure hardworking taxpayers are protected from falling victim to these scams. My bill, the Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week with a vote of 403-3.
The Democrat National Committee announced on Friday that they are filing a civil suit against the Trump campaign and Russia. Shane Vander Hart says that without evidence it is hard to take them seriously.
Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson and Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller told the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee that they are not aware of any problems with transgender troops in their branches of service. Is that really true and will that always be the case?