The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s nomination as U.S. Ambassador to China setting up a full Senate vote.
Shane Vander Hart: President Donald Trump’s executive order promoting free speech and religious liberty set a positive tone, but did little else.
Dr. Kristin Held: Politicians cannot keep their promises to bring us affordable care until they expose this dishonest and corrupt collusion.
Adam Graham: President Trump claims the 100-day timeframe is “ridiculous” despite having promised to deliver a robust set of results in his first 100 days.
Kelvey Vander Hart: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced a bill this week based on a radical idea: getting El Chapo to fund the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
President Trump’s tax reform plan simplifies the individual income tax in several ways, but the most significant aspect is the corporate income tax cut.
After liberal pressure DNC Chair Tom Perez states, “Every Democrat should support a woman’s right to make her own choices about her body and her health.”
Shane Vander Hart: Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) decided not to run for a 6th term so he could go into the private sector. Others should do the same.
Grassley: New executive order takes steps to protect American workers and preserve limited H-1B visas for truly qualified, high-skilled foreign workers.
Kim Weaver, the Democrat challenging Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, was formerly an internet psychic.
Kristin Held: Republicans must honor their word to repeal Obamacare not retain its inherent flaws while upping premiums and creating a new subsidy.
Liberty Counsel notes that Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch takes the bench just in time to vote on several high-profile cases.
Conservative and Republican activists and elected officials applaud the Senate confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
Senate Democrats let the first partisan filibuster against a nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nuclear option was used to allow a majority vote.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the Senate floor before the Senate Democrats’ filibuster of Neil Gorsuch said: “nothing will stick.”
Shane Vander Hart: The majority of Seventh Circuit Court did legal and linguistic gymnastics to justify, in effect, amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964.