Jeff Sessions Out As AG, Iowan Matt Whitaker Named Acting Attorney General

President Donald Trump forced Attorney General Jeff Sessions out and named Iowa native Matt Whitaker as Acting Attorney General.

A Trump-Skeptical Conservative’s Guide to the 2018 U.S. House Elections

Adam Graham: So we face a choice between the Republicans corruptly refusing to investigate Trump and the Democrats corruptly investigating Trump.

A Trump-Skeptical Conservative’s Guide to the 2018 U.S. Senate Elections

Adam Graham: There’s a good case to be made for Trump-skeptical conservatives supporting Republican Candidates for United States Senate .

Package Bomb Suspect Is A Trump Supporter, But Trump Is Not Responsible

Shane Vander Hart: Crazy, sinful people do crazy and sinful things. Cesar Sayoc has an extensive rap sheet going back to 1991 and even made a bomb threat in 2002.

Sending Bombs to Anyone Is Evil

Shane Vander Hart: Let’s jettison the hot takes about bombs sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and CNN and let law enforcement do their thing.

A Win For Iowa Farmers

Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Working with President Trump and his administration, we have finally delivered E15 year-round.

Trump Helped Himself More Than Kavanaugh

Adam Graham: Does President Trump deserve the king-sized credit he’s given for standing behind Brett Kavanaugh in the face of stiff opposition?

Iowa’s Congressional Delegation Applauds Trump’s E15 Announcement

Iowa’s congressional delegation praised President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the restriction of year-round E15 sales.

Kavanaugh Confirmed

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as an Associate Justice to the Supreme Court by the U.S. Senate by a 50 to 48 vote on Saturday afternoon.

Grassley: I’m Confident FBI Will Not Succumb to Political Pressure During Kavanaugh Investigation

Grassley: “I’m confident that the FBI agents tasked with this responsibility will not succumb to public political pressure or politicians telling the agency how to do its job.”

Episode 61: Weighing the Kavanaugh Accusations

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the allegations of sexual misconduct against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh’s Nomination Advances Amidst Flake Out

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said he would vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation now says he wants an FBI investigation before a floor vote is held.

We Need More Senators Like Ben Sasse

Shane Vander Hart: U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) understands that a Senator’s role is to uphold the Constitution, not be the President’s cheerleader.

Episode 59: Why We Should Pull Our Kids From Public School Now

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Mary Hasson with the Ethics and Public Policy Center explains to Shane Vander Hart why parents should remove their kids from public school.

Iowa Republicans Respond to Trade Deal With Mexico

The Trump Administration announced a preliminary trade deal with Mexico. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa), and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley respond.

Episode 58: Sarah Abdouch Discusses the Conv​entio​​n of States

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart has a conversation with Sarah Abdouch of the Convention of States Project.