March 22, 2024

Republican Congressman Takes Aim at Biden Administration Over Economy

Remark comes in response to Office of Management and Budget director’s view of ‘a strong economic recovery’ and jobs growth. The Biden administration’s rosy depiction of the U.S. economy is not going to fool the public, Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) told the White House’s budget director on March 21. The exchange came at a House […]

March 22, 2024

Lawmakers Who Ousted McCarthy Say Speaker Johnson’s Safe

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), the lawmaker most responsible for Mr. McCarthy’s removal, said he doesn’t want to see Mr. Johnson go. Several of the eight Republicans who voted to oust former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) say that House Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R-La.) job is safe. On the surface, there are striking resemblances between the […]

March 22, 2024

Biden Budget Seeks WIC Budget Boost Despite Declining Enrollment

House panel chair calls on USDA to cut—literally—the fat out of food stamp spending. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) $25.1 billion Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) budget request is $2.2 billion more, or 8.7 percent higher than its recently adopted FY24 spending plan and requests $7.7 billion for its Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, […]

March 22, 2024

House Judiciary Committee Sues 2 DOJ Lawyers For Testimony on Lapsed Hunter Biden Tax Charges

The Republican-led House Judiciary Committee filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a pair of Department of Justice officials alleged to have defied subpoenas. The Republican-led House Judiciary Committee filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a pair of Department of Justice officials alleged to have defied subpoenas relating to the department’s prosecution of President Joe Biden’s […]

March 22, 2024

‘RICO Is Not a Crime’: AOC Spars With Hunter Biden Associate Tony Bobulinski at Hearing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) engaged in a fiery exchange with Hunter Biden’s former associate, Tony Bobulinski, during Wednesday’s impeachment hearing. She asserted that “RICO is not a crime” amidst discussions about alleged wrongdoings involving President Joe Biden. The intense back-and-forth unfolded as Ms. Ocasio-Cortez pressed Mr. Bobulinski on whether he had personally witnessed President Biden […]

March 22, 2024

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders Unveil ‘Green New Deal’ for Public Housing

The bill would spend an estimated $162 billion to $234 billion over 10 years to improve and increase public housing while also converting it to ‘clean energy.’ Progressives are reviving the Green New Deal moniker as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Delia Ramirez (D-Ill.), and others announced a Green New Deal […]