March 23, 2024

Whistleblower Says CIA Interfered in Hunter Biden Investigation

The CIA intervened to prevent a witness from being interviewed by the DOJ and IRS in a tax-related probe of Hunter Biden, per the whistleblower. A whistleblower has accused the CIA of impeding the tax fraud investigation into President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, by intervening to block an interview of a witness by other […]

March 23, 2024

Republican House Appropriations Chair Stepping Down

Rep. Kay Granger announced in the fall she would not be seeking reelection in 2024. In an announcement that could reshape the direction of fiscal policy and spending priorities in the United States Congress, Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas) has formally requested the Republican Steering Committee and Conference to select a new Chair for the House […]

March 23, 2024

Former Rep. George Santos Leaving GOP, Will Run as Independent

‘After today’s embarrassing showing in the house I have reflected and decided that I can no longer be part of the Republican Party…,’ he posted. Former Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) announced on March 22 that he is leaving the Republican Party and will run as an independent for his old seat. “After today’s embarrassing showing […]

March 23, 2024

Conservatives Fuming After House Passes $1.2 Trillion Spending Bill

The package to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year is drawing condemnation from Republicans. Republicans are railing against the $1.2 trillion spending package to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year after it passed through the House on March 22. The bill passed 286–134, with 112 Republicans and […]

March 23, 2024

Rep. Gallagher’s Departure Timing Will Leave Seat Open

Mr. Gallagher’s April 19 departure will prevent him from being replaced via a special election. Rep. Mike Gallagher’s (R-Wis.) March 22 announcement that he will retire in mere weeks caught insiders’ attention because of the timing. Per Wisconsin statute, “A vacancy in the office of U.S. senator or representative in Congress occurring prior to the […]

March 23, 2024

‘The Utah Way’: Conservative, Deep Red State ‘Most Welcoming’ for Illegal Immigrants

Republicans in House, Senate, Gubernatorial primaries say Biden ‘open border’ policies is top issue, but state’s ‘lax’ laws ’magnetize’ illegal migration. Driver ‘privilege’ licenses, ID cards, medical insurance for children, in-state college tuition and financial aid, swift occupational licensing, no 72-hour holds for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and a process to deflate some […]

March 23, 2024

Lawmaker: CBP One App a ‘Racket’ for Would-Be Illegal Immigrants to Gain Entry

Democrats say the CBP One phone app streamlines process for migrants entering under the greatly-expanded ‘humanitarian parole’ program. Republicans called the Biden administration’s use of the CBP One phone app a “mass parole scheme” to unlawfully allow hundreds of thousands of would-be illegal immigrants into the country at a March 21 House Homeland Security joint […]

March 22, 2024

Some Democrats Say They Would Save Speaker Johnson From Ouster

After Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) filed a motion to vacate Speaker chair on March 22, several Democrats say they would vote against it. An unlikely source of aid for House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.)—who is facing a motion from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) to oust him after bringing the government funding package to […]

March 22, 2024

Mandated Wage Hikes Imperil Disappearing Family Farms, Panel Is Told

House committee calls on USDA, not the Department of Labor, to set pay scale for farmworkers. There are 544,000 fewer farms in the United States than there were in 1980 and more than 151 million acres formerly tilled are no longer producing commercial crops. There are myriad reasons why, but among most prominent—especially for the […]