During a press conference Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said National Guard troops are needed at the Capitol until further notice to protect lawmakers from “all the president’s men,” presumably referring to former President Trump’s “men” who participated in a riot on January 6. “Between COVID where we need to have vaccinations more broadly in… Continue reading Pelosi: We Need National Guard And Capitol Hill Fence To Keep Lawmakers Safe From “All The President’s Men”
Majority Leader Schumer and Sen. Durbin, Murray, and Stabenow hold a media availability.
FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the department’s response to the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman addressed Congress on Thursday and warned the Capitol Hill rioters want to “blow up” the Capitol building at a hearing where she encouraging the Capitol Hill Wall to remain. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman said insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol “weren’t only interested in attacking members and officers.… Continue reading Acting Capitol Police Chief: Capitol Rioters Want To “Blow Up The Capitol” When Biden Addresses Congress
Via Global News — Senate Budget Chairman Bernie Sanders held a hearing Thursday on increasing the minimum wage, titled: “Why Should Taxpayers Subsidize Poverty Wages at Large Profitable Corporations?” Sanders makes the case that low minimum wages subsidize large companies that underpay workers. “Why should the taxpayers of our country, many of whom are struggling… Continue reading Senate Budget Chairman Bernie Sanders Hearing: “Why Should Taxpayers Subsidize Poverty Wages?”
Sen. Rand Paul took on Dr. Rachel Levine, President Biden’s nominee for assistant secretary of health, at Thursday’s confirmation hearing on genital mutilation and her position on government resources overriding parental consent on transgender medical methods such as puberty blockers. “The question is a very specific one, should minors be making these momentous decisions,” Paul… Continue reading Rand Paul vs. Rachel Levine: Do You Support Government Overriding Parental Consent On Puberty Blockers?
Sen. Mitt Romney said he thinks former President Trump would win the 2024 Republican presidential nomination if he chooses to run for it, during a conversation with The New York Times’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the DealBook DC Policy Project on Tuesday. “Populism is successful because it’s popular,” Romney said. “There’s a populist movement on… Continue reading Romney: “Pretty Sure” Trump Would Win GOP Nomination In 2024
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) delivered the keynote address at a virtual event hosted by the Reagan Institute on Tuesday that focused on, “Building a 21st-Century Foreign Policy.” “We have guided and led the world in the triumph of freedom since World War II,” Cheney said. “Those of us who care deeply about our history and… Continue reading Rep. Liz Cheney: We Will Ensure That The “Forces Of Freedom” Prevail In The Decades To Come
Senate Homeland Security and Rules Committee holds a joint hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Merrick Garland, at his confirmation hearing to be Attorney General on Monday, would not commit to releasing the Durham report. SEN. CHUCK GRASSLEY: I’m going to go to the Durham investigation. At Barr’s hearing, he stated the following regard to Mueller’s investigation. “It’s virtually important that the Special Counsel be allowed to complete his investigation.”… Continue reading Merrick Garland Won’t Explicitly Commit To Released Durham Report On Trump-Russia Probe Origins