Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) suggested a “competitive bidding system” for U.S. companies seeking to obtain visas for foreign workers.
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WASHINGTON – Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist and the Craig Newmark Foundation, said that one of the best ways technology companies and fact-checking organizations can combat “fake news” websites is to alert […]
Petraeus on Bush 43: “No president ever” had as much contact with battlefield commanders, “totally unprecedented”
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) told Political Storm that the mayors of “sanctuary cities” are “grandstanding” and “looking for a fight” by resisting the Trump administration’s effort to pull federal funding from cities […]
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said she wants to “change the culture” of the U.N., declaring that the days of “Israel bashing” at the U.N. are over.
Former Congressman John Tierney (D-Mass.) said President Donald Trump should demonstrate the deal-making skills he touted during the presidential campaign, by following through on his past comments related to engaging North Korea.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi praised former President George W. Bush’s stance on immigration reform during his presidency, adding that America is now “yearning” for his leadership.
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Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), the chair of the Readiness Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, called for an increase to the defense budget for the next fiscal year and said it […]
Rosie O’Donnell on Trump: “He’s going down and so will all of his administration. The charge is treason.”
Entertainer Rosie O’Donnell said President Donald Trump should be charged with treason over the investigation of possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russian government officials.
Garry Kasparov, a Russian democracy activist and former world chess champion, said Russian President Vladimir Putin’s agenda is “counterproductive for U.S. interests” and said there is “very little” for President Trump and […]
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House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is questioning why some federal government agencies, such as the IRS, have cell phone “snooping” devices referred to as “stingrays,” which can find […]
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Former cabinet members in past Republican administrations, including James A. Baker III and Henry Paulson, are pushing for the Republican-led Congress to pass a carbon tax as a replacement for former President […]
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Would the proposed “border adjustment tax” raise product prices for consumers? Top Republican weighs in
WASHINGTON – House Ways & Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-Texas) defended the Republican plan for a border adjustment tax, arguing that it creates a system that does not “favor foreign products” over […]
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WASHINGTON – Former CIA Director David Petraeus said that the fact that many Iraqi and Afghan translators who helped the U.S. military are still left behind in their home countries without U.S. […]
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President Donald Trump’s executive action on Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to ensure undocumented immigrants who commit crimes in the U.S. are returned to their […]
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Hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, a group of congressional Democrats signaled that they are ready to fight the Trump administration on immigration […]
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), former chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), suggested that Congress revisit whether or not Americans should be allowed to travel with firearms and ammunition in their […]
Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, vowed to work with President-elect Donald Trump to implement the biggest domestic counterterrorism overhaul in a decade, which will include a “revamp” […]
A group of Democratic lawmakers called for the elimination of the existing Electoral College system after the Democratic presidential nominee won the popular vote but lost the Electoral College to President-elect Donald […]
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) said government is “another word for coercion” and that Washington is not the “center of the world.”
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said he has been in contact with members of the Donald Trump transition team about his health care reform plan as a replacement for Affordable Care Act. “I’ve […]
David Letterman, former host of The Late Show on CBS, said President-elect Donald Trump “didn’t really want to be president” but “now he’s stuck with it.”
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said America decided it wanted a “tough leader” when the public elected Donald Trump and the Republican Party no longer has the “excuse” of […]
President-elect Donald Trump received less support from white voters than Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in 2012 when he lost the election to President Barack Obama and more white Americans as well […]
Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, is encouraging students to seek counseling services if they are “experiencing severe panic and anxiety” that is impeding their daily functions, due to the presidential election results.