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Press Releases 06.22.17
Keeping America safe – and defending the security of our friends and allies – transcends politics. This bipartisan resolution reaffirms America’s commitment to the common defense pledge that underpins our global security and sends a strong signal of support to our NATO partners, many of whom face the threat of Russian aggression....
Blog Posts 06.21.17
Here we go again with the hollow weekly themes.  This time, it’s the White House’s ‘tech week,’ and President Trump heads to Iowa to talk about agriculture and internet access in rural communities. Oh, the irony.  Reality is, Trump’s budget would: Eliminate... Continue ...
Press Releases 06.20.17
Today, we pause to reflect on the extraordinary situation facing the millions of men, women and children forced from their homes each year by conflict, violence, persecution, environmental disasters and other catastrophes. We celebrate their courage and resilience, honor those who have come to their aid and pledge to do our part to stand up to the evils that have caused them to flee....
Articles 06.20.17
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Monday slammed congressional Republicans for failing to produce a budget resolution. “Almost five months into the Trump Administration, House Republicans still haven’t met their most basic responsibility to pass a budget,” Pelosi said. “The House GOP is now months... Continue ...
Blog Posts 06.20.17
As Speaker Ryan moves to the question and answer portion of his ‘major’ tax reform speech, we have some questions: Where are President Trump’s tax returns?  What happened to ‘At some point I’ll release it’? By blatantly refusing to reveal his tax... Continue ...
Blog Posts 06.20.17
Speaker Ryan in his big tax reform speech: “Transformational tax reform can be done, and we are moving forward.  Full speed ahead.” President Trump in the WH Rose Garden: “Our tax bill is moving along in Congress, and I believe it’s doing... Continue ...
Blog Posts 06.20.17
Almost exactly a year to the day after Speaker Ryan’s last ‘major’ speech on tax reform that lacked details or any specifics, the Speaker is going for a repeat performance. In his remarks today, Speaker Ryan will offer few details: “According to... Continue ...
Press Releases 06.20.17
The emoluments clause of the Constitution requires that the President serve the good of the American people, not the corrupting promise of money from foreign governments. President Trump’s refusal to seek Congressional approval for – or even disclose – his vast international financial interests is a violation of the Constitution and a threat to the integrity of our democracy itself. ...
Press Releases 06.20.17
Today, House Democratic Leaders and Ranking Members sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House Counsel Don McGahn urging them reverse their policy that instructs federal agencies in the Trump Administration to ignore oversight requests from Members of Congress....
Press Releases 06.19.17
Trumpcare’s assault on seniors and working families is indefensible and Republicans on both sides of the Capitol know it. In the House, Republicans raced to pass Trumpcare before the CBO could expose its staggering consequences. Now in the Senate, Republicans are once again racing toward a vote on a secret bill to blindside the American people....
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