Tag Archives: US Congress

Schumer: Canceling $50k student debt ‘makes sense’ even if it doesn’t help those who paid off loans

Nicholas Ballasy
Just the News

March 15, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says that canceling $50,000 of student loan debt “makes sense” even if it won’t apply to borrowers who recently paid off their loans instead of buying their first home or using that money elsewhere. 

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Cruz says stimulus bill rebates will go to illegal immigrants after Dems shot down his amendment

Nicholas Ballasy
Just the News

March 9, 2021

Senate Democrats rejected an amendment to the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill that Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says now paves the way for illegal immigrants to receive $1,400 stimulus rebates.

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OAN Demands House Dems Retract Censorship Letters

NTD
March 7, 2021

The conservative news media One AmericaNews (OAN) is pushing back against two Democrat Representatives who wrote letters pressuring large American TV carriers over their coverage. The network is alleging the representatives are trying to get them deplatformed.


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Dem Socialists Celebrate Passage of $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Bill

Breitbart
March 6, 2021

Democrat senators celebrated the upper chamber’s passage of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief measure on Saturday, framing it as “just the start of what Congress can do” moving forward.

The Senate passed the controversial $1.9 coronavirus relief bill on party lines Saturday, 50-49. Republican Rep. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) was not present for the vote, traveling home for a family emergency.

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Sen. Rand Paul confronts HHS Nominee Levine on Genital Mutilation

Just the News
February 25, 2021

During the hearing, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) questioned Dr. Levine, who if confirmed would be the highest-ranking transgender public official in the U.S., about her thoughts on children undergoing medical treatment to change their gender, calling the treatment “genital mutilation.”

Catholic bishops oppose ‘Equality Act’ ahead of vote, Catholic politicians Biden, Pelosi support it

Just the News
February 25, 2021

Ahead of the Democratic-led House’s scheduled “Equality Act” vote Thursday, the U.S. Conference of Catholics Bishops publicly criticized the bill while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Biden, both Catholic politicians, support the legislation.

Five USCCB chairmen wrote a letter to lawmakers in opposition to the bill.

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Dem Congress Members Consider Speech Restrictions Based on Political Views

Claim they are battling “misinformation” and “conspiracy theories”

Thomas More
The Hill

February 23, 2021

House lawmakers on Wednesday will examine the role misinformation on cable news played in the Jan. 6 insurrection in a hearing that will test the boundaries between congressional oversight, regulation and issues of censorship.

Representatives of Fox News have already complained about the premise, saying it “sets a terrible precedent” when members of Congress “highlight political speech they do not like.” Newsmax also decried the hearing as “an attack on free speech and basic First Amendment rights,” adding that the event “should send chills down the spines of all Americans.”

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10 Crazy Examples of Unrelated Waste and Partisan Kick-Backs in New ‘COVID’ Bill

Brad Polumbo
Foundation for Economic Education

February 22, 2021

President Biden has proposed $1.9 trillion in additional COVID-19 spending. He’s asking Congress to authorize another round of checks, more expanded unemployment benefits, a $15 minimum wage, and much, much more. Over the weekend, House Democrats finally released the text of the 600-page bill meant to make Biden’s broad COVID proposals a legislative reality. 

Critics and economists have already attacked the proposal on the merits of its main provisions and staggering overall cost, arguing it would break the budgetincentivize unemployment, and fail to stimulate the economy. However, there’s a much simpler objection to this legislative bonanza: it’s full of unrelated pork and political priorities.

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