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House Freedom Caucus, Moderates Closing in on Healthcare Compromise?

Guy Benson, Top leadership sources on Capitol Hill warn that it’s premature to call this a “breakthrough” because (a) the rumored compromise hasn’t been agreed upon by the relevant parties, (b) there is no legislative language to reflect its potential content at this point, and (c) the full GOP conference has yet to discuss it —

Your Online Privacy and My Vote

Congressman Mike Coffman, Last Tuesday, the House of Representatives, despite my opposition, approved S.J. Res. 34, “A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services.” This

Ryan dampens hopes for quick revival of U.S. healthcare overhaul

As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress lurched between repealing Obamacare or rewriting the U.S. tax code as their top priority, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday dampened White House hopes for a quick vote on healthcare legislation. With this back-and-forth, there were questions over how Trump will manage to get major

White House wants Congress to dig deeper on snooping after Obama official comments

The White House is asking Congress to dig deeper into whether communications of Trump associates were improperly picked up and disseminated during surveillance operations, after an ex-Obama administration official suggested her former colleagues tried to gather such material. White House Counsel Don McGahn specifically cited Evelyn Farkas’ comments in a letter to the leaders of

The Congressmen and the Counselor

Cal Thomas, Tony Hall served in Congress for nearly 24 years, representing Ohio’s 3rd District. The Democrat left in 2002 to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, appointed by President George W. Bush. Hall laments how corrosive contemporary politics has become and tells me he couldn’t get

Chuck Schumer Calls on Paul Ryan to Replace Intel Chair

Justin Holcomb, Senator Chuck Schumer of New York called on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to relieve House Intelligence Chariman Devin Nunes of his duties to on Monday, citing his inability to run an impartial investigation. “Speaker Ryan should replace Chairman Nunes,” Schumer said on the Senate floor. “If Speaker Ryan wants the House to have a

Trump’s Budget That House Freedom Caucus Can Love

Brian Darling, Next fight – President Donald Trump’s skinny budget. There was a media frenzy over the now-dead American Health Care Act and the supposed Russian ties of certain top Trump advisors, but the biggest news to come out of the White House since the inauguration was drowned out: the outline of Donald Trump’s first

Replacement of Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House Intensifies in White House, Congress

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart Republican officials in Congress and the White House are now openly discussing finding a GOP replacement to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as Speaker of the House, after Ryan failed to pass the American Health Care Act out of the House and misled the public and President Donald Trump when he promised repeatedly