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Schumer: Democrats Will Filibuster Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch In Defiance

Michael Qazvini, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), cousin to “horribly unfunny” feminist comedian Amy Schumer, has said that he will filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s nomination in an attempt to oppose the Republican majority in Congress. Schumer made the pledge in the waning moments of Thursday’s confirmation hearing. The top-ranking Democratic senator has asked

For Anti-Trump Democrats’ Their Best Allies Are Senate Republicans

Alfred S. Regnery, So far, the Senate has confirmed 14 of the 549 senior federal positions that President Trump needs to run the government and who need Senate confirmation—Cabinet secretaries and people who run the departments, bureaus, agencies and the rest of the government. The rest of the government is being run by career bureaucrats

Rand Paul reportedly leaves meeting with House Republicans on Obamacare

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on Tuesday reportedly left a meeting with fellow Senate Republicans as House Speaker Paul Ryan worked to reassure skeptical colleagues about the next steps in taking on Obamacare. Politico reported that Paul was unhappy with the meeting and the prospect of keeping health law’s Medicaid expansion. He called creating tax credits

Dr. Price Is Confirmed—Now the Real Work Begins

Andrew Mangione, Senate Republicans put an end to Democratic shenanigans early Friday morning when Congressman Tom Price was confirmed as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Although the process for Dr. Price was difficult and wrought with the typical hysteria the left reserves exclusively for the nominees of Republican administrations, the real work of sensible

Conway slams Democrats’ vow to filibuster Trump Supreme Court pick

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway said Monday that Democratic senators who have vowed to filibuster President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee are in the business of “permanent protest.” “They don’t even know the person’s name yet,” Conway told Fox News’ Martha MacCallum on “The First 100 Days.” “They haven’t even met him or her

Trump set to name Supreme Court pick on Tuesday

The Supreme Court is coming to primetime. President Trump on Monday announced on Twitter he was set to name his pick for the nation’s highest court on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. Trump said he already had made his decision. Once the selection is announced, the Senate would need to debate and vote on

Ryan, McConnell Launch ‘Bold and Aggressive’ 200-Day Plan to Implement Trump Agenda

Neil W. McCabe, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania–Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.-Ky.) told reporters Thursday at the Republicans’ policy retreat here that they are committed to a 200-day program to implement the agenda of President Donald J. Trump. “We are actually having a fantastic opportunity right here in Philadelphia,” said Ryan,

The New York Times Thinks Trump ‘Stole’ A Supreme Court Seat. Because They’re Stupid.

Ben Shapiro, One of the great benefits of Hillary Clinton’s shocking election loss is the full-scale meltdown of the American left. Leading the pack: The New York Times, which had set up a prayer shrine in the editorial board conference room. Now, they’ve been relegated to whining about how the Republican Senate wouldn’t approve Barack

How Trump Could Shut Down Mitch McConnell (The Left’s last hope) If Necessary

Gary North, The media have wet their Depends over Trump’s choice for Secretary of State. We are told that Mitch McConnell — once hated by the Left, but now seen as the Left’s last hope — may mobilize Republicans in the Senate. The Senate will not consent to Trump’s choice. Rex Tillerson will be sent

Memo to Senate Republicans: Don’t Model Yourselves After Harry Reid

Michael Hammond,  During Harry Reid’s 80-minute valedictory following 30 years in the Senate, few Republicans came to listen to him. In an institution which, during my service as a staffer there, was viewed a “collegial,” Reid was — not so secretly — regarded by many of his colleagues as vile and loathsome.  And the cornerstone

Trump Was Liberal in Style, But Conservative in Substance

Bryan Crabtree, After the defeat of Mitt Romney in 2012, I opined that in order for another Republican to become president of the United States we would have to find someone who could use the style of liberal politicians while promoting conservative ideology. From the moment president-elect Donald Trump walked down the escalator, he has

I Say We Are Doing Our Job

Sen. David Perdue, Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution is clear. A president may nominate judges to the Supreme Court, but the power to grant or withhold consent rests exclusively with the U.S. Senate. Nowhere does it say that the Senate must hold hearings or votes on these nominees. Senators of both parties have