Following a report backing up President Donald Trump’s claims that he and other Americans were the subject of Obama administration spying during the 2016 election, Sen. Rand Paul is demanding any documents the administration may have compiled on him.
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Former President Barack Obama is getting a great deal of criticism for taking $400,000 for a forthcoming speech to a group of Wall Street fat cats. And if some lawmakers get their way, Obama’s seeming hypocrisy could cost him and future presidents.
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Conservatives are growing increasingly perturbed by the Trump administration’s seeming willingness to give in to Democrat demands as it advances its ambitious agenda. The repeated concessions have some pundits and lawmakers openly questioning why, with a governing majority, GOP campaign promises keep getting watered down.
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Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who’s made a name for himself as the no-nonsense chair of the House Oversight Committee, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in 2018. The lawmaker says his decision is a personal one— but it sure smells political.
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President Donald Trump said he based his decision to bomb Syria on his emotional response to reports that the embattled Assad regime launched poison gas attacks against its own people. As well-intentioned as Trump’s “for the children” attack may have been, it was still unconstitutional.
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Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) are using unverified allegations that Syrian leader Bashar Assad carried out a chemical attack to call for the U.S. to begin a non-war war.
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For years, Republican lawmakers have made repealing Obamacare central to their re-election efforts. But with Republican control of Congress and the White House, the lack of a real repeal effort is making it increasingly obvious that many Republicans never intended to follow through.
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President Donald Trump vowed to make Mexico pay for his promised wall along the nation’s southern border—but he has yet to explain exactly how it would work. A Republican lawmaker from Alabama, meanwhile, is offering up a plan of his own.
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In every area of the United States it is 100 percent illegal to sell cocaine or methamphetamine. It’s also totally illegal to sell mind altering substances to children. But that isn’t stopping two senators from introducing some very stupid legislation.
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Amid signals that the Trump administration Justice Department may begin again enforcing federal marijuana laws that would threaten a $7 billion industry continuing to grow in legal marijuana states, lawmakers have introduced a bill that could end federal marijuana prohibition.
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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a leading opponent of the failed House attempt to revamp Obamacare this month, says he believes conservatives on Capitol Hill will be able to deliver an actual repeal and replacement package by the end of the year.
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As President Donald Trump’s attacks on the House’s conservative Freedom Caucus intensify, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the current president is willing to purge the GOP of Tea Party ideals to push his agenda.
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A bipartisan bill introduced by members of the Senate Finance Committee would make it easier for employees to report employers for tax evasion.
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In Trump’s Washington, you’re with the GOP establishment or you’re against it.
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Remember how conservative Republicans lost it when Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi said of Obamacare, “We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.” Well, here we are again…
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House Republicans postponed a planned vote on the Ryan/Trump Obamacare replacement package Thursday, signaling that the president has yet to win over conservatives.
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Sen. Rand Paul, one of the harshest critics of the GOP effort to reinvent Obamacare said Sunday that he doesn’t believe the establishment Republican healthcare redux has a chance of passing Congress.
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On the heels of public insults from President Donald Trump over his performance on the president’s former The Apprentice television show, there’s talk that former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is considering a 2018 Senate bid.
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As Republicans remain divided over the best plan for replacing Obamacare, the GOP establishment is signaling a willingness to go on the attack against conservatives.
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Conservative Republicans on Capitol Hill are blasting the GOP leadership’s recently unveiled American Health Care Act. With the backing of top conservative groups, the lawmakers are looking to replace the Obamacare-like bill with a clean repeal of government healthcare.
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