• Sen. Graham Says He's Committed to Getting Judges Confirmed

    Sen. Graham Says He’s Committed to Getting Judges Confirmed

    Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says he is committed to processing judges in the 116th Congress, as well as working to reform immigration and forcing a vote on late-term abortion.

    “So I’m committed to processing as many highly qualified conservative judges at the district circuit level as possible,” Graham said Thursday at an event at The Heritage Foundation titled “Republican Judiciary Committee Priorities for the 116th Congress.”

    “We’re off to a very good start,” the South Carolina senator added. READ MORE...

  • Half of Young Americans Want to Live in a Socialist Country

    Half of Young Americans Want to Live in a Socialist Country

    Half of young Americans would rather live in a socialist country, according to a new poll.

    The Harris Poll found that 49.6 percent of millennials prefer living in a socialist country.

    Pew Research Center defines millennials as those born between 1981 and 1996, ages 23 to 38 in 2019, and Gen Z, those born between 1997 and 2012.  

    Mike Gonzalez, a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Foreign Policy, told The Daily Signal in an email that the trend toward socialism is due to politically biased education. READ MORE...

  • House Democrats Eye Ditching Procedure That Gives Republicans a Voice

    House Democrats Eye Ditching Procedure That Gives Republicans a Voice

    House Republicans’ use of a century-old legislative procedure that helps the minority party alter or oppose measures advanced by the majority has exposed significant divisions among Democrats.

    Now some House Democrats want to do away with the procedure, called a motion to recommit. It allows a lawmaker in the minority to move that a bill be sent back to a committee for a particular reason.

    In a letter to Pelosi and three other Democrat leaders, 17 freshman Democrats ask them to “end abuse of the MTR,” referring to the motion to recommit. READ MORE...

  • Georgia Lawmaker Touts Nation’s ‘Greatest Economic Turnaround’

    Georgia Lawmaker Touts Nation’s ‘Greatest Economic Turnaround’

    A Georgia lawmaker and former business executive says the economy is seeing historic gains under President Donald Trump.

    “This is the greatest economic turnaround in U.S. history, 5 million new jobs … we’re growing the economy,” Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., told the Thursday morning crowd of conservatives gathered at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

    “The Obama administration … by the way, that was eight years [of] the lowest economic growth in U.S. history,” Perdue said.

    He said that all Americans, not just some, are seeing the benefits of the Trump economy, especially since the president signed Republican lawmakers’ tax cuts into law on Dec. 22, 2017. READ MORE...

  • Senate to Vote Soon on Bill Protecting Abortion Survivors

    Senate to Vote Soon on Bill Protecting Abortion Survivors

    Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., praised Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for green-lighting a Senate roll call vote on Feb. 25 for Sasse’s legislation protecting abortion survivors.

    “I want to thank the majority leader for scheduling this vote so that every
    American can know where their senator stands on the issue of infanticide,”
    Sasse said in a statement released Thursday.  “A lot of senators spend a
    lot of time telling people how they fight for the little guy. Well, here’s the
    chance for them to prove it.”

  • The Full Story About the Kentucky Boys in MAGA Hats Emerges

    Report on Covington Students Finds ‘No Evidence’ of ‘Offensive or Racist Statements’

    A report that examined the January encounter between students from Covington Catholic High School and a Native American activist near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington found “no evidence” of “offensive or racist statements.”

    “We see no evidence that students responded with any offensive or racist statements of their own,” the report dated Feb. 11 from Greater Cincinnati Investigation read. The report was commissioned by the Catholic Diocese of Covington, which is located in Kentucky.

    Nick Sandmann and other students of Covington, who were in Washington, D.C., to attend the March for Life in January, faced harsh criticism in mainstream and social media based on a video showing a portion of their encounter Jan. 18 with Nathan Phillips, 64, on the National Mall. READ MORE...

  • 'Medicare for All' No Cure, Says Doctor and Army Ranger Elected to House

    ‘Medicare for All’ No Cure, Says Doctor and Army Ranger Elected to House

    The free market is the cure to the nation’s health care crisis, not what liberals call Medicare for All, argues a physician, combat veteran, and businessman who just became a congressman from Tennessee.

    “It’s too expensive,” Rep. Mark Green, elected in November to represent Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District, said of Medicare for All in an interview with The Daily Signal.

    “If you look at the health care systems that are sort of universal-type care, like the VA, and you can look at some of the systems outside the country in Canada and places like that …  they wind up having to ration care somehow,” Green said. READ MORE...

  • 8 Things to Know About Stacey Abrams

    8 Things to Know About Stacey Abrams

    Abrams, the former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives who
    lost a race for governor in November, will deliver the Democrats’ rebuttal
    Tuesday night to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

    Here’s eight things you should know about Abrams:

    1. She
    ‘Wouldn’t Oppose’ Noncitizen Voting

    45, said on the PBS show “Firing Line” that she isn’t completely opposed to
    people who aren’t U.S. citizens voting in local elections.

    show’s host,  Margaret Hoover, had asked Abrams about jurisdictions such
    as San Francisco that allow noncitizens to vote in some local elections, Fox
    News reported.

  • A Former Planned Parenthood Employee Shares Why She Changed

    A Former Planned Parenthood Employee Shares Why She Changed

    Yesterday was the March for Life in Washington, D.C., and we were joined by Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood employee who had a change of heart and is now a pro-life advocate. Plus: Rachel del Guidice shares why she’s been attending the march for the past 13 years.

    We also cover these stories:

  • A day after Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged the president to delay his State of the Union speech, President Donald Trump delayed Pelosi’s trip overseas.
  • A measure pushed by House Republicans that would keep the government closed but would provide pay to affected government employees failed, with only six Democrats voting for it.
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham re-introduced a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
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  • Cummings Calls All-Out Trump Probe 'Fight for Soul of Our Democracy'

    Cummings Calls All-Out Trump Probe ‘Fight for Soul of Our Democracy’

    The new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says he will do all he can to investigate President Donald Trump and his administration over the next two years.

    “We are in a fight for the soul of our democracy,” Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said in an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired on Jan. 13. “And you’ve got to understand that. This is serious business.”

    Cummings said that, as chairman of the committee, he has the authority to investigate anything he deems appropriate to examine. READ MORE...