Browsing All posts tagged under »Democrat Obstruction«

Texas Democrats’ Embarrassing Lawsuit Against Gov. Abbott

August 9, 2021 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Twenty-two of the Texas Democrats who fled to Washington, D.C, to prevent a quorum in the state House have filed a lawsuit in federal court against Gov. Greg Abbott. The lawsuit, which two of the twenty-two Democrats are disputing they signed onto, is embarrassingly bad. The complaint does not include the usual […]

What To Expect From House’s Partisan Probe Of Capitol Riot

July 27, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Amid partisan acrimony, the first hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol will convene Tuesday. The panel investigating the Capitol riot has seven Democrats and two Republicans—all appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. The original plan was that Pelosi would name eight […]

China Won’t Be Held Accountable For COVID-19

June 25, 2021 by

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By Arnold Ahlert ~ Reality ought to be different, but too many global leaders are bowing to Beijing. For those who believe talk is cheap, last Sunday’s interview of National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan by Fox News correspondent Chris Wallace regarding what the Biden administration will do to hold China accountable for COVID-19 will heartily […]

Impeachment Follies: Why The Senate Cannot Try Trump

January 30, 2021 by

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By Paul J. Larkin Jr. ~ A majority of the Senate last week decided that it can lawfully begin a trial on the House-approved article of impeachment, even though former President Donald Trump no longer holds federal office. The majority is wrong. Princeton political science professor Keith Whittington argued in a Jan. 22 Wall Street […]

6 Key Points On Efforts To Oust Trump In Final Days

January 9, 2021 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ After the riot at the Capitol, congressional Democrats increasingly are calling for the removal of President Donald Trump before his term expires Jan. 20, either through a second impeachment or by invoking the 25th Amendment. Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., an assistant House speaker, said  lawmakers could vote on impeachment within a […]

Pelosi Bill To Remove President From Office Is A Needless Political Stunt

October 20, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ Although House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed earlier this month that President Donald Trump is “in an altered state right now,” she is the one who appears to be in an “altered state” if she thinks she can use congressional authority under the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office. It seems that […]

9 Takeaways From Day 1 Of Barrett Confirmation Hearings

October 13, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The opening day of Senate confirmation hearings for federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett was filled with speechifying, with Democrats on the Judiciary Committee previewing their line of attack on the Supreme Court nominee. In her opening remarks, Barrett, currently a judge on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, stressed that […]

Pelosi’s Trump-Obsessed Plan For The 25th Amendment Distorts The Constitution

October 10, 2020 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ If necessity is the mother of invention, obsession is the weird uncle of crazy. Leftists obviously do not want President Donald Trump in the White House. After the two methods of removing a president that the Constitution provides—the ballot box in 2016 and impeachment this year—failed, however, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, […]

Liberals’ Complaints About The Coming Supreme Court Vote Don’t Pass The Smell Test

September 30, 2020 by

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By Neil Patel ~ In case you didn’t notice, our country is completely falling apart. There are so many problems that they are hard to list out at this point, but the biggest, by far, is the increasing animosity between Americans of different political persuasions. People think those on the other side are evil and […]

Trump To Nominate Ginsburg Replacement From Short List Of 5 After Funeral

September 22, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said Monday morning that he will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court either Friday or Saturday, and has narrowed the list of contenders to five. In an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Trump said the short delay was intended to allow time to pay […]

House Democrats Block GOP Resolution Opposing Efforts To Defund Police

June 26, 2020 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Democrats in the House on Thursday blocked consideration of a Republican resolution opposing efforts pushed by some on the left to defund police departments across the country. “Our resolution strongly opposes what I think is one of the craziest public policy proposals I have ever seen—this idea that we’re going […]

Liberals Try To Use COVID-19 Crisis To Halt Judicial Confirmations

May 6, 2020 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ The Senate got back to business Monday and, while the coronavirus is still the 800-pound gorilla, senators will also attend to other aspects of the nation’s business. That includes the federal judiciary. Vacancies on life-tenured federal courts around the country are on the rise again, reversing a yearlong downward trend. When […]

Sugar-Daddy Democrats Insert $75 Million Into ‘Stimulus’ For Their PBS-NPR Buddies

March 30, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ When a crisis hits and a massive legislative package is organized to meet it, it’s never surprising when Democrats go to supporting their own media assets. So there on page 746 of the 854-page “stimulus” bill is a provision granting $75 million to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting “to prevent, prepare […]

Little Of Pelosi’s Wish List Made It Into COVID-19 Relief Bill. That’s A Relief In Itself.

March 28, 2020 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ On Friday, the House passed the massive $2 trillion-plus coronavirus relief package that the Senate had passed on Wednesday. There’s a lot in those 880 pages, and much of it is problematic: The bill is neither targeted and temporary, nor directed exclusively at the coronavirus—as scholars at The Heritage Foundation and […]

Pelosi’s Identity Politics Pork Barrel

March 25, 2020 by

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By Mike Gonzalez ~ “You never let a serious crisis go to waste,” Obama adviser Rahm Emanuel said during the country’s last major emergency. Now, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is bringing this noxious idea back as she uses the coronavirus pandemic to permanently stamp identity politics on corporate America. Pelosi’s coronavirus relief bill is a […]

Energy Bailouts And Handouts Don’t Belong In Coronavirus Packages

March 24, 2020 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ Social distancing policies at the state and federal level have forced businesses to close temporarily, which has led millions of Americans to worry about their financial situation.  Policymakers must offer focused, temporary solutions that specifically help people who are unable to work or whose businesses have been adversely affected by the closures. […]

Clinton Prosecutor Sees Weak Impeachment Case Against Trump

December 11, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ House Democrats, legal analysts, and pundits suggested in recent weeks that President Donald Trump committed various impeachable crimes in his July phone call to Ukraine’s president. But on Tuesday, the charge House Democrats came up with was a broad “abuse of power” claim, alleging that Trump solicited foreign interference in the […]

Graham, McConnell Demand House Democrats Conduct Fair Impeachment Probe

October 26, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham introduced a resolution Thursday condemning the closed-door process of House Democrats’ impeachment investigation. Thirty-nine of the 52 other Senate Republicans joined him in calling the impeachment drive “illegitimate and dangerous.” “Every American should be disturbed by what is taking place in the House of Representatives regarding […]

6 Key Points From Trump’s Call To Ukraine’s President

September 26, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ A transcript of the July 25 phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shows the two leaders did talk during their brief conversation about an investigation involving Joe Biden and his son. Neither man, however, mentioned military aid to Ukraine that might hang in the balance. The […]

Mueller: Indicting Trump ‘Not An Option’ Because Of DOJ Rules

May 30, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that his report speaks for itself and he doesn’t plan to speak again about his nearly two-year investigation, even as many Democrats in Congress clamor to hear more. Mueller, a former FBI director as well as federal prosecutor, also made a subtle reference to impeachment […]

House Democrats Try To Block Withdrawal From Climate Pact

April 30, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Democrat-controlled House is set to vote this week on a measure to keep the United States in the Obama-era Paris climate agreement, from which President Donald Trump withdrew in June 2017, within six months of becoming president. HR 9, the Climate Action Now Act, would block federal funds from being […]

Democrats Want To Rejoin The Paris Accord. Let’s Recall Why It Was Such A Bad Deal.

April 17, 2019 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ When the Obama administration negotiated the Paris climate agreement, conservatives argued that it should move through the proper treaty process and be sent to the Senate, where elected senators could weigh in and potentially reject the deal. President Barack Obama didn’t do that. Instead, he unilaterally signed the deal, making it […]

Nominee For Fish And Wildlife Service Director In Confirmation Limbo

April 10, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ Aurelia Skipwith has a BS in biology from Howard University, a Master’s in molecular genetics from Purdue and a law degree from Kentucky. She has worked as a molecular analyst and sustainable agriculture partnership manager. She was also co-founder and general counsel for AVC Global, a Washington, DC-based agricultural supply chain […]

Trump Vows To Have SOTU In ‘Alternative’ Location

January 24, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump said he would deliver the State of the Union in an “alternative” location after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he would not be welcome in the House, the traditional venue. Heritage Foundation President Kay Coles James, as part of a meeting of conservative leaders, told the president he […]