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Democratic Senators Refuse To Acknowledge Virginia Lieutenant Gov Fairfax Sexual Assault Accuser

Democratic Senators on Capitol Hill refused to acknowledge the sexual assault allegations that have emerged against Virginia Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax, when asked by The Daily Caller News Foundation Tuesday. WATCH:  Sen. Bernie Sanders will not say if he believes VA Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax’s accuser… pic.twitter.com/zU69QSzXGD — Henry Rodgers (@henryrodgersdc) February 5, 2019 Less than an hour later, Sen. Sanders ...

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Ben Sasse Is Putting Senators On The Record Over Stance On Infanticide

Nebraska Republican Sen. Ben Sasse plans on putting senators on the record over their stance on infanticide, or the intentional killing of newborn children, on the Senate floor Monday evening. Sasse is advocating to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which would not make abortion illegal, but would hold doctors responsible for not taking care of a child that was ...

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Cassidy Blasts Dem Senators For Staying Silent About Northam Late-Term Abortion Comments

Louisiana Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy blasted Democratic Senators for their silence over Virginia Democratic’s comments regarding late-term abortion Friday morning, as over 10 Democratic members of Congress have denied hearing them. Even the babies being aborted aren’t this silent https://t.co/wb1eUlihzN — U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (@SenBillCassidy) February 1, 2019 Cassidy’s comments come after The Daily Caller News Foundation asked a ...

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Pelosi Refuses To Acknowledge Northam’s Late-Term Abortion Comments

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi refused to acknowledge Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam’s comments on late-term abortion, claiming she does not know what he said Thursday. “I just don’t know what he said yesterday,” Pelosi said in response to a reporter’s question about Northam’s comments. This comes as Northam defended the “Repeal Act,” a proposed bill that would remove ...

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Mitch McConnell Says He Would Consider Bill To Prevent Future Government Shutdowns

Mitch McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he would consider legislation that would prevent the government from shutting down in the future, as many others in Congress have come out in support of ending the possibility of a shutdown. “I don’t like shutdowns. I don’t think they work for anybody and I hope they will be avoided. I’d be open ...

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Mark Meadows Re-Elected As Chairman Of House Freedom Caucus

North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Meadows was re-elected as the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus Monday night, saying he will serve for one more year as the leader of the group. “For nearly four years the Freedom Caucus has fought to give a voice to those who feel forgotten by their government. That mission will remain unchanged. I’m honored ...

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Rep Duffy Introduces Massive Tariff Bill– Making Trade Competition ‘Fair’ |

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Steve Duffy is introducing a bill which he believes will help the economy by making tariffs reciprocal between countries that want to do business with the U.S. Thursday, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. The legislation would make it so that other countries, such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan and others would be forced to pay ...

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Senate Set To Vote On Two Bills Which Could Reopen The Government

U.S. Capitol Building

The U.S. Senate is set to vote on two bills which could reopen the government as both leaders in the Senate agreed to push forward on votes Tuesday afternoon. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer both agreed to put both President Donald Trump’s shutdown bill and the Democratic proposal, which was already passed by the ...

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Why Not Twenty Dollars? Pelosi And Hoyer Don’t Have An Answer On Minimum Wage

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer could not explain why a $15 minimum wage for all was best for workers after a conference on Capitol Hill Wednesday. At a “Raise The Wage” event in the U.S. Capitol, Pelosi and Hoyer were joined by workers from across the country who believe a $15 minimum wage ...

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Hasher Jallal Taheb Arrested For Alleged Plan To Blow Up The White House

A man was arrested after federal agents discovered his alleged plan to blow up the White House Wednesday night in Cumming, Georgia. The suspect, Hasher Jallal Taheb, was charged with intent to destroy by fire or explosives a building owned by the U.S., according to CBS 46. Federal agents had reportedly received an anonymous tip in March 2018 and had ...

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McConnell Says No Time Off For Senators Until Shutdown Ends

Mitch McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will cancel its scheduled recess next week unless the partial government shutdown ends and the government is funded Tuesday afternoon. “We certainly will not be in recess next week if the government is still shut down,” McConnell said to reporters on Capitol Hill. His comments come as the Senate has a recess planned beginning ...

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After Meeting With Trump, Graham Says ‘Declare A National Emergency Now’

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South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham asked President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall on the southern border after meeting with him Friday. “I just met with President Trump and his team. It’s clear to both of us that Democrats don’t want to make a deal and will never support border wall/barriers on ...

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Republican Senators Introduce Legislation Which Would ‘Permanently Prevent’ Federal Government From Shutdowns

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A group of Republican Senators introduced legislation which would permanently prevent the federal government from a shutdown Friday afternoon. Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, Montana Sen. Steve Daines, Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson, Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi, Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, Idaho Sen. Jim Risch, Utah Sen. Mike Lee, and Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski introduced the ...

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Kirsten Gillibrand Heads To Iowa As She Makes A Major Move For 2020 Presidential Run

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is planning on heading to Iowa this month as she makes a major move for a potential 2020 presidential run. Gillibrand, who was reportedly calling New York financiers in order to evaluate their willingness to back her potential presidential campaign in early January, has now decided to visit the state, Politico reported Thursday. Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth ...

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Daines Introduces Bill Withholding Pay From Congressmen During Government Shutdowns, Others Join

Republican Montana Sen. Steve Daines introduced a bill on the Senate floor Thursday that would withhold the pay of members of Congress during future government shutdowns. Daines’s introduction of the bill, sponsored by Republican Texas Sen. John Cornyn, comes hours after Daines announced he sent a letter requesting the secretary of the U.S. Senate withhold his pay during the ongoing ...

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