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POLITICS | Senate Passes USMCA Deal, Sending It to Trump’s Desk

POLITICS | Senate Passes USMCA Deal, Sending It to Trump’s Desk

BY EMEL AKAN WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate on Jan 16 approved the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) in an 89 to 10 vote. The agreement now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. With the same kind of bipartisan support, the USMCA cleared the U.S. House of Representatives 385-41 on Dec. 19. The Senate approval comes a day after […]

POLITICS | California Will Likely Lose Congressional Seat for First Time Ever, Census Shows

POLITICS | California Will Likely Lose Congressional Seat for First Time Ever, Census Shows

BY ZACHARY STIEBER   California is one of eight states expected to lose a congressional seat, according to Census figures released on Dec. 30. If the state lost a seat, it would be the first time ever. California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and West Virginia are expected to lose one seat, the Wall Street […]

A Modest Proposal for Improving Senate Impeachment Trials

A Modest Proposal for Improving Senate Impeachment Trials

  Thomas L. Knapp US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) makes no bones about his position on the likely upcoming impeachment trial of US president Donald Trump. “I am trying to give a pretty clear signal I have made up my mind,” he tells CNN International’s Becky Anderson. “I’m not trying to pretend to be a […]

Congress Passes Biggest Retirement System Overhaul in 13 Years

Congress Passes Biggest Retirement System Overhaul in 13 Years

BY TOM OZIMEK   Congress has passed a monumental retirement system overhaul package called the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019, the first significant retirement legislation in 13 years. The SECURE Act was included in a larger package of spending legislation headed for approval this week. The bill, which has bipartisan support, passed […]

Impeach Santa Claus

Impeach Santa Claus

  By Richard Eber Fresh after their triumph impeaching President Donald Trump for Abuse of Power and Contempt of Congress, the Democratic leadership of the House of Representatives has decided to set their sights on even a bigger target. The latest individual Committee Chairman’s Jerrold Nadler and Adam Schiff have in their sights is no […]

Congress: The Snail’s Pace Race

Congress: The Snail’s Pace Race

  by Thomas L. Knapp I don’t keep count, but I see lots of headlines like this one from The Hill, dated December 5:  “Congress races to beat deadline on shutdown.” Reporters Jordain Carney and Niv Elis tell us that “Congress is racing the clock” and working on a “tight time frame” to pass yet […]

When Our Guardians Fail Us

When Our Guardians Fail Us

  By Victor Davis Hanson One symptom of a society in crisis is the unreliability or even corruption of its own auditors. After all, when the watchmen have lost moral authority to watch, who can be believed or trusted? Or, as the Roman satirist Juvenal famously put it, “Who will guard the guardians?” It was […]

Mr. Schiff’s KGB Methods

Mr. Schiff’s KGB Methods

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Lately, whenever I meet with friends who immigrated to the U. S. and became citizens, we speak fearfully of the changes in America. We find that once again we live in   a country governed by an oligarchy of tyrants. The heavy hand of the Democrat party is felt by us […]

Impeach The Impostor!

Impeach The Impostor!

  By Phil Erwin So.  Here we go. President Trump is now on notice:  You’re being IMPEACHED, dude! Gee golly gosh.  What a surprise. This train has been inching down the track for all of Trump’s Presidency.  Even Pelosi has admitted that – although she’s now putting the train into hyperdrive, intent on charging from […]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Asks Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler To Move Forward With Articles Of Impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Asks Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler To Move Forward With Articles Of Impeachment

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will be asking House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. “The president’s actions have seriously violated the Constitution,” Pelosi said at a press conference. “The president abused his power for his own […]

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