Democrats and Republicans Say Defense Spending Too Low
President’s $3.9 Trillion 2015 Budget Drawing Fire from GOP
$10.4 billion Repayment from Freddie Mac
House Passes “Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act "
Democrats and Republicans voted to restrain the IRS...Read More
This week on the House floor, H.R. 4138 - ENFORCE the Law Act of 2014, to prevent executive overreach.
ENFORCE the LAW ACT of 2014
"The President wants the American people to believe there is no harm in going around our Constitution to accomplish his goals," Gowdy said. "But as a prosecutor, I saw confessions thrown out of court on technical violations. In this country, we know our system is set up so the way we do things is just as important as what we do: the process matters...."
Rep. Jim Bridenstine: "It is time for the FairTax and Flat Tax supporters to unite behind a plan to eliminate the IRS, repeal the 16th Amendment, and start over. My resolution, House Joint Resolution 104 “Repeal 16”, would do just that..."
WASHINGTON – The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations released a comprehensive report today evaluating the response of the Department of Defense (DOD) to the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012
The Treasury Department released regulations saying that businesses with 50 to 99 full-time workers—those working at least 30 hours per week—will not be subject to the mandate until 2016, and that implementation will be gradual.
McConnell to the IRS: Leave the First Amendment Alone
Senator McConnell spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Obama Administration’s proposed IRS rule designed to stifle American free speech.
The IRS needs to get out of the censorship and harassment business and stick to the job they’re actually supposed to be doing, Senator McConnell said:
“Leave. The First Amendment. Alone....
Senators Condemn IRS Decision on Employee Bonuses, Urge Reconsideration
WASHINGTON -- Five members of the Senate Finance Committee today expressed strong disappointment at the IRS’s decision to award $62.5 million of employee bonuses, despite government-wide budget cuts, and asked for reconsideration of the decision and an explanation of current and future bonus plans....
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the situation in Ukraine:
"I will continue to monitor the situation in Ukraine closely as it develops. Like the President, I am deeply disturbed by reports of Russian troop movements inside Ukraine`s borders, and it is important that respect for Ukraine`s sovereignty and territorial integrity is maintained. Ukrainians deserve the opportunity to determine their future through a free and fair democratic process that respects the rights of all groups within the country."
Which country do you think poses the most serious threat to the United States?