Congressional IT staffers who are the subject of a criminal investigation into misusing their positions had full access to members’ “correspondence, emails, confidential files,” and there was almost no tracking of what they did, a former House technology worker said.
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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) made appearances on a couple of talk shows last week and over the weekend to draw attention to the “secret” Obamacare legislation being kept the prying eyes of Senators who will be asked to vote on it. Paul wonders why the House won’t just reintroduce a bill that already passed that very effectively repeals and replaces Obamacare.
There are numerous special elections this year to fill posts left by legislators who resigned or were picked to serve in the Trump Administration. We’ll be monitoring these campaigns in order to keep you up to speed on the candidates we’re endorsing this year.
Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), a GING-PAC endorsed lawmaker, appeared on Tucker Carlson’s new Fox News program to discuss how the GOP-controlled Senate and House will work with President Donald Trump beginning in January. Cotton says that the majority of Republicans are ready to help Trump achieve his goals for a stronger economy, stronger military, etc.
Yesterday was a great day for GING-PAC endorsed candidates. Out of 28 candidates we supported, three lost and one is facing a runoff in Louisiana on December 10. The Republicans held the Senate and the House and Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, one of the worst, most wicked politicians in American history.
The 115th Congress of the United States will be sworn in on January 4th, 2017. The next president of the United States will not be sworn in until January 20th, 2017. A scenario is now emerging where Judge Merrick Garland of the Federal Appeals Court, who is President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court vacancy caused by the death of Justice Anthony Scalia, could be confirmed even if Donald Trump were to win the presidential election.
Clinton and Donald Trump continue to bleed as comments they have made in the past are leaked. Trump’s indecent statements about women are more than equaled by Clinton’s two faced nature as she promises big banks and the wealthy there will be no new taxes while promising the poor a nirvana paid for by new taxes from the wealthy.
House Republicans kicked off the path to impeaching IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Tuesday with a hearing exploring the ways the agency chief, hired to clean up after the tea party targeting scandal, instead bungled the probe and botched his handling of a congressional subpoena.
We welcome legal immigrants, but must enforce our border as a matter of national security. In the last Congress, I stopped the House bill that Boehner had secretly drafted the last week of July and had acquired enough Republican pledges to pass it, even without anyone reading it.
When the GOP takes control of the Senate and maintains control of the House in 2015 and 2016, Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert wants the GOP leadership to aggressively fight Obama’s agenda. He’s convinced that Obama has no intention of seeking “common ground” or to work with Republicans on the serious problems facing our nation. Obama recently made it clear that he has every intention of using his veto pen to block passage of GOP legislation in 2015 and 2016.