Rep. Ted Deutch Calls Out Fellow Democrats for Leniency on Rep. Omar’s ‘Anti-Semitic Lies’

Democratic Florida Rep. Ted Deutch criticized Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar on Thursday for spreading “classic anti-Semitic lies” and said his fellow House Democrats aren’t doing enough to hold her accountable. Deutch criticized Democrats for changing a House resolution condemning anti-Semitism to include other forms of hate. “Why are we unable to singularly condemn anti-Semitism? Why can’t we […]

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House Democrats Eye Ditching Procedure That Gives Republicans a Voice

House Republicans’ use of a century-old legislative procedure that helps the minority party alter or oppose measures advanced by the majority has exposed significant divisions among Democrats. Now some House Democrats want to do away with the procedure, called a motion to recommit. It allows a lawmaker in the minority to move that a bill […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Fires Back at Fellow Democrat: ‘I Should Not Be Expected to Have Allegiance’ to Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said Sunday that she is “expected to have allegiance” to Israel, in response to criticism from Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., who said Omar “continues to mischaracterize support for Israel.” Omar on Wednesday slammed “the political influence in this country that says it is OK to push for allegiance to a foreign […]

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6 Takeaways From Cohen’s Hill Testimony About Trump

Soon to serve a prison sentence for, among other things, lying to Congress, Michael Cohen took a parting shot Wednesday at his old boss, President Donald Trump, in testimony on Capitol Hill. “He’s a racist, he’s a con man, and he’s a cheat,” Cohen told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Democrats on the […]

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This Freshman Lawmaker Interrogated Saddam as Part of Iraqi Dictator’s Capture

Not every freshman congressman can say he took part in the capture of fugitive Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, and interrogated him to boot. Rep. Mark Green, elected in November to represent Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District, is an Army special operations veteran as well as a physician and businessman. (Photo courtesy of Rep. Mark Green) One […]

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Trump ‘Not Happy’ With Border Agreement, Hedges on Another Shutdown

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’s “not happy” with the agreement reached by congressional appropriators on border security, but predicts there won’t be another partial federal government shutdown. “Am I happy, at first glance? I just got to see it. The answer is, no, I’m not,” Trump said at the start of a Cabinet meeting […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Bizarre Apology for Anti-Semitic Remarks Doesn’t Cut It

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., only multiplied bipartisan concerns about her by accusing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, of purchasing the support of American politicians for Israel. Omar’s allegation of illegality perpetuates a nasty caricature of Jewish people dating back to the first century: that of Jewish citizens subversively using their wealth to […]

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Podcast: This New Congressman Once Interrogated Saddam Hussein

On today’s podcast, we’re featuring an exclusive interview with Rep. Mark Green. He’s a freshman Republican from Tennessee who shares his first impressions of Congress and his unique role in the capture of Saddam Hussein (whom Green spent six hours interrogating overnight). Also on today’s show: Your letters to the editor. Next week your letter […]

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Podcast: A Freshman House Member Shares What He Plans to Fight For

Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., is a former distillery owner and a veteran. “If you don’t fight for what you think is right, if you’re not willing to stand up, you will get rolled over,” the newly-elected Riggleman tells The Daily Signal, adding, “I don’t want to be in politics, but I think people who hate […]

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