Posts Tagged ‘congressional’

Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis

May 04th, 2021 By Roger D. Harris2 CommentsFacebookTwitterRedditEmailMore44 CARACAS, VENEZUELA — Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. The U.S. government blames the crisis on the mismanagement and […]

Hundreds of activists send Building 7 film to congressional reps

Thanks to the supporters of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, hundreds of U.S. senators and representatives have received or will soon receive copies of the new documentary SEVEN along with letters urging them to hold the National Institute of Standards and Technology accountable for its unscientific investigation of the World Trade Center destruction. When all is […]

AHI Sponsors Congressional Salute to Greek Independence

“Episode from the Greek War of Independence,” Eugene Delacroix, 1856. In the collection of the National Gallery of Greece. Credit: Public Domain The American Hellenic Institute sponsored a Congressional Salute to Greek Independence on April 14 in commemoration of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence in 2021. Members of the Congress’ Hellenic Caucus […]

As Vienna talks resume, Senate Republicans seek a congressional review

WASHINGTON – As indirect negotiations between Iran and the US are under way, Senate Republicans seek a congressional review of “executive branch proposals to terminate or waive sanctions imposed with respect to Iran.”Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho), the Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member, announced on Wednesday that he is joining Sen. Bill Hagerty’s (R-Tenn.) Iran […]

Arizona Congressional Aide Found Dead on Steep Death Valley Ledge

An Arizona congressional aide has been found dead days after he and his girlfriend went missing while on a camping trip in Death Valley, officials have confirmed. Alexander Lofgren, 32, an aide to Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), was pronounced dead and his girlfriend Emily Henkel, 27, was airlifted to a hospital on Thursday for […]

Jewish Congressional Staffer Deems ‘The Protocols Of The Elders Of Zion’ A ‘National Security Problem’

An unidentified Capitol Police officer has been suspended after a copy of “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” the blueprint for Jewish world domination, was found near his work area: The officer, part of the force that was overwhelmed during the Jan. 6 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol, is under investigation “after anti-Semitic reading […]

Congressional Testimony: The Leading Activists for Online Censorship Are Corporate Journalists

There are not many Congressional committees regularly engaged in substantive and serious work — most are performative — but the House Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law is an exception. Led by its chairman Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and ranking member Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), it is, with a few exceptions, composed of lawmakers whose knowledge of […]

Rabbis across denominational spectrum urge congressional action on Uighurs

The letter sent last week to Rep. Ted Lieu, a Democrat, represents the spectrum of Jewish belief, joining Orthodox, Reform, Reconstructionist and Conservative rabbis. Sixteen rabbis and a cantor signed the letter to Lieu, whose district covering much of western Los Angeles County has a substantial Jewish population. Jewish activists have recently taken a higher […]

QAnon-Promoting 2020 Congressional Candidate Angela Stanton King Scheduled to Speak at CPAC 2021

Content warning: this post reports on dehumanizing language directed at trans people. Angela Stanton King, a promoter of QAnon conspiracy theories and anti-LGBTQ bigotry, is scheduled to speak at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference on a Sunday afternoon panel shortly before former President Donald Trump speaks. Stanton King spoke at a “Stop the Steal” […]

Israel policy set to play a role in Ohio special congressional race

The Democratic Majority for Israel political action committee has made an endorsement in a special congressional election in Ohio, a sign of how Israel tensions within the Democratic Party have not abated since the party’s sweeping wins in November. The PAC affiliated with the pro-Israel group announced Tuesday that it is endorsing Shontel Brown, a […]

Senate moves to grant Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal

“Here in this trial, we saw new video, powerful video showing calmness under pressure, his courage in the line of duty, his foresight in the midst of chaos, and his willingness to make himself a target of the mob’s rage so that others might reach safety,” Schumer said. “Officer Goodman, thank you.” Goodman was present […]

Senate moves to grant Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal

“Here in this trial, we saw new video, powerful video showing calmness under pressure, his courage in the line of duty, his foresight in the midst of chaos, and his willingness to make himself a target of the mob’s rage so that others might reach safety,” Schumer said. “Officer Goodman, thank you.” Goodman was present […]

Carl Bernstein slams Trump’s ‘congressional cult’ for enabling his ‘irrational, illegal, seditious conduct’

Veteran Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein gave a blistering rebuke to Donald Trump’s “congressional cult” of enablers in his response to the second impeachment of the president. Speaking on CNN, Mr Bernstein described the president as “delusional” and “the most dangerous president in our history”. Asked by Anderson Cooper how the US moves forward as a […]

Congressional Republicans Rush to Condemn Violence Outside Capitol

Republican members of Congress rushed to condemn the violence that broke out during Congress’s certification of the Electoral College vote from within the United States Capitol. “This violence is unacceptable and needs to be met with the full force of the law,” said Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton. “God bless the Capitol Police who are […]

Pressuring Pence: Team Trump Demands That VP Lead Congressional Coup to Keep Trump in Power

Having failed to get state officials, judges, and federal courts to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential campaign, President Donald Trump’s legal team and right-wing activists have initiated an intense pressure campaign on Vice President Mike Pence, asking him to flout the law and Constitution and misuse the vice president’s ceremonial and administrative […]

‘Stop the Steal’ Activists Demand Congressional Republicans Give Election to Trump, Threaten Retaliation If They Don’t 

Right-wing activists who falsely insist that President Donald Trump won reelection held a press conference Tuesday to talk about their path forward after Electoral College votes cast in every state Monday formally affirmed Joe Biden’s presidential win. The activists threatened to unseat congressional Republicans who do not go along with their demands to object to certification of Joe Biden’s Electoral College […]

Exclusive – Congressional Leaders Seek to Mobilize Republican Voters in Georgia: ‘This Is the Super Bowl’

CANTON, Georgia — Congressional leaders, including Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA), and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), told Breitbart News during exclusive interviews Saturday that electing Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) remains essential to preserving American freedom and vanquishing the prospect of socialism in Congress. The Save America Coalition — […]

Republicans on key panel ‘uneasy’ about F-35 sale to UAE — congressional aides

NEW YORK — Republican members of a key Senate panel are signaling apprehension with the Trump administration’s planned $23 billion arms deal to the United Arab Emirates, according to sources on Capitol Hill. While the administration-proposed weapons transfer has received the most vocal opposition from Democrats, questioning from Republicans during a Monday closed-door briefing before […]

Report: Dead People Voted in Close Upstate New York Congressional Race

Dead people allegedly voted in a too-close-to-call upstate New York congressional race, according to a county attorney involved with the case. Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) is just 12 to 13 votes ahead of Republican challenger Claudia Tenney in the most recent count of votes for New York’s 22nd congressional seat. In question, though, are hundreds of […]

George Will: Founders Intended to Count Illegal Aliens in Congressional Apportionment

Washington Post columnist George Will says America’s founding fathers’ “original intent” was to count illegal aliens in congressional apportionment. In a column titled “Republicans are arguing against the Framers’ original intent,” Will claims that the framers of the United States Constitution intended for illegal aliens to be counted in congressional apportionment counts that decide how […]

Corporate Democrats are to blame for congressional losses — so naturally they’re blaming progressives

Corporate Democrats got the presidential nominee they wanted, along with control over huge campaign ad budgets and nationwide messaging to implement “moderate” strategies. But, as the Washington Post noted, Joe Biden’s victory “came with no coattails down ballot.” Democratic losses left just a razor-thin cushion in the House, and the party failed to win a Senate majority. Now, corporate […]

Dem Rep. Cuellar: Far-Left Messaging ‘Didn’t Play Well in My Congressional District’

During an appearance on Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered Overtime” on Sunday, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) reacted to former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) saying the far-left messaging coming from some within the Democratic Party hurt the party in the 2020 election. Cuellar agreed with Kasich, saying the left calling to defund the police and attacking […]

Trump advances $10 billion defense sale to UAE, congressional source says

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The ‘AOC movement’ expands in NYC with congressional and Assembly wins

The new guard also includes Torres, 32, a City Council member, and Jones, 33, an attorney — who will make history as they replace retiring incumbents Jose Serrano and Nita Lowey, both in office for more than 30 years. “The Bronx’s struggles have been my struggles. Whether it’s growing up in public housing, clawing to […]

BLM Activist, Liberal Female Minister Cori Bush Wins US Congressional Seat

Screenshot CBS News/YouTube (New York Post) — A Black Lives Matter activist in Missouri breezed to an election night victory to become the state’s first black congresswoman. Cori Bush, who may become the fifth member of “The Squad,” garnered a whopping 84 percent of vote in the state’s 1st Congressional District. … Bush got involved […]

Cori Bush, Democrat who expressed support for BDS, wins Missouri congressional race

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Former Jewish Federations head wins North Carolina congressional race

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Congressional candidate who supports antisemitic QAnon conspiracy theory backed by GOP

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‘Antisemitic’ Jewish Congressional Candidate Labels George Soros A ‘Nazi Sympathizer’ And ‘Flat Out Scum’

Eric Early, a Jewish Republican who is running for Congress in California, ruffled some feathers of his fellow Jews when he tweeted Sunday, “Nazi sympathizer Soros is a danger to our nation”: Soros, who is a frequent target of Republican officials, in fact survived the Holocaust as a teenager. The false accusation that Soros aided […]

Jewish Republican congressional candidate calls George Soros a ‘Nazi sympathizer’

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