Posts Tagged ‘lawmakers’

Videos show growing pro-Palestinian campus protests as lawmakers speak out

Police arresting students. Helicopters buzzing over New York City. Demonstrators shouting and lawmakers condemning university officials. Videos of the campus protests, shared widely on TikTok, X and elsewhere, are spreading on social media and show the most visceral aspects of the demonstrations. Much like the war in the Middle East itself, the images can inform […]

Pro-Israel groups target progressive lawmakers in primaries

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and other pro-Israel groups are ramping up their efforts to target incumbent progressive lawmakers in their primaries as the fallout surrounding the Israel-Hamas war seeps further into U.S. politics. AIPAC, the most influential pro-Israel group, has said it plans to spend $100 million to target progressive candidates, while… […]

‘The 401(k) industry owns Congress’: How lawmakers quietly passed a $300 billion windfall to the wealthy

Five months before Congress faced a near-catastrophic standoff over the debt ceiling, with Republicans demanding restrictions to food and Medicaid programs to rein in spending, a bill that raised the cost of private retirement savings accounts to $282 billion per year was quietly signed into law. In this era of deeply divided politics, the 2022 […]

UK Lawmakers Demand COVID Vaccine Danger Data, and No BS

Three months after police in New Zealand raided the home of health ministry whistleblower who leaked anonymized data on COVID vaccine, seven UK Ministers of Parliament have formally demanded that the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS) answer specific, on-going questions about the high number of deaths apparently linked to COVID vaccines. Then letter was […]

Louisiana lawmakers advance bill allowing concealed carry without permit

Republican state Senators in Louisiana advanced legislation Thursday that allows adults 18 years and older to carry concealed weapons without a permit. The Senate approved that bill, along with another that would provide a level of immunity from civil liability for a person who uses a concealed gun to shoot a person in self-defense, The… […]

New York Lawmakers Pushing To Vaccinate Children Without Parental Consent

New York State lawmakers are weighing legislation that will allow children of any age to be vaccinated without parental consent in cases where parents object to immunization. Assembly Bill A6761, introduced by New York Assemblymember […] The post New York Lawmakers Pushing To Vaccinate Children Without Parental Consent appeared first on The People's Voice. Source

Israeli Lawmakers Move to Punish ‘Denying’ or ‘Downplaying’ October 7th With 5 Years in Prison

Israeli lawmakers are moving forward with a bill to punish those accused of “denying” or “downplaying” Israel’s narrative of October 7th with five years in prison. Source

Former RNC chair urges lawmakers in both parties to ‘take the win’ on tentative border deal

Michael Steele, the former chair of the Republican National Committee, urged lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to “take the win” in the tentative border deal as negotiations continue and uncertainty remains on whether it will pass. “Take the win. Take the win. This is a moment that, you know, when you stop and… […]

Oregon lawmakers move to undo part of drug decriminalization law

A group of Oregon Democrats will introduce a bill in the upcoming state legislative session to undo parts of a landmark drug decriminalization law, citing rising overdoses. Measure 110, passed by a ballot referendum in 2020, eliminated criminal charges for possessing small amounts of any drug. Possessing less than a gram of heroin, for example,… […]

Lawmakers reflect on third anniversary of Jan. 6 insurrection

Saturday marks the third anniversary of the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol when thousands of protestors marched from the “Stop the Steal” rally in Washington, D.C., to the Capitol at the direction of former President Trump and participated in an attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 presidential election. Lawmakers on both… […]

TIT FOR TAT: Republican lawmakers move to exclude Biden’s name from the ballots of 3 swing states

(NaturalNews) Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania, Arizona and Georgia have made a bold and attention-grabbing move by proposing legislation aimed at excluding… Source

Lawmakers ‘encouraged’ by border security talks, but timing of deal uncertain

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said Sunday they were “encouraged” with the direction the border security talks were going but that the timing of the potential deal remained uncertain.  Senate negotiators have been huddled together for weeks as they attempt to reach a deal on border security provisions that could unlock additional aid… […]

American Moses: Mike Johnson at the National Association of Christian Lawmakers Gala

Christian nationalists gathered Tuesday night at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C, for a National Association of Christian Lawmakers gala at which House Speaker Mike Johnson delivered the keynote address and received the NACL’s American Patriot Award for Christian Honor and Courage. The tenor of the evening was set by far-right anti-LGBTQ pastor […]

House GOP lawmakers uncover evidence of coordination between Democrat J6 panel, Georgia prosecutor

Reported by: Just The News Two key House GOP lawmakers on Tuesday launched an investigation into possible collusion between Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis and the Democrats’ Jan. 6 committee after uncovering evidence the prosecutor pursuing criminal charges against Donald Trump asked for evidence from Congress. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan and Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., […]

Here Are The 38 Lawmakers Leaving Congress In 2024 (Twice As Many Democrats As Republicans)

Authored by Mark Tapscott via The Epoch Times, Nearly 40 Congressional lawmakers aren’t seeking reelection in 2024… and most of them are Democrats… Twenty-one House Democrats are opting out of another term compared to 11 Republicans. On the Senate side, six senators, four Democrat and two Republican, said they’re leaving public office, and one has […]

Philippines Lawmakers Vote to Investigate ‘Shocking’ Post-Vaccine Unexplained Deaths

The Canadian Independent: “The House of Representatives of the Philippines has voted in favour of passing a resolution to investigate over 260,000 unexplained excess deaths in 2021 and 67,000 unexplained excess deaths in 2022. Chairperson Rep. Dan S. Fernandez while explaining the statistical findings to the rest of the committee says he “was shocked” when […]

Republican Lawmakers Call CDC Attention To “Suspicious” Virus Outbreak In China

Authored by Eva Fu via The Epoch Times, Top Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are calling for attention from U.S. health authorities on the “suspicious” clusters of viral infections and reports of pneumonia affecting Chinese children, warning that it would be “an abdication” of their duty for allowing the Chinese regime to […]

Maryland lawmakers threaten leading immigrant advocacy group for urging Gaza ceasefire

The retribution from state lawmakers was swift and severe after Gustavo Torres, the executive director of CASA de Maryland, posted a tweet and statement on November 6, calling out Israel’s “terror” against Gaza and urging a ceasefire. Outrage and threats rained down from donors and politicians against the largest immigrant rights group in the Mid-Atlantic […]

House GOP lawmakers in live interview don’t think Biden is ‘cognitively strong enough’ to be president

When asked during a segment with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity who thinks President Biden is “cognitively strong enough” for the top spot, it appeared no House GOP members present for the segment raised their hands. During a live interview with several GOP leaders and an audience of Republican lawmakers on Wednesday night, Hannity asked… […]

34 Lawmakers Say Strikes Put Pensions at Risk, Worker Demands Must Be Met

Dozens of Arizona elected officials wrote a letter this week asking their state’s retirement fund to not invest with the private equity firm Blackstone until it meets the demands of California’s striking hotel unions out of concern that labor strife will negatively affect pensions.  The Thursday open letter was organized by UNITE HERE Local 11—which represents […]

Lawmakers react to Biden’s Oval Office address 

Lawmakers reacted after President Biden delivered an Oval Office address on Thursday night, during which he spoke on the Israel-Hamas conflict and the war in Ukraine. Democrats seemed to react well to their leader’s Thursday night speech, with many praising the president’s words on the current foreign conflicts. “Tonight, President Joe Biden masterfully presented the… […]

US Lawmakers Demand Biden Declassify Intelligence On Gaza Hospital Disaster

During his Tel Aviv visit on Wednesday, President Biden had been pressed by reporters as to what convinced him to side with Israel’s denial that it didn’t strike Al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza, killing up to 200-300 people, according to local health officials. Biden had said that data from his Defense Department showed the explosion […]

GOP lawmakers tap victims of violent crime as witnesses in latest effort to show DC is soft on crime 

House Republicans called victims of violent crimes in Washington, D.C., to act as witnesses in a Thursday Judiciary Committee hearing as part of their latest effort to highlight the abundance of violence in the District. GOP members of the subcommittee on crime and the federal government continued their months-long attempt to highlight the pitfalls of… […]

US, Israeli Lawmakers Call for Genocide of Palestinians in Gaza

By Dave DeCamp Lawmakers in the US and Israel have called for the mass slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza Source

Bipartisan lawmakers introduce Iron Dome appropriations act

Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.), Max Miller (R-Ohio) and Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) on Tuesday introduced a bill that would appropriate $2 billion to help Israel with its Iron Dome defense system. The Iron Dome is a system that intercepts rockets being fired at Israel. “Radical Iranian-backed Hamas terrorists are kidnapping, torturing, raping, burning… […]

BREAKING—GAME CHANGER! 11 HERO Lawmakers Sue MI SOS Jocelyn Benson and MI Director of Elections In Federal Court For Violating US and MI Constitution To Change Election Laws

BREAKING—GAME CHANGER! 11 HERO Lawmakers Sue MI SOS Jocelyn Benson and MI Director of Elections In Federal Court For Violating US and MI Constitution To Change Election Laws Source

GOP lawmakers press Ford on deal with Chinese battery maker

A trip of GOP House members sent a letter to Ford leadership Wednesday, questioning the company over a decision to partner with a Chinese battery manufacturer on a new plant in Michigan and threatening to subpoena its CEO. Ford paused work on the battery plant this week, but the lawmakers said the auto maker has… […]

Californians To Pay 18% Tax On Firearms, Ammo After Anti-Gun Lawmakers Strike

Californians To Pay 18% Tax On Firearms, Ammo After Anti-Gun Lawmakers Strike Two weeks ago, the California Legislature passed a new excise tax on the sales price of all firearms, firearm precursor parts, and ammunition. The 11% tax, paid in addition to sales taxes (base statewide sales tax of 7.25%), would take effect on July […]

Alarm bells ring as lawmakers prep for possible shutdown

Alarm bells are ringing in Washington as some lawmakers begin to make preparations for a government in shutdown. House Republicans left town Thursday without a deal for a short-term funding patch, also known as a continuing resolution (CR), scrapping expected weekend votes. Congress has little over a week until the looming deadline to prevent a… […]

Tech moguls, lawmakers hold Senate hearing on AI amid its rapid rise

(NaturalNews) Technology bigwigs and senators sat down for a closed-door hearing on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on different facets of… Source

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