Things have gotten so bad in Congress that a priest prayed to 'cast out all spirits of darkness' on the House floor

The chaplain of the House of Representatives prayed to remove “darker spirits” from the chamber on Thursday after a contentious week in Washington. Rev. Patrick Conroy, a Jesuit priest, used the House’s opening prayer to “cast out the spirit of petty divisiveness.” There have been several controversial votes, partisan squabbling, and Democratic Caucus infighting over the week, which has tempers […]

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Why Congress' New Draft Bill Is Bullish For Bitcoin

US lawmakers are mulling a new bill that will boost bitcoin and prohibit tech monopolies from launching their own cryptocurrencies. The draft discussion has surfaced ahead of Facebook’s scheduled congressional hearing this week on the Calibra crypto project. Bill Bullish For Bitcoin The July 12 dated draft entitled ‘Keep Big Tech Out Of Finance’ surfaced online apparently originating from within […]

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Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy

Trump heads to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for USMCA push Former U.S. trade official Steve Gill says the only thing holding the USMCA back from being finalized is House Democrats’ refusal to give President Trump a political win. President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is […]

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Mueller Is Testifying. Will It Matter?

Robert Mueller doesn’t want to testify. The public statement he delivered late last month made that clear. “The report is my testimony,” he said. “I would not provide information beyond that which is already public in any appearance before Congress.” But the now-former special counsel’s report and statement weren’t enough for congressional Democrats, who are determined to turn over every […]

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Republican congressman illegally used campaign money for his extramarital affairs, DOJ says

The Department of Justice accused Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter of illegally spending campaign funds to “carry out a series of intimate relationships” with several women, including lobbyists. Prosecutors say Hunter “improperly used campaign funds to pursue these romances wholly unrelated to either his congressional campaigns or his official duties as a member of Congress.” Last August, federal prosecutors accused Hunter […]

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Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash

Trump administration demanding Congress to pass a $5 billion dollar emergency funding bill Reaction and analysis from Texas Rep. Brian Babin on ‘Fox & Friends First.’ A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House threatened to veto over restrictions that would "hamstring" immigration enforcement […]

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House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump’s former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday. In a letter accompanying the subpoena, the panel’s Democratic chairman, Adam Schiff, demanded that Flynn and Gates, who have both pleaded guilty […]

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Disgraced Rep. Steve King introduces the ‘Diamond and Silk Act’ in a bizarre press conference that turned into a shouting match

Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa introduced the “Diamond and Silk Act” with the Trump-supporting media personalities by his side. The bill aims to redirect federal funds for “sanctuary cities” to helping homeless military veterans. The press conference quickly flew off the handle, with Diamond and Silk screaming at reporters while F-35 jets circled over Washington. Republican leaders stripped King […]

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