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Republicans Fight Biden On Nord Stream 2, Threaten To Block Treasury Picks

All 12 Republican members of the Senate Banking Committee are threatening to block two Treasury Department nominees unless President Joe Biden’s administration imposes new sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany. Republican Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, the committee’s ranking member, wrote a letter Wednesday to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen with his…

Top Republican Senator Slams Biden Nominee For Ignoring Information Request

Republican Sen. Pat Toomey criticized President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead a top financial regulator for ignoring an information request about the agency’s potentially illegal hiring practices. “Mr. Chopra’s silence and total disregard of a congressional inquiry calls into question his fitness to serve,” Toomey said in a statement to the Daily Caller News Foundation…

‘Extreme Concern’: Oversight Republican Demands IG Investigation Into Biden Administration’s Hiring Practices

House Oversight Committee Republican Jody Hice demanded a watchdog investigation of the federal government’s potentially illegal hiring practices. Hice, the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, asked Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Inspector General Mark Bialek to urgently open an investigation into reports that the agency has used illegal means to force senior…

Senate Republicans Trash Joe Biden’s $1.7 Infrastructure Counter, ‘Further Apart After Two Meetings with...

Senate Republicans trashed President Joe Biden’s $1.7 infrastructure counter proposal late Friday, saying they are “further apart after two meetings with White House staff” than following one meeting with the president. “Based on today’s meeting, the groups seem further apart after two meetings with White House staff than they were after one meeting with President…

Exclusive–Sean Parnell Announces Bid to Claim Pennsylvania’s Open U.S. Senate Seat in 2022

Sean Parnell told Breitbart News exclusively on Tuesday he will launch a bid for Pennsylvania’s 2022 open United States Senate seat. Parnell, a decorated combat veteran and New York Times bestselling author, will make the  announcement for the U.S. Senate in front of hundreds of supporters in McCandless, Pennsylvania, Tuesday afternoon. In announcing his candidacy, Parnell draws on…

Seven Senate Republicans Vote to Impeach Donald Trump, Two Flip Previous Vote

Seven Senate Republicans voted to impeach former President Donald Trump, even though he was ultimately acquitted in his second impeachment trial. Trump was charged with inciting an insurrection on January 6, after a mob of his supporters stormed Capitol Hill as Congress began certifying the 2020 presidential election vote. The Senate vote failed 57-43, failing…

GOP Sen. Toomey: ‘I Don’t Think That We Are Heading to a Recession Any...

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) said Thursday he does not think the United States is “heading to a recession any time soon.” In his interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Toomey voiced his concern with beginning a new trade war, saying the country “ought to be working hard” to end existing trade wars. “The combination of adverse…

Democrat Senators Fear Beto O’Rourke Torpedoed Gun Control with Confiscation Push

Democrat senators currently pushing gun control laws worry presidential candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke torpedoed any chance of passage via his insistence on firearm confiscation. Breitbart News reported that O’Rourke talked of confiscating firearms during the September 12, 2019, Democrat debate. He said, “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15.” During an appearance on…

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