Kevin McCarthy Secures GOP Support For Speaker Of The House

November 17, 2022 Sadeeqah Abrahams 0

In a closed-door meeting Tuesday, House Republicans approved Kevin McCarthy for Speaker, demonstrating that there is still much work to do before the full chamber votes next year. Mr. McCarthy must win 218 votes in a roll-call vote among all legislators present in January, with the Republican majority projected to be the smallest in recent history. All Democrats are anticipated to vote against him.

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Republicans and 911 Family Members Outrage Over Possible Plea Deal

September 14, 2022 Sadeeqah Abrahams 0

Republicans are blasting President Joe Biden for proposing to provide plea bargains to 9/11 plotters, including admitted mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed, to avoid the death penalty. At Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where Mohammed and four other co-defendants have been imprisoned for about 20 years awaiting trial, prosecutors and the defense may reach an agreement that prevents prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.

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Biden’s controversial taxes for thee but not for me

September 4, 2022 Sadeeqah Abrahams 0

The fate of the Biden proposal depends on the midterm elections this autumn. If Republicans capture either the House or the Senate, it would undoubtedly result in an impasse on significant tax issues, as the Republican Party’s anti-tax-increase attitude conflicts with Biden’s objectives.

Similarly, given Biden’s veto authority, it would be difficult for Republicans to reduce taxes, take back additional Internal Revenue Service budget, or reverse the handful of corporate tax increases enacted by Congress, say, experts.

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Corruption of Executive Authority by the Biden

September 1, 2022 Sadeeqah Abrahams 0

In 2019, when Congress refused to pay for a wall on the Mexican border, former President Donald Trump declared a national emergency. Democrats accused him of trampling on the separation of powers in the Constitution. The move “clearly violates Congress’s exclusive power of the purse,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) said. A future Democratic president could use the same tactic to fund their priorities, according to some Republicans.