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Debt Ceiling Deal Fallout: Republicans Slam IRS Funding and Missed Opportunities

June 2, 2023 DT 0

The debt ceiling deal reached between House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Joe Biden has sparked dissatisfaction among Republicans. The IRS is still being set to receive $60 billion in funding. House Freedom Caucus members consider the deal a betrayal, accusing it of enabling the establishment of a “new Stasi” through the hiring of thousands of IRS agents. They had initially promised to eliminate the funding for these agents, but the current package falls short of their expectations, resulting in conservatives criticizing the agreement.

Chip Roy Slams $4 Trillion Debt Ceiling Increase

May 31, 2023 DT 0

During a press conference on Tuesday, the House Freedom Caucus gathered to address their concerns about a recent deal. Representative Chip Roy from Texas expressed his strong opposition, stating no Republican should support the deal. He criticized the agreement, stating that it would require an additional borrowing of $4 trillion without any substantial benefits. Roy warned that there would be consequences if the bill proceeded.

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Trump Media And Technology Group Demands  $3.78 Billion In Damages

May 24, 2023 DT 0

The social media platform, Truth Social, founded by former President Donald Trump, has taken legal action against The Washington Post, which is owned by Jeff Bezos. The company has filed a defamation lawsuit demanding $3.78 billion in damages. The lawsuit, filed in Florida state court, accuses The Washington Post of publishing an article that allegedly harmed the reputation of Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG), the parent company of Truth Social.

Watchdog CPAs Take Action to Secure State Elections

May 22, 2023 Matt 0

A group of dedicated Certified Public Accountants advocates adopting financial auditing methods to ensure electoral integrity, aiming to restore public trust. This initiative is led by Frank Ryan, a retired Marine Reserve Colonel, who believes that CPAs’ expertise can enhance the transparency and accuracy of the election process.

FBI Revokes Whistleblowers Clearance

May 18, 2023 DT 0

Three whistleblowers’ top-secret security clearances have been revoked by the FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, a New York Times report states. In a letter addressed to Jim Jordan, the Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, the FBI cited concerns about the whistleblowers’ “allegiance to the United States” as the reason for this action. Notably, two of these agents, Marcus Allen and Stephen Friend, were scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary panel on Thursday, specifically regarding the federal government’s militarization issue.