Tuesday, April 23, 2019
This week, Waltz joined Banks, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wy., and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, in pushing the proposal. Waltz served as an aide to Cheney’s father former Vice President Dick Cheney focused on counterterrorism.
The senators paired up again this week to press U.S. Energy Sec. Rick Perry--briefly a rival to Rubio in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries--on the matter, as the Energy Department grows increasingly open to helping Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions.
President Trump has repeatedly cited Israel...to prove that border walls work. With the president threatening to close the Mexico border, some Democrats are expressing fear that while the world might not completely end, avocado deliveries might. In Israel, temporary border closures...
"Over the past two years Congress, in concert with the Trump administration, has made great strides in rebuilding our nation’s military. However, due to the severity of the threats we face, much more work remains."
Rooney introduced a bill which would “prohibit a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving federal financial assistance and protects local law enforcement officers within sanctuaries cities who cooperate with the Department of Homeland Security."
"President Trump has been calling out the biased media for pushing the Russia collusion hoax from the very beginning. Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has vindicated the president, some liberal journalists are pretending they did nothing wrong."
The oil and natural gas produced by fracking produces petrochemicals to make thousands of household products, clothing, medical equipment and even things like electric cars and solar panels - plus uniforms, equipment and weapons systems for our military.
Waltz, the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, introduced a proposal to have the White House and U.S. Defense Department create the United States Space Command “as a unified combatant command and repeal a conflicting directive in law for a subordinate command.”
“The United States must continue to enhance our strategic relationship with Taiwan against an increasingly aggressive China,” Rubio said. “Taiwan is an important democratic partner whose security is critical to advancing America’s national security interests in the Indo-Pacific.”
Freshman U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., the first member of Congress to have been born in South America, was able to get her proposal for $150 million federal humanitarian assistance for Venezuela through the U.S. House.