Tag: House Judiciary Committee

Jeff Sessions, Shannon Bream

Sessions Appointed Prosecutor Months Ago to Investigate Possible Crimes, Might Appoint 2nd Special Prosecutor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed prosecutors in 2017 to investigate matters Congress referred to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as growing scandals possibly involved criminal activities. These prosecutors will report directly back to Sessions, who told Fox News on Wednesday night that he will then decide whether a second special prosecutor is necessary to take these matters to court.

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‘Kate’s Law,’ ‘Sanctuary City De-funding’ Bills Going to House Vote

Two major immigration enforcement bills are expected to go before the U.S. House this week for a vote – including “Kate’s Law” and a sanctuary city de-funding bill. Passage of these important bills will help deliver on campaign promises made by President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress during the last election cycle.

Senator Whitehouse Accidentally Calls SCOTUS Nominee ‘Justice Gorsuch’

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) accidentally called President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, whom he and Senate Democrats have taken strenuous efforts to block from the bench, “Justice Gorsuch” during a press conference that he, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held on Wednesday.

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Dodgeball: Bob Goodlatte Says It’s Clear AG Lynch Has No Intention of Answering Questions

Attorney General Loretta Lynch deflected and evaded questions from Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday during her more than three hours of testimony centered on her decision to accept the recommendation of FBI Director James B. Comey Jr., not to charge former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in relation to her private email scheme, while at State.

Homeland Security Hearing Reveals Why Accepting Syrian Refugees Risks American Lives

A video excerpt from an October 21st House Homeland Security Committee hearing reveals exactly why Texas Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX) is calling for “a screeching halt” to Syrian resettlement in the country. He and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) are sponsoring a bill which would give governors the ability to protect their states by refusing to accept Syrian refugees.