Tag: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy

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House to Vote on Pain Capable 20-Week Abortion Ban

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) joined Reps. Diane Black (R-TN), Trent Franks (R-AZ), Vicki Hartzler (R-MO), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) to announce a vote on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), a measure that would ban abortion past the fifth month of pregnancy.

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Three Texans Appointed to House DACA Task Force

House Speaker Paul Ryan appointed three Texas congressmen to serve on the task force that will determine if or how Capitol Hill will proceed on the plan to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive amnesty program. The 10-member DACA Task Force is charged with finding a legislative solution to the program being phased out under President Donald Trump’s orders.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., administers the oath to the members of the House of Representatives as the 115th Congress convenes at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. With the GOP now in control of the White House, the Senate, and the House, Republicans are expected …

53 Congressmen Visit Israel During August Break

TEL AVIV – Fifty-three members of the U.S. House of Representatives are spending August break in Israel on a trip sponsored by the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF).

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Gohmert: Congress Recessing Day After Comey Testified Left President Trump ‘To Dangle’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told Fox and Friends on Friday that Congress concluding business on Thursday and not being in session on the day after fired FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he leaked information about his private conversations with President Donald Trump left the president to “dangle.”

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Gun Owners of America: House GOP Should Focus on Gun-Free Zones and Terrorists, Not Guns

While House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) and other GOP lawmakers vacillate on gun control, combined with the language of terrorism, Gun Owners of America (GOA) warns that guns should not be part of the post-Orlando conversation. Rather, the focus should be on abolishing gun-free zones–like Pulse Orlando–and arresting the individuals who are named in terror watch lists, if those lists are actually reliable.

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McCarthy: We Need to Take Islamic State ‘Head On’

On Sunday’s “The Cats Roundtable” on New York City’s AM 970, host John Catsimatidis welcomed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on his show. McCarthy addressed the recent terror attack in San Bernardino, CA, urging President Obama to take Islamic State “head on.” “The more that

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Kevin McCarthy: Planned Parenthood Probe Goes on

On Monday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters that the House investigation of Planned Parenthood for allegedly selling fetal tissue to researchers for profit will continue.

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Donald Trump on Kevin McCarthy: Need Someone ‘Tougher’ as Speaker

“I would like to see someone that’s very tough and that can negotiate with the Democrats, and I don’t know that he’s that person,” Donald Trump said about possible Speaker Kevin McCarthy. “We need somebody that’s a very, very tough, smart, cunning person. I don’t know that that’s him, and obviously this statement hurt him pretty badly in the eyes of some, unfortunately.”

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) leaves after a media availability at the Republican National Committee September 17, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. House Republicans held a conference meeting to discuss Republican agenda prior to the media availability.

Tea Party Activists Celebrate Boehner Resignation, Want Conservative Successor

“This is a WIN for the Tea Party movement. We need to point that out,” long time Virginia Tea Party activist Mark Kevin Lloyd tells Breitbart News. As Jenny Beth Martin adds, “What Tea Party Patriots want in the leadership of the GOP – in both chambers of Congress – are men and women who will stand up and fight the Obama Administration’s never-ending efforts to ‘fundamentally transform’ our nation into a country our Founders would not recognize.”

Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.

‘Fuse Burning,’ Tension Between Boehner and House Conservatives Grows Over Planned Parenthood

Even after the release of a tenth video further exposing Planned Parenthood’s booming business in the sale of aborted baby parts, House Republican leaders who claim to be horrified at the abortion giant’s practices are still hesitant to eliminate its federal funding from a temporary spending bill for fear of being blamed by Democrats and the liberal media for a government shutdown.

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House Leadership Will Plan Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

Though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Congress is without means to defund Planned Parenthood until a new president is in the White House, leading House Republicans still plan to schedule a vote to end taxpayer support for the nation’s largest abortion provider when House members return to Washington next week.

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Pro-Life Leaders to House GOP: Vote on The Pain-Capable Bill, Now

A group of national pro-life leaders is calling on House leadership to vote for a bill that would ban abortions past the fifth month of pregnancy in the United States. After a three-month delay since the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act was pulled from the House floor, leaders say it is time to vote on it.

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CA Sheriff Slams Obama’s ‘Green-Tip’ Ammo Ban

On March 4, Sheriff Donny Youngblood of Kern County, California, said the ATF’s attempt to ban M855 ammo seems like an attempt “to create a problem that doesn’t actually exist.”

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Pro-Life Groups Call on House Leadership to Vote on Late-Term Abortion Ban

National pro-life organizations are again calling upon House leadership to vote on a bill that would ban late-term abortions past the fifth month of pregnancy, just as a memo to Republicans from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) does not include the bill in the February agenda.