Tag: Rep. Steve Scalise

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump who came to Capitol Hill to rally support among GOP lawmakers for the Republican health care overhaul, in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Rep. Mark Meadows: The ‘Buffalo Buyout’ Won’t Save RyanCare

The chairman of the House Freedom Caucus told reporters Tuesday that despite a phone call with President Donald J. Trump he is not voting for the American Health Care Act, crafted by Speaker Paul Ryan (R.-WI) as an alternative to the clean repeal of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obamacare.

Texans Respond Passionately to Obama’s $10 Oil Tax

President Barack Obama called for a $10 tax on every barrel of crude oil. The response from Texans and their friends, not unsurprisingly, has been swift and impassioned. The President has proposed an oil tax he says, to help fund new

WH Hits GOP for Keeping ‘David Duke without Baggage’ Scalise

Monday, at the first White House press briefing of the new year in answering a question about the controversy over Rep. Steve Scalise’s (R-LA) speech to a white supremacist group 12 years ago, press secretary Josh Earnest said though the president believes

Greta Van Susteren: Scalise Should Have ‘Stepped Aside’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Fox News Channel host Greta Van Susteren said the incoming GOP Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)  should step down over last weeks controversy that erupted over allegations Scalise spoke at a 2002 white supremacy event. Van

Dem Sen: GOP Should Confirm Loretta Lynch Over Scalise Controversy

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said the Republicans can address the controversy regarding Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) allegedly speaking to a group of white supremacists over a decade ago by confirming President Barack Obama’s  nominee

CNN’s Avlon Asks if Scalise ‘Knowingly’ Courted Racist Votes

Tuesday on CNN, while the political panel was discussing the controversy over  recently elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaking at a gathering of white supremacists over a decade ago, CNN’s political analyst and Daily Beast editor in chief John