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Tag: Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Sources: Capitol Hill Conservatives Agreed to Pull Conscience Protection from DOD Budget After VP-Elect Mike Pence Assurances

Capitol Hill conservatives allowed Democrats to strip the “Russell Amendment” out of the Pentagon’s fiscal year 2017 budget during conference negotiations after Vice-President Michael R. Pence and other members of the presidential transition team assured them that the incoming administration will restore protections for religion and conscience stripped by President Barack Obama.

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Texas Senator: Punish Countries for Not Returning Their Criminal Citizens

Three bipartisan U.S. senators, including Texas senator John Cornyn, have introduced the Remedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act. “Casey’s Law” is named for a young woman who was murdered by a Haitian criminal illegal alien. He was in the country because he had not been deported after he was released from prison.