Jim DeMint

Marco Rubio Faces Attacks for Quitting Senate

When it was reported that Sen. Marco Rubio hated being in the U.S. Senate and was running for president because he was “frustrated” with how that chamber of Congress worked, it took me back to 2012, when I first caught wind of this frustration he had with the governing body in which he was elected to serve.

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks during a Americans for Peace, Prosperity, and Security national security forum event at the Cedar Rapids Public Library on October 2, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Rubio answered questions from moderator Jeanne Meserve about national security issues ranging from Russia and …

Heritage Foundation Experts: Short-Term Spending Resolution Puts Nation in Fiscal Danger

The spending resolution passed in the Senate Wednesday morning now goes to the House, and it funded Planned Parenthood – something the conservative base protested.

The spending resolution expires December 11, creating another government shutdown cliff right before Congress leaves for the holidays. Potentially, the December “omnibus” could bust the budget caps, raise the debt ceiling, fund amnesty, fund sanctuary cities, fund Iran deal, and fund Planned Parenthood.

Jim Demint

Heritage Foundation’s Jim DeMint: Obamatrade Isn’t Free Trade

Former Senator Jim DeMint, now President of the Heritage Foundation, compare’s the current trade deal considered by Congress with a bill he voted for in the Senate, concluding: “today’s version of fast track authority has become a legislative vehicle for those who favor protectionism and favoritism above freedom and opportunity.”

Jim Demint