John Barrasso

GOP Sen Barrasso: Nancy Pelosi Is ‘Almost Unhinged’ on Tax Reform

In a Sunday appearance on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) responded to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) describing the GOP tax bill as “Armageddon” this week. Barrasso dismissed Pelosi’s comments, calling her “almost unhinged.” “Nancy


Erik Prince, Blackwater Founder, Weighs Primary Challenge to Wyoming Republican

From Jeremy Peters in the New York Times: Erik Prince, the founder of the security contractor Blackwater, is seriously considering a Republican primary challenge for a Senate seat in Wyoming, potentially adding a high-profile contender to a fledgling drive to oust establishment lawmakers with insurgents in the mold of President Trump.

Erik Prince

Oil and Gas Exports—One Policy Change, Many Benefits

“Businesses that sell to foreign markets put more people to work in high-quality jobs, offering more Americans the chance to earn a decent wage,” claimed the Obama administration’s Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in a March 18 Wall Street Journal

California Oil Refinery (Paul Sakuma : Associated Press)

Barrasso: Obama Letting Political Correctness Dictate Ebola Policies

President Obama is taking his cues from the United Nation’s World Health Organization when he should be looking to protect Americans first, Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) argued Wednesday. “The President has said, ‘Well I’ll follow the guidelines of the World

Barrasso: Obama Letting Political Correctness Dictate Ebola Policies

CA Obamacare Exchange Extends Deadline, Enrollees Frustrated

California extended the enrollment deadline for the state healthcare exchange, Covered California, until April 15. The website went down periodically on Monday according to the Los Angeles Times, creating havoc for those who were scurrying to meet the original March

CA Obamacare Exchange Extends Deadline, Enrollees Frustrated

Wyoming Farmer Taking on the EPA

One Wyoming farmer is refusing to be intimidated by the Environmental Protection Agency into demolishing a stock pond he and his wife built in 2012 on his eight-acre Wyoming farm. Andy Johnson and his wife Katie used pure water to

Wyoming Farmer Taking on the EPA

Barasso: Hagel 'Wrong' on Everything

Sen. John Barrasso said on CNN’s “State Sunday on Chuck Hagel “wrong about Iran, wrong about Israel, wrong in Iraq, wrong with nuclear weapons.”

Barasso: Hagel 'Wrong' on Everything

Runaway Spending and Deficits–Plus Runaway Regulation

Today, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law will conduct a hearing on “Cost-Justifying Regulations: Protecting Jobs and the Economy by Presidential and Judicial Review of Costs and Benefits.” These hearings are long overdue. Runaway regulation

Note To Republicans: Don't Just Rein in the EPA, Abolish It

When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was launched in 1970, its stated mission was to “conduct environmental research, provide assistance…[in] combating environmental pollution, and assist the Council on Environmental Quality in developing and recommending…new policies for environmental protection…to the President.”

The Breath Tax

The rationale for the “Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009,” otherwise known as Cap and Trade, is that environmental catastrophe awaits us if we do not control the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) flowing into the atmosphere.