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GOP Reps Submit Resolution for Second Special Counsel into FBI Election Meddling

17 Republican lawmakers, led by Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), submitted a resolution on Tuesday demanding a second special counsel probe “misconduct,” by Justice Department and FBI officials in relation to surveillance of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe.

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Taylor Force Act Advances to House Floor, Would Halt Aid to Palestinians for Rewarding Terror

The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed the Taylor Force Act (House Resolution 1164) on Wednesday, taking the United States government one step closer to cutting funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if it refuses to end its practice of “pay for slay,” which involves rewarding terrorists for killing Americans and Israelis.

The UN atomic agency chief affirmed Iran's commitment to a 2015 nuclear deal, in a statement that came as US President Donald Trump said Tehran was not living up to the "spirit" of the agreement

Exclusive – Rep. Lee Zeldin: President Trump Should Not Recertify Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump should not recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), otherwise known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. The JCPOA is not in America’s best interests. This so-called “deal” isn’t a pathway for how to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. It is a blueprint for exactly how Iran can acquire a nuclear weapon. It was a very bad, one-sided deal, for what was in the deal, and a very bad, one-sided deal, for what was not in the deal.

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Katy Tur: Trump Is Advocating Violence Against Reporters

On Monday’s “MSNBC Live,” anchor Katy Tur stated President Trump is advocating violence against reporters. Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) stated that he didn’t find the WWE tweet presidential, but that there are “people within the media who are trying to

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House Passes Symbolic Resolution Renouncing Anti-Israel UN Vote

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan measure objecting to last month’s anti-Israel United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 on Thursday, garnering 342-80 votes in favor of House Resolution 11.

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Royce, Sherman Hit Kerry over Iran Deal at Hearing

On Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on the Iran nuclear accords before the House Foreign Affairs Committee as Congress deliberates whether they will vote to overturn what is largely seen as a “bad deal.”

Zeldin Amendment could kill Common Core

Can the Zeldin Amendment End Common Core?

An amendment was successfully added to the Student Success Act that could possibly bring an end to Common Core. This week, the US House narrowly passed the reauthorization of HR 5 (the Student Success Act). HR 5 is the controversial proposed replacement for the No Child Left Behind Act. The amendment, authored by conservative Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), would allow a state to opt-out of Common Core “or other specific standards” without reprisals from the feds. It passed with overwhelming bi-partisan support in a 373-57 vote.