Tag: Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.)

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House, Speaker Ryan Praise Trump’s Mexican Wall, Sanctuary Cities Executive Orders

Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) celebrated Wednesday, along with other House Republicans, President Donald J. Trump’s signing of executive orders initiating his promised wall along the Mexican border and clamping down on jurisdictions that flaunt their obligation to report immigrant lawbreakers — so-called “sanctuary cities.”

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Obamacare on the Ropes as House Follows Senate in Voting to Repeal

The House of Representatives voted Friday to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution 3, which sets in motion the repeal of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform legislation, Obamacare, by a vote of 227-to-198, with nine Republicans voting against the repeal bill.

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House Picks Paul Ryan As House Speaker, 239 to 189

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) was reelected to his second term, when legislators in the full House of Representatives backed him on Tuesday over Democratic rival Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), by 239 votes to her 189 votes.

Donald Trump speaks to a crowd of attendees at U.S. Bank Arena on October 13, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Donald Trump Proposes Detailed Plan to End College Debt Crisis

“The share of 16-to-28-year-olds not in the labor force has increased to 45 percent during the Obama administration,” said Trump, who has targeted Ohio as one of his must-win states. “In a Trump Administration, we will work every day to make America Great Again for millennials.”

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks with an aide as he leaves the Senate Chamber after a vote to avert a government shutdown, on Capitol Hill September 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted in favor of a funding bill that would avert …

Republicans Delay Budget Battle Until After Election

The Republican-controlled House and Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a stop-gap budget that funds the federal government through Dec. 9, confirming the breakdown of Regular Order and putting the next budget crisis inside Congress’ lame duck session.

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Exclusive–Rep. Dave Brat: Federal Budget Process Broken

The economist and college professor who defeated the House Majority Leader in the 2014 GOP primary told Breitbart News the Republican leadership needs to partner with House conservatives and reject the short-term budget fix that extends government funding until Dec. 9.

S President Barack Obama speaks to media after the G20 closing at JW Marriott Hotel on September 5, 2016 in Hangzhou, China. World leaders are gathered in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5. (Photo by

Outgoing Obama Plans to Increase Refugees by Twenty-Nine Percent Next Year

Included in Obama’s proposal is a plan to bring in a “significantly higher” number of Syrian refugees in FY 2017 than the 11,503 who have arrived in FY 2016 as of Wednesday. The Obama administration set a goal of 10,000 this year, and has already exceeded that number with more than two weeks to go in this fiscal year.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including …

Pelosi Tells Dem Delegates: Hillary Clinton Secures Our Safety, Our Future, Our Democracy

The woman leading Democrats in the House of Representatives told delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Thursday that electing Hillary R. Clinton the first female president of the United States means achieving the dreams and hopes and aspirations of every woman, every daughter, every son, and every family, all across our land, for generations to come.

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House Freedom Caucus to Force Floor Vote to Impeach IRS Commissioner

“There’s a belief across this country that there are two standards: one for the powerful and politically-connected and another for ordinary citizens. The IRS Commissioner – the head of one of the most powerful government agencies – was able to get away with behavior no ordinary American could,” the statement said.

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Exclusive–Farenthold: Trump Meeting with House GOP Members Huge Success

A Texas congressman who attended the Thursday morning meeting between GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald J. Trump and the members of the House Republican Conference told Breitbart News it was a productive meeting, with GOP congressmen showing genuine affection and respect for the New York City developer.

Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) arrives for votes as House Democrats stages a sit-in on the House floor June 22, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Rep. Gohmert Sets Sit-In Stunt Dems Straight: ‘Radical Islam Killed These Victims’

“Radical Islam killed those poor innocent victims! Radical Islam killed those poor innocent victims!” said Rep. Louie Gohmert (R.-Texas) pointing to a placard with the faces of the 49 victims killed June 12 by a Omar Mateen at Orlando’s Pulse, a gay nightclub. Some of the victims and more than 50 survivors were shot by police officers, but the details have not been released.