On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on whether to move the nominations of a long list of Biden judicial appointees to the Senate floor. Among them are some of the most radical nominees brought during the Biden Administration. The nominees highlighted below were renominated by the Administration after they were unable to secure their confirmation prior to the end of the 117th Congress.
Last year, we reported on the FBI raid of Pennsylvania pro-life advocate Mark Houck's house in an apparent political move. Now, Houck has been acquitted of the federal charges brought against him relating to the incident:
A federal jury on Monday acquitted Catholic pro-life activist Mark Houck, who was charged with violating the FACE Act over a 2021 skirmish with a Planned Parenthood volunteer outside a Pennsylvania clinic.Read more
Republican state attorneys general are off to a strong start in 2023 defending their constituents against overreach from the Biden Administration. As Pensions&Investments reported, a coalition of mostly-Republican states are suing the Biden Administration for a new Labor Department rule that would allow ESG (Environmental, social, and corporate governance) considerations for investments by retirement funds:Read more
Proposals to adopt ranked-choice voting (RCV) in states and localities across the country could lead to a full blown catastrophe for America’s elections. Look no further than major problems caused by RCV in Alaska and Oakland, California during the 2022 election cycle to get an idea of what widespread RCV could mean for the rest of the country.
Ranked-choice voting is a poorly designed mess. pic.twitter.com/hQtPriUEXk— Stop RCV (@Stop_RCV) January 22, 2023
Fox News meteorologist Adam Klotz was violently attacked this past weekend after intervening when he encountered a man being harassed by a group of teens:
Klotz was on his way home after watching the Giants-Eagles NFL playoff game at a Manhattan bar shortly before he noticed a group of teens harassing an "older gentleman," and had set his hair on fire with a joint.Read more
On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that after months of looking into the source of the leaked opinion in the landmark abortion ruling, Dobbs v. Jackson Womens Health Organization, there is no identifiable suspect.
BREAKING: The Supreme Court says it has been unable to identify "by a preponderance of the evidence" who leaked the Dobbs opinion last year.— SCOTUSblog (@SCOTUSblog) January 19, 2023
A statement from the court, along with a report on the leak investigation, is posted here: https://t.co/cVMLKkbCb9
On Tuesday, the D.C. City Council approved a dangerous crime bill that will radically weaken criminal penalties in the nation's capital. The bill is so bad that even leftist Mayor Muriel Bowser opposes the bill:
The District of Columbia City Council voted to force through revisions of the district's criminal code that will soften penalties on violent crimes, overriding a previous veto from the mayor's office.Read more
On Friday, House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan and Congressman Mike Johnson announced an investigation by House Republicans into the bombshell discovery that President Biden mishandled documents retained from his time as Vice President.Read more
Two separate groups of Republican senators had eventful visits to the southern border this week, providing a stark contrast to President Biden's visit over the weekend. As we noted earlier this week, the Biden visit was short and provided a sanitized look at the issues facing border states.Read more
On Sunday, President Biden finally visited the U.S.-Mexico Border after two years in office. Ironically, one highlight of President Biden's trip was a photo-op in front of the border wall erected by the Trump Administration to deter illegal border crossings from Mexico—the very same border wall that he and other Democrats pledged to cease building. In recent weeks, both Democrats and Republicans have criticized President Biden for the border crisis created by his administration.
Biden got his photo-op by the border wall. The same wall his party stopped construction on.— Sen. James Lankford (@SenatorLankford) January 9, 2023