By a 49 to 50 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jennifer Sung to the 9th Circuit on Wednesday. Her nomination drew criticism from Republicans for a letter she signed on to calling U.S. Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh an "intellectually and morally bankrupt ideologue" during his confirmation process.Read more
On Wednesday night, the U.S. Senate voted to repeal the Biden Administration's vaccine mandate for private businesses with one hundred or more workers. The effort, led by Indiana Senator Mike Braun, saw bipartisan support with West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin and Montana Senator Jon Tester crossing the aisle to vote with Republicans. Politico explains that the bill utilizes the Congressional Review Act to get rid of the regulation:Read more
Biden's Vaccine Mandates for CMS Health Care Workers and Federal Contractors Blocked by Federal Judges
In multiple major rulings, two of the Biden Administration's vaccine mandates were blocked by federal courts today. First, the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction suspending the enforcement of a vaccine mandate for federal contractors in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. The Lexington Hearald Leader reports:
A federal judge in Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction effectively blocking implementation of President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal government contractors and subcontractors on Tuesday.Read more
Earlier today, President Joe Biden attempted to assure the American people that they would have everything they need for Thanksgiving.
"Families can rest easy: grocery stores are well-stocked with turkey and everything else you need for Thanksgiving," Pres. Biden says. "And the major retailers I mentioned have confirmed that their shelves will be well-stocked...this holiday season." https://t.co/FJN5bDYKsY pic.twitter.com/MJkRZs9K9g— ABC News (@ABC) November 23, 2021
Earlier this week, a group of 13 Republican states were successful in their lawsuit against the Biden Administration challenging a provision in the President's "American Rescue Plan." As reported by the Washington Examiner:
U.S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler of the Northern District of Alabama issued an injunction against Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and in favor of more than a dozen states that enjoins her from enforcing the section of Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, enacted in March.Read more
After months of requests from Republicans, the Senate Judiciary Committee finally held an oversight hearing with Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas regarding the current crisis on the U.S.-Mexico Border.
FINALLY after months & multiple requests to Chair Durbin we are getting a Dept of homeland security oversight hrg 2day Each day we see thousands of ppl wading across the Rio Grande coming to America which is ILLEGAL This wouldn’t be happening if Pres Biden was enforcing our laws— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) November 16, 2021
The scandal behind the most infamous attack of the Democrats' and Biden Administration’s war on the First Amendment grew larger today. In a letter today by 17 state attorneys general to the National School Boards Association, whose letter allegedly started the effort of the Department of Justice to label parents speaking at school board meetings “domestic terrorists,” notes:
Recent reporting and e-mails not only make clear that NSBA likely colluded with the Biden administration, but also suggest that Biden administration officials may have participated in the development of the September 29 letter and asked you to sign it. In your e-mail to the NSBA Board dated September 29, 2021, you specifically stated that you had been “in talks over the last several weeks with White House staff, they requested additional information on some of the specific threats, so the letter details many of the incidents that have been occurring.”Read more
On this day in 1787, the U.S. Constitution was approved and sent to the states for ratification.
Happy Constitution Day! #OTD in 1787, delegates in Philadelphia signed the U.S. Constitution & distributed it to the states for ratification. Leaders like George Washington, Alexander Hamilton & James Madison advocated its passage as a step towards creating a more perfect union. pic.twitter.com/PmiL4GcFvo— National Mall NPS (@NationalMallNPS) September 17, 2021
Last Thursday, President Joe Biden announced what effectively amounts to a nationwide COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The Federalist reported:
The Biden administration will force private-sector employers to mandate all of their employees either get the COVID-19 shot or produce a negative test weekly.Read more