Biden Proposes What He Previously Called "A Very Dangerous Thing"
Republicans and Democrats spent Tuesday presenting dueling visions for America's elections. Republicans want to make it easier to vote and harder to cheat, while the Democrats, led by President Biden, are willing to do whatever it takes—including changing the Senate filibuster—to achieve a partisan takeover of our elections.
Democrats will do whatever they have to do to get their way—including changing the rules—to fundamentally change U.S. elections.— RNLA ⚖️ (@TheRepLawyer) January 11, 2022
SCOTUS Hears Challenges to Biden Vaccine Mandates
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for two challenges to the Biden Administration's vaccine mandates. Fox News reported:
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Friday in a high-stakes public session to decide whether the U.S. government can begin enforcing sweeping COVID-19 vaccine requirements affecting nearly 100 million workers.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
Under Biden, Thanksgiving is Most Expensive Ever
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
Republicans Win in Court Against Biden Admin Overreach
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
U.S. Constitution Turns 234
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
Conservatives Push Back Against Biden Vaccine Mandate
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
Biden Officially Withdraws Anti-Gun ATF Nominee
President Biden has officially withdrawn David Chipman as his nominee for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Upon his nomination, Chipman quickly became a controversial figure due to his anti-Second Amendment activism and work with gun control groups. It appears as though the bipartisan pushback and suspected lack of votes caused the President to withdraw the nomination.
Biden blow: WH concedes defeat on controversial ATF nominee David Chipman https://t.co/qJdJDf8zP5 pic.twitter.com/PoooAZEIqd— New York Post (@nypost) September 9, 2021
Biden's America: Deadliest Day for U.S. Combat Forces in a Decade
Today marks the deadliest day for U.S. combat forces in a decade. At least 12 members of the U.S. military were killed in a suicide bombing outside of the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.Read more
Erick Erickson: Biden Has Some Big Problems
Until recently, President Biden's approval ratings had not seen much fluctuation since he entered into office. In part, this can be attributed to the extreme party polarization that exists in presidential polling. But Biden's July ratings indicate that something has changed: his approval saw a drop from 56% in June to 50% in July, which Gallup notes is a sign of "meaningful decline." On Friday, lawyer and radio host Erick Erickson weighed in on several key issues facing the Biden Administration, which he believes are impacting the polls.Read more