Legal expert: Biden power grab violates Constitution

President Biden instructed the Centers for Disease Control to issue yet another so-called “eviction moratorium” through October 3, 2021, following the original order’s July 31 expiration. The president issued the edict despite the Supreme Court indicating weeks ago that such action would require congressional mandate.  Heritage research fellow Joel Griffith released the following statement on the unlawful moratorium:  “The CDC’s moratorium is precisely the kind of big-government power-grab the pandemic has made federal policymakers more willing to make in recent months. It exceeded powers delegated … Continue reading Legal expert: Biden power grab violates Constitution

Our economy is recovering, but Washington spending could kill it all

New numbers from the Commerce Department show the economy showed strong growth in the second quarter of the hear, with gross domestic product (GDP) at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 6.5 percent from April to June, besting the 6.3 percent growth rate from the first quarter. CEI Senior Fellow Ryan Young says vaccinations and deregulatory … Continue reading Our economy is recovering, but Washington spending could kill it all

VIDEO: Senator brings receipts, exposes Biden inflation agenda

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGWSuB3fGq8 With the receipt in hand, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) spoke on the Senate floor to expose the true costs of President Biden’s and congressional Democrats’ reckless spending of Iowa taxpayer dollars. Ernst reminded her colleagues that the bill will eventually come due for this reckless spending spree, and it will fall on the … Continue reading VIDEO: Senator brings receipts, exposes Biden inflation agenda

McConnell stumps DC: What is Biden doing well?

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the Biden Administration: “It’s been a little more than six months since the Biden Administration and our Democrat-led Congress were sworn in. So let’s zoom out from the daily political drama and ask the simplest possible question: How’s it … Continue reading McConnell stumps DC: What is Biden doing well?

House GOP tech bills kill innovation and usher in socialism

House Republican introduced several bills today aimed at increasing regulation of social media companies. One of the bills, sponsored by Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Cathy McMorris-Rogers (R-WA), would curtail Section 230 protections from certain large technology companies. Director of CEI’s Center for Technology and Innovation Jessica Melugin said: “Decades of leftist dominance in schools, entertainment and … Continue reading House GOP tech bills kill innovation and usher in socialism

US rice sales to Iraq resume after two years

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released the following statement applauding the first U.S. rice sales to Iraq in two years: “These purchases are great news for our rice producers. I appreciate Ambassador Tueller’s efforts that led to this breakthrough, as these sales are a … Continue reading US rice sales to Iraq resume after two years

VIDEO – Lee slams crippling spending hikes

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) voted against the motion to proceed to the $1.2-trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act today. The full text of the large bill and Congressional Budget Office Score have yet to be released.Of new spending amidst growing inflationary pressures and mounting federal debt, Sen. Lee said, “We are already seeing skyrocketing costs for … Continue reading VIDEO – Lee slams crippling spending hikes