Barrasso, Ernst Demand Answers on Report of Biden Illegally Sending Taxpayer-Funded Technology to China

Today, U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) sent a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General Teri Donaldson requesting answers on a report showing DOE illegally sent $15 million of taxpayer-funded advanced battery technology to Communist China.  Barrasso serves as ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR). Ernst … Continue reading Barrasso, Ernst Demand Answers on Report of Biden Illegally Sending Taxpayer-Funded Technology to China

Dem Senate candidate tells UN: We must stymie capitalism

While at the 2019 U.N. Climate Change Conference in Spain, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes argued to the United Nations that the United States needs to “stymie capitalism” to combat climate change, arguing that the free enterprise system has sent the world down a “path to destruction,” according to a video obtained by the Washington Free Beacon from … Continue reading Dem Senate candidate tells UN: We must stymie capitalism

Risch: UN Reforms are Long-Overdue

U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement as the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) begins its 51st session and the UN General Assembly begins its 77th session: “The Biden Administration was wrong to rejoin the UNHRC, which is full of human rights abusers, without securing … Continue reading Risch: UN Reforms are Long-Overdue

Investigators: Biden’s sale of US oil to Communist China may be funding Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Ranking Member Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) are continuing oversight of the Biden Administration’s sale of U.S. oil reserves to Unipec America, a company operated by the Chinese Communist Party, and raising concerns that U.S. oil could be … Continue reading Investigators: Biden’s sale of US oil to Communist China may be funding Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Rounds Introduces Legislation to Blacklist China from Buying American Farm Land and Agriculture Businesses

U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) introduced legislation that would blacklist China, Russia, Iran and North Korea from investing in, purchasing or otherwise acquiring land or businesses involved in agriculture. “Protecting American farmland is critical to maintaining our national security,” said Rounds. “As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I was alarmed when a Chinese … Continue reading Rounds Introduces Legislation to Blacklist China from Buying American Farm Land and Agriculture Businesses

Senators push Justice Dept on major liberal think tank’s hidden funding from foreign government

Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), along with committee members John Cornyn (R-Texas), Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) are calling on the Justice Department to detail steps being taken to ensure that the Brookings Institution and other think tanks tied to foreign governments and enterprises comply with the Foreign Agents Registration … Continue reading Senators push Justice Dept on major liberal think tank’s hidden funding from foreign government

A Call to Investigate UTMB and its Ties to Three Chinese Top Level Biosecurity Labs

Over the weekend, The Epoch Times published a story about the University of Texas Medical Branch taking responsibility for signing “poorly drafted” agreements with three top level biosecurity labs in China, one of which was the Wuhan Institute of Virology. The report explains: The three contracts, including one with the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), gave the Chinese labs … Continue reading A Call to Investigate UTMB and its Ties to Three Chinese Top Level Biosecurity Labs

Senators Call for Investigation into Stock Trading Platforms with Ties to China

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) is leading a group of Senators in calling for an investigation into two commonly used stock trading platforms with ties to the Chinese Communist Party, Webull Financial, LLC and Moomoo, Inc. In a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler, Senator Tuberville and his colleagues Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Braun … Continue reading Senators Call for Investigation into Stock Trading Platforms with Ties to China

Senate Democrats Object to Dr. Paul’s Amendment to Ban U.S. Funding of Gain-of-Function Research in China

Senate Democrats Tuesday objected to U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s amendment to the CHIPS-Plus Act that would permanently ban all U.S. funding of gain-of-function research in China. In the rush to pass this newly emerged legislation, some of the provisions the Senate previously agreed to in the original CHIPS bill were cut, including Dr. Paul’s gain-of-function … Continue reading Senate Democrats Object to Dr. Paul’s Amendment to Ban U.S. Funding of Gain-of-Function Research in China

Lankford, Ernst Demand Answers on Biden Stalling Investigation of Iranians Linked to Terrorism

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joined Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and their colleagues to send a letter to the Department of Justice after Iranians with direct links to the country’s most prominent designated terrorist organization were detained in Argentina early last month. The Biden Administration has refused to provide key Argentinian law enforcement officials information confirming … Continue reading Lankford, Ernst Demand Answers on Biden Stalling Investigation of Iranians Linked to Terrorism