House Republicans demand Biden answer on Chinese ties to collapsed Silicon Valley Bank

A group of Republicans in the House of Representatives are sending a letter to President Biden demanding an investigation into the Chinese Communist Party’s position in the recently-collapsed Silicon Valley Bank. The GOP lawmakers are seeking to clarify how federal efforts to restructure the bank could benefit CCP-backed companies with taxpayer funds, according to the … Read more

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams Republicans Deeming Rosa Parks Book ‘Too Woke’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) gave an impassioned speech on the House floor Thursday against the Parents Bill of Rights Act, which would require schools to publish their curricula and reading lists online. “Look at these books that have already been banned due to Republican measures,” she said while holding up several books. “‘The Life of … Read more

Florida Republicans’ Proposed Defamation Law Changes Are Making Right-Wing Outlets — And Everyone Else — Nervous

Florida Republicans are working to make it a lot easier to sue journalists for defamation, outraging many First Amendment advocates and publishers around the state. If they reach the governor’s desk, a pair of bills currently making their way through the Legislature could fundamentally change how media outlets report on public figures. Among other things, … Read more

Idaho Republicans Call Free Tampons In Schools Too ‘Woke’ — And Block Them

An Idaho bill aimed at providing students with free feminine hygiene products in school failed on Monday after Republicans slammed the prospect as “woke” and “liberal.” The one-page House Bill 313, introduced on March 13, would have required that public and public charter schools provide students with free tampons, sanitary napkins and other menstrual products. … Read more

Tied to Trump: New York DA’s actions have some Republicans rallying to the former president

House Republicans demand answers from Trump prosecutor by Thursday: Chad Pergram

After the 2022 midterm election, political observers thought many congressional Republicans would finally abandon former President Trump. If anything, a pending indictment of the former president seemed to only solidify the resolve of many Republicans to align themselves with Mr. Trump.  After he finally secured the Speaker’s gavel on the 15th ballot in a post-witching … Read more

Republicans Won’t Take Sides In The Growing Trump vs. DeSantis Feud

Senate Republicans declined to wade into the growing feud between former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, opting instead to watch the two leading contenders for the GOP presidential nomination duke it out from the sidelines. “I don’t see any particular benefit of me getting involved in that,” Sen. John Cornyn … Read more

Opinion: Florida Republicans’ stunning bout of misogyny and ignorance

Editor’s Note: Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York and author of the book “OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind.” Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely her own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  The Florida GOP is on a truly stunning … Read more

Republicans Are Convinced An Indictment Would Help Donald Trump

WASHINGTON ― No former president has ever been indicted before in U.S. history, but the prospect of Donald Trump being the first elicited little, if any, alarm among members of his party on Capitol Hill. Asked about the front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination potentially facing jail time in New York over his role in … Read more

Republicans demand banned weapons for Ukraine — RT World News

Aside from an attack on Yemen in 2009, the US has not used cluster munitions since the Iraq invasion 20 years ago Four Republican congressmen have entreated US President Joe Biden to send cluster munitions, a controversial weapon banned in 110 countries, to Ukraine, dismissing concerns about escalating the conflict as misplaced in a letter … Read more

Oversight Republicans grill Mayorkas on asylum remarks that ‘misrepresent’ DHS data

‘Disaster’ border polices ‘kill Americans every day’: Lt. Chris Olivarez

FIRST ON FOX: Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are quizzing DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on remarks that they say misrepresents DHS data on the number of migrants who have passed “credible fear” screenings in the United States. Chairman James Comer and Rep. Eric Burlison, R-Mo., have written to DHS querying Mayorkas about remarks he … Read more