Senate confirmation

YUUGE Mistake: Trump Nominates Liberal Neal Rackleff At HUD

Neal Rackleff is the former Director of Public Housing for Houston, Texas.  In that job he led and advocated Obama's Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing programs that President Trump promised to eliminate.

Neomi Rao Nomination A Win For Constitutional Conservatives

Many in Congress will not welcome her nomination and will seek to stop it. However, limited government constitutional conservatives should welcome the nomination of Prof. Neomi Rao to head OIRA as a major victory for constitutional government and fight tooth and nail to secure her confirmation.

Democrats Prepare to Bork Tom Price

David Catron, The American Spectator

If confirmed, Tom Price will be the best qualified HHS secretary in a generation. His nomination has been received enthusiastically by the health care industry. Moreover, unlike Kathleen Sebelius and Sylvia Burwell, he spent twenty years actually treating patients. He knows the system and why Obamacare isn’t working. If the Democrats successfully Bork him, it means that they can’t be trusted with even a modicum of power.

Rule Change Pushed By Harry Reid Could Allow Trump To Get All Of His Appointments Confirmed

Alex Pfeiffer, Daily Caller

In 2013, Sen. Reid and other Democrats pushed forward with a rule change dubbed the “nuclear option” to eliminate filibusters for all presidential nominations except Supreme Court justices. This means that a simple majority of 51 votes instead of 60 votes is necessary to confirm executive office appointments.

GOP rallies around court blockade

Burgess Everett, Politico

Dire warnings that GOP unity over the court blockade would splinter after Trump’s ascension have yet to materialize. And a pressure campaign on vulnerable Republican senators — backed by polling data and liberal groups disrupting campaign events back home — hasn’t budged anyone.

Confirmation fights got bigger because government got bigger

Philip Klein, Washington Examiner

The reason why confirmations have become so contentious is that the federal government has grown so big, and has seized so much power, that every federal official or member of the judiciary can wield outsized control over the lives of the citizenry — far more than was ever intended by the nation's Founders.

Countdown to Armageddon: Less Than 35 Days To Stop Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal

We must put pressure on Congress to reject Obama's nuclear weapons deal with Iran and save our children from inheriting a dangerous nuclear-armed radical Muslim regime. If you'd like to see who your Senator supports (Iran or America), you can check on the Secure America Now Iran Deal Scorecard through this link.