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House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), who is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Tennesse in 2018, called for the passage of the Browser Act in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News. Blackburn claims the bill would give Internet users more control over their digital privacy. Congresswoman Blackburn introduced the Browser
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Kevork Djansezian / Getty by Sean Moran26 Mar 20180 26 Mar, 201826 Mar, 2018 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tentatively concluded that the agency will roll back future vehicle emissions standards set by the Obama administration. The Wall Street Journal reported that the EPA drafted a “final determination” that outlines arguments requiring automakers to reduce emissions standards
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J. Scott Applewhite/AP by Sean Moran21 Mar 20180 21 Mar, 201821 Mar, 2018 The House Freedom Caucus officially came out against the $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page, omnibus spending bill on Wednesday night, calling it an “insult to American taxpayers.” The entire Freedom Caucus opposes the omnibus spending bill. The House will vote on the legislation within
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Drew Angerer/Getty Images by Sean Moran21 Mar 20180 21 Mar, 201821 Mar, 2018 Lawmakers released the $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page omnibus spending bill on Wednesday night, which Congress has to pass by midnight Friday to avert a government shutdown. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on Wednesday night, “Every bill takes compromise, and there was plenty here, but
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Rep. Steve King (R-IA) told Breitbart News Sunday hosts Matthew Boyle and Amanda House that Congress should fund the wall in the ensuing omnibus spending battle, saying, “Let’s fund the whole wall and let’s build it all.” Rep. King told Breitbart News Sunday about the incoming omnibus spending bill that Congress has to pass before this Friday. King declared: Well,
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The Associated Press by Sean Moran14 Mar 20180 14 Mar, 201814 Mar, 2018 The Senate passed bipartisan legislation that would roll back regulations created by the Obama-era Dodd-Frank financial overhaul. The Senate passed the bill 67-31, featuring bipartisan support. The bill – otherwise known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act –
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YouTube by John Binder5 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 5 Mar, 20185 Mar, 2018 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) says that a lack of amnesty for millions of illegal aliens is a “humanitarian crisis,” while black Americans continue to be overly unemployed in his home state of Illinois. In the Senate on Monday, Durbin said President Trump’s end
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Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) claimed during a speech on Thursday that Obamacare supporters are the “stupidest, dumbass people I’ve ever met.” Hatch said during a speech at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Thursday, “[We] finally did away with the individual mandate tax that was established under that wonderful bill called Obamacare. Now,
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Getty Images by Sean Moran24 Feb 20180 24 Feb, 201824 Feb, 2018 The National Rifle Association (NRA) gave Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai its Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire award at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday. American Conservative Union (ACU) Executive Director Dan Schneider told Pai, “Ajit Pai, as you
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OXON HILL, Maryland– President Donald Trump declared at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday morning, “Piece by piece by piece, Obamacare is being wiped out!” President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December, which repealed Obamacare’s individual mandate. Trump then chided Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), arguing that McCain blocked Obamacare
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), the front-running candidate for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, told Breitbart News on Thursday that even if Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) comes out of retirement and attempts to run for re-election to the U.S. Senate seat he currently holds, she is going nowhere. “No,” Blackburn said when asked if Corker changing his
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Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images by Sean Moran12 Feb 20180 12 Feb, 201812 Feb, 2018 MetLife announced on Monday they will institute a $15 minimum wage as well as invest $10 million in their workers due to tax reform. MetLife Chairman, President and CEO Steven A. Kandarian said: As a result of tax reform, we are making a significant investment
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gave Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) a gift with the passage of the budget on Friday: the budget contains no reconciliation instructions for Obamacare repeal. The two-year, $300 billion budget known as the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 contains no reconciliation instructions for Obamacare repeal. Budgetary reconciliation allows Republicans to pass legislation using
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On the day of the latest government shutdown, Congress passed a two-year $300 billion, 652-page budget under 18 hours, much to the dismay of conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) struck a deal on Wednesday to fund the government for two years, featuring substantial increases in domestic
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