House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) had the perfect response for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) over the weekend after her supporters threatened him following a social media disagreement between the two opposing politicians. What happened? On Saturday, Scalise criticized Ocasio-Cortez after she told “60 Minutes” she supports a progressive tax of up to 70 percent.
Many in the political sphere see Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) retirement from Congress as a sign that Republicans will lose control of the House of Representatives after the 2018 midterm election. “It is a big indicator that the speaker doesn’t think he’d be speaker anymore,” former Gov. Chris Christie, (R-NJ)., said on ABC’s “Powerhouse Politics”
President Donald Trump took on the National Rifle Association (NRA) — and politicians who support it — in a free-wheeling, bipartisan, televised discussion on gun laws with members of Congress at the White House Wednesday. Trump has held several such meetings since the beginning of the year, beginning with a meeting on immigration in January.
On Thursday’s edition of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) urged people “go pray for the families, care about these families, don’t try to promote your agenda in the middle of a tragedy.” He also dismissed “this idea that one magic law is going to stop” the next mass