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In a recent tweet, the former senator listed a variety of conservative policies that aren't being implemented and added, “Trump is doing what he can from ... Sen. Rand Paul, meanwhile, is vowing to filibuster two of Trump's nominees, Mike Pompeo for secretary of state and Gina Haspel for director of the CIA.
This time, the WSJ has labeled Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah, as an “Iran helper” because Lee is involved in an effort to prevent the United States from interfering in an Islamic civil war without authorization from ... Former U.S. Senator Jim Demint, R-S. ... The Washington Free Beacon has also noted that Sen.

Amanda Carpenter, a former aide to Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and former Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina, has a new book coming out in May called “Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies to Us.” On the cover is an illustration of Mr. Trump with a Pinocchio nose. Her explanation is ...
Indeed, the senator has spent plenty of time lately at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. When the unified Republican government made tax reform its top priority—after failing to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act—he emerged as a star player, one of four senators who crafted the legislation and worked ...
From a political and policy standpoint, the ACA model was an odd choice for the Democrats since that program originally came out of a policy paper by the far-right Heritage Foundation, currently run by ex-Senator Jim DeMint, a Tea Party darling. It was originally a conservative free enterprise alternative to ...
To keep the time running, another senator would have to come to the floor to speak. Then another, then another, for a total of thirty Democrat senators. What if, after five or six hours of speeches, no more senators could be found to speak? At that point, Leader McConnell could call a live quorum, bring ...

Former U.S. senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina praised GOP gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton this week for her support of a convention of states. “States must do more to chart their own ... The other method is a two-thirds vote of the U.S. House and Senate. Here's how the first method works: ...
The visit – organized by Palmetto Family – comes amid a contentious debate over this year's personhood legislation, which has tied the State Senate in ... Collegiate Ministry (819 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201) – hearing remarks from S.C. attorney general Alan Wilson and former U.S. senator Jim DeMint.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint was in Charleston Monday, pushing members of the House of Delegates to support a movement calling for a convention of states for amending the U.S. Constitution. DeMint serves as a senior adviser for the Convention of States Project, ...
Paul's attempt to have his concerns heard, debated and considered is his right as a senator, as it is the right of all senators. Yet none of the criticisms made against Paul had anything to do with the substance of his point. Not a single senator engaged Paul on the merits of what he was proposing. Rather ...

It's unlikely senators today would even recognize the Senate of 20 years ago, where members regularly engaged in parliamentary battle on the ... Brown, it seems, is ignorant of the very basic rights his office affords him as a duly elected senator, which includes the ability to begin consideration of any bill he ...
It's been five years since Jim DeMint left the U.S. Senate, but he's still trying to shake up Washington. Disappointed by the inability of conservatives to move the needle in D.C., DeMint was back in Columbia Wednesday with a new group and a new proposal to change the federal government – have states ...
Former Sen. Jim DeMint will serve as chairman of the new Conservative Partnership Institute to fortify the presence of conservatives in Washington, he said in a ... DeMint's announcement received praise from Senate and House Republicans. ... DeMint was a senator from South Carolina from 2005 to 2013.
“He has been a congressman and senator. They are solo performers. When you are in the Senate, life is all about the senators,” said one board member, who asked for anonymity to speak candidly about DeMint's situation. “CEO skills are different than senator skills. I think it boils down to attributes. I don't ...
South Carolina could join other states in calling for a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution, after a state Senate panel Thursday approved a call for such a convention. Supporters of the move told senators a new convention – the nation's first since the Constitution was adopted in 1787 – is needed to ...
In the Senate, Republican leadership provided even less time to read and consider the legislation, waiving its debate rules to speed up consideration of the bill so that senators would not be delayed in leaving for their overseas junkets. Notably, senators chose not to object to the seven budget violations ...


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