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Scalise Statement on Shooting at Trump Rally

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Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement after a shooting at a rally for President Trump in Pennsylvania: “I am praying for President Trump and all of those hurt at today’s rally. We owe our gratitude to the swift action of brave law enforcement heroes and first responders who acted quickly. “For weeks Democrat leaders have been fueling ludicrous hysteria...

Scalise Joins Fox to Discuss Assassination Attempt on Trump

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tonight, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox News to discuss the shooting at President Trump's rally. Click here or the image above to view Leader Scalise's full interview. On the shooting at a rally for President Trump: “It was difficult to watch, you know, it brings back a lot of emotions. You know, my first thoughts were to pray for President Trump. Early rep...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Protecting Women and Girls from Biden’s Dangerous Title IX Overhaul In April of this year, President Biden’s Department of Education finalized a Title IX rule that threatens to destroy protections for women’s sports and put young women and girls at risk by allowing transgendered athletes on women’s teams and in their locker rooms and bathrooms. It...

The Republican Recap: Week of July 8, 2024

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Here’s a recap of what Republicans achieved on the House Floor this week: Defending the Integrity of American Elections from Noncitizen Voting ✅ Currently, federal law states that it is illegal for foreign nationals or noncitizens to vote in U.S. federal elections or donate with regards to federal, state, or local elections in order to protect the integrity of our elections. However, as we’ve seen...

Scalise Announces Committee Activity in Wake of Chevron Reversal

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Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement announcing Committee activity in wake of the Supreme Court's decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo overturning Chevron deference: “Our Founding Fathers designed the American government with a key aspect to ensure a system of checks and balances between the three branches of government: the separation of ...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Defending the Integrity of American Elections from Noncitizen Voting The right to vote is a foundational principle of the United States of America, and it must be protected. Currently, federal law states that it is illegal for foreign nationals or noncitizens to vote in U.S. federal elections or donate with regards to federal, state, or local elec...

Scalise: We Must Protect the Integrity of the American Vote

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Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.), House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), and Congressman Chip Roy (R-Texas) to discuss legislation on the House floor that protects the integrity of federal elections and the votes of American citizens. Leader Scalise emphasized the importance of the SAVE Act to prevent...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Protecting Consumer Choice from Biden’s War on Refrigerators and Dishwashers In 1975, Congress established the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to increase American energy production, encourage efficient energy use, reduce demand, and bolster national energy security. Under the EPCA, the Department of Energy (DOE) sets efficiency standard...

Committee Cliff Notes: Weekly Preview – Week of July 8, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for from House Republican committees during the week: Agriculture On Wednesday, July 10, the Committee on Agriculture will hold a full committee hearing called "Examining the Consequences of EPA’s Actions on American Agriculture." Appropriations On Tuesday, July 9, the Committee on Appropriations will hold a full committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2025 Commerce, Justice, and ...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Week of July 8, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor this week: Defending the Integrity of American Elections from Noncitizen Voting The right to vote is a foundational principle of the United States of America, and it must be protected. Currently, federal law states that it is illegal for foreign nationals or noncitizens to vote in U.S. federal elections or donate with regards to federal, state, or local ...

Scalise Applauds Federal Court Decision to Stay Biden’s LNG Pause

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Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement on the decision by U.S. District Judge James Cain in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to stay President Biden’s LNG pause: “This decision is a victory for American energy and jobs. I’m grateful for the leadership of Louisiana and other states for fighting back against the Biden Administration’s shameful war on American ene...

Scalise on Supreme Court Decision Affirming Presidential Immunity

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Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement on the Supreme Court decision in Trump v. United States: “With today’s decision, the Supreme Court concluded what we’ve known all along: a president cannot be prosecuted for his official acts. The weaponization of President Biden’s Department of Justice against President Trump is outrageous, unconstitutional, and m...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Friday, June 28, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Securing Our Borders and Protecting Our Homeland Thanks to President Biden’s dangerous open border policies, our homeland is currently anything but secure. Under the Biden Administration, over 7.2 million illegal immigrants have entered the United States from more than 160 countries, including countries on the State Sponsors of Terrorism list, who...

Scalise: Was Last 3.5 Years of Biden Presidency A Cold?

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Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) appeared on Fox Business Network's Mornings with Maria Bartiromo to discuss how the presidential debate exposed what Republicans have been saying for years: President Biden is not fit to be President. Leader Scalise highlighted the clear contrast between President Trump’s record of success with President Biden’s disastrous tenure of record inflati...

Johnson, Scalise, Emmer: SCOTUS Ruling in Loper Bright v. Raimondo is “Beginning of the End of the Administrative State”

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Today, Leader Scalise, Speaker Johnson, and Whip Emmer released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo to overturn its decision in Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, calling Chevron “unworkable” and “fundamentally misguided.” “For forty years, Chevron deference has led to a massive expansion of the federal government and a redu...