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Scalise Announces Jefferson Parish Coroner as State of the Union Guest

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) announced that his guest at this year's State of the Union address will be Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr. Gerald “Gerry” Cvitanovich. “I am honored to welcome Dr. Cvitanovich as my guest at tonight’s State of the Union address. As the elected coroner for Jefferson Parish, a community of 433,000 people where I live, Dr. Cvitanovich...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Week of February 6, 2023

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor this week: Ending the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for International Air Travelers The vast majority of Americans are returning to their lives before COVID-19. Schools have resumed in-person learning, mask mandates have been lifted, and workers are going back to the office. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is still blocking inter...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Thursday, February 2, 2023

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Denouncing the Horrors of Socialism Socialism is one of the most destructive ideologies in world history. More than 100 million people have been killed as a result ofcommunist regimes, totalitarian rule, and brutal dictatorships. The House of Representatives should unequivocally repudiate socialism, which is antithetical to American values and th...

Scalise: Government Bureaucrats Must Show Up to Work

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2.2.23 Varney

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co. to discuss how House Republicans are taking steps to hold lawmakers accountable for their actions with the removal of Reps. Omar (D-Minn.), Swalwell (D-Calif.), and Schiff (D-Calif.) from committees where they are briefed on classified information. Leader Scalise slammed Democrats for t...

The Republican Recap: Week of January 30, 2023

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Here’s a recap of everything Republicans achieved on the House Floor this week: Restoring Individual Liberty ✅ Thousands of health care workers have lost their jobs as a direct result of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate. This has threatened the American people’s access to quality and timely care. Congressman Jeff Duncan’s legislation, H.R. 497, the Freedom for Health Care Workers Act, en...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Showing Up For the American People It is long overdue for federal employees to return to work in person. Veterans are having difficulties accessing their benefits and families are struggling to receive their tax returns because of the backlogs created by the Biden Administration’s expanded telework policies for federal bureaucrats. The federal gov...

Scalise: Government Bureaucrats Must Return to Work

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2.1.23 SHOW UP Act Floor Speech

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) delivered a speech on the House Floor in support of Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer’s (R-Ky.) legislation, the SHOW UP Act. Leader Scalise emphasized that it is long overdue for federal employees to return to work in person. Leader Scalise pointed to the millions of hardworking Americans who have returned to work, such ...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Restoring Individual Liberty No American should be forced to choose between getting the COVID vaccine or losing their job. Last Congress, Republicans led the fight against President Biden’s authoritarian vaccine mandate on our health care workers. The Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate exacerbated the shortage of health care workers and threat...

Scalise: Biden Folds Under Pressure from House Republicans

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1.31.23 Stakeout

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Republican Whip Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.), and Congresswoman Laurel Lee (R-Fla.) at today’s leadership press conference to discuss how President Biden caved to House Republicans and announced he will end the COVID-19 National and Pub...

White House Caves to House Republicans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) issued the following statement after the Biden White House announced it would end both the COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency on May 11, following the Leader’s announcement last week that House Republicans will begin voting tomorrow on ending the emergencies: “I am glad to see the White House is following th...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Week of January 30, 2023

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor this week: Restoring Individual Liberty No American should be forced to choose between getting the COVID vaccine or losing their job. Last Congress, Republicans led the fight against President Biden’s authoritarian vaccine mandate on our health care workers. The Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate exacerbated the shortage of health care workers and th...

Scalise: Biden Will Need to Take Accountability for Mistakes

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1.26.23 Kudlow

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Fox Business Network’s Kudlow to discuss how President Biden refuses to take responsibility for his self-made crises. Leader Scalise slammed President Biden for blaming Republicans for his own failures and for misrepresenting Republicans’ position on Social Security and Medicare. Leader Scalise emphasized that Republi...

The Republican Recap: Week of January 23, 2023

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Here’s a recap of everything Republicans achieved on the House Floor this week: Unleash Domestic Energy Production and Lower Gas Prices ✅ Today, the House of Representatives voted to protect the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and strengthen our nation’s energy security. Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ legislation, H.R. 21, the Strategic Production Response Act, would requi...

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Thursday, January 26, 2023

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Unleash Domestic Energy Production and Lower Gas Prices The Strategic Petroleum Reserve was created by Congress to respond to oil supply disruptions, such as natural disasters. Sadly, President Biden has used the SPR as his own personal piggy bank and tapped into our emergency reserves to try to bail out his administration’s extreme climate agenda...

Scalise: If Biden is Going to Raid SPR, He Needs to Come Up with a Plan to Replace It

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1.26.23 Floor Speech about the Strategic Production Response Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) delivered a speech on the House Floor in support of the Strategic Production Response Act, which would require the Biden Administration to stop their abuse of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and increase oil and gas production to offset any additional drawdowns. Leader Scalise slammed the Biden Administration’s reckless de...