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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…