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Committee Cliff Notes: Weekly Preview – Week of May 13, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for from House Republican committees during the week: Appropriations On Wednesday, May 15, the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government will hold a budget hearing called "Fiscal Year 2025 Request for the Federal Trade Commission." On Thursday, May 16, the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government will hold…

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Week of May 13, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor this week:   Denouncing Biden’s Hold on Shipment of Critical Weapons to Israel Since the barbaric October 7th terrorist attacks committed by Hamas against Israel that claimed the lives of over 1,200 Israelis and was the deadliest day for the Jewish people since the Holocaust, Israel has been under constant threat. Last month, Iran…

House GOP Leadership Joint Statement on Anniversary of Passage of H.R. 2

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Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.), Majority Whip Emmer (R-Minn.), and Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the House passing the Secure the Border Act (H.R. 2): “Over the past three and a half years, President Biden has ceded operational control…

Committee Cliff Notes: Week of May 6, 2024

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Here’s a recap of key moments from House Republican committees during the week: Appropriations On Tuesday, May 7, the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies held a public witness hearing called "American Indian & Alaska Native: Day 1, Morning Session." On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Subcommittee invited American Indian and Alaska Native…

Scalise: When Will Biden Stand Up to Hamas?

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PLAY 5.10 F&F

Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) appeared on Fox News’ Fox and Friends to discuss President Biden turning his back on Israel by withholding weapons delivery to our ally. Leader Scalise slammed President Biden for bowing to the antisemitic wing of his party and failing to stand up to Hamas. Leader Scalise also celebrated being in remission from cancer and…

Scalise Calls Out Democrats for Voting Against Citizenship Question on Census

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PLAY 5.10 Varney

Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) appeared on Fox Business Network’s Varney and Co. to discuss President Biden’s failure to stand with Israel and protect our border. Leader Scalise also called out Democrats for unanimously voting against a citizenship question on the census that would prevent illegal immigrants who cannot vote to be counted towards apportionment…

Scalise Response to NSM-20 Report

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House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) released the following statement in response to the Biden administration’s report required by National Security Memorandum 20: “Despite President Biden’s desire to turn his back on Israel while they are at war, even his State Department today acknowledged the truth: Israel is fighting this war as humanely as possible, in accordance with…

The Republican Recap: Week of May 6, 2024

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Here’s a recap of what Republicans achieved on the House Floor this week: Keeping Illegal Immigrants Off the Decennial Census ✅ In Article I, the Constitution requires the government to conduct a census of the population every ten years, upon which the apportionment of U.S. House Representatives and presidential electors for each state is based.  While only citizens of…

The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Wednesday, May 8, 2024

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Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today: Keeping Illegal Immigrants Off the Decennial Census In Article I, the Constitution requires the government to conduct a census of the population every ten years, upon which the apportionment of U.S. House Representatives and presidential electors for each state is based.  While only citizens of the United States are able to…

Scalise Calls on Biden to Stop Holding Up Aid to Israel

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5.7 Stakeout PLAY

Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.), Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), and Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.) to discuss House Republicans’ investigations into the federal funding of universities that are violating the rights of their Jewish students by allowing antisemitic mobs to take over…