Tag: House Republicans

Republican 2023 Budget Proposal Calls for Critical Race Theory Ban in Education, Military

For the first time, House Republicans have included in their annual budget proposal a ban on federal money being used to promote critical race theory (CRT) in schools and the military. The budget for fiscal year 2023, titled “Blueprint to Save America,” was released Thursday by the Republican Study Committee (RSC), a group of over…


House GOP Considering Term Limits on Committee Leaders, Frustrating Senior Dems

A proposal by House Republicans to impose term limits on committee leadership assignments is frustrating senior Democrats, many of whom could be forced out of their positions if the plan is successful. The GOP plan, first reported on April 18 by Punchbowl News, would limit committee leaders from both parties to three terms in their…


House GOP Considering Term Limits on Committee Leaders, Frustrating Senior Democrats

A proposal by House Republicans to impose term limits on committee leadership assignments is frustrating senior Democrats, many of whom could be forced out of their positions if the plan is successful. The GOP plan, first reported on April 18 by Punchbowl News, would limit committee leaders from both parties to three terms in their…


House Republicans See ‘Out of Control Inflation’ as a Key Weapon to Regain Control

PONTE VEDRA, Fla.—Since taking office last year, President Joe Biden has pursued policies that have weakened U.S. energy security, and as a result, American families are feeling the pain at the gas pumps. This is one of the main messages that came out of the House Republicans’ annual retreat this week. House Republicans gathered in…


House Republicans See ‘Out of Control Inflation’ as a Key Tool to Regain Majority

PONTE VEDRA, Fla.—Since taking office last year, President Joe Biden has pursued policies that have weakened U.S. energy security, and as a result, American families are feeling the pain at the gas pumps. This is one of the main messages that came out of the House Republicans’ annual retreat this week. House Republicans gathered in…


House Republicans Demand Tougher Measures on China to Deter an Attack on Taiwan

PONTE VEDRA, Fla.—In a midterm election year, House Republicans are gathered in Florida to roll out policy proposals to “change the direction” of the country as they look to regain the majority in Congress this fall. China accountability is one of the key policy issues being discussed at this year’s House Republican retreat. Republicans pledge…


Democrats Politicized House Discipline in 2021, GOPers May Look to 2023 to Even the Score

America has never before seen a year like 2021 in the House of Representatives, and not only because of the Jan. 6 incident. Early in February, Republicans warned Democrats that dire consequences would follow their unprecedented decision to remove newly elected Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from two committee assignments as punishment for statements she…


House Republicans Propose Impeachment Resolution Against Biden’s ATF Nominee

Some House Republicans are aiming for a resolution to impeach President Joe Biden’s nominee to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), even though he hasn’t been confirmed by the Senate. For weeks, lawmakers have been deliberating on whether to nominate David Chipman, a former ATF agent who now works alongside gun-control groups, and…


New House Bill Would Penalize Colleges That Fail to Report Foreign Funding

Reps. Diana Harshbarger (R-Tenn.) and Fred Keller (R-Pa.) on Wednesday introduced legislation that would hold accountable colleges and universities that fail to accurately report their foreign donations to the federal government. The Requiring Education Providers to Observe Requirements or Trigger Fines Act, or REPORT Fines Act, would establish a three-strike system of penalties ranging from…


House Republicans Raise Concerns About Soft China Bill, Demand Tougher Response

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a sweeping China bill this week to counter Beijing’s rising economic might and global influence. While it’s unclear how quickly legislation could move through the House of Representatives, several Republicans in the chamber are opposing a companion bill that attempts to water down some of the provisions in the…