Top congressional Republicans are seizing on Russia’s invasion of Crimea to call on the Obama administration to lift barriers to U.S. energy exports.
Two top House lawmakers called on the Obama administration Monday to ensure that any final agreement with Iran requires it to dismantle all “weapons-related infrastructure,” including its uranium enrichment program.
House Republicans will push a series of bills this week in an effort to curb abuse and increase transparency in the federal government.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) sent a memo to Republican members on Friday, outlining the GOP’s legislative agenda for “Stop Government Abuse Week.”
Top congressional Republicans are speaking out against a proposed IRS rule that could restrict the free speech of groups critical of the Obama administration.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough sidestepped questions about the approval of the Keystone pipeline following the release of a State Department review that found the project would be unlikely to impact the climate.
“[President Obama] laid out his view on this last summer, his view is that if this is to go forward it should not significantly exacerbate the climate crisis in this country,” McDonough said on NBC’s Meet the Press. “The Friday report is an important input into the process. We’ll hear from other cabinet secretaries.”
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) and basketball star Lisa Leslie joined hundreds of middle school students at a charter school in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to rally for school choice.
They came from North Dakota and Kansas and closer to the nation’s capital, bringing their signs, their voices, and, in many cases, their children as they braved single-digit weather to express their dearly-held belief: “There is an unalienable right to life, and that right extends to the unborn.”
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pledged that he would continue to protect and promote school choice programs on Wednesday.