A top Republican Senator is probing grant awards by the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) that supported academic work on esoteric topics such as “What is the meaning of life?”
Sens. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) and Ted Cruz (R., Texas) attacked the recently passed immigration bill in the Senate to chants of “kill the bill” from a swelling crowd at the DC March for Jobs rally Monday.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) stressed the hypocrisy of the Obama administration’s handling of the IRS scandal Thursday morning and said Americans are “scared.”
The immigration debate hit a turning point when the New York Times revealed that illegal immigrant crossings are rising, according to the Washington Examiner.
The immigration reform bill currently under consideration in the Senate would increase the number of temporary workers in the United States by 1.6 million the year immediately after it passes, according to a report by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS).
Sens. Ted Cruz (R., Texas), Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), Jeff Sessions (R. Ala.), and Mike Lee (R., Ariz.) sent a letter to their colleagues on Tuesday opposing the immigration reform legislation proposed by the Gang of Eight after the Senate Judiciary Committee rejected their amendments.
Conservative groups on Monday criticized the comprehensive immigration reform bill making its way through the Senate, revealing divisions between conservative politicians and policy leaders on the issue.