President Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State terror group came under harsh criticism from senators on Tuesday who said the United States is losing the war by not doing more to attack the group.
Sen. Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III (R., Ala.) earned a strong showing in a Princeton University College Republicans 2016 straw poll, tying with Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.).
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) issued a statement Tuesday after receiving a response to his letter on welfare oversight from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) and Rep. Fred Upton (R., Mich.) are challenging the legal authority for the Department of Health and Human Services to make payments for Obamacare’s risk corridor program, calling it another example of the administration’s “disregard toward the law and Congress.”
Republicans are questioning the legality of the risk corridor program under Obamacare, which could pay insurance companies billions to compensate for higher costs under the health care law.
The inability to speak English is now considered a determining factor to receive federal disability benefits.
Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) sent a letter obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon to Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Carolyn Colvin on Thursday, raising concerns regarding revelations that individuals who cannot speak English are fast-tracked for disability approval.
President Barack Obama’s budget for fiscal year 2015 will add $8.3 trillion to the debt and hike taxes by $1.8 trillion, according to a joint analysis by Republicans on the Senate and House Budget Committees.