Roy Blunt

GOP Lawmakers, Foreign Policy Experts Blast Troop Withdrawal Announcement

Say move could embolden Taliban, lead to resurgence in violence

Republican lawmakers and foreign policy experts blasted President Barack Obama’s announcement on Tuesday that he would fully withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 as a move that could embolden the Taliban and eventually lead to a resurgence in violence.

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GOP Calls on Sebelius to testify about Obamacare rollout

Republican lawmakers emphasized the need for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to testify before Congress and explain the various technological glitches in the rollout of the new health care legislation, on Sunday.

GOP Bill Would Expand Citizen Recording Rights in Wake of IRS Scandal

Blunt, Jenkins introduce bill that would allow subjects of IRS investigations to record interactions with officials

Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) and Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R., Kan.) announced the introduction of legislation Thursday that would expand citizens’ rights to record their interactions with federal employees in the wake of the Internal Revenue Service's controversial scrutiny of conservative groups’ applications for tax-exempt status.