Judge Neil Gorsuch has been voted out of the Judiciary Committee strictly along party lines and is now headed for a vote before the full Senate. However, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has promised a filibuster of the nominee and our Senator Casey supports this threat and has also vowed to vote against Judge Gorsuch on the floor!
President Donald Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the nation’s next EPA Administrator. Attorney General Pruitt has a history of forcing reluctant corporations to comply with commonsense environmental laws and regulations, but also has publicly condemned EPA tactics and regulations that target individuals and small businesses.
January 20th has arrived and we’ve witnessed the swearing in of the 45th President of the United States. We’ve seen partisan politics play out as about seventy Democrats in the US House chose not to attend the inauguration and the left is already complaining about the new White House website
The confirmation hearing for President-elect’s nominee for US Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions, began today and will continue through tomorrow. He has been viciously attacked and accused of being a racist and anti-immigrant. However, his voting record proves the exact opposite!
Today is the day — the Pennsylvania legislature was sworn into office. Two hundred and two of the House’s 203 seats will be filled today. The resignation of Rep. Leslie Acosta (D-Philadelphia), so she can plead guilty to federal money laundering charges, creates the lone vacancy. There will be 121 Republicans and 81 Democrats to be sworn in. Twenty-two of those are brand new members to the House, while eight more will be sworn into their first full legislative session, having won special elections sometime during the 2015-16 session.
Behind closed doors the US House will seek to lift the ban on earmarks. An amendment will be offered by three GOP members of the House to lift the 2010 ban on earmarks. Will we see more “Bridges to Nowhere” like in Alaska?
Today’s the day America chooses its course – not just for the next four years, but for generations to come. Much depends upon the outcome of this election — religious freedom, the lives of unborn babies, Second Amendment, over-regulation, more government over-reach, the economy, etc., etc.
Next Tuesday’s election will determine the future of the nation! That is not an overstatement. The Supreme Court hangs in the balance. More federal judges will be named by the next President. The bully pulpit of the Presidency will be used by whomever wins on November 8th.
As the election quickly approaches, it is good to know who endorses the candiates you will be voting on next week. This report lists the candidates that will appear on our ballots who are endorsed by homosexual groups and/or Planned Parenthood. It helps give you an idea as to who opposes life and the natural family.
One week until probably the most important election in our lifetime! The AFA of PA church-friendly voter guides are finally here. We have voter guides for the Presidential, US Senate and US House races, as well as information on the Attorney General, Auditor General, State Treasurer candidates and info on the ballot questions.