Democrats Continue Their Double Dealing on DACA

Democrats continued their years-long streak of making and breaking amnesty promises this week by refusing a deal to include a DACA fix in the omnibus spending bill. The streak began when then-candidate Barack Obama promised a comprehensive solution in his first year in office. “I cannot guarantee that it is going to be in the…
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Republicans Make Historic Investment in Solving Opioid Crisis

It’s difficult to grasp the enormity of the opioid crisis, which is fast becoming the largest public health catastrophe of our time. Last year, nearly 64,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States, a figure that will surely rise this year. That total is higher than the number of deaths linked to guns…
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Republicans Wrap Up the Year With a Whirlwind of Progress

If nothing else, at least Sen. Harry Reid is bold in his mistakenness. In an attempt to end the legislative year on a sour note, not only did he declare that this Congress was the least productive in history, he dared the fact checkers to review his claim. “One of the newspapers here has a…
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Spending Cuts in Omnibus Bill Show GOP Progress in Fiscal Debate

As Christmas nears and families prepare to sit down to a big turkey dinner, Washington had its own, slightly less tasty feast last week. “This bill is a crap sandwich!,” said Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ). “I hoped that this bill would include far more cuts, greater reforms, and more regulatory relief. I’m disappointed that it…
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