Category "Senate"

McConnell Set to Save Crony Bank

After promising to add the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) welfare program to President Obama's trade bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) agreed to give the Democrats a vote to extend the Export-Import Bank, a corporate welfare program for a few giant companies.

A Bad Trade for Taxpayers

President Obama's fast-track trade bill includes massive spending for a welfare program called Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). Senate Republicans should reject it.

Exposing the Senate's Obamacare Exemption

U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA) recently sought to subpoena documents to confirm exactly why the Senate was exempted from Obamacare. Unfortunately, several Republicans joined all of the Democrats on the committee to block Senator Vitter's effort to uncover the truth.

Tom Cotton Shows Courage In Opposing Iran Bill

U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) was the lone vote against the Corker-Cardin Iran bill that passed the Senate today on a 98-1 vote. Senator Cotton did the right thing by voting no and he will be vindicated in the future. He was willing to be the only one to oppose the bill and that shows great courage.

Close the Crony Bank

The Export-Import Bank is a government agency that provides taxpayer-backed loans and loan guarantees to foreign countries and companies for the purchase of U.S. products. It's charter ends on June 30, and Congress must let it expire. Tell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to block any effort to extend it.

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