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A U.S. House bill sponsored by Arizona Republican Andy Biggs that gives terminally ill people access to experimental drugs was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
The legislation, known as the “Right to Try” bill, allows patients with life-threatening conditions to use treatments that haven’t received Food and Drug Administration approval.
Americans elected Republicans to enact a pro-life agenda, yet Congress has done very little to protect life because of the Senate’s 60-vote rule. Until this arcane rule is repealed, we can only change policy around the margins. We must do more to defend the unborn.
James Comey’s recent novel demonstrates that Comey let his ego undermine the Constitution he was sworn to defend.
Comey is upset that he was fired. He is angry with the public for having the audacity to elect Donald Trump as president. He wanted revenge, and he wrote a tell-all book (for profit) to teach Trump a lesson.
The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, on which we both serve, recently reviewed the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) proposed budget for next year. It includes more than $6 billion for basic scientific research.
On Sept. 22, 2011, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Michael Mullen warned: “I believe the single, biggest threat to our national security is debt.”
Ashlynne Mike’s life ended too soon.
Her favorite color was yellow, and she enjoyed playing music for her friends and family. She was a kind-hearted soul who had enormous potential. She was 11 years old.
I support a structurally balanced federal budget, significant spending cuts, reduction of our soaring national debt, regulatory reform and tax cuts. Together, these actions produce a strong, vibrant economy. I support a well-crafted Balanced Budget Amendment that emphasizes reduced spending!
In the disingenuous world of congressional politics, the current balanced budget amendment proposal up for a vote in the House Thursday night may be the most cynical in my short time in Congress.
In 2014, Americans were disgusted by scandals in the Veterans Administration (VA), involving wait lists and falsified reports and records. The epicenter of these misdeeds was the Phoenix VA system, but many veterans at other VA centers around the country encountered similar nightmares.