Last Week in Congress Wrap Up

Congress is out of session this week for President’s Day recess, so here’s a look at some of the key votes from last week.   The big news was passage of the budget deal to avert a government shutdown. As is common with these deals, [...]

Norm Singleton: Will Trump Take on Military Waste?

Campaign for Liberty President Norm Singleton recently penned an Op-ed for The Western Journal urging President Trump to work with Congress to eliminate wasteful defense spending and stop wasting blood and bodies on a fool’s errand to [...]

Rand Paul versus the War Party and William Barr

On February 5, the Senate passed S. 1, the bill providing aid to Israel and Jordan, imposing sanctions on Syria, and allowing states to refuse to do business with participants in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement designed to [...]

President Starts a War? Congress Yawns. Threatens to End One? Condemnation!

Last week’s bipartisan Senate vote to rebuke President Trump for his decision to remove troops from Syria and Afghanistan unfortunately tells us a lot about what is wrong with Washington, DC. While the two parties loudly bicker about minor [...]

This Week in Congress

But first a report on some recent bills. On January 22, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 676, legislation prohibiting the use of funds to withdraw from NATO by a vote of 356-22.  The bill was in response to President Trump’s recent [...]

Walter Jones and the Vote to End US War on Yemen

In a fitting legacy for my friend Walter Jones, Jr. who passed away last week, the US House made history by voting in favor of H.J.Res. 37, a resolution “Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of [...]

Every Day’s a Gift

“Every day’s a gift” was Congressman Walter Jones’ response when asked how he was doing. It was a reflection of his Christian faith, a faith that informed his politics and his life. Congressman Jones passed away this Sunday on his 76th [...]

This Week in Congress

The most important vote of the week will be the Senate vote on the nomination of William Barr for Attorney General. The vote is expected later this week, so Campaign for Liberty supporters should call their Senators and tell them to oppose [...]

This Week in Congress: Hearing Edition

While there may not be that much excitement on the floor, the House of Representatives will hold a number of significant hearings this week. The House Intelligence Committee will hold its first hearing of the year, but you won’t find out much [...]

Vote "NO on Barr"

 “I think we need to push along the ERPOs so that we have these ‘Red Flag’ laws to supplement the use of background checks ... this is the single most important thing I think we can do in the gun control area...” -- Attorney General [...]