Jonathan Turley on Presidential Abuse of War Powers

Below is the testimony of distinguished legal expert Jonathan Turley, Shapiro Professor of Law at George Washington University, from Senator Rand Paul’s hearing on “War Powers and the Effects of Unauthorized Military Engagements on Federal [...]

Trump’s Tweets End the Myth of Fed Independence

President Trump’s recent Tweets expressing displeasure with the Federal Reserve’s (minor) interest rate increases led to accusations that President Trump is undermining the Federal Reserve’s independence. But, the critics ignore the fact [...]

Ron Paul to Congress: Keep the Internet Tax-Free

Below is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s testimony submitted to the House Committee on the Judiciary’s hearing on “Examining the Wayfair decision’s impact on small businesses and consumers.” Dr. Paul explains why the Supreme [...]

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Monday through Thursday before adjourning for the five-week August recess. Last week, only 15 Republicans voted against H.R. 6147, which funds the Department of Interior, the National Endowment on the Arts and the [...]

Ron Paul: On War, Gold, and My Years in Congress

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently sat down with Ludwig Von Mises Institute President (and his former Chief of Staff) Jeff Deist to discuss his political career, including his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns, and the issues that [...]

This Week in Congress

While the House is on a five-week August recess, the Senate is in session most of this month. The main Senate business is nominations. The Senate will also continue working on the “omnibus” appropriations bill that combines funding for the [...]

CFPB Fireworks in August?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has wisely cut the traditional month-long August recess to one week in retaliation for the Democrat’s “slow-walking” a slate of judicial nominations. This is unnecessarily dragging [...]

This Week in Congress Part Two

Here are some more suspension bills Congress will consider this week: H.R. 3994— Establishes the Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth within the National Telecommunications and Infrastructure Association. The office’s mission is [...]

Spending Our Way to a Fiscal Crisis

According to financial writer Simon Black, the federal government is spending approximately 52,000 dollars per second. This, not last year’s tax cuts, is the reason why the national debt has reached a record 21 trillion dollars, which is more [...]

Congress Stands Up to CFPB

A rare piece of good news from Congress is that the Financial Services Appropriations bill changes the method for funding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The Dodd-Frank bill funded the CFPB through the Federal Reserve. This [...]