Last week, Congress passed a two-year budget deal to avoid the world’s tiniest shutdown. In it, Democrats got some non-defense spending increases while Republicans got a massive increase in military spending. And, right on cue, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s reaction to this was Paul Ryan’s same reaction to literally…
Senate leaders from both parties have reportedly begun circling around a final budget deal that would see the federal government funded for the coming two years, averting a shutdown that was set to begin on Thursday.
The House has passed a short-term bill to fund the federal government through March 23, USA Today reports, along a largely party-line vote of 245-182. In addition to giving the Defense Department a roughly $50 million budget increase over 2017 levels, it also provides $659 billion in funding over a one-year period for…
House Speaker Paul Ryan is such a smug little weasel that he might have been trolling when he tweeted out praise for the $1.5 trillion GOP corporate tax scam by citing a Pennsylvania high school secretary who received a whopping $1.50 a week raise.
Just days after House Speaker Paul Ryan claimed that Republican Rep. Devin Nunes’ smear campaign against the FBI and Department of Justice had nothing to do with interfering with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, Donald Trump tweeted out the exact opposite.
A spokesperson for House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Wisconsin Republican would donate the $1,000 he received in 2016 from Wynn Resorts Limited Initiative for Public Policy, a group linked to now-former Republican National Committee Finance Chair Steve Wynn, to a “local charity,” the Wall Street Journal’s Kristina…
Following the lead of its colleagues in the Senate, the House passed a bill 266-150 Monday evening to end the government shutdown.
President Donald Trump likes to brag about his faculty for deal–making. Everyone knows he makes the best deals. He even had someone else write a book about it. In fact, he’s so good at deal–making that he just shut down the entire U.S. government because he can.
The United States government has shut down for the second time in five years.
President Donald Trump, Mr. Art of The Deal, invited Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to talk about making a deal to keep the government open today. Here’s how that went.
Friday marked the 45th annual March for Life, a day when hundreds of teenagers in church youth groups across the country are bussed into Washington, D.C., to hold signs that read “I Am the Pro-Life Generation” for several hours and then throw those signs in the garbage before being bussed home the next morning.
On Thursday, Republicans rolled out their new/old argument against anything they don’t like: what about The Troops????
The new spending deal that Paul Ryan has put on the table to avert a looming government shutdown is a disgrace. In exchange for a stopgap measure that would fund the government for a month—something that comes with even more corporate tax cuts for multibillion dollar health insurance companies—Ryan is offering a…
The Republican Party passed its first major piece of Trump-era legislation—a massive $1.5 trillion reshaping of our tax code that systematically shovels money towards the rich during the worst era of inequality in modern history—on Wednesday, just in time for the holidays. President Trump will presumably sign the bill…
As Republicans prepare to screw over a huge swath of the country with their horrendous tax bill, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has put out a video reminding Americans that his status as a heartless dweeb with unending contempt for poor and working people stretches back at least two decades.
Speaker of the House (and father of three) Paul Ryan is thinking about the need for “higher birth rates” in the United States. OK!!!
If Donald Trump wasn’t actively insulting people on Twitter everyday, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Tuesday tweet on “Taxmas” might be a candidate for the worst post of 2017.