Congress

EXCLUSIVE: GOP Rep explains why bipartisanship is the best way forward

Last week, President Trump praised Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) for his loyalty and willingness to work across the aisle and find bipartisan solutions. “I want to thank Tom Reed. He’s been a friend of mine for a long time. He was there right at the beginning when it wasn’t very fashionable,” Trump said. Reed has […]

Dreamers protest Nancy Pelosi for working with Trump on DACA [VIDEO]

During a press conference in San Francisco on Monday, Dreamers protested House Minority Leader Nancy (D-CA) Pelosi for working with President Donald Trump on a deal to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (or DACA) program. shouting her down with chants like “undocumented and unafraid.” Dreamers went as far as disrupting Pelosi’s presser by […]

Bernie Sanders admits that universal health care would ‘bankrupt the nation’ [VIDEO]

Earlier this week, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced his “Medicare for All” bill, a single-payer health care plan. In an op-ed piece for the New York Times, the Vermont Senator said that the bill is not a “radical idea.” However, it is far from his 1987 stance on the issue when he was mayor of […]

What fappened? Ted Cruz’s account “liked” a porn video on Twitter

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is in some hot water on Tuesday morning after his Twitter account (@tedcruz) “liked” a hardcore porn video from the account Sexuall Posts (@SexuallPosts). The favorited tweet appeared on Cruz’s verified Twitter account before it was reported to the website and subsequently taken down, according to The Verge. Cruz’s team believes […]

UC Berkeley uses taxpayer dollars to organize a “resistance” event

The University of California – Berkeley is hosting a lecture where students will learn what “effective resistance” looks like, and how to use it to undermine President Trump’s agenda. UC Berkeley claims that the speech, which will be given by the head of Greenpeace USA, “honors the memory of the late Mario Savio, spokesperson for […]

DACA is dead. Anti-Trump opposition killed it.

On Thursday, a senior official in the Trump administration told Fox News that President Donald Trump intends to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and is expected to make the announcement on Friday. However, some are saying this decision was not necessarily the President’s preferred option — and that he was willing […]

Affirmative action: Top Democrats side against Asian-Americans

Top Congressional Democrats are sending mixed messages when it comes to affirmative action — oddly siding against Asian-Americans. On August 18th, Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA), Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Rep. Conyers (D-MI) sent a joint letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos […]

Boston Free Speech Rally speaker: The Establishment ‘wants a race war’

Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai had some strong words for establishment politicians when discussing the Boston free speech rally this past weekend. “They want a race war,” Ayyadurai told Red Alert Politics in an interview, recounting his experience in Boston where tens of thousands of counter-protesters swarmed their 100-person […]

Sen. Kamala Harris’ unofficial 2020 presidential campaign has already begun

Despite being only seven months into the Trump administration, Democrats are already looking for their candidate to go up against Trump in 2020 and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is a top contender for her party’s 2020 presidential nomination, according to former LA mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Villaraigosa told MSNBC, “she’s going to be knocking on doors […]

Millennial poll: Trump has stronger convictions than Dems & GOP

Mainstream media might think President Trump just had one of his roughest weeks in office yet, however, there is light at the end of the tunnel. According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, more millennials aged 18 to 34 (35 percent) believe that Donald Trump bases his policies on a set of core values than […]

Arkansas professor in hiding after Twitter misidentifies him as a white nationalist

Twitter users have begun a campaign to publicly identify and shame individuals who participated in the white supremacist rally that turned violent in Charlottesville over the past weekend. While a number of photos from the event were blurry and hard to see, a bearded man with a University of Arkansas Engineering shirt stood out amongst […]

Bernie blames Trump for Charlottesville, yet no one blamed Bernie for GOP baseball shooting

Liberals and progressives have been quick to condemn the violence in Charlottesville on Republicans, conservatives, the alt-right, the KKK, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists. However, the richest of condemnations came from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) when he personally blamed President Donald Trump. According to the Burlington Free Press, Sanders was asked about who shared responsibility for […]

Cory Booker’s new bill: Pay states to legalize pot, release prisoners in jail for marijuana charges

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced legislation that would federally legalize marijuana. The Marijuana Justice Act not only wants to decriminalize weed on the federal level but also provide financial incentives to states who legalize it. The proposed legislation would decriminalize marijuana by removing it from the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) list of controlled substances. If […]

95% of lawmakers who support $15 minimum wage don’t pay their interns: Study

The majority of lawmakers supporting raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, in fact, pay their interns $0 an hour, according to a new study by the Employment Policy Institute (EPI). The Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced their Raise The Wage Act in May, which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by […]

Ted Cruz scorches reporter who accuses him of ‘posturing’ in response to Charlottesville

By Emily Jashinsky, Washington Examiner Despite the president’s vague language, many Republican leaders offered sharp and eloquent condemnations of the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. Among them were Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida, both of whom are Cuban-American. Cruz on Saturday called for the Department of […]

Congressman: New bill lowers student loan payments and saves taxpayers $20 billion [EXCLUSIVE]

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) introduced legislation in May designed to help students cut down the cost of their loans by allowing them to refinance them. The Indiana congressman worked across the aisle with Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) on the bipartisan bill. If it becomes law, this proposal would allow students to refinance their loans to qualify […]

Maxine Waters: Once Trump is impeached, we’ll get Pence next [VIDEO]

Since Congress is on recess, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is making the media rounds and making sure the millennials know that she wants President Trump and, what she calls, his “Kremlin Klan” impeached. On Monday morning, Waters appeared on “The Breakfast Club” radio show to talk about a number of topics and how Trump and […]

DeVos vs. Congress: Should student loan repayment services be monopolized?

On Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos abandoned her own idea to monopolize student loan servicing. In May, DeVos outlined a plan that would give power to a single company to service all federal student loans online. Her initial argument for a single service platform was to save money and take the hassle out of repayment […]

Rep. Sean Duffy: Millennials are ‘indoctrinated with socialist, collectivist thought’

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wisc.), who was part of the generation where reality television began on MTV’s The Real World (and yes, he starred in The Real World: Boston), believes that when it comes to pitching conservative policies to America’s 75+ million millennials, you have to stop them from being indoctrinated by “socialist, collectivist” teachers. In a […]

Kid Rock walks back Senate campaign, plans to register voters

After all the anticipation and excitement about the potential Senate run of Robert Ritchie (better known as “Kid Rock”), it appears the rock/rap/country singer is pumping the brakes for the time-being to do some house cleaning. On his website, Kid Rock released a statement on Wednesday under the title “When my name was thrown out […]