Congress

Puerto Rico flag in San Juan
March 28, 2019 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle introduced a bill Thursday that would make Puerto Rico the 51st state. With support from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, Rep. Darren Soto (D-Fla.) presented the bill that would automatically make the island part of the union within 90 days...
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Fencing along U.S.-Mexico border
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March 26, 2019 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — The Pentagon approved the transfer of up to $1 billion in military funds Monday night to go toward building a wall along the Southern U.S. border; however, Democrats rejected this motion during a House Armed Services Committee meeting Tuesday. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding. Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, Trump...
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Alexandria-Ocasio-Cortez
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March 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (KFTK) — Leftist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) stumbled over her words during a congressional meeting Tuesday, after Wells Fargo chief executive Timothy Sloan responded to accusations of “financing the caging of children” at the southern U.S. border. "Why was the bank involved...
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Monopoly man appears in back of congressional hearing.
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December 12, 2018 - 8:18 am
Some of you may eye roll becasue this is goof ball for the umpteenth time, but other may get a chuckle.
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
November 26, 2018 - 6:35 am
We find this to be a bit of a stretch. However, we find most things Ocasio-Cortez says/tweets to be a bit of a stretch. Asking to be considered a refugee & applying for status isn’t a crime. It wasn’t for Jewish families fleeing Germany. It wasn’t for targeted families fleeing Rwanda. It wasn’t...
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The Annie Frey Show
June 25, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Over the weekend Maxine Waters said, "If you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere." Rodney Davis knows exactly what it's like...
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The Annie Frey Show
June 22, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Jon Decker reports that the White House stands differently than where it did yesterday. President Trump tweeted that Republicans should wait until Novermber when he believes there will be more Republican Senators to vote on an immigration bill.
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The Annie Frey Show
April 26, 2018 - 1:29 pm
© Byungsuk Ko Dreamstimecom Rachel Sutherland reports that President Trump's approval rating is at 44%, but that is higher than Congress at 19%. About 34% of people think the economy is good, they have a brighter picture in their bank accounts. Rachel says over all the President has a pretty...
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