Ferguson, Ways and Means Republicans, opposing new IRS reporting requirements

Drew Ferguson, along with the other Republican members of the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, has introduced the Prohibiting IRS Financial Surveillance Act. The bill is in response to a proposal that would require banks and other financial institutions to provide the IRS with details and data on the accounts … [Read more…]

Small business owner who relies on supply chain problems ‘being resolved quickly’ before the holiday season

Appearing on “Fox News Live” Sunday with Young, Truckload Carriers Association Vice President of Government Affairs David Heller warned that supply chain disruptions are being amplified by the lack of “qualified drivers.”  Spencer Young, the owner of City Lights Collectibles, a Christmas décor superstore in San Diego, Calif., said he is depending on supply chain issues “getting resolved … [Read more…]

Schiff reveals assurance from FBI director under Trump

FBI Director Christopher Wray assured Rep. Adam Schiff he would resign before being pressured into “something that wasn’t right” under former President Donald Trump, the congressman claims in a new book. The conversation happened during one of their early meetings, according to Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could, Schiff’s … [Read more…]

Venezuela suspends talks with opposition after Maduro ally extradited to U.S.

A key ally of Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro was extradited from Cape Verde to the U.S. on Saturday to face money laundering charges in Florida, Bloomberg first reported. Why it matters: Venezuela’s government called off negotiations with opposition officials that were scheduled for Sunday in Mexico in response to the extradition of Alex Saab, a … [Read more…]

Five times as many police officers have died from COVID as from guns since pandemic began

COVID-19 is the leading cause of death for police officers even though members of law enforcement were among the first to be eligible to receive the vaccine, CNN reports, citing data from the Officer Down Memorial Page. Why it matters: Nearly 476 police officers have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic started, compared to the … [Read more…]

Devin Nunes warns ‘future of this country’ hinges on Durham indictments

The “future of this country” depends on who is indicted next in special counsel John Durham’s criminal inquiry into the Russia investigation, warned a top House Republican. Rep. Devin Nunes, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, said Thursday that trust in the Justice Department and FBI among conservatives nationwide hangs in the balance. “The … [Read more…]