government shutdown

I wanted to share with you a floor speech I delivered questioning why Department of Defense civilian workers have not been allowed to go back to work.
David Bellow Exclusive:Crossing the line? President Obama sent a partisan and non-factual email to all Federal employees blaming the Republican controlled House of Representatives for the shutdown and claiming that the...
As the Congress of the United States is now all consumed with one of its primary constitutional duties, creating a budget for government spending, hopes for a solution to our nation's border security and immigration problems...
Due to continued disagreement over federal funding, certain so-called “non-essential” federal government activities have been shut down. Congress is continuing to work to reach a compromise and I am hopeful that we can...
Limited government. Free enterprise. Lower taxes. Less spending. What do all of these things have in common? These are conservative principles, or so they say. Things that I would personally think that a Republican led...
Conservatives are complaining that we didn’t get near what campaigning Republicans promised in the deal cut with Democrats on the 2011 budget. They’re right. We didn’t. And now there’s talk of some tricks in counting the...
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Irresponsible Democrats in the last Congress failed one of their primary Constitutional duties. Now the Democrats sit back with egg on their faces, being dubbed the "PARTY of NO budget" after failing to write a budget for...
It's not just that this is the first time that US citizens have been barred from the Lincoln Memorial due to a government shutdown, the National Parks service is barring us from scenic drives and overlooks on public and...
President Obama has been trying to make the government shutdown as visible and painful as possible. He has ordered the World War II veterans memorial to be "closed," preventing the otherwise free and unstaffed memorial from...
The current Continuing Resolution to fund the government expired, resulting in a government shutdown. This outcome could have been avoided but, unfortunately, repeatedly throughout this process, the Senate refused to...
I appeared on Bloomberg last night to discuss Senate Democrats rejecting the House’s reasonable proposals to keep the government open and delay Obamacare. Every reasonable proposal, including the last which would have...
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If the scared Republican leadership in Washington would look at a government shutdown from the perspective of Dr. Harold Pease and disregard the scare tactics of the mainstream media then we might have a chance of reducing...
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Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi addressed students at Tufts University this afternoon, reflecting on her career and legacy. I wonder if she told them about how she abdicated her primary responsibility as speaker,...
Dear Conservative Republican Members of the U.S.House and Senate,Republicans need to hold a press conference and explain to the public what a government shutdown would do. Letting the media scare the public about the unknown...

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