DANGEROUS WORLD

Apr 22 2016

Sen. Tom Cotton outlines how the world is increasingly dangerous thanks to the rise of ISIS and radical Islam. America must lead from the front to Defeat Isis.
For the first time in almost a decade, the Senate has passed major energy policy legislation. The bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act will help the United States produce more energy so Americans pay less for the energy they need - and it will do it without raising taxes or adding to the federal deficit.
Senate Republicans stand united, fighting for the American people. The FAA reauthorization bill, which has been called "one of the most passenger-friendly in a generation" (Washington Post, 3/16/16), contains the most comprehensive airport security reforms in a decade. Senate Republicans are continuing to fight to give the American people a voice on the next Supreme Court nominee.
Obama's retirement advice gag rule is a one-size-fits-all government regulation that could cripple the middle class by making it difficult, if not impossible, for average Americans to access retirement advice, costing Americans billions in lost savings.
Senate Republicans continue to stand with the American people. We are moving forward with the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), and we are continuing to work to ensure Americans have a voice in the confirmation of the next nominee to the Supreme Court.
Senate Republicans agree with Senate Democrats and Vice President Joe Biden that a new Supreme Court justice should be nominated by the next president.

A Voice for Americans

Mar 01 2016

The Republican-led Senate is standing firm on the principle that Americans should have a voice in who will be the next Supreme Court nominee. The American people deserve security, and the Obama administration's vague plan to close Guantanamo Bay would put terrorists in Americans' backyards. If the Obama administration moves ahead with the transfer of terrorists to the United States, the president will be putting a misguided campaign promise before the security of the American people.

The Obama Economy

Feb 24 2016

Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) details how the sluggish Obama economy is harming middle-class Americans. Senator Thune highlights reports that show economic growth slowed to 0.7 percent in the last quarter of 2015, a figure that may actually be lowered in the coming days.