Senator Cotton Blocking Judge Garland’s Confirmation Vote


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) tweeted "Democrats are trying to expedite Judge Garland's confirmation vote. "  "I'm blocking them because Judge Garland has refused to answer basic questions, including whether illegally entering the country should remain a crime," added Cotton. [embed]https://twitter.com/SenTomCotton/status/1367263200945831940?s=20[/embed] Chief Judge Garland was confirmed to…

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Ahead of Introduction of Surface Transportation Legislation, Chairs DeFazio and Norton Announce New Process for Members of Congress to Submit Their Project Priorities March 03, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC-As the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure prepares to advance surface transportation authorization legislation this spring, Committee Chair Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and…

“Committee Leaders Release DOT Inspector General’s Ethics Report on Former Secretary Elaine Chao”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---today, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the report from the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (DOT OIG) ethics investigation into former Secretary of Transportation Elaine…

“Treasury Sanctions Fugitive Associate of CJNG”


WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Mexican national Juan Manuel Abouzaid El Bayeh (“Abouzaid El Bayeh”) as a Specially Designated Narcotics Trafficker pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act). OFAC designated Abouzaid El Bayeh for his high-level…

Federal Employees Are Deploying to Support Vaccination Efforts In Several States


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---thousands of federal employees from across all agencies are being deployed across the country to assist in efforts to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, with more expected to do so in the coming weeks.    Most of the deployed volunteer civilian workers—about 2,000 of them—have come from…

Microsoft Warns Of State-Sponsored Chinese Hackers Exploiting Multiple Zero-Days


(March 3, 2021)---today Microsoft released a statement regarding their detection of "multiple 0-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server in limited and targeted attacks. In the attacks observed, the threat actor used these vulnerabilities to access on-premises Exchange servers which enabled access to email accounts,…

Gaetz and Interest Groups Give Failing Score To USA’s Infrastructure


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2021)---infrastructure is not limited to streets, bridges and tunnels, but our national security.  Representative Matt Gaetz, and Judiciary Committee Republicans, blast Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA.) appointment of LTG Russel Honore to lead a review of the U.S. Capitol's security infrastructure Tuesday. Today, America’s infrastructure has scored…

HHS Secretary Nominee Confirmation May Derail Due To His Failure To Protect Unborn Babies And Questionable Health Experience


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary is taking heat from Republicans for his actions in support of abortion rights. They want to define him — and the new administration — as out of the mainstream. The nomination of Xavier Becerra faces a key vote Wednesday in the Senate Finance committee.…