Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: Good afternoon. Today, two months until July 4th, I’m here to report that we’re — we’re in our vaccination program — where we are and what comes next in an effort to get this country back closer to normal.
And first: Where are we? Well, as everyone knows, I promised that we’d administer 100 million shots in my first 100 days. After we met that goal, we doubled it to a — a historic 200 million shots. By the time we reached 100 days last week, we had shattered that mark with over 220 million shots in arms.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) released the following statement and video on President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress.
“President Joe Biden and Washington Democrats want to spend trillions upon trillions of dollars to incentivize dependency on the federal government. To accomplish this, they will take away more money from Tennesseans’ hard-earned paychecks,” said Senator Blackburn.
Washington, D.C. – President Joe Biden.
Madame Vice President.
No president has ever said those words from this podium, and it’s about time.
The First Lady. The Second Gentleman. Mr. Chief Justice. Members of the United States Congress and the Cabinet – and distinguished guests.
My fellow Americans.
While the setting tonight is familiar, this gathering is very different – a reminder of the extraordinary times we are in.
Joe Biden Administration Outlines Key Resources to Invest in Coal, Power Plant Community Economic Revitalization
Washington, D.C. The White House Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization released a report that was delivered to President Biden and included the initial recommendations from the Interagency Working Group to catalyze economic revitalization, create good-paying, union jobs, and support workers in energy communities – hard-hit coal, oil and gas, and power plant communities – across the country.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with Senators Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) introduced legislation to curb President Joe Biden’s ability to renegotiate the failed Iran Nuclear Deal. The legislation was led by Representative Andy Barr (R-Ky.) in the House of Representatives.
“The Obama-Biden administration bent over backward to appease Iran and even sent a jumbo-jet filled with $400 million in pallets of cash to the murderous regime,” said Senator Blackburn.
U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Subject Major League Baseball to Antitrust Laws
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Josh Hawley (R-Neb.) have introduced a bill to remove the antitrust exemption that has been in place for Major League Baseball to subject them to existing law. Representative Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), with over 20 cosponsors, has produced companion legislation in the House.
“A corporation that happily does business with the communist regimes in Cuba and China but caves to woke CEOs who want to punish states with Voter ID does not deserve any special immunities in antitrust law,” said Senator Blackburn.
Written by Marsha Blackburn
Washington, D.C. – If you liked the chaos of the pandemic election, you’re going to love the left’s new effort to complicate voting in America. Despite its innocuous name, the For the People Act, known in the Senate as “S.1,” is a harbinger of anything but productive election reform.
It is a federal takeover of the electoral process. Rather than addressing Americans’ genuine concerns about never-ending vote counts, electioneering, and voter fraud, S.1 would upend the traditional voting system and turn every Election Day into election month, opening the door to uncertainty, taxpayer-funded campaigns, and speech restrictions.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Friday, April 16th, 2021, U.S. Representative Mark Green (R-TN), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy, Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy, and Reps. Juan Vargas (D-CA), Maria E. Salazar (R-FL), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) released the following statement before the third anniversary of protests in Nicaragua against the Ortega regime:
Marsha Blackburn, Colleagues Ask Joe Biden to Fund Initiatives to Increase U.S. Semiconductor Production
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) led a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Joe Biden requesting that he fund the initiatives to restore semiconductor manufacturing to American soil from the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act that were signed into law as part of the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act.
They wrote, “We write today to encourage you to prioritize securing funding to implement the initiatives authorized in the CHIPS for America Act that were enacted into law as part of the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.”
Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: Thank you, Kamala — Madam Vice President. Thank you very much.
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