Author: Andy Craig

Establishment Democrats and Republicans Teamed Up to Pass Unconstitutional Spying Bill
Law

Establishment Democrats and Republicans Teamed Up to Pass Unconstitutional Spying Bill

In spite of a growing bipartisan coalition urging reform, the establishment of both parties in the House of Representatives helped push through a controversial extension of the notorious “Section 702,” reauthorizing warrantless mass-spying on Americans. Under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), agencies like the National Security Agency are allowed […]

Trump Finally Disbands the Fraud that Was His Voter Fraud Commission
Elections

Trump Finally Disbands the Fraud that Was His Voter Fraud Commission

With a low-key announcement, the White House did something relatively rare: admit defeat. Due to noncompliance with requests for data by state governments, Donald Trump’s presidential commission to investigate voter fraud is being disbanded. Officially, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity was chaired by Vice President Pence, and was […]

Surprise! Senate Banking Committee Rejects Nominee Critical of Export-Import Bank
Free Markets

Surprise! Senate Banking Committee Rejects Nominee Critical of Export-Import Bank

With two Republicans joining the committee’s Democrats, the Senate Banking Committee voted on Tuesday to not advance the nomination of former New Jersey congressman Scott Garrett to be the chairman of the Export-Import Bank. It’s a rare defeat for one of President Trump’s executive-branch nominees, and was driven by Garrett’s […]