Posts Tagged “U.S. Congress”

McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments As 2020 ends, Congress has passed – and the president finally signed – a massive $2 trillion bill that combined an emergency COVID relief package along with an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2021. While this funding is absolutely necessary, the refusal of Senate Republicans…

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McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation

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McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation

McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act, H.R. 2407 — amending a provision of the Foreign Assistance Act known as the “Leahy Law” to prohibit funding for the military detention of children in any…

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Pelosi has 513,949 reasons to make Omar apologize for “Benjamin” comment

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Pelosi has 513,949 reasons to make Omar apologize for “Benjamin” comment

Pelosi has 513,949 reasons to make Omar apologize for “Benjamin” comment #Benjamins #ProIsraelPACS #BuyingCongress No wonder #NancyPelosiwas so quick to hammer Congresswoman #IhlanOmar to apologize over her accurate claims that the pro-Israel lobby buys influence in the U.S. Congress through millions in donations “Benjamins” (100 dollar bills). Here’s the list: By Ray Hanania This week,…

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Arab Radio: Aftermath of November 6 election on Arab Americans

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Arab Radio: Aftermath of November 6 election on Arab Americans

Arab Radio: Aftermath of November 6 election on Arab Americans Radio host Ray Hanania will discuss the aftermath of the November 6, 2018 on Tuesday on the Arab Americans. How will the national election results impact Arab and Muslim Americans.  Who are some of the Arab American candidates who won election? To listen to the…

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Democrats take control of House to block many Trump programs

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Democrats take control of House to block many Trump programs

Democrats take control of House to block many Trump programs Democrats took control of the U.S House of Representatives by President Trump and Republicans increased their control of the U.S. Senate in the November 6 General elections. The question is whether or not the two sides can come together to work on programs to benefit…

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Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress

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Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress

Tlaib primary builds Palestinian presence in Congress Although there is much focus on the fact that Rashida Tlaib is Muslim, and is touted as the “first Muslim woman” to be elected to Congress this November, her Arab heritage is of much more significance. As a Palestinian Arab, Tlaib could find herself in an unusual caucus…

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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act — to prevent United States tax dollars from supporting the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children. The full text of the bill can be found here. An estimated…

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Congressman Boustany announces U.S. Senate candidacy

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Congressman Boustany announces U.S. Senate candidacy

Lebanese American Congressman Charles W. Boustany filed a notice with the Federal Election Commission to run as a candidate in the Spring for the U.S. Senate representing Louisiana By Ray Hanania Congressman Charles W. Boustany Jr., M.D., one of only seven American Arab members of the U.S. Congress, officially filed disclosures with the Federal Election…

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President USS LIBERTY Veterans Association Addresses Congress

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President USS LIBERTY Veterans Association Addresses Congress

By Eileen Fleming Forty-eight years after Israel’s attack, survivor and President of the USS LIBERTY Veterans Association, Ernie Gallo is no longer waiting for an act of congress; but is leading others to get Congress to act. On Monday Gallo’s following Letter was hand-delivered to the Orlando offices of Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio….

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In final vote before primary election, Amash votes for America over Israel

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In final vote before primary election, Amash votes for America over Israel

In final vote before primary election, Amash votes for America over Israel Congress increases American taxpayer debt to assist Israel By Ray Hanania In his last vote Friday before returning to his 3rd Congressional district to face-off against a wild-rhetoric challenger in the Republican Primary this week, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash cast a vote for…

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