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Trump Reacts To Mitch McConnell Leaving Senate Republican Leader Position

  Donald Trump In a recent press briefing held in Eagle Pass, Texas, the political landscape witnessed a notable development as former President Trump commented on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's decision to step down from his leadership position. Trump's response to McConnell's departure was characteristically candid. He stated, "Well, I hear he's not going to be the leader, and he's taken that step. A lot of people are calling me to politic for that particular job." This statement hints at the political maneuvering that often takes place behind the scenes, with individuals vying for influential leadership roles within the party. When asked directly about his interest in assuming the leadership position, Trump responded, "Would you like to be the leader? I think I might have to choose this guy. I'd rather be governor of Texas; I think you're doing well. I want to keep you in Texas." This intriguing response sheds light on Trump&

Chip Roy Launches Vicious Attack On New Continuing Resolution Demands GOP 'Defund Tyranny'

  Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0,  via Flickr In a recent House floor debate, Representative Chip Roy (R-TX) passionately criticized the latest short-term continuing resolution. He emphasized the constitutional duty to employ the power of the purse in holding an executive branch accountable for any deviation from the law. Roy stated, "We have a fundamental responsibility under the Constitution of the United States to use the power of the purse to check an executive branch that is not following the law." He argued that merely impeaching and sending issues to the Senate is insufficient; instead, the responsibility lies in actively defunding tyranny and lawlessness, a principle deeply rooted in the Constitution and the Federalist Papers. Referencing the Founding Fathers, Roy highlighted that the duty to defund unlawful actions was explicitly stated in the Federalist Papers and contemplated in Article One of the Constitution. He discouraged relying on talking points and