David Vitter

Conservatives: Let's Primary Every GOP Boneless Wonder Who Votes For The CRomnibus

Can you imagine a Republican Member of Congress who voted for a standalone bill to give your Social Security money to an illegal alien surviving the next Republican Primary election? Neither can I.

Legislation Lets States Cut Ties Between Common Core, Fed. Grants

Kelsey Harkness, Daily Signal

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., has drafted legislation to prohibit the fed. gov't from “mandating, incentivizing or coercing” states to adopt the national education standards known as Common Core.

GOP Vows to Probe EPA Staff For 'Serious Misconduct'

George Russell, Fox News

“Bringing transparency to the EPA will continue to be at the top of our agenda with the new conservative majority,” says Sen. David Vitter. “EPA has allowed a number of employees to waste millions of taxpayer dollars in the last few years through lax internal controls and substandard management.”

GOP Falling Into The Obama–Reid Trap

The Obama -- Reid plan is simple: Bring Congress back into session, quickly pass a bill to fund the government for the next ten months, deprive Republicans of the power of the purse and then have from the moment the bill passes until the absolute last minute before the new Congress is sworn in to confirm liberal judges and implement Obama's lawless "Executive Amnesty."

Vitter: Kochs Are Fighting for Our Freedoms

Cathy Burke, NewsMax

Sen. David Vitter praised conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch as "two of the most patriotic Americans" ever during a town hall discussion about the growing influence of lobbyists.

Senator, Judge Aim to Halt DHS ‘Smuggling’ of Immigrant Kids

Michael Dorstewitz, Biz Pac Review

Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) was shocked to discover this week that the Dept. of Homeland Security is actually bringing children of undocumented immigrants to the US to reunite them with their illegal alien parents. Vitter is now seeking answers from DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.

Did Your Congressman Exempt His Staff?

Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller

David Vitter, who fought to put all staff on the OCare exchanges, introduced legislation Thursday requiring members to publicize which staffers they opted to keep on the current fed. employee health plan, and which staffers were going on the exchanges.

The Obscene Hypocrisy of Obamacare’s Congressional Waiver

If Republicans will just put the issue of Congressional waivers and ending special exemptions for Washington insiders front and center in everything they do and say about Obamacare they can harness the rage people out in real America are feeling into an irresistible political force that will sweep all before it.

Obamacare’s Most Despicable Provision

If Republicans can’t stand on conservative principles and fulfill their constitutional responsibility to rein-in the executive branch by defunding Obamacare, they should at least be good politicians and put the Senate Democrats on the wrong side of an issue that has 92 percent approval by insisting on a “no Congressional exemption” provision in the continuing resolution.

Public Notice: Congress Exempting Itself from Obamacare

Spending-hawk nonprofit Public Notice is rolling out a national online ad campaign titled “Inconvenient,” letting Americans know Congress plans to exempt itself from Obamacare and arguing that Congress “should live with the laws it passes.”