Joshua Mercer

May 8, 2019

LOOP: Lawmaker refuses to apologize for harassing woman in prayer

CONTEMPT OF CONGRESS The Justice Department informed the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General Bill Barr is not afraid of a potential contempt of Congress vote. Barr
May 7, 2019

LOOP: Schumer backs Trump on China

ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOTRY A Pennsylvania politician relentlessly harassed an elderly woman praying a rosary. State Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, recorded his interrogation of the woman,
May 6, 2019

LOOP: Trump hikes tariffs on Chinese goods to 25%

CHINA TRADE WAR President Trump announced that a 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of imported Chinese goods would be increased to 25%. And an additional $325
May 3, 2019

LOOP: Trump announces new conscience protections

100 JUDGES The Senate confirmed the 100th judicial nominee. The pace of confirmations has increased since the Senate reformed the debate rules on confirming district judges. Despite
May 2, 2019

LOOP: Family of Covington teen sues NBC

EDITOR’S NOTE CatholicVote President Brian Burch will be attending a National Day of Prayer event at the White House. The event will be live-streamed at 11 a.m.
May 1, 2019

LOOP: Trump issues asylum restrictions

INFRASTRUCTURE President Trump and Congressional Democrats have agreed to spend $2 trillion on bridges, roads, airports, expanding broadband internet access, and improving the nation’s power grid. But
April 30, 2019

LOOP: Rod Rosenstein submits resignation

TUESDAY, APRIL 30 ROSENSTEIN OUT Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation to President Trump, effective May 11. READ CAMPAIGN 2020 Joe Biden makes a play for the
April 29, 2019

LOOP: Pope sends $500,000 to migrants at border

SAN DIEGO SHOOTING A woman was killed, and a total of three were injured, as a gunman attacked a synagogue near San Diego, CA. Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein
April 26, 2019

LOOP: Trump’s plan for offshore drilling shelved

OFF-SHORE DRILLING The Trump administration’s proposal to dramatically expand off-shore drilling has been shelved, but Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said it may not be a “responsible use