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(FreedomWire.org) – House Judiciary Committee Democrats voted to strike language from an amendment to H.R. 8770 making it clear that non-citizens are ineligible to vote in American elections.

According to the text of the Democrats’ “amendment to the amendment,” the language to be struck from the legislation reads “nothing in this section may be construed to permit any noncitizens to vote in a Federal election, or to encourage or require a State or political subdivision to permit any noncitizen to vote in a State or local election.”

Under H.R. 8770, which is making its way through the House of Representatives right now,  Democrats aim to “expand the voluntary opportunities for translations in elections.”

In other words, they want to make it easier for non-English speakers and, evidently, non-citizens, to vote in American elections.

In a breaking news tweet announcing the Democrats’ move, the House Judiciary GOP wrote that “there’s no hiding it. Democrats WANT non-citizens voting in our elections.”

In recent years, Democrats have led campaigns in multiple deep-blue cities and states to give non-citizens and even illegal aliens the right to vote in American elections. All the while, US citizens who champion election security and election integrity efforts are deemed terrorists and publicly targeted by the Biden FBI and associated federal authorities.

Earlier this year, the New York State Supreme Court struck down a New York City law that would have allowed noncitizens to vote in the city’s elections. All told, more than 800,000 noncitizen residents of the city would have been able to sway American elections had the law not been deemed illegal and struck down.

Democrat support for non-citizen voting has gone hand-in-hand with their efforts to provide amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. As native-born American citizens across racial divides have begun to reject the Democrats’ left-wing agenda en masse, they have openly talked of the need to import a new electorate.

(FreedomWire.org) – President Biden will deliver a prime-time address Thursday on the fight for democracy in America and “the continued battle for the soul of the nation,” a White House official said Monday, an address that is likely to confirm his growing rhetorical emphasis on the anti-democratic forces he sees as capturing much of the Republican Party.

Biden is scheduled to deliver the GOP-bashing speech outside the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia.

“He will make clear who is fighting for those rights, fighting for those freedoms, and fighting for our democracy,” the official said, adding that Biden will also tout what he sees as progress under his administration within the last two years.

The president’s visit to his native Pennsylvania for the prime-time speech will be his third visit to the battleground state in a week.

Biden, who has been ramping up travel ahead of November’s midterm elections, is set to make a speech on crime and gun safety in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday. He will also attend a Labor Day parade in Pittsburgh next Monday.

His scheduled prime-time address will come exactly a week after he slammed MAGA philosophy as “semi-fascism” at a DNC rally in Maryland.

“We’re seeing now either the beginning or the death knell of an extreme MAGA agenda,” Biden told the crowd at a high school in Rockville.

“It’s not just Trump … It’s almost semi-fascism.”

Biden used the rally to urge Americans to turn out to the polls in November to fight off “extreme” Trump supporters.

The Republican National Committee criticized the president’s recent jabs at the GOP.

“Biden has pitted neighbors against each other, labeled half of Americans as fascist, and tarnished any idea of his promise of ‘unity.’ Families are left with a recession, high gas prices, and a nation on the wrong track,” RNC spokesperson Emma Vaughn said in a statement.

Thursday’s address, one of only a few Biden has given in prime time since entering the White House over a year and a half ago, is not being billed as a political speech. Additionally, the president may not repeat his stinging attacks on Trump and his legions of loyalists in the GOP.

However, the theme of working to protect the nation’s democracy and rule of law has been a common one for Biden dating back to the launch of his successful presidential campaign more than three years ago. He repeatedly noted that viewing the controversial and violent protests by White supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 motivated him to make a third White House bid.

The president’s choice of Philadelphia as the setting for his address comes as no surprise. Biden, in May 2019, held the first major rally of his successful presidential campaign in the city, which is located halfway between his native Scranton, Pennsylvania and his longtime hometown of Wilmington, Delaware.

Pennsylvania, long a crucial general election swing state, is home this cycle to crucial gubernatorial, Senate, and House showdowns.

The visits come as Biden’s poll numbers continue to rebound after sinking deep into negative territory over the past year, fueled in part by rocketing gas prices and record inflation. With prices at the pump continuing to fall, inflation slightly easing, and with a slew of recent legislative successes, the president’s approval ratings — while still well underwater — have edged up over the past month and a half. 

(FreedomWire.org) – Republicans have made clear “one way or another” Fauci will answer for his decisions.

Despite gaining seats in the Senate during the 2018 election, Republicans lost control of the House that midterm cycle and so, when the pandemic swept the nation in early 2020, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) maintained a stranglehold on the legislative response and oversight. Now, as the GOP sets its sights on bicameral victories, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is recommitting to his promise to hold Fauci accountable.

Should the Republicans at least gain the majority in the Senate, Paul will replace retiring Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) as ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, pointing him in line to become chair.

With that position, Paul declared, “One way or another, if we are in the majority, we will subpoena his records and he will testify in the Senate under oath,” according to The Hill.

The Kentucky lawmaker has remained consistent on this position and said much the same in February during an interview, “If we win November, if I’m chairman of a committee, if I have subpoena power, we’ll go after every one of Fauci’s records. We’ll have an investigator go through this piece-by-piece because we don’t need this to happen again.”

“You know, I think the dirty little secret is it’s always been more about submission,” he asserted. “It’s always been more about collectivism. It’s been about growing government power over your lives because the science has been clear for a long time on masks for children. Sweden didn’t have their school kids wear masks at all. Not one child died.”

Georges Benjamin, the executive director of the American Public Health Association has stood in favor of a 9/11-style commission to investigate the pandemic and our response, but cautioned about the approach.

“If you want to have a hearing, you need it to be a credible one,” Benjamin said. “And that has to have a purpose. Other than going out to an 81-year-old man.”

“It should be designed to actually get to the right answers. Until they do that, you know, they’re going to continue to politicize it,” he added.

Fauci, who recently flip-flopped on the potential origin of the virus and acknowledged it may have leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China, made sure to frame any future subpoenas issued to him as political in nature when he announced he would be stepping down as director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases by the end of President Joe Biden’s term.

“They’re going to try and come after me, anyway. I mean, probably less so if I’m not in the job. I don’t make that a consideration in my career decision,” he claimed before going on to add, “I don’t think they can say anything about the science. If that’s what you want to investigate, be my guest. My telling somebody that it’s important to follow fundamental good public health practices … what are you going to investigate about that?”

However, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), who has also vowed to have an investigation when Republicans regain the majority, has made clear what facts would be looked into, and it has everything to do with what Fauci knew and when he knew it.

“If the American people put us back in charge, we are definitely going to do this because we now know without a doubt that Dr. Fauci knew on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 that this thing came from a lab,” Jordan claimed during a January interview. “The top scientists in the country were saying it came from a lab. One scientist says–we got the notes now from the conference call on February 1–one scientist says, ‘I don’t see how this can happen in nature, but it would be easy to do in a lab.”

“And yet, just in a matter of days,” he went on, “they changed their position, write the article that appears in Nature of Medicine Magazine, which then gets cited in the now famous letter in The Lancet, which became the gospel for the fact that Fauci can go out and tell people it didn’t come from a lab when in fact they knew it did.”

Be that as it may, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health health communication scholar Rupali Limaye cautioned against a partisan investigation, “I do think that public officials should be held responsible, you should be able to question and think critically about the recommendations that they have made, but it’s also a slippery slope.”

“Going down this slippery slope of continuing to have investigation after investigation after investigation is not in the best interest of anyone,” she added and, while that may be true of sham investigations like that of the Jan. 6 committee, assuring that the government never again usurps the rights of Americans with devastating ramifications for the nation is, in fact, in the best interest of many.

(FreedomWire.org) – It is now being reported that rising GOP star and Dem worst nightmare, Rep. Mayra Flores of Texas’ 34th congressional district, fired back at the New York Times for calling her a far-right Latina on Fox News’ The Ingraham Angle.

She also put Dem Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on notice. She said: “AOC does not represent the Hispanic community, definitely does not represent Texas District 34 and who we are here.

“And we’re not worried about the Washington nonsense, Latinx. We’re worried about the cost of living, gas, food, health care. That’s what we’re worried about every single day.

“We’re not waking up and thinking about what’s happening in Washington. 

“They’re just so disconnected. It’s really sad because they think that the world revolves around Washington, D.C., and that’s really not the reality.”

“I am proud of my culture and my beautiful family,” Flores told Fox News digital.

She continued by saying, “I was born in Burgos, Tamaulipas, Mexico, and raised with strong Conservative values to always put God and Family first. 

“I have received only hate from the liberal media and constantly been told by the left to go back to Mexico. “They don’t support us immigrants, they only use us for political power and don’t care about our well-being. 

“I am here now and I won’t allow them to continue taking advantage of my people.”

(FreedomWire.org) – Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert is being loudly lauded by conservatives for her quick-thinking decision to draft legislation to disband and defund the Biden administration’s newly created Disinformation Governance Board.

Dubbed the Protecting Free Speech Act, the legislation would, if signed into law, both “terminate” the board and also defund “any other entity that is substantially similar” in its mission to censor and silence so-called “disinformation.”

“The Disinformation Governance Board of the Department of Homeland Security is hereby terminated. … No Federal funds authorized to be appropriated or otherwise made available to the Department of Homeland Security may be made available to establish any other entity that is substantially similar to the Disinformation Governance Board,” the legislation reads.

While the bill stands little chance of making it through the Democrat-controlled Congress, let alone being signed into law by President Joe Biden, Boebert’s decision to draft it signals that at least one member of the GOP is willing to fight back, even if said efforts ultimately prove fruitless.

In a statement to Fox News, the Colorado lawmaker expressed hope that GOP leadership will follow her example.

“This kind of stuff is terrifying. We in Congress have the power of the purse. It is our duty to shut down this department immediately. I’m calling on leadership in the Republican Party — Leader Kevin McCarthy, Whip Steve Scalise and others — to join me in calling for this department to be shut down and defunded,” she said.

In fairness to McCarthy and Scalise, both have been tweeting about the “Orwellian Ministry of Truth,” as they call it.

It’s unclear, however, what substantive actions, if any, they’ve taken to stop the board.

Meanwhile, all 19 GOP members of the House Oversight Committee submitted a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Friday demanding access to “all documents and communications” pertaining to the board’s creation.

In addition to demanding access, the lawmakers also took the Biden administration to task for wanting to suppress so-called “disinformation” and “misinformation” when it itself has been the disseminator of so many false claims and narratives.

“High-level Administration officials have perpetuated demonstrably false claims,  including promoting the false narrative that the Hunter Biden laptop story was Russian disinformation and that Border Patrol Agents were whipping Haitian migrants. Rather than correct its false narratives and focus on the serious threats facing the homeland—including the crisis on our southern border—the Administration continues to falsely accuse political opponents of spreading misinformation,” the scathing letter reads.

“In most circumstances, the Administration’s definition of ‘misinformation’ is any fact or opinion that is critical of its abysmal policies and decisions. The United States’ internal security apparatus must serve to protect the American people from threats to the homeland, not be weaponized by an unpopular President to push false narratives and discredit lawful discourse.”

According to reporting from Benny Johnson, the GOP has “plans to deciimate Joe Biden’s Ministry of Truth.”

“They are not just going for ‘defunding,’ this is an all-out war footing. Impeachments, congressional hearings, public humiliation of people behind it, harsh laws AGAINST this ever happening again,” he revealed in tweets posted Friday.

He abstained from naming names, but he did mention legislation “being drafted as we speak to Defund the Joe Biden Ministry of Truth,” which clearly was a reference to Boebert’s bill.

He also mentioned impeachments, and it just so happens that the Colorado lawmaker has been calling for Mayorkas to be impeached:

Regarding her legislation, she intends to introduce it next week after she first collects a couple co-sponsors.

“No tax dollars should go to where Biden can use the power of the federal government to silence truthful stories like Big Tech did with the Hunter Biden story. … This really is a department of propaganda. To say that the federal department has a say in what’s right and what’s wrong. What’s truth and what is not. This is a very dangerous place that we’ve come to,” she said in additional remarks to Fox News.