The Brody File Blog

04-10-2017
In a one-on-one interview with The Brody File, Congressman Mark Meadows says the House Freedom Caucus is committed to getting tax reform done before the summer recess in August. “It’s very complicated but I think we’re committed to doing that in tax reform, having it done by August before we break for August is not only a worthwhile goal. It’s one I think is achievable.” Meadows is the leader of this key group of constitutional conservatives. President Trump needs their votes or tax reform is dead in the water (see healthcare).
04-07-2017
Watch The Brody File analysis on what comes next now that Neil Gorsuch is officially a Supreme Court Justice.
04-07-2017
In an interview with The Brody File this morning on Capitol Hill, Senator Marco Rubio says our military and all Americans, “should be very proud” of President Trump’s airstrikes against Syria. Why? Read below.
04-07-2017
In an interview with The Brody File this morning on Capitol Hill, Senator Marco Rubio dismisses talk about how ‘Candidate Trump’ didn’t want the United States to get involved at all in Syria. Rubio says the situation is different now. “Circumstances have changed,” Rubio says. More below.    
04-07-2017
In an interview with The Brody File this morning on Capitol Hill, Senator Marco Rubio says President Trump was within his constitutional authority to issue missile strikes against Syria but an extended operation will require congressional consent. Republican Senator Rand Paul and many democrats say President Trump doesn't have the constitutional authority to do this. The War Powers Act of 1973 is a big ambigious as it relates to what a president can and cannot do in this area. It's been debated for a long time.  
04-07-2017
In an interview with The Brody File this morning on Capitol Hill, Senator Marco Rubio says Russia better be on alert and worried about the U.S. after President Trump ordered missile attacks into Syria. "I think Russia needs to be concerned," Rubio tells me. "I’m tired of always being asked, ‘Are you worried about the Russians?' The Russians should be worried about us. We are more capable; we can do more than they can do.”