Federal Govt News updates


MEET Dr. DAVID SHULKIN – Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Welcome to 1600 Daily’s Meet the Cabinet series, where we showcase members of President Trump’s Cabinet. MEET SECRETARY DAVID SHULKIN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQTAFsuLJV0 ————- President Trump and Secretary Shulkin announce Veteran telehealth initiatives designed to provide greater…




Congressman Steve Russell update

Today, I gave a speech on the House Floor in opposition to the proposed privatization of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) air traffic control (ATC) system due to the detrimental effects that privatization would have…


Congressman Steve Russell

As we gather together on July 4th to celebrate our nation’s birthday, I think it’s important that we pause for a moment to remember where we came from and how we got to where we…


DOE names new director of ORNL

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry recently announced the appointment of Thomas Zacharia as the new Director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He was unanimously selected by the UT-Battelle board of governors to succeed…


Congressman Steve Russell update

As you may have heard, Robert Mueller has been appointed as special counsel for the Russia investigation. The Department of Justice is acting on its responsibilities. The House must and will continue its own investigation,…