The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) named Monday former President Trump as the inaugural recipient of its “Champion for Freedom” award.
Sen. Portman Won’t Seek Re-Election in 2022
"Honestly, it has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress on substantive policy, and that has contributed to my decision," Portman said in a statement.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) announced Monday that he will not seek reelection for a third term in the Senate in 2022, citing “partisan gridlock” as a major factor in his decision to retire.
NBC Host To Johnson Over Electoral College Challenge: ‘You’re The Arsonist’
NBC’s “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd attacked Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) for joining a dozen of GOP Senators in their effort to challenge the results of several battleground states during the certification of the presidential election this week, accusing the Wisconsin Senator of spreading conspiracy theories, saying “You’re the arsonist here.”
Hawley Plans To Object Certification Of Electoral College Vote
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) announced Wednesday that he would object to the certification of the Electoral College votes for Joe Biden on Jan 6.
Congress Passes Long-Awaited COVID Relief And Government Spending Bill
Both chambers of Congress Monday night passed a $2.3 trillion spending package just hours before the midnight shutdown deadline designed to fund the federal government budget through next September paired with a rescue relief package to aid Americans reeling from a coronavirus-battered economy.
Senate Hearing On Election Irregularities Explodes After Johnson And Peters Clash Over Hunter Biden ‘Russian Disinformation’
"You lied repeatedly in the press that I was spreading Russian disinformation, and that was an outright lie and I told you to stop lying and you continued to do it!" Johnson snapped back.
A Senate hearing regarding the 2020 election irregularities erupted in a fiery spar when Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) admonished Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) in falsely accusing the committee chairman earlier this year in claims the probe into President-elect Joe Biden’s son Hunter was spreading “Russian disinformation.”