Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blasted elements of Sen. Rick Scott’s 11-point plan to “Rescue America,” leveling a blunt public rebuke, saying he doesn’t back it while castigating two points of the proposals.
Cruz Calls For Congressional Probe of ‘Possibly Criminal’ Cuomo’s Nursing Home Scandal
A group of nine Republican senators led by Ted Cruz (R-TX) late Wednesday is calling on Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) to open an investigation into the “cover-up” into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s growing nursing home death scandal and wants to start scheduling hearings right away.
Pelosi Calls 43 GOP Senators ‘Cowardly’ For Trump’s Acquittal Vote
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) scoffed at a group of “cowardly” GOP Senators who voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting an insurrection, suggesting they “can’t get another job,” and wanted to make sure they get re-elected.
Senate Rejects Paul’s Motion To Dismiss Trump’s Impeachment Trial
The Senate on Tuesday rejected a motion from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to dismiss the constitutionality of former President Trump’s impeachment trial, but the test vote offered an early preview of how GOP Senator feel about the second impeachment trial as well as the highly unlikely the Senate will have the necessary votes needed to convict Trump.
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.
Pelosi: Trump Is ‘The Biggest Failure’ In The History Of The U.S
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) slammed President Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic saying the “Trump virus is rolling like a freight train” because he is “practically the biggest failure” in American history.