Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) lambasted Senate Republicans for being so “disorganized” and “chaotic” as they remain internally divided on several key issues to reach an agreement on a GOP coronavirus stimulus proposal.
At least five Republican senators will not attend the Republican National Convention next month in Jacksonville, Florida, citing their own reelection campaign, concerns about Florida latest surge in coronavirus cases, or personal reasons for making other plans in late August.
Retired Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath narrowly defeated an unexpectedly fierce challenge from progressive state Rep. Charles Booker in the race for Kentucky’s Democratic Senate nomination to face off against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in November.
Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a GOP police reform bill, delivering a blow to enact changes on policing in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in a radio interview Tuesday evening asserted that Senate Republicans are “trying to get away with the murder of George Floyd” with their version of the police reform bill.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) signaled on Tuesday that Senate Democrats are prepared to block the GOP police reform from advancing, calling the measure “woefully inadequate” and urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to back down from holding a procedural vote.