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Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week for Trump's DNI Nominee

Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week for Trump's DNI Nominee

The Senate Intelligence Committee is preparing to hold its confirmation hearing next week for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, President Donald Trump's nominee fo [...] Read full article: Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week for Tru...→

Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week for Trump's DNI Nominee

Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week for Trump's DNI Nominee

The Senate Intelligence Committee is preparing to hold its confirmation hearing next week for Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, President Donald Trump's nominee fo [...] Read full article: Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week for Tru...→

Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescending' questioning of Trump supporters' 'blackness'

Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescending' questioning of Trump supporters' 'blackness'

A U.S Senate candidate from Michigan is calling out former Vice President Joe Biden for suggesting that black Trump supporters weren't authentically black, arg [...] Read full article: Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescen...→

Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation Could Be Retaliation for Senate Inquiry on Trump-Russia Collusion

Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation Could Be Retaliation for Senate Inquiry on Trump-Russia Collusion

Thursday on MSNBC, nighttime host Rachel Maddow speculated about the possibility of the Department of Justice's investigation into Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and [...] Read full article: Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation C...→

Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to testify about Flynn, Russia probe

Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to testify about Flynn, Russia probe

President Trump on Thursday urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to force former President Barack Obama to testify about the Russia investigation into his 2016 [...] Read full article: Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to ...→

Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; Republicans Mostly Stick to Economy

Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; Republicans Mostly Stick to Economy

The Republican chairman leading a Senate hearing into the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic urged colleagues not to point fingers during Tuesday’s [...] Read full article: Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; ...→

When might schools reopen? 5 things to know about a Senate hearing on the coronavirus

When might schools reopen? 5 things to know about a Senate hearing on the coronavirus

5 things about the coronavirus hearing with Drs. Fauci, Redfield and others on when the nation can reopen schools and businesses. Read full article: When might schools reopen? 5 things to k...→

Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to testify at Senate COVID-19 hearing

Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to testify at Senate COVID-19 hearing

How to safely reopen businesses and schools but not kick off a second wave of coronavirus infections will be a key topic Tuesday as infectious disease experts [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to...→

Trump to hold briefing to discuss testing capacity as members of administration self-quarantine

Trump to hold briefing to discuss testing capacity as members of administration self-quarantine

President Donald Trump is confronting cases of the coronavirus in his own home, even as he pushes the nation to “reopen.” Read full article: Trump to hold briefing to discuss testin...→

Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 billion in farm goods this week - amNewYork

President Donald Trump on Saturday said the United States will next week begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers as Read full article: Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 b...→

Senate fails to override Trump veto of Iran war powers resolution

Senate fails to override Trump veto of Iran war powers resolution

President Trump vetoed a resolution Wednesday to limit his authority to use military force in Iran, calling it "insulting." Read full article: Senate fails to override Trump veto of I...→

Video: Senate confirmation hearing underway for director of national intelligence

Video: Senate confirmation hearing underway for director of national intelligence

Texas Congressman John Ratcliffe faced questions in a sparse chamber, with no more than two dozen people allowed in the room at a time. Read full article: Video: Senate confirmation hearing under...→

Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QAnon Twitter. Here's why that's disqualifying.

Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QAnon Twitter. Here's why that's disqualifying.

Our nation needs an honest broker in the intelligence role, not a highly partisan conspiracy monger who would preside over the further dismantling of our intel [...] Read full article: Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QA...→

Intel nominee faces skeptics, vows to resist Trump pressure

President Donald Trump's nominee for national intelligence director sought at his confirmation hearing Tuesday to shed his reputation as a loyalist to the pres [...] Read full article: Intel nominee faces skeptics, vows to re...→

Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions about origins of coronavirus in China

Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions about origins of coronavirus in China

President Trump's DNI nominee John Ratcliffe, at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, demurred when asked about China and the origins of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions ...→

Senate to focus primarily on nominations in first week back

Senate to focus primarily on nominations in first week back

Senate committees will hold confirmation hearings for key administration posts and judicial nominees this week Read full article: Senate to focus primarily on nominations...→

A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden tied in Georgia with senate seats up for grabs

A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden tied in Georgia with senate seats up for grabs

A new poll in Georgia held bad news for Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, while offering mixed messages for President Trump and state leaders, according to an ac [...] Read full article: A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden ...→

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence after a long process that began last summer. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratc...→

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

After weeks of bombshell revelations highlighting apparent FBI misconduct in the cases of former Trump aide Carter Page and former National Security Adviser Mi [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans take major steps towa...→

FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest reforms, but Trump veto a p

FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest reforms, but Trump veto a p

The Senate on Thursday bolstered legal protections for targets of federal surveillance, but it may not be enough to avoid a veto from President Trump, who is s [...] Read full article: FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest ref...→

Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelving CDC Virus Guide

Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelving CDC Virus Guide

A former chemical industry executive nominated to be the nation’s top consumer safety watchdog was involved in sidelining detailed guideline s to help communit [...] Read full article: Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelvi...→

Supreme Court hearing clash over Trump tax, bank records

The justices are hearing arguments by telephone Tuesday morning in two cases about subpoenas from congressional committees and the Manhattan district attorney. [...] Read full article: Supreme Court hearing clash over Trump t...→

In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'needless suffering and death' if US reopens too quickly

In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'needless suffering and death' if US reopens too quickly

Dr. Anthony Fauci is expected to issue a warning to America about the dangers of lifting restrictions on non-essential businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'n...→

Fauci to testify remotely before Senate committee this week | WTOP

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert, will testify before a Senate committee Tuesday. Read full article: Fauci to testify remotely before Senate ...→

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

In a recording obtained by POLITICO, Michigan Senate hopeful criticizes the president over his 'shithole countries' remark and other comments. Read full article: The one Republican Senate candidate will...→

With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir asks about Americans worried about next week

With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir asks about Americans worried about next week

President Trump spoke in an exclusive interview to ABC News and World News Tonight anchor David Muir in Arizona on Tuesday. Read full article: With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir...→

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Justin Walker’s confirmation to the country's second most powerful court is a top priority for Mitch McConnell. Read full article: Trump judicial pick hearing turns into f...→

Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pressure from Trump

Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pressure from Trump

Sen. Chuck Schumer, speaking on the Senate floor as the hearing was underway, spoke for many Democrats by dismissing Ratcliffe as a “deeply partisan cheerleade [...] Read full article: Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pr...→

John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel chief, vows impartiality at Senate confirmation hearing

John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel chief, vows impartiality at Senate confirmation hearing

"One of the things that I've made clear to everyone is that I will deliver the unvarnished truth. It won't be shaded for anyone," John Ratcliffe told senators Read full article: John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel c...→

Trump says Fauci won't testify to House because they're 'haters,' OKs Senate appearance

Trump says Fauci won't testify to House because they're 'haters,' OKs Senate appearance

President Trump on Tuesday said Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify before the Senate, but that the White House will not allow him to testify in the House because h [...] Read full article: Trump says Fauci won't testify to House ...→

After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hold on counterintel chief nominee

After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hold on counterintel chief nominee

Grassley initially blocked William Evanina’s nomination to head the National Counterintelligence and Security Center in June 2018. Read full article: After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hol...→

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

Neighbors who live near Water Gremlin in White Bear Township have been vocal since learning the manufacturing plant put their families at risk. Read full article: MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chem...→

Republican Senate hopeful John James is consistently inconsistent when it comes to Trump

Republican Senate hopeful John James is consistently inconsistent when it comes to Trump

If President Donald Trump and elusive Republican Senate hopeful John James had a relationship status, it would undoubtedly be “it's complicated.” Or at least t [...] Read full article: Republican Senate hopeful John James is ...→

Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump Russia report declassified

Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump Russia report declassified

The last part of the Senate Intel Committee's bipartisan report on Russian election interference is a 1,000-page volume on "counterintelligence findings." Read full article: Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump R...→

Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfield as 'poor communicator' after Senate coronavirus hearing

Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfield as 'poor communicator' after Senate coronavirus hearing

"The Five" co-host Jesse Watters said Tuesday that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield "doesn't inspire confidence" after [...] Read full article: Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfie...→

With re-election on his mind, Trump is visiting the one part of Pennsylvania that could hold the key to his chances: The what, where and why

With re-election on his mind, Trump is visiting the one part of Pennsylvania that could hold the key to his chances: The what, where and why

President Donald Trump will visit Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, an area that has become a political bellwether in this crucial swing state. Find out where he i [...] Read full article: With re-election on his mind, Trump is v...→

Hundreds to testify at Senate hearing about Md. unemployment system woes | WTOP

More than 1,100 people have signed up to testify at a state Senate hearing scheduled for Tuesday on Maryland’s unemployment benefits system. Read full article: Hundreds to testify at Senate hearing ab...→

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran conflict

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran conflict

The Senate has failed to override a presidential veto of a bipartisan resolution declaring that President Donald Trump must get backing from Congress before en [...] Read full article: Senate fails to override Trump veto on I...→

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats on Wednesday decried a hearing for Justin Walker, a GOP appeals court nominee and protege of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, amid the pandemi [...] Read full article: Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeal...→

Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe says he doesn't know what 'deep state' means

Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe says he doesn't know what 'deep state' means

Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, who President Trump nominated as Director of National Intelligence, said during his confirmation hearing Tuesday that he didn't k [...] Read full article: Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe s...→

Trump says Fauci will testify before Senate, but not ‘haters’ in House

Trump says Fauci will testify before Senate, but not ‘haters’ in House

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has confirmed Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify next week in front of a Senate coronavirus committee — but not before the Hous [...] Read full article: Trump says Fauci will testify before Sen...→

Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behind as DNI in first major hearing since pandemic

Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behind as DNI in first major hearing since pandemic

Rep. John Ratcliffe, President Trump's choice to be the director of national intelligence, pledged to senators Tuesday he'd deliver information without bias an [...] Read full article: Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behin...→

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

The Senate cast their first non-coronavirus related votes on Monday, confirming Robert Feitel as the new inspector general of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [...] Read full article: Senate confirms nominee in first non-cor...→

Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Senate But Idle House Too

Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Senate But Idle House Too

President Donald Trump rejected eports there were not enough tests for the Senate to get back in session Monday. In fact, get the House back to work, too, he t [...] Read full article: Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Sena...→

Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescending' questioning of Trump supporters' 'blackness'

Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescending' questioning of Trump supporters' 'blackness'

A U.S Senate candidate from Michigan is calling out former Vice President Joe Biden for suggesting that black Trump supporters weren't authentically black, arg [...] Read full article: Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescen...→

Republican Senate hopeful John James is consistently inconsistent when it comes to Trump

Republican Senate hopeful John James is consistently inconsistent when it comes to Trump

If President Donald Trump and elusive Republican Senate hopeful John James had a relationship status, it would undoubtedly be “it's complicated.” Or at least t [...] Read full article: Republican Senate hopeful John James is ...→

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

After weeks of bombshell revelations highlighting apparent FBI misconduct in the cases of former Trump aide Carter Page and former National Security Adviser Mi [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans take major steps towa...→

Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation Could Be Retaliation for Senate Inquiry on Trump-Russia Collusion

Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation Could Be Retaliation for Senate Inquiry on Trump-Russia Collusion

Thursday on MSNBC, nighttime host Rachel Maddow speculated about the possibility of the Department of Justice's investigation into Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and [...] Read full article: Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation C...→

Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelving CDC Virus Guide

Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelving CDC Virus Guide

A former chemical industry executive nominated to be the nation’s top consumer safety watchdog was involved in sidelining detailed guideline s to help communit [...] Read full article: Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelvi...→

Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; Republicans Mostly Stick to Economy

Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; Republicans Mostly Stick to Economy

The Republican chairman leading a Senate hearing into the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic urged colleagues not to point fingers during Tuesday’s [...] Read full article: Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; ...→

Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfield as 'poor communicator' after Senate coronavirus hearing

Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfield as 'poor communicator' after Senate coronavirus hearing

"The Five" co-host Jesse Watters said Tuesday that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield "doesn't inspire confidence" after [...] Read full article: Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfie...→

Supreme Court hearing clash over Trump tax, bank records

The justices are hearing arguments by telephone Tuesday morning in two cases about subpoenas from congressional committees and the Manhattan district attorney. [...] Read full article: Supreme Court hearing clash over Trump t...→

Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to testify at Senate COVID-19 hearing

Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to testify at Senate COVID-19 hearing

How to safely reopen businesses and schools but not kick off a second wave of coronavirus infections will be a key topic Tuesday as infectious disease experts [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to...→

Hundreds to testify at Senate hearing about Md. unemployment system woes | WTOP

More than 1,100 people have signed up to testify at a state Senate hearing scheduled for Tuesday on Maryland’s unemployment benefits system. Read full article: Hundreds to testify at Senate hearing ab...→

Fauci to testify remotely before Senate committee this week | WTOP

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert, will testify before a Senate committee Tuesday. Read full article: Fauci to testify remotely before Senate ...→

Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 billion in farm goods this week - amNewYork

President Donald Trump on Saturday said the United States will next week begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers as Read full article: Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 b...→

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran conflict

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran conflict

The Senate has failed to override a presidential veto of a bipartisan resolution declaring that President Donald Trump must get backing from Congress before en [...] Read full article: Senate fails to override Trump veto on I...→

With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir asks about Americans worried about next week

With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir asks about Americans worried about next week

President Trump spoke in an exclusive interview to ABC News and World News Tonight anchor David Muir in Arizona on Tuesday. Read full article: With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir...→

Video: Senate confirmation hearing underway for director of national intelligence

Video: Senate confirmation hearing underway for director of national intelligence

Texas Congressman John Ratcliffe faced questions in a sparse chamber, with no more than two dozen people allowed in the room at a time. Read full article: Video: Senate confirmation hearing under...→

Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pressure from Trump

Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pressure from Trump

Sen. Chuck Schumer, speaking on the Senate floor as the hearing was underway, spoke for many Democrats by dismissing Ratcliffe as a “deeply partisan cheerleade [...] Read full article: Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pr...→

Intel nominee faces skeptics, vows to resist Trump pressure

President Donald Trump's nominee for national intelligence director sought at his confirmation hearing Tuesday to shed his reputation as a loyalist to the pres [...] Read full article: Intel nominee faces skeptics, vows to re...→

Trump says Fauci will testify before Senate, but not ‘haters’ in House

Trump says Fauci will testify before Senate, but not ‘haters’ in House

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has confirmed Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify next week in front of a Senate coronavirus committee — but not before the Hous [...] Read full article: Trump says Fauci will testify before Sen...→

Trump says Fauci won't testify to House because they're 'haters,' OKs Senate appearance

Trump says Fauci won't testify to House because they're 'haters,' OKs Senate appearance

President Trump on Tuesday said Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify before the Senate, but that the White House will not allow him to testify in the House because h [...] Read full article: Trump says Fauci won't testify to House ...→

Senate to focus primarily on nominations in first week back

Senate to focus primarily on nominations in first week back

Senate committees will hold confirmation hearings for key administration posts and judicial nominees this week Read full article: Senate to focus primarily on nominations...→

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

The Senate cast their first non-coronavirus related votes on Monday, confirming Robert Feitel as the new inspector general of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [...] Read full article: Senate confirms nominee in first non-cor...→

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

Neighbors who live near Water Gremlin in White Bear Township have been vocal since learning the manufacturing plant put their families at risk. Read full article: MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chem...→

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence after a long process that began last summer. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratc...→

Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump Russia report declassified

Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump Russia report declassified

The last part of the Senate Intel Committee's bipartisan report on Russian election interference is a 1,000-page volume on "counterintelligence findings." Read full article: Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump R...→

FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest reforms, but Trump veto a p

FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest reforms, but Trump veto a p

The Senate on Thursday bolstered legal protections for targets of federal surveillance, but it may not be enough to avoid a veto from President Trump, who is s [...] Read full article: FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest ref...→

Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to testify about Flynn, Russia probe

Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to testify about Flynn, Russia probe

President Trump on Thursday urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to force former President Barack Obama to testify about the Russia investigation into his 2016 [...] Read full article: Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to ...→

When might schools reopen? 5 things to know about a Senate hearing on the coronavirus

When might schools reopen? 5 things to know about a Senate hearing on the coronavirus

5 things about the coronavirus hearing with Drs. Fauci, Redfield and others on when the nation can reopen schools and businesses. Read full article: When might schools reopen? 5 things to k...→

With re-election on his mind, Trump is visiting the one part of Pennsylvania that could hold the key to his chances: The what, where and why

With re-election on his mind, Trump is visiting the one part of Pennsylvania that could hold the key to his chances: The what, where and why

President Donald Trump will visit Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, an area that has become a political bellwether in this crucial swing state. Find out where he i [...] Read full article: With re-election on his mind, Trump is v...→

In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'needless suffering and death' if US reopens too quickly

In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'needless suffering and death' if US reopens too quickly

Dr. Anthony Fauci is expected to issue a warning to America about the dangers of lifting restrictions on non-essential businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'n...→

Trump to hold briefing to discuss testing capacity as members of administration self-quarantine

Trump to hold briefing to discuss testing capacity as members of administration self-quarantine

President Donald Trump is confronting cases of the coronavirus in his own home, even as he pushes the nation to “reopen.” Read full article: Trump to hold briefing to discuss testin...→

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

In a recording obtained by POLITICO, Michigan Senate hopeful criticizes the president over his 'shithole countries' remark and other comments. Read full article: The one Republican Senate candidate will...→

Senate fails to override Trump veto of Iran war powers resolution

Senate fails to override Trump veto of Iran war powers resolution

President Trump vetoed a resolution Wednesday to limit his authority to use military force in Iran, calling it "insulting." Read full article: Senate fails to override Trump veto of I...→

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats on Wednesday decried a hearing for Justin Walker, a GOP appeals court nominee and protege of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, amid the pandemi [...] Read full article: Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeal...→

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Justin Walker’s confirmation to the country's second most powerful court is a top priority for Mitch McConnell. Read full article: Trump judicial pick hearing turns into f...→

Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QAnon Twitter. Here's why that's disqualifying.

Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QAnon Twitter. Here's why that's disqualifying.

Our nation needs an honest broker in the intelligence role, not a highly partisan conspiracy monger who would preside over the further dismantling of our intel [...] Read full article: Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QA...→

Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe says he doesn't know what 'deep state' means

Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe says he doesn't know what 'deep state' means

Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, who President Trump nominated as Director of National Intelligence, said during his confirmation hearing Tuesday that he didn't k [...] Read full article: Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe s...→

John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel chief, vows impartiality at Senate confirmation hearing

John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel chief, vows impartiality at Senate confirmation hearing

"One of the things that I've made clear to everyone is that I will deliver the unvarnished truth. It won't be shaded for anyone," John Ratcliffe told senators Read full article: John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel c...→

Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions about origins of coronavirus in China

Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions about origins of coronavirus in China

President Trump's DNI nominee John Ratcliffe, at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, demurred when asked about China and the origins of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions ...→

Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behind as DNI in first major hearing since pandemic

Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behind as DNI in first major hearing since pandemic

Rep. John Ratcliffe, President Trump's choice to be the director of national intelligence, pledged to senators Tuesday he'd deliver information without bias an [...] Read full article: Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behin...→

After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hold on counterintel chief nominee

After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hold on counterintel chief nominee

Grassley initially blocked William Evanina’s nomination to head the National Counterintelligence and Security Center in June 2018. Read full article: After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hol...→

A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden tied in Georgia with senate seats up for grabs

A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden tied in Georgia with senate seats up for grabs

A new poll in Georgia held bad news for Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, while offering mixed messages for President Trump and state leaders, according to an ac [...] Read full article: A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden ...→

Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Senate But Idle House Too

Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Senate But Idle House Too

President Donald Trump rejected eports there were not enough tests for the Senate to get back in session Monday. In fact, get the House back to work, too, he t [...] Read full article: Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Sena...→

Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescending' questioning of Trump supporters' 'blackness'

Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescending' questioning of Trump supporters' 'blackness'

A U.S Senate candidate from Michigan is calling out former Vice President Joe Biden for suggesting that black Trump supporters weren't authentically black, arg [...] Read full article: Senate candidate rips Biden's 'condescen...→

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence

Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence after a long process that began last summer. Read full article: Senate confirms Trump loyalist John Ratc...→

Republican Senate hopeful John James is consistently inconsistent when it comes to Trump

Republican Senate hopeful John James is consistently inconsistent when it comes to Trump

If President Donald Trump and elusive Republican Senate hopeful John James had a relationship status, it would undoubtedly be “it's complicated.” Or at least t [...] Read full article: Republican Senate hopeful John James is ...→

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

Senate Republicans take major steps toward full-scale probe of FBI misconduct in Trump-Russia investigation

After weeks of bombshell revelations highlighting apparent FBI misconduct in the cases of former Trump aide Carter Page and former National Security Adviser Mi [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans take major steps towa...→

Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump Russia report declassified

Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump Russia report declassified

The last part of the Senate Intel Committee's bipartisan report on Russian election interference is a 1,000-page volume on "counterintelligence findings." Read full article: Burr wants last volume of Senate Trump R...→

Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation Could Be Retaliation for Senate Inquiry on Trump-Russia Collusion

Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation Could Be Retaliation for Senate Inquiry on Trump-Russia Collusion

Thursday on MSNBC, nighttime host Rachel Maddow speculated about the possibility of the Department of Justice's investigation into Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and [...] Read full article: Maddow: Richard Burr DOJ Investigation C...→

FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest reforms, but Trump veto a p

FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest reforms, but Trump veto a p

The Senate on Thursday bolstered legal protections for targets of federal surveillance, but it may not be enough to avoid a veto from President Trump, who is s [...] Read full article: FISA bill OK’d by Senate with modest ref...→

Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to testify about Flynn, Russia probe

Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to testify about Flynn, Russia probe

President Trump on Thursday urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to force former President Barack Obama to testify about the Russia investigation into his 2016 [...] Read full article: Trump calls on Senate to force Obama to ...→

Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelving CDC Virus Guide

Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelving CDC Virus Guide

A former chemical industry executive nominated to be the nation’s top consumer safety watchdog was involved in sidelining detailed guideline s to help communit [...] Read full article: Emails: Trump Nominee Involved in Shelvi...→

Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; Republicans Mostly Stick to Economy

Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; Republicans Mostly Stick to Economy

The Republican chairman leading a Senate hearing into the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic urged colleagues not to point fingers during Tuesday’s [...] Read full article: Democrats Blast Trump at Virus Hearing; ...→

Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfield as 'poor communicator' after Senate coronavirus hearing

Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfield as 'poor communicator' after Senate coronavirus hearing

"The Five" co-host Jesse Watters said Tuesday that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield "doesn't inspire confidence" after [...] Read full article: Jesse Watters knocks CDC Director Redfie...→

When might schools reopen? 5 things to know about a Senate hearing on the coronavirus

When might schools reopen? 5 things to know about a Senate hearing on the coronavirus

5 things about the coronavirus hearing with Drs. Fauci, Redfield and others on when the nation can reopen schools and businesses. Read full article: When might schools reopen? 5 things to k...→

Supreme Court hearing clash over Trump tax, bank records

The justices are hearing arguments by telephone Tuesday morning in two cases about subpoenas from congressional committees and the Manhattan district attorney. [...] Read full article: Supreme Court hearing clash over Trump t...→

With re-election on his mind, Trump is visiting the one part of Pennsylvania that could hold the key to his chances: The what, where and why

With re-election on his mind, Trump is visiting the one part of Pennsylvania that could hold the key to his chances: The what, where and why

President Donald Trump will visit Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, an area that has become a political bellwether in this crucial swing state. Find out where he i [...] Read full article: With re-election on his mind, Trump is v...→

Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to testify at Senate COVID-19 hearing

Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to testify at Senate COVID-19 hearing

How to safely reopen businesses and schools but not kick off a second wave of coronavirus infections will be a key topic Tuesday as infectious disease experts [...] Read full article: Coronavirus update: Dr. Anthony Fauci to...→

In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'needless suffering and death' if US reopens too quickly

In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'needless suffering and death' if US reopens too quickly

Dr. Anthony Fauci is expected to issue a warning to America about the dangers of lifting restrictions on non-essential businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: In Senate hearing, Fauci will warn of 'n...→

Hundreds to testify at Senate hearing about Md. unemployment system woes | WTOP

More than 1,100 people have signed up to testify at a state Senate hearing scheduled for Tuesday on Maryland’s unemployment benefits system. Read full article: Hundreds to testify at Senate hearing ab...→

Trump to hold briefing to discuss testing capacity as members of administration self-quarantine

Trump to hold briefing to discuss testing capacity as members of administration self-quarantine

President Donald Trump is confronting cases of the coronavirus in his own home, even as he pushes the nation to “reopen.” Read full article: Trump to hold briefing to discuss testin...→

Fauci to testify remotely before Senate committee this week | WTOP

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert, will testify before a Senate committee Tuesday. Read full article: Fauci to testify remotely before Senate ...→

Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 billion in farm goods this week - amNewYork

President Donald Trump on Saturday said the United States will next week begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers as Read full article: Trump claims U.S. will begin buying $3 b...→

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

The one Republican Senate candidate willing to call out Donald Trump

In a recording obtained by POLITICO, Michigan Senate hopeful criticizes the president over his 'shithole countries' remark and other comments. Read full article: The one Republican Senate candidate will...→

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran conflict

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Iran conflict

The Senate has failed to override a presidential veto of a bipartisan resolution declaring that President Donald Trump must get backing from Congress before en [...] Read full article: Senate fails to override Trump veto on I...→

Senate fails to override Trump veto of Iran war powers resolution

Senate fails to override Trump veto of Iran war powers resolution

President Trump vetoed a resolution Wednesday to limit his authority to use military force in Iran, calling it "insulting." Read full article: Senate fails to override Trump veto of I...→

With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir asks about Americans worried about next week

With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir asks about Americans worried about next week

President Trump spoke in an exclusive interview to ABC News and World News Tonight anchor David Muir in Arizona on Tuesday. Read full article: With Trump focused on next quarter, Muir...→

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeals court nominee amid pandemic

Democrats on Wednesday decried a hearing for Justin Walker, a GOP appeals court nominee and protege of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, amid the pandemi [...] Read full article: Democrats decry hearing for Trump appeal...→

Video: Senate confirmation hearing underway for director of national intelligence

Video: Senate confirmation hearing underway for director of national intelligence

Texas Congressman John Ratcliffe faced questions in a sparse chamber, with no more than two dozen people allowed in the room at a time. Read full article: Video: Senate confirmation hearing under...→

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Trump judicial pick hearing turns into fight over Senate’s agenda

Justin Walker’s confirmation to the country's second most powerful court is a top priority for Mitch McConnell. Read full article: Trump judicial pick hearing turns into f...→

Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QAnon Twitter. Here's why that's disqualifying.

Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QAnon Twitter. Here's why that's disqualifying.

Our nation needs an honest broker in the intelligence role, not a highly partisan conspiracy monger who would preside over the further dismantling of our intel [...] Read full article: Opinion | Trump's DNI nominee follows QA...→

Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pressure from Trump

Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pressure from Trump

Sen. Chuck Schumer, speaking on the Senate floor as the hearing was underway, spoke for many Democrats by dismissing Ratcliffe as a “deeply partisan cheerleade [...] Read full article: Ratcliffe tells Senate he will resist pr...→

Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe says he doesn't know what 'deep state' means

Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe says he doesn't know what 'deep state' means

Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, who President Trump nominated as Director of National Intelligence, said during his confirmation hearing Tuesday that he didn't k [...] Read full article: Trump spy chief nominee John Ratcliffe s...→

Intel nominee faces skeptics, vows to resist Trump pressure

President Donald Trump's nominee for national intelligence director sought at his confirmation hearing Tuesday to shed his reputation as a loyalist to the pres [...] Read full article: Intel nominee faces skeptics, vows to re...→

John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel chief, vows impartiality at Senate confirmation hearing

John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel chief, vows impartiality at Senate confirmation hearing

"One of the things that I've made clear to everyone is that I will deliver the unvarnished truth. It won't be shaded for anyone," John Ratcliffe told senators Read full article: John Ratcliffe, Trump's pick for intel c...→

Trump says Fauci will testify before Senate, but not ‘haters’ in House

Trump says Fauci will testify before Senate, but not ‘haters’ in House

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has confirmed Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify next week in front of a Senate coronavirus committee — but not before the Hous [...] Read full article: Trump says Fauci will testify before Sen...→

Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions about origins of coronavirus in China

Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions about origins of coronavirus in China

President Trump's DNI nominee John Ratcliffe, at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, demurred when asked about China and the origins of the novel coronavirus. Read full article: Trump's DNI nominee demurs on questions ...→

Trump says Fauci won't testify to House because they're 'haters,' OKs Senate appearance

Trump says Fauci won't testify to House because they're 'haters,' OKs Senate appearance

President Trump on Tuesday said Dr. Anthony Fauci will testify before the Senate, but that the White House will not allow him to testify in the House because h [...] Read full article: Trump says Fauci won't testify to House ...→

Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behind as DNI in first major hearing since pandemic

Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behind as DNI in first major hearing since pandemic

Rep. John Ratcliffe, President Trump's choice to be the director of national intelligence, pledged to senators Tuesday he'd deliver information without bias an [...] Read full article: Ratcliffe says he'd leave politics behin...→

Senate to focus primarily on nominations in first week back

Senate to focus primarily on nominations in first week back

Senate committees will hold confirmation hearings for key administration posts and judicial nominees this week Read full article: Senate to focus primarily on nominations...→

After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hold on counterintel chief nominee

After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hold on counterintel chief nominee

Grassley initially blocked William Evanina’s nomination to head the National Counterintelligence and Security Center in June 2018. Read full article: After nearly 2 years, Grassley lifts hol...→

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

Senate confirms nominee in first non-coronavirus vote since May

The Senate cast their first non-coronavirus related votes on Monday, confirming Robert Feitel as the new inspector general of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [...] Read full article: Senate confirms nominee in first non-cor...→

A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden tied in Georgia with senate seats up for grabs

A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden tied in Georgia with senate seats up for grabs

A new poll in Georgia held bad news for Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, while offering mixed messages for President Trump and state leaders, according to an ac [...] Read full article: A Republican poll shows Trump and Biden ...→

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chemical TCE, House To Vote Next Week

Neighbors who live near Water Gremlin in White Bear Township have been vocal since learning the manufacturing plant put their families at risk. Read full article: MN Senate Passes Bill Banning Toxic Chem...→

Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Senate But Idle House Too

Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Senate But Idle House Too

President Donald Trump rejected eports there were not enough tests for the Senate to get back in session Monday. In fact, get the House back to work, too, he t [...] Read full article: Trump: Plenty of Tests Not Only for Sena...→