Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union, Paul vowed to filibuster the appointments. “I’ll do whatever it takes, and that includes filibuster,” Paul said in response to Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel’s nominations. Mike Pompeo is set to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Gina
The calls came late Wednesday afternoon from the Interior Secretary. It sounds like plot line from a movie but sadly, it is a terrifying reality. Alaska’s two senators, both Republicans, received phone calls from Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Interior, on Wednesday. During the calls, he
The former Attorney General faces allegations of interfering in Clinton email investigation. It appears the drama surrounding the Clinton email scandal is far from over. Now, top senators on the Judiciary Committee want answers from Lynch regarding her level of involvement in derailing the investigation.
As a tense exchange unfolded, Sen. Harris found herself silenced by colleagues. Sen. Harris was questioning Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at the time. Specifically, she wanted to know if he would send a letter to Special Counsel Robert Mueller giving him unlimited authority in
On Monday, Senate Democrats gained enough votes to block the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. The move will certainly lead Republicans to employ the “nuclear option” and allow for a confirmation with a simple majority. Four more Democrats announced their opposition to Gorsuch on
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO.) announced Friday that she will vote “no” for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. In a statement posted to Medium, the Senator has this to say. “While I have come to the conclusion that I can’t support Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme
On Sunday, Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said Republicans will confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court “one way or another.” “This is their last gasp from trying to prevent him from being confirmed,” Cornyn said during a CBS News’s interview about the Democrats threats to filibuster. “But they
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s request for immunity in exchange for his testimony has been denied. Flynn’s lawyer has been advised the request in premature and not a deal the Committee is willing to commit to. Sources add that Flynn’s offer has also been