Category Archives: Senate

Rand Paul Vows to Filibuster Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel

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

Trump Administration Threatens Alaska Senator

Trump Administration Threatens Alaska Senators

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

Judiciary Committee Wants Answers From Loretta Lynch

Judiciary Committee Wants Answers From Loretta Lynch

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.

Sen. Kamala Harris silenced during senate hearing.

Sen. Kamala Harris Admonished During Hearing

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

Claire McCaskill will not vote for Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court.

Sen. Claire McCaskill Says No to Neil Gorsuch.

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

Michael Flynn subject of House Committee investigation.

Senate Intelligence Commitee Rejects Flynn’s Request

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