Senate

Sen. Cruz seeks federal Twitter probe as Trump feuds with company

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on Friday urged the Treasury and Justice Departments to investigate whether Twitter, which is embroiled in a feud with the White House, is violating U.S. law… read more Sen. Cruz seeks federal Twitter probe as Trump feuds with company

Burr steps aside as Senate intelligence chair amid FBI probe

A Republican senator with access to some of the nation’s top secrets became further entangled in a deepening FBI investigation as agents examining a well-timed sale of stocks during the coronavirus outbreak showed up… read more Burr steps aside as Senate intelligence chair amid FBI probe

“Big Brother” Bill Hits Senate Floor for Vote Next Week

Activist Post – by Janet Phelan Next week, the US Senate will consider the permanent reauthorization of sections of the USA PATRIOT Act which permitted the wholesale spying on American… read more “Big Brother” Bill Hits Senate Floor for Vote Next Week

Senate fails to move forward with coronavirus ‘Phase 3′ bill amid Dems’ opposition

The GOP-controlled Senate on Sunday failed to move forward with considering the $1.4 trillion “Phase Three” stimulus package intended to help businesses and families devastated by the downturn over the coronavirus outbreak, as Senate Majority… read more Senate fails to move forward with coronavirus ‘Phase 3′ bill amid Dems’ opposition

‘No ordinary time’: Senate hustles on $1 trillion coronavirus bill

The Republican-led U.S. Senate was scrambling on Thursday to hammer out details of a $1 trillion-plus package to stem the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, a crisis that has… read more ‘No ordinary time’: Senate hustles on $1 trillion coronavirus bill

McConnell slams Schumer for controversial remarks directed at Supreme Court

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called out Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on the Senate floor Thursday morning for his controversial warning a day earlier that Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch… read more McConnell slams Schumer for controversial remarks directed at Supreme Court

Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran war making ability

The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and… read more Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran war making ability

Senate acquits Trump on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress charges

The Senate overwhelmingly acquitted President Trump on both articles of impeachment against him Wednesday afternoon following a brief trial, in a historic rejection of Democrats’ claims that the president’s Ukraine dealings and handling of congressional… read more Senate acquits Trump on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress charges

Senate Republicans increasingly confident impeachment trial could end by Friday

A senior Senate Republican said momentum was building on Thursday for a quick end to President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial despite a push by Democrats to call witnesses such as… read more Senate Republicans increasingly confident impeachment trial could end by Friday

Trump Impeachment Trial: Senators Ask Questions

Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) told the Senate that it would be wrong for a president to ask the Department of Justice to investigate a political rival…. read more Trump Impeachment Trial: Senators Ask Questions