Category: Senate

Senate Probing if Burisma Leveraged Biden Ties for State Dept. Access
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Senate Probing if Burisma Leveraged Biden Ties for State Dept. Access

The United States Senate is probing whether a lobbying firm working on the behalf of Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian oil and gas conglomerate, leveraged the company’s ties to Hunter Biden for access to the State Department. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike…

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Senate Dems Demand William Barr Recuse from ‘Trump Ukraine Matters’
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Senate Dems Demand William Barr Recuse from ‘Trump Ukraine Matters’

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday called for Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself from “Trump Ukraine matters” as an impeachment inquiry into the president continues. In a letter to Barr, the panel’s ten Democrats accused the attorney general of having an “appearance of a conflict of interest” and urged him to recuse himself from all…

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Line in the Sand: Graham Senate Resolution Against House Democrat Impeachment Process Becomes Rallying Cry | Breitbart
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Line in the Sand: Graham Senate Resolution Against House Democrat Impeachment Process Becomes Rallying Cry | Breitbart

Conservatives on and off Capitol Hill have made the House Democrats’ secretive and closed-door practices a rallying cry for supporters of President Donald Trump. Conservatives have rallied against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) impeachment inquiry by decrying the Democrats’ process and practices. Republicans contend that few Republicans have access to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam…

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Senate report says Russian election interference ‘invariably’ supported Trump, recommends national PSA
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Senate report says Russian election interference ‘invariably’ supported Trump, recommends national PSA

A bipartisan Senate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election released today definitively implicates the country in online operations designed specifically to get then-candidate Donald Trump elected. The tactics used were “overtly and almost invariably supportive” of his campaign even to the detriment of other Republicans. The report recommends major chances to how disinformation…

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Senate Math Whiz Blames YOU for Out-of-Control National Debt
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Senate Math Whiz Blames YOU for Out-of-Control National Debt

Bobby Kogan says the national debt is your fault. Kogan is the chief mathematician for the Senate Budget Committee. In other words, he’s the one helping Congress spend your money. Kogan pointed out on Twitter this week that full tax compliance would help balance the government’s spiraling national debt problem. Kogan calculates that “2/3s of…

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U.S. Senate Weighing Investigation into Joe Biden’s Ukraine Dealings
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U.S. Senate Weighing Investigation into Joe Biden’s Ukraine Dealings

The United States Senate is weighing an investigation into Joe Biden’s dealings with Ukraine as vice president after his son’s business ties to the Eastern European country have come under scrutiny. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is reportedly considering an investigation into the former Vice President, according to…

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GOP Senate Plans Vote to Outsource College Graduate America
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GOP Senate Plans Vote to Outsource College Graduate America

Investors are rushing a bill through the GOP-run Senate that would reward Indian college graduates for taking U.S. college-level jobs at low wages from young American graduates. Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee will ask the Senate on Thursday to approve his Indian outsourcing bill via “Unanimous Consent.” If no Senator objects, the radical bill will…

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2020 Senate Democrats Shy Away from Medicare for All
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2020 Senate Democrats Shy Away from Medicare for All

Many vulnerable Senate Democrats up for reelection in 2020 have rejected the polarizing Medicare for All proposals and instead pushed for expanding Obamacare through a public option. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Doug Jones (D-AL), and Gary Peters (D-MI), all up for reelection in 2020, have shied away from Democrats’ more radical Medicare for All and…

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