Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) tweeted on Thursday that she has never met or called the Russian ambassador to the United States, but her past tweets refute that claim.
Representative Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.) was confirmed as Secretary of the Interior on Wednesday. The congressman received bipartisan support, passing the full Senate by a vote of 68-31.
Democratic Senators have been avoiding town halls with their constituents, even though ten of them are up for re-election in 2018.
Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, who once referred to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) as a “good friend” during a plea for politicians to work across the aisle, announced that she would be voting against her colleague’s nomination to be attorney general.
Officials at Sunday night’s presidential debate threatened to have security remove four women, three of whom have accused former President Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct, if they were seated in Donald Trump’s family box, the Washington Post reported Monday.