Senate Democrats are steering clear of Sen. Robert Menendez’s federal corruption trial, not answering questions on whether the New Jersey Democrat should resign if convicted.
A number of high-ranking Democratic senators have accepted campaign cash from the political action committee of a fellow senator who is now on trail for corruption charges, records show.
One of the five Democratic senators who joined Republicans to defeat the DREAM Act criticized President Donald Trump Tuesday for revoking similar protections of so-called “Dreamers.”
Several major mainstream newspapers have published editorials encouraging President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Judge Neil Gorsuch, to be confirmed while criticizing Senate Democrats’ efforts to filibuster his nomination.
The National Rifle Association will be considering senators’ support of Neil Gorsuch in the upcoming elections.
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.