Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer have announced support for a resolution that rejects the United Nations’ recent decision to condemn Israeli settlements erected in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Capitol Hill staffers working for Sen. Tim Kaine and other supporters audibly sobbed on Thursday afternoon as they greeted Hillary Clinton after she gave a farewell address to honor retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid.
Senate Democrats elected Chuck Schumer as minority leader on Wednesday, tasking the New York senator with preparing party members in the chamber to confront the incoming Trump administration.
Republican leaders are voicing concerns over legislation that allows family members of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged role in the attacks just one day after Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Obama’s veto of the bill.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) confirmed the Senate will vote on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged links to terrorism.