Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) introduced the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order (EL CHAPO) Act on Tuesday, intending to cover the cost of the southern border wall by seizing more than $14 billion in drug proceeds from infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán.
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) revealed in an interview Friday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) will not acknowledge or say hello to her when they cross paths.
Liberals vented their frustration that Neil Gorsuch took a “stolen seat” on the Supreme Court from Merrick Garland when Gorsuch was officially sworn in Monday as the high court’s newest justice.
Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley (Ore.) on Wednesday morning ended his 15-hour protest against Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, which the Senate will not delay considering despite the all-night marathon.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) said in an interview published Tuesday that he only rebounded after President Trump’s election victory when he received a message from on high telling him how important his job is with Trump in the White House.
Over 100 women within a nine-hour time span got Sen. Mitch McConnell’s quote “Nevertheless, she persisted” tattooed on their bodies at a Minneapolis tattoo shop on Tuesday.
“Republicans seized her microphone,” writes the New York Times. “And gave her a megaphone.”
Who’s she? Elizabeth Warren, the overrated Democratic senator from Massachusetts. The other night Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell rebuked her for impugning colleague Jeff Sessions. Exercising a little-known rule, the Senate revoked Warren’s floor privileges for 24 hours. Now, says the Times, “Ms. Warren is considered a very early frontrunner for 2020, should she run.”