Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, responding to frustration among GOP senators about Senate delays in confirming President Trump’s nominees, is considering a more aggressive manner of confronting Democrats’ obstruction and delays.
Comedian and actor Jim Carrey drew scorn on social media over the weekend for tweeting an unflattering portrait widely interpreted to be of White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
When Paul Ryan launched his “Better Way” agenda in 2016, the idea was to provide a blueprint for the next Republican administration. The man who would lead that administration was skeptical, to say the least. The Ryan agenda, focusing on health care, taxes, military spending, and welfare reform, was resisted and belittled by Donald Trump’s populist-nationalist supporters. But a funny thing happened when Trump won the presidency. It was Ryan’s priorities that shaped Trump’s first year in office.
The late U.S. evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda next week for two days, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) announced Thursday.
The Senate returned to square one on immigration Thursday afternoon, rejecting three proposed plans to resolve the plight of recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and address the future of America’s immigration system.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) is hosting a “Nevertheless, She Persisted” telephone town hall on Wednesday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of her being formally silenced on the Senate floor.