Sheldon Whitehouse

Senate GOP Slams Dem Court-Packing Threat

Dems: 'perhaps the Court can heal itself before the public demands it be restructured'

Senate Republicans issued a sharp rebuke to several of their Democratic colleagues Thursday in a letter to the clerk of the Supreme Court, accusing them of threatening the independent judiciary.

Democrats Bash Steyer’s Presidential Run

'I wish he wouldn't do it. Especially at this late date'

Democratic lawmakers are not pleased with billionaire activist Tom Steyer's long-shot bid for the presidential nomination, according to reporting by Politico's Burgess Everett and Heather Caygle.

Sen. Whitehouse Fails to Disclose Donor Relationship in Court Filing

Democrat has tried to push this kind of disclosure on others

Rhode Island senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D.) filed an amicus brief in court cases where cities and counties in California are suing major energy production companies for damages related to climate change, but did not disclose he had taken political donations from the attorneys who are conducting that litigation.