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  1. HayJenn

    Senator Burr Breaks with Nunes

    Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Tuesday that there were “sound reasons” behind the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. His comments to CNN stand in contrast to GOP leaders of the House Intelligence...
  2. the watchman

    GOP senator says Republicans in 'cult-like situation' with Trump

    (CNN)Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker ramped up his criticism of his Republican colleagues Wednesday, railing on GOP leadership for not wanting to take on President Donald Trump on core Republican issues like trade. "We're in a strange place. It's becoming a cultish thing, isn't...
  3. Chief

    GOP senator rips Navarro’s comments on Trudeau: ‘This cannot be our party’

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/gop-senator-rips-navarro’s-comments-on-trudeau-‘this-cannot-be-our-party’/ar-AAysGbB?ocid=spartandhp What? Seriously, "Bad faith diplomacy" is pretty much Trump's middle name. How many agreements has he backed out of now? At this point it's not like...
  4. D

    Republican senator says Kim Jong Un 'will not denuclearize,' calls peaceful gestures

    Republican senator says Kim Jong Un 'will not denuclearize,' calls peaceful gestures 'a show' By CHEYENNE HASLETT ==================================================== Senator Rubio must have been listening to what I have been saying all along. Kim Jong Un is power-hungry! It would be...
  5. the watchman

    GOP senator: Firing Mueller could trigger impeachment .

    GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch (Utah) warned on Wednesday that a "crisis" could be triggered if President Trump fires special counsel Robert Mueller, potentially including impeachment. "Firing Mr. Mueller would be a grave error. It would trigger a crisis, possibly even impeachment," Hatch, a former...
  6. bajisima

    Dem senator will vote for Pompeo as SOS

    Looks like she will be the deciding vote since Rand Paul says he will vote no. https://twitter.com/Phil_Mattingly/status/987044218769149952/photo/1
  7. bajisima

    Mississippi gov appoints states first female senator

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant appointed Cindy Hyde-Smith to Sen. Thad Cochran’s seat. The 80-year-old senator resigned from earlier this month citing ill health. Ms. Hyde-Smith, a former Democrat, has been the Mississippi’s the state’s agriculture and commerce commissioner since 2011...
  8. boontito

    GOP Senator Rand Paul Vows To Filibuster Trump Nominees Pompeo And Haspel

    https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/18/politics/rand-paul-mike-pompeo-gina-haspel-cnntv/index.html Republican Sen. Rand Paul said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that he would take all necessary steps to oppose President Donald Trump's nominees for secretary of state and CIA director. "I'll do...
  9. Tedminator

    Senator Rubio, You are wrong. Dead wrong.

    Rubio: Ban on semi-automatic weapons well outside mainstream - Orlando Sentinel Sen. Marco Rubio fired back at gun control advocates after last night’s tense discussion on CNN about the Parkland high school massacre, making this assertion on his Twitter account: “Banning all semi-auto weapons...
  10. cpicturetaker12

    SENATE NOW "cautioning" Nunes on FBI memo (Senate grows a pair since Ryan has NONE?

    So you mean the SENATE is tepidly weighing in? So they have SOME 'balls' vs. MR. 'NO BALLS' RYAN?? Senate GOP leader cautions Nunes on FBI memo BY ALEXANDER BOLTON - 02/01/18 09:18 AM EST 2,889 2,327 WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — House Republicans should proceed carefully before making...
  11. Minotaur

    Top GOP senator switches gears, says FBI secret society text might be a joke

    Imagine that! Or should I say that the FIRST meeting of the Secret Society should have clued in republicans. "Sen. Ron Johnson admitted Thursday it's "entirely possible" the mention of an FBI "secret society" in a text -- a text that has spawned far-reaching conservative theories and...
  12. MaryAnne

    Tammy Duckworth Pregnant

    First Senator to give birth. https://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/tammy-duckworth-pregnant-first-sitting-senator-give-birth/
  13. T

    Republican senator caught on mic calling teenage staff 'beautiful girls'

    Sorry, that is just fucking creepy. Seems the fine senator was perving on some teen girls a bit, asking others for their opinion on the attractiveness of them. Republican senator caught on mic calling teenage staff 'beautiful girls' | The Independent The Mississippi senator was speaking to...
  14. D

    Trump is like Stalin with 'enemy of the people' language: GOP senator to say in speec

    Trump is like Stalin with 'enemy of the people' language: GOP senator to say in speech - ABC News By QUINN SCANLAN ==================================================== At least Senator Flake, a Republican, is not afraid to tell it as he sees it which is more than one can say for...
  15. cpicturetaker12

    Never mind--ZINKE EXEMPTS FLA from offshore DRILLING--GOV Scott wants to be Senator!!

    Less than 24 hours after it was announced offshore drilling would be opened up on BOTH COASTS, including Florida, Zinke goes, whoops, I'm changing my mind! Never mind on that Florida thing. A--Rick Scott, FLA gov wants to be Senator. Not a frigging chance in hell EVEN REPUBLICANS, beachfront...
  16. Lunchboxxy

    Feinstein releases Fusion GPS transcripts

    Here we go kids. Things are gonna get weird. https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/3/9/3974a291-ddbe-4525-9ed1-22bab43c05ae/934A3562824CACA7BB4D915E97709D2F.simpson-transcript-redacted.pdf I’ll add a news article when one becomes available
  17. Singularity

    Top Republican recruit to challenge Ohio Democratic Senator quits race

    Josh Mandel has been polling slightly ahead of Sen. Sherrod Brown in recent weeks. He is citing his wife's health as the reason for his exit. Will be interesting to see if that's taken seriously or if something else, be it personal scandal or fear of a Democratic wave, has nudged him out.
  18. D

    Tina Smith, Minnesota’s lieutenant governor, sworn in as senator following Franken re

    Tina Smith, Minnesota’s lieutenant governor, sworn in as senator following Franken resignation - ABC News By Adam Kelsey ==================================================== CONGRATULATIONS to new Democratic Senator Tina Smith from Minnesota sworn in to the United States Senate. KUDOS...
  19. EnigmaO01

    Finally got a response from my republican senator Todd Young on the new tax bill

    What a crock of shit! You'd think the bill is the Marshall plan for the U.S. or something. Below is his response followed by mine. Wish I had the time and I would tear it apart piece by piece. Of course it's an automatic form letter response crafted by one of his aides sent out to hundreds of...
  20. D

    'What is the White House afraid of?' with Mueller probe, Democratic senator asks

    'What is the White House afraid of?' with Mueller probe, Democratic senator asks - ABC News By NICKI ZINK ==================================================== That's exactly the thought of most Americans. What are Republicans so terribly afraid of with Mr. Mueller's investigation...