April 24, 2024

Dem Sen. Bennet: Iran Has More Power Than Before, But There’s Blame on Trump, Obama Too

During an interview aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) stated that “there should be criticism of administrations on both sides of the aisle” over how they handled Iran, and Iran has “been able to forge influence in the region that is much more substantial than anything

Battle of the Mikes: Sen. Lee Calls Out Speaker Johnson

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) called out House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) on Monday night after it was revealed that House Republicans were planning to attempt to pass four bills, including one that would send more aid to Ukraine, under the guise of one. Johnson revealed during a closed House Republican Conference meeting that he had

Exclusive: Sen. John Cornyn Raises ‘Serious Concerns’ with Senate Immigration Deal

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) has “serious concerns” with the Senate’s just-introduced immigration plan, he told Breitbart News through a spokesperson on Monday morning. “Now that I have seen text, I have questions and serious concerns,” Cornyn said in a statement to this outlet. Cornyn’s comment did not say straight up he would oppose or vote

Sen. John Fetterman’s top communication staffers resign after backlash over politician’s pro-Israel stance

Three top communication staffers in Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman’s office left for other left-leaning offices, all within the span of a month.  The departures come as the Pennsylvania Democrat has made headlines for his stances on Israel and immigration, separating him from his fellow Democrat colleagues. Joe Calvello formerly worked as Fetterman’s Director of Communications both in his […]

Sen. Lisa Murkowski ‘can’t get behind Donald Trump,’ vague about her future with GOP

Sen. Lisa Murkowski ripped into former President Donald Trump Sunday, categorically ruling out the possibility of voting for him while being evasive about her future with the Republican Party. “I wish that as Republicans, we had … a nominee that I could get behind,” Murkowski (R-Alaska) vented to CNN. “I certainly can’t get behind Donald Trump.” Earlier […]

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott Endorses Trump in Brutal Blow to Nikki Haley

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), a former 2024 campaign rival to former President Donald Trump, endorsed the 45th president on Friday night at a New Hampshire event — marking a brutal, even possibly fatal, blow to the campaign of former Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC), who first appointed Scott to the U.S. Senate in 2012. Scott enthusiastically

Biden Co-Chair, Dem Sen. Coons: Biden Acting on Border Has ‘Been Considered,’ I Think It’s Not ‘Best Step’

On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Biden Campaign Co-Chair Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) responded to a question on whether President Joe Biden will issue executive orders on immigration by stating that while executive orders have “been considered,” “I continue to think that the best step for us to take is to

Dem Sen. Baldwin: Going to the Left of Roe to Ban States from Passing Laws that ‘Interfere with’ Abortion Is on Ballot

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) stated that abortion is on the ballot in the 2024 elections, her election is the best example of this, and pointed to her “effort to restore Roe v. Wade to our national laws, and take the additional step of making sure that states

SNL Calls Sen. Katie Britt a ‘Crazy B*tch’ as Scarlett Johansson Parodies Her SOTU Response

March 1src (UPI) — Scarlett Johansson unexpectedly appeared in a Saturday Night Live sketch this weekend, mocking Republican Sen. Katie Britt’s recent rebuttal to U.S. President Joe Biden’s State of the Union speech. The show began with a cold open segment showing an exaggeratedly high-energy Biden (Mikey Day) addressing the country. Day’s Biden reminded Vice

Sen. Bob Menendez Accused of Accepting Bribes from Qatari Royal Family

Embattled Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) has been slapped with additional allegations of accepting bribes from the Qatari royal family. “The new allegations accuse Menendez, who has pleaded not guilty to all prior counts, of making positive comments about Qatar in exchange for items of value, including luxury wristwatches,” reported ABC NY. The wristwatches allegedly offered

Utah Sen. Mike Lee endorses Trump

“Whether you like Trump or not, Americans face a binary choice,” Utah Sen. Mike Lee wrote in a post to X, formerly known as Twitter. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Utah Sen. Mike Lee endorsed former President Donald Trump, calling the presidential race a “binary choice.” “Look, whether you like Donald Trump or not, whether you agree

Dem Sen. Padilla: Israel, Ukraine Money Shouldn’t Be Hostage for Border, We Should Have My Amnesty in There

On Thursday’s broadcast of ABC’s “GMA3,” Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) stated that he doesn’t think Israel and Ukraine money “should necessarily be held hostage for” border and immigration policy, but also lamented the lack of protections or a path to legal status for some people in the country illegally in the talks. Padilla said, “[F]or

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott proposes to girlfriend who was revealed during his brief presidential run

Former presidential candidate Sen. Tim Scott received a ringing endorsement from one particular South Carolina voter over the weekend. Scott, a lifelong bachelor, popped the question Saturday night to his girlfriend, Mindy Noce, whom he publicly revealed amid a slew of media curiosity over his dating life during his brief run for president last year. […]

Sen. Marsha Blackburn calls on NSA Jake Sullivan to resign

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., called on National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan to resign and said the U.S. government needs to re-freeze the $6 billion in Iranian assets. When asked about Sullivan, Blackburn said: “He has not served this country or the president well, and I think it is time for him to go.” “When you […]

Sen Joni Ernst wants remote government workers investigated: ‘We’re coming after them’

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is urging the Inspector General to launch a federal investigation into whether some government agencies are overpaying remote workers who receive a Washington D.C. salary but live in a lower cost of living state — a problem she says was exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote work spread rapidly as a […]

Senate unanimously passes resolution to reinstate formal dress code after Sen. John Fetterman controversy

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution late Wednesday formalizing business attire as the proper dress code while on the floor of the chamber following bipartisan backlash, after Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., quietly relaxed dress requirements last week that allowed Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., to continue to wear hooded sweatshirts and gym shorts. The bipartisan […]

Sen. Tommy Tuberville Backs Biden Impeachment Inquiry, ‘Shocked’ by the Evidence

Mariam Zuhaib, File/AP Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) announced his support for House Republicans’ impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden on Wednesday. Tuberville claimed he was “shocked by the scale of the allegations and the strength of the evidence” after he and his colleagues in the Senate met with House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-OH)

GOP Sen. Rounds: McConnell Capable Leader — He ‘Is Sharp and Shrewd’

Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was fully capable of being leader after he froze and was unresponsive twice during press conferences. Rounds said, “I spoke with Mitch yesterday afternoon and told him I was going to be doing an interview, and I

Congress has power to reform Supreme Court, Sen. Whitehouse says

“In terms of administering how the internal ethics of the judicial branch are done — heck, the judicial conference which does that is a creation of Congress,” Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Congress “absolutely can” reform Supreme Court ethics rules, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said, despite some arguments that Congressional interference would be

Pennsylvania Republicans zero in on 2 big names in bid to unseat Sen. Casey

Pennsylvania Republicans’ prospects in their bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Bob Casey hinge on the pending campaign announcements of two high-profile candidates. Hedge fund CEO David McCormick, who narrowly lost his party’s nomination to cardiothoracic surgeon and television personality Mehmet Oz in last year’s Senate race, has shored up the support of moderates, party leaders, […]

Sen. Dianne Feinstein returns to Washington, DC following months-long absence

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., returned to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday after taking a months-long absence following a shingles diagnosis. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer confirmed the longtime senator’s return in a statement, saying he is pleased that his “friend Dianne is back in the Senate and ready to roll up her sleeves and get […]

Sen Tuberville calls out USWNT star Megan Rapinoe over stance on transgender participation in women’s sports

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., called out USWNT star Megan Rapinoe over her stance on trans athlete participation in women’s sports, saying she and others “don’t stand up for what’s right in this country.” During an appearance on The Daily Wire’s “Crain & Company,” the former Auburn football coach took aim at Rapinoe, who last month […]

Sen Rick Scott details bill to fund armed officers in US schools

Florida Senator Rick Scott introduced legislation on Tuesday that would reroute the billions of dollars earmarked for the Internal Revenue Service in Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act to hire armed officers at schools across the country. The School Guardian Act would create a block grant program administered by the Justice Department which would give K-12 schools […]

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Ernst Introduces Bill To Try To Prevent Chinese, Russian Influence In National Security Contracting

Republican Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst introduced legislation Friday that would prevent the Department of Defense (DOD) from contracting with consulting firms that simultaneously advise the United States and countries of concern, such as Russia and China. The Daily Caller first obtained a copy of the legislation, entitled the Combating Obstructive National Security Underreporting of Legitimate

Exclusive — North Carolina Sen. Ted Budd Endorses Donald Trump for President

Sen. Ted Budd (R-NC), the freshman U.S. Senator who just won in the 2022 midterm elections, is formally endorsing former President Donald Trump for president in 2024, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Budd, who won the GOP nomination last year in a crowded primary in large part thanks to Trump’s early support, replaced longtime former

Sen. Cruz: Biden ‘Willing to Tank the Economy’ with Debt Ceiling Stalemate

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” that President Joe Biden was “willing to tank the economy” over the debt ceiling debate. Cruz said, “It is really unfortunate to see how Joe Biden is approaching this job. It is all politics all the time and he consistency goes to

Possibility of ‘popular revolt’ about gun control, Sen. Chris Murphy says

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) noted that Congress had passed a gun-control law last year, and he said he hopes the government will build on that. | Francis Chung/POLITICO There could be a “popular revolt,” if the Supreme Court blocks some kinds of gun control legislation, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said Sunday. “If the Supreme Court

Sen. Richard Blumenthal injured during basketball parade

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said: “I did indeed fracture my femur after a fellow parade goer tripped & fell on me during the parade.” | Francis Chung/POLITICO Sen. Richard Blumenthal underwent surgery Sunday after suffering a broken leg during the University of Connecticut’s victory parade for its NCAA men’s basketball champions. “I just got out of

GOP Sen. Mullin on OPEC Cut: Biden Has Increased Dependence on China’s Allies, Countries Cozying up to Iran

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Bottom Line,” Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) reacted to OPEC+’s announcement that it will cut production by pointing to Saudi Arabia’s recent China-brokered deal with Iran and arguing that President Joe Biden’s energy policy has now made us more dependent on China’s allies. Mullin said, “He cut 8srcsrc,srcsrcsrc

Sen. Angus King: America Should Support Ukraine Until ‘Putin Is Out’

Sen. Angus King (I-ME) said during a press conference on Monday that America should continue to support Ukraine until Russia’s Vladimir “Putin is out.” One person asked King, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, how long the United States should continue to support Ukraine as the conflict between Ukraine and Russia will soon