April 23, 2021

Alabama Secretary Of State Drops Senate Bid After Being Confronted With Affair

April 08, 2021 9:18 AM ET Republican Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill announced Wednesday that he would not run for Senate after admitting to an affair. Merrill initially denied the affair but admitted to it after AL.com reporters obtained audio of him speaking over the phone with his mistress. National File first reported the…

Poll: Doug Collins Leads Republicans in Hypothetical Georgia Senate Primary

According to an OnMessage Inc. poll, former Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) leads the Republican Senate primary in a hypothetical match-up. The survey found the former representative would start at the front of the Republican field. When the survey asked, “if the election were held today and the candidates were Doug Collins and Kelly Loeffler, for whom…

Mo Brooks Announces Bid for Alabama U.S. Senate Seat

For more than a decade, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) has represented Alabama’s fifth congressional district in the U.S House of Representatives. But next year, he hopes to change that with a successful run for higher office. On Monday, Brooks announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL). The…

Rick Scott: Dems Need Us for a Quorum, if They Abolish Filibuster ‘Nothing Will Happen’ in Senate

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) said that if Democrats move to eliminate the filibuster, “nothing will happen in the Senate.” And pointed out Republicans would have to show up in order for the Senate to have a quorum. Scott said, “I mean, look, if they want…

Senate Confirms Joe Biden Nominee Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative

The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to confirm President Joe Biden’s nominee, Katherine Tai, to serve as his administration’s top trade official. In a unanimous, bipartisan vote of 98-0, Tai was confirmed as U.S. Trade Representative, making her the 19th member of Biden’s cabinet to receive confirmation and the first Asian American to hold the position since…

NRA: Democrat Gun Control Likely to Get Senate Hearing Next Week

The NRA is warning that “Senate Insiders” believe a Democrat gun control bill “will likely get” a hearing in the Senate next week after it passed the House on March 12. The NRA tweeted: 🚨BREAKING: U.S. Senate insiders are reporting that Biden’s extreme gun control will likely get a hearing NEXT WEEK. Anti-gun bills just…

Senate Passes Partisan $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Package

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package, which includes $1,400 stimulus payments and $350 billion to cities and states, passed the Senate Saturday afternoon 50 to 49. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) was absent due to a family emergency. ****50-49**** Amended $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan passed and sent back to the House, which still needs to pass it.…

Exclusive — Ohio Senate Candidate Josh Mandel Presses Governor DeWine to End Mask Mandate, Reopen Ohio Entirely

Former Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel, a GOP candidate for U.S. Senate next year, told Breitbart News exclusively he is calling on Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to cut the nonsense, end his state’s mask mandate, and reopen Ohio entirely right now. What’s more, Breitbart News can also exclusively reveal a lengthy statement from DeWine’s office…

Jayapal: Senate Dems Should Overrule Parliamentarian if Needed to Raise Minimum Wage

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” House Progressive Caucus Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) stated that if the Senate parliamentarian votes that a minimum wage increase cannot be passed via budget reconciliation, Senate Democrats should vote to overrule the parliamentarian. Host Rachel Maddow asked Jayapal if she thinks “Democrats in the Senate should use…

Watch: Joe Biden’s Transgender Nominee for Assistant Health Secretary Faces Senate Hearing

Rachel Levine, who is often described as a transgender woman, faces a nomination hearing at 10 a.m. on Thursday before a U.S. Senate Committee. President Joe Biden nominated Levine for the top management job as the assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Levine is a doctor and will…

Senate GOP: Biden Amnesty Floods U.S. Workforce During Coronavirus Crisis

Senate Republicans are lining up to oppose President Joe Biden’s massive amnesty plan that would legalize between 11 to 22 million illegal aliens and increase legal immigration levels, all while more than 17 million Americans remain jobless. On Thursday, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced Biden’s amnesty plan to Congress, seeking to hugely inflate the United…

Ivanka Trump Told Rubio She Will Not Challenge Him For Senate

February 18, 2021 11:58 AM ET Ivanka Trump reportedly told Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio that she will not challenge him in a Senate run in 2022 after ongoing speculation. “Marco did speak with Ivanka a few weeks ago,” Nick Iacovella, a spokesman for Rubio told The New York Times. “Ivanka offered her support for…

Chaos in the Senate: Democrat Impeachment Managers Withdraw Statements Falsely Attributed to Sen. Mike Lee After Schumer Intervention

Chaos erupted at the end of the second day of the second impeachment trial of now former President Donald Trump as House Democrats were forced to withdraw from the record a statement a GOP senator said was falsely attributed to him after Senate Democrats lost control of the proceedings while they sought to wrap up…

Exclusive — Rep. Fleischmann Warns of ‘Nightmare’ Scenario if Georgia Votes Democrat in Senate Runoffs: ‘God Forbid’ if Kamala Harris Breaks Ties

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview this weekend that he is concerned about a potential “nightmare” scenario whereby the Democrats would take control of the United States Senate if their candidates somehow won the U.S. Senate runoff elections on Jan. 5 in Georgia. Fleischmann, who appeared on Breitbart News Saturday…

Ken Blackwell: What Trump Must Do in His Senate Impeachment Trial

We are less than a week away from a congressional event that will be a pivotal moment on our nation’s history as a constitutional republic, and former President Donald Trump should use this unconstitutional impeachment trial to force a national conversation on democratic principles and election integrity. The former president should order his lawyers to…

Senate Confirms Antony Blinken as Joe Biden’s Secretary of State

The Senate confirmed Antony Blinken as secretary of state on Tuesday, a position that makes him the top official in President Joe Biden’s cabinet. Blinken, a longtime Biden aide who served as deputy national security adviser and deputy secretary of state under former President Barack Obama, was confirmed 78–22, with all votes against Blinken coming…

Biden Says Senate Impeachment Trial ‘Has To Happen’

President Joe Biden told CNN on Monday that the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump “has to happen.” “I think it has to happen,” Biden told CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins in a brief White House interview, offering what CNN called the president’s “most extensive comments” on the subject since assuming office last…

Key Senate Republicans Reject Joe Biden’s Amnesty for Illegal Aliens

Key Senate Republicans, many of whom have supported amnesties in the past, are rejecting President Joe Biden’s plan to give amnesty to about 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States that also includes increases to legal immigration. Biden, who released his amnesty plan this week, wants to provide approximately all illegal…

Nancy Pelosi Won’t Say When She Will Send Impeachment Article to the Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has yet to say when she will send the impeachment article over to the Senate, calling into question her party’s self-proclaimed sense of urgency to take action following the January 6 protest at the U.S. Capitol. Both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), both…

‘This Is Political Theater’: Alan Dershowitz Refuses To Defend Trump In Senate Impeachment Trial After Representing Him In First One

January 15, 2021 10:58 AM ET Attorney Alan Dershowitz said he likely won’t be joining President Donald Trump’s legal team if a second Senate impeachment trial is held, The Boston Globe reported Thursday. Dershowitz represented Trump in the president’s Senate impeachment trial in 2020, in which he was acquitted of both charges of abuse of…

Trump: Democrats Will Turn U.S. into ‘One-Party Country’ if They Win Senate Runoff

Democrats will turn America into a one-party country if they win the Senate runoff elections, President Donald Trump said Monday in Dalton, Georgia. “They’ll make Washington, DC, and other liberal places the 51st, 52nd, 53rd states of the union, guaranteeing the radical left a permanent majority of the U.S. Senate and the House, and the…

Poll: Statistical Ties in Georgia’s Senate Runoff, Democrats Holding Slight Edge

Georgia Senate Democrat hopefuls hold a slight lead over GOP incumbent Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) one week ahead of the highly anticipated runoff elections, a Trafalgar Group survey released Tuesday found. The survey, fielded December 23-27, found Jon Ossoff leading Perdue in the Peach State, 50.4 percent to 47.7 percent with…

Here’s The Latest Intel On The Georgia Senate Races

Georgia flipped blue for the first time since the 1992 presidential race, making the senate runoff races critical for Republicans who want to maintain control of the Senate and retain significant power in the political arena. Here’s what’s going on. Incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue and Democratic challengers Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon…

Minnesota Republican Senate Candidate Jason Lewis Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Update (2:20 PM): Minnesota Republican Senate candidate Jason Lewis is out of surgery, which was “successful and minimally invasive,” his campaign said Monday afternoon. Read Breitbart News’ original report below.  Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jason Lewis’s emergency hernia surgery was successful and he could be released from the hospital within a couple days, his campaign manager…

Perdue: ‘Who Would Believe That You Could Spend a Half-a-Billion Dollars in Two Senate Seats in One State?’

During this week’s broadcast of FNC’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. David Perdue (R-GA), who is in the middle of a heated re-election bid against Democrat opponent Jon Ossoff, criticized outside money from beyond Georgia funding his opponent to change the country economically and socially. Perdue remarked his race had become a national race and said…

Jon Ossoff Predicts ‘Obstructionism As Far As The Eye Can See’ If GOP Holds Senate

November 29, 2020 1:51 PM ET Democratic Georgia U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff predicted “obstructionism as far as the eye can see” if the Republican Party maintains control of the U.S. Senate. Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock are facing off in a January 5 runoff against Republican Georgia Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. The…

Donald Trump Urges Georgia Supporters to Vote for Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Senate Runoffs

President Donald Trump on Friday told his supporters to defend the Republican Senate majority by backing Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) in the Georgia runoff elections. The president reacted to a Newsmax article about Trump supporters in Georgia considering a boycott of the election. “No, the 2020 Election was a total scam,…

Mark Meadows Says He Won’t Run For Senate In 2022

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said he won’t run for Senate in 2022, the Raleigh News & Observer reported Friday. Republican North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr has said he’s not seeking a fourth term, leaving the Senate seat open, the Raleigh News & Observer reported. “I love the people of North Carolina. But…

Senate Republicans release files they say ‘undercut’ Steele dossier

The Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday released newly declassified documents that they say “significantly undercut” the “reliability” of the infamous Steele dossier from the Russia probe, as well as the accuracy and reliability of the factual assertions in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page.The first…

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice, hours after Senate votes to confirm.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th Associate Supreme Court Justice on Saturday  (Fred Schilling/Supreme Court) Judge Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the 114th Supreme Court justice late Saturday, just hours after the Senate voted to approve President Trump’s nominee to the nation’s highest court after a rancorous confirmation battle. Kavanaugh was sworn […]

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