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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Schumer discusses the Senate's vote to Terminate the President's Emergency Declaration for the Southern Border. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, mnuchin, trump, mr. pascrell
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The White House delivers the President's annual budget request to Congress. Sponsor: Office of Management and Budget
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Federal Budget
Get a jump on the day's news with Christine Romans and Dave Briggs.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Nancy Pelosi, US House, federal budget, Mexico,...
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Congressional Republican leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), spoke in the Capitol about their opposition to H.R. 1, which addresses campaign finance, voting rights and ethics policy. Sen. McConnell called H.R. 1 a "terrible proposal," and said it would not be brought up for consideration on the Senate floor. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: california, washington, scalise, nancy pelosi
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A look at the day's top news and headlines.
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A look at the political career of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), featuring video from the C-SPAN archive, and analysis by Washington Post Senior Congressional Correspondent Paul Kane, and Bloomberg Politics National Political Reporter Sahil Kapur. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: mcconnell, mr. kapur, mr. kane, mitch mcconnell, sahil kapur, harry reid, paul kane, kentucky,...
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A look at the political career of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), featuring video from the C-SPAN archive, and analysis by New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent Carl Hulse, and Alex Bolton, Senior Staff Writer for The Hill. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: schumer, chuck schumer, new york, mcconnell, washington, durbin, harry reid, chuck, mitch...
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The Senate Rules and Administration Committee voted along party lines 10-9 to favorably report out of committee a resolution to change procedures for the consideration of presidential nominations. Members considered other committee business as well, however the majority of the debate focused on this resolution. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also took part in the vote and debate. S. Res 50, as it's formally known, is co-sponsored by the chair, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Sen. James...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Elections
Senate Democratic Leader Schumer spoke on the floor about the President's State of the Union address, and disputed many of the President's assertions. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, north korea, russia, nato, stacy abrams, mr. schumer, dr. jekyll
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke about President Trump's State of the Union address, and implored his Democratic colleagues to work with the President and Congressional Republicans. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mr. schumer
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Following President Trump's announcement of a deal to reopen government for three weeks, Majority Leader McConnell and Democratic Leader Schumer reacted to the deal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Mitch McConnell, Federal Budget, Immigration
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke to reporters about a deal reached with President Trump to reopen the federal government after 35 days of partial shutdown. The three-week deal to fund the government included no border wall funding, but the parties were set to negotiate the border security budget over the stop-gap period. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: ms. pelosi, mr. schumer, pelosi
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At the end of Tuesday's session, Majority Leader McConnell announced that both the President's latest proposal and a Democratic proposal will both be voted on later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Mitch McConnell, Immigration, Federal Budget
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At the end of Tuesday's session, Majority Leader McConnell announced that both the President's latest proposal and a Democratic proposal will both be voted on later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, mr. schumer, florida, washington, jay inslee, ecuador, scott
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Earlier today, as the Senate came into session, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came to the floor to discuss the government shutdown, and President Trump's recent proposal to negotiate. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Democrats on the U.S. Capitol Senate steps to talk about day 26 of the partial government shutdown and urge President Trump to re-open the government. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: washington, trump
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responded to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's earlier floor speech, calling his arguments "old and stale" and said McConnell can re-open the government. Schumer then spoke about the vote on Russia sanctions coming up later today, saying the resolution to maintain sanctions on three Russian companies is needed because President Trump doesn't have the strength to stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, russia, mexico, syria, pelosi, donald trump, trump
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds a press conference to discuss his meeting with William Barr, President Trump's pick to be attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mueller, william barr, missouri, donald trump, trump
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reiterates his call for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to open the government by taking up the House-passed spending legislation and then debate border security. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, trump
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and his leadership team briefed reporters after their weekly meeting with the Democratic caucus. Senator Schumer referred to the ongoing government shutdown as the "Trump shutdown," and said it was up to the president to reopen the government. He said public opinion was strengthening for his and the Democrats' position, and weakening against the President Trump's. "The American people are overwhelmingly on our side," he said....
Topics: mcconnell, iowa, murray, durbin, donald trump, texas
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his leadership team briefed reporters after their weekly meeting with the Republican conference. Senator McConnell blamed House Democrats for the ongoing government shutdown, and said the House majority needed to work with President Trump to reach a compromise. He said the planned Senate recess the following week would not occur if the government was still shut down. He also condemned remarks Rep. Steve King (R-IA) made in a New York Times...
Topics: chuck schumer, clinton
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke about his resolution to disapprove of the Treasury Department's relaxation of sanctions on three companies owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, who Schumer says has close ties to Vladimir Putin, organized crime and Paul Manafort. He says the sanctions should not be lifted before special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is complete. Of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's statement that the resolution is a "political stunt," Schumer...
Topics: russia, mcconnell
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On Day 24 of the government shutdown, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer came to the floor to call for an end to the shutdown and reiterate that the spending bills being passed by the House are the same pieces of legislation approved by the Senate in the previous Congress. He once again urged President Trump and Senate Republicans to re-open the government and then begin negotiations on border security. He was followed by Senate Appropriations Vice Chair Patrick Leahy, who discussed the...
Topics: mcconnell, tsa, vermont, paul manafort, russia, mueller
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Senate Democrats sought to bring up spending bills to re-open the federal government but Majority Leader McConnell objected. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer started it off talking about legislation passed in the House to re-open the government that "was drafted and supported by Senate Republicans." He said four of the bills in the House package passed the Senate 92-6 (in the last Congress, which he didn't mention). He said Sen. McConnell won't bring up the bills because he's...
Topics: israel, mcconnell, maryland, madden, mexico, fda, syria
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Senate Democrats sought to bring up spending bills to re-open the federal government but Majority Leader McConnell objected. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer started it off talking about legislation passed in the House to re-open the government that "was drafted and supported by Senate Republicans." He said four of the bills in the House package passed the Senate 92-6 (in the last Congress, which he didn't mention). He said Sen. McConnell won't bring up the bills because he's...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Charles Schumer, Federal Budget, Immigration, Homeland...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate with remarks on President Trump's speech last night and border security. He said today is "Day 19 of Senate Democrats' latest experiment in absentee negotiation." He went on to talk about drugs, criminals and gang members crossing the border and said the president's proposals are "eminently reasonable." He said that before the Trump presidency, Democrats supported similar proposals. He also touched on the Middle East...
Topics: U.S. Senate Sen. McConnell on Government Shutdown, Television Program
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference on the ongoing government shutdown which had extended 19 days. They were joined by government workers and members of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE). AFGE President Jeffrey David Cox said, "We want this shutdown to end," and opposed being "held hostage" by the shutdown. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: pelosi, schumer, fema, trump, holly salamido, mcconnell, mr. reaves, eric, steve
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Vice President Pence and congressional leaders had conflicting characterizations of a meeting at the White House with President Trump regarding the government shutdown that had extended 19 days. Both parties spoke to reporters and the only thing they were able to agree on was that the gathering was brief and the impasse would continue.
Topics: pelosi, schumer, nancy pelosi, washington, texas
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to President Trump's first national address. The president spoke to the nation from the Oval Office on border security and immigration policy, and called on lawmakers to pass legislation reopening the government from a partial shutdown and giving $5.7 billion to build a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. The two Democratic leaders called on President Trump and congressional Republicans to reopen the...
Topics: trump, mexico, washington
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Congressional Democratic leaders spoke briefly to reporters following their meeting with President Trump at the White House to discuss border security funding and day 14 of the government shutdown. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the president threatened to "keep the government closed for a very long period of time, months or even years.' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) added that the current impasse cannot be resolved until the federal government is reopened. Sponsor:...
Topics: Congressional Leaders Remarks after Meeting with President Trump, Television Program
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Congressional leaders spoke to reporters at the White House after a meeting with President Trump and a briefing on the situation at the border with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The president asked the lawmakers to return to the White House two days later to continue talks to reopen the government. Sponsor: White House | News Media Stakeout
Topics: schumer, mitch mcconnell, pelosi
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Updates of the day's news.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Nancy Pelosi, US House, Immigration, Federal Budget
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Senators Schumer, McConnell, Corker, Flake, and others came to the floor to discuss government funding. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Federal Budget, Immigration
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer spoke about the government funding deadline. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: mr. schumer
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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor about funding the federal government past the Friday midnight deadline. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell
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[LIVE] House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak to reporters in the Capitol about the government funding deadline and the status of pending legislation to keep the federal government open into 2019. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mattis, mcconnell, pelosi, syria, ryan
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer spoke about the short-term government spending measure the Senate passed last night (Wednesday) and called on President Trump not veto that Continuing Resolution. The New York Democrat was critical of members of the Republican House Freedom Caucus who want additional funding for a border wall. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mr. jordan, mexico
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following a weekly lunch meeting with the party's caucus. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said his party wouldn't support an offer from Republicans and the White House, which he panned as having a "slush fund" for President Trump. Senator Schumer and other Democrats also talked about their efforts to force a floor vote on legislation ordering Senate lawyers to defend the Affordable Care Act following a ruling from a Texas...
Topics: mitch mcconnell, schumer, murray, washington, manchin, booker
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Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters following a weekly lunch meeting with the party's caucus. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he would continue to work with the White House to adjust details of a bill to continue government funding into 2019. He and other Senate Republicans also talked about their efforts to pass a bill reforming aspects of the criminal justice system to focus more on supporting prisoners reentering society. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock,U.S....
Topics: mcconnell, schumer, leahy, shelby, texas
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[LIVE] Senators are expected to debate a resolution on ending U.S. involvement in Yemen War and condemning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Off the floor, talks continue on plans to fund the government past the December 21 deadline to avert a shutdown. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Federal Budget, Immigration
President Trump said he would be proud to "shut down the government for border security" in an Oval Office exchange with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). The leaders went back and forth over border security, building the wall, and the Congressional support and votes needed to pass funding legislation on this issue. Sponsor: White House | News Media Stakeout
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Nancy Pelosi, US House, Trump, Trump Administration,...
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that if there's a government shutdown, President Trump and Republicans would be to blame. He added that Democrats will be sticking to the $1.6 billion that was negotiated for the border wall. His comments came during a news conference with reporters on the Hill following a meeting with the Democratic caucus. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: mr. farr, north carolina, thomas farr, feinstein
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talked to reporters about the GOP agenda for the remainder of 2018. He also touched on other topics including funding for the border wall and a potential government shutdown, the Mississippi Senate race and the upcoming G20 summit. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: russia, vladimir putin, mississippi, mexico, virginia, tijuana
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) met with Republican senators-elect in his office in the Capitol. The group included Sen.-elect Mitt Romney (UT) and Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who ran against Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson and at the time was waiting on a recount in the state. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Office of the Majority Leader
Topics: Senate Majority Leader McConnell Meets with Republican Senators-Elect, Television Program
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Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) delivered a statement on the Florida Senate recount and why it's necessary. He criticized the actions of his opponent Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) for claiming voter fraud and accused him of abusing his power as governor to threaten election officials. Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY) called on Gov. Scott to recuse himself from the recount immediately. The two senators did not take any questions from reporters. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: florida, scott, nelson, bill nelson, schumer, arizona, donald trump, washington
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A mix of newsmaker interviews, political analysis, cultural segments and media analysis.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Elections, Supreme Court, Health Care, Infrastructure,...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to discuss the results of the 2018 midterm elections. He said the Democratic flip of the U.S. House would provide a "check" on President Trump. He also answered questions on the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and on how various campaign messages worked for both his party and the Republicans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, donald trump, wisconsin, trump, pennsylvania, nancy pelosi, schumer, mueller, michigan
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a news conference to discuss the results of 2018 midterm elections calling it "a good morning for Senate Republicans." Majority Leader McConnell thanked President Trump for supporting Republican Senate candidates saying, "it clearly had a positive impact on the outcome." In addition, he was asked about possible attempts by House Democrats in trying to obtain the president's tax records. Senate McConnell responded saying,...
Topics: pelosi, martha mcsally
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) holds a news conference to discuss elections results. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, wisconsin, robert mueller, trump, donald trump, michigan, pennsylvania, joe donnelly,...
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A look at the day's top news and headlines.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Elections, Bipartisanship, Health Care, Medicaid,...
A look at the day's news and headlines.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Elections, Immigration, Infrastructure, Supreme Court,...
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The veteran newsman breaks down the day's top stories and how they impact American taxpayers. Also: emerging financial trends and top market moves are highlighted in a "Moneyline" segment.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Health Care
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Analysis and discussion of the day's top stories and compelling issues from Lawrence O'Donnell.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Medicaid, Social Security, Medicare
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Brian Williams examines the day's top political stories and current political-campaign news.
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Brian Williams examines the day's top political stories and current political-campaign news.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Civil Rights, Supreme Court, Women
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Guests include Sen. Lindsey Graham; Ronna McDaniel; and Sen. Ben Cardin. Josh Holmes, Chris Stirewalt, Marie Harf and Juan Williams are on the panel. Also: an interview with Matthew Wendel.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court, Women, Civil Rights, Elections
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CBS' venerable Sunday-morning newsmaker-interview show also aired in prime time in 1960 and '61. When the series premiered in 1954, the first guest was Sen. Joseph McCarthy.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court, Women, Civil Rights, Elections, Taxes,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnelll (R-KY) held a press conference following the Senate's vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court Justice. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: mcconnell, brett kavanaugh, clarence thomas, washington, collins
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responded to Majority Leader McConnell's remarks about the confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh. He also spoke about Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault charge against Judge Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, mister, feinstein
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer spoke about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Senator Schumer was critical of President Trump's comments about Christine Blasey Ford at a campaign rally. The New York Democrat called on President Trump to apologized to her. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, the f.b.i., trump, mcconnell, donald trump, dr. blasey ford, clintons, mcgahn
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a motion to limit debate on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He began by saying the Senate was receiving the results of the FBI report on sexual allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, kavanaugh, brett m. kavanaugh
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Senate Majority Mitch McConnell spoke about the nomination Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. He was critical of Democrats' attempts to block the nomination. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, brett kavanaugh, durban
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters on the legislative agenda for the week following their weekly party caucus lunch. All of the questions from reporters focused on the timing of confirmation votes for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court left by retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) also spoke on the Kavanaugh nomination and the sexual assault allegations against the nominee. Sponsor:...
Topics: fbi, kavanaugh, ms. ramirez
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Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters on the legislative agenda. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said there would be a vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. He and the other leaders criticized what they called stall tactics by Senate Democrats. Senator John Thune (R-SD), the chair of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, also talked briefly about progress of a reauthorization measure for the Federal Aviation...
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Senate Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the conduct of Democrats during the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination process, saying that they keep "moving the goal posts." He declared again a final confirmation vote would happen on "this floor, this week." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to the floor to laud the 1-week delay in the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process to allow for an FBI investigation. He was followed by Majority Leader McConnell, who lamented the confirmation process and blamed Democrats for the partisanship regarding the nomination. He also blamed Christine Blasey Ford for being intransigent in her negotiations with the Judiciary Committee. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Charles Schumer, Supreme Court, Women
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came to the floor to laud the 1-week delay in the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation process to allow for an FBI investigation. He was followed by Majority Leader McConnell, who lamented the confirmation process and blamed Democrats for the partisanship regarding the nomination. He also blamed Christine Blasey Ford for being intransigent in her negotiations with the Judiciary Committee. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, mister
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New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D) came to the Senate floor to address the recently filed affidavit of Julie Swetnick accusing Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. He called on the GOP to immediately suspend proceedings on the nomination, the President to order an FBI investigation into the nominees background, and Judge Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke about the hearing on the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: cavanagh, mister
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decried "uncorroborated decades-old" allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and then criticized how Democrats on the Judiciary Committee have handled the allegations of Christine Ford and lauded Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley's handling of the situation. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, grassley, brett kavanaugh, madam
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the floor, also talking about GOP attempts to "plow through" confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. He went on to rebut charges from Majority Leader McConnell that Christine Ford's allegations are a "Democratic smear job." Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, kavanaugh, fbi, dr. ford, grassley
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his leadership team spoke with reporters after their weekly lunch with Senate Republicans. They talked about some of the details of the forthcoming hearing with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a 1982 incident of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford. Leader McConnell said that Republican members of the Judiciary Committee, all of them male, had hired a female staffer to ask questions during the...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) spoke about sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He called for an FBI investigation on the allegations, and asks why Republicans are against a fact-finding probe. He also criticizes Judiciary Committee Chair Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for not allowing other witnesses at Thursday's hearing and rushing the hearing. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, fbi, mcconnell, grassley
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Senate Leader Mitch McConnell spoke about the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and former Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) were among the featured speakers at the annual Values Voter Summit hosted by the Family Research Council and its FRC Action legislative arm. Speakers talked about the intersection of national politics and social conservatism. Many speakers also talked about the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retired Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy. Senator...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Religion, Supreme Court