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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a year-end news conference highlighting some of the major achievements of the year and outlining the areas for more bipartisan effort. He answered a range of questions on what to expect in 2018, including healthcare legislation, immigration policy, and examining the Senate's sexual harassment policy. Leader McConnell also commented on his colleague, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), wishing him well on his road to recovery and said he fully expected him...
Topics: mcconnell, steve bannon, graham, louisville, kentucky, schumer, russia, durbin
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The Wall Street Journal hosted its annual CEO Council meeting in Washington, DC. In this portion, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about the Senate Republican agenda, including passing tax reform, the 2018 budget, and an infrastructure bill. Sen. McConnell also talked about the Alabama Senate special election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. The majority leader called his party's nominee "a completely unacceptable candidate" in light of recent...
Topics: alaska, alabama, roy moore, mcconnell, lisa murkowski, washington, virginia, iran, mitch mcconnell
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Speaking at the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Roy Moore is "a completely unacceptable candidate." He said, "Roy Moore should withdraw. The women who have come forward are completely credible. His campaign is collapsing." He also said that he was in talks with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Chief of Staff Kelly on the best way to move forward, including the possibility of having Attorney General...
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In a press conference on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) criticized the Republican tax proposal to eliminate deductions for state and local taxes. He also commented on other issues including disaster relief and the need for universal background checks for gun purchases. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, new york, washington, west virginia, pelosi, california
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the failed attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, Russia's interference in the 2016 elections, and President Trump's remarks regarding with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, mueller, trump, washington, massachusetts, chuck schumer, alexander, pennsylvania, north...
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) outlined three steps Senate Democrats were seeking related to the firing of FBI Director James Comey. First, a special prosecutor should be appointed but not by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Instead, the prosecutor should be chosen by the top career official at the Justice Department. Second, James Comey should testify before Congress. Third, Attorney General Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein should separately brief all...
Topics: mr. rosenstein, rosenstein, russia, mr. comey, comey
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Senator Schumer said he found the involvement of Attorney General Sessions troubling and that the president made a mistake. He also called for special prosecutor in the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, FBI, Russia, Legal Issues
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to tweets by President Trump calling for a government shutdown when the omnibus budget deal expires at the end of September 2017. Minority Leader Schumer talked about the bipartisan nature of the deal and why the President should support it. He also spoke about President Trump's tax policy proposal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He laid out his reasons for opposing the nominee and talked a bit about the upcoming "Nuclear Option" threatened by the Republicans, positing that instead of Senate procedures needing to be changed, perhaps the nominee should be changed. He started his comments by paying tribute to those killed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in an explosion earlier...
Topics: gorsuch, obama, merrick garland, washington, breyer, mcconnell, neil gorsuch, russia
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) touted President Trump's expected executive order rolling back some environmental rules regarding energy production, specifically coal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked first about investigations into the Trump campaign's contacts with Russia. He also spoke about failed Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. He mentioned a willingness to work with the president on health care and asked for the president to rescind some of his executive orders related to the Affordable Care Act. He finished by talking about tax reform efforts, warning that Republicans should heed the lessons of what just...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for a special prosecutor to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 elections and criticized a new executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority nations. He later talked about Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for a special prosecutor to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 elections and criticized a new executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority nations. He later talked about Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at a news conference called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign in the wake of a reporting he lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Senator Schumer said because Attorney General Sessions is the chief law enforcement officer of the U.S. and should be trusted beyond a doubt, the doubts cast on his trustworthiness disqualify him from heading up any investigation on the Trump...
Topics: mcconnell, russia, ryan, ken starr
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Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Carper (D-DE), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke to reporters about U.S.-Russia relations following media reports Trump campaign aides had contact with Russian officials prior to the election. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: russia, gardner, warner, fbi, michael flynn
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary. He also touched briefly on the president's immigration order and Russia. He was followed by Senators Murray (D-WA)), Van Hollen (D-MD) and Hirono (D-HI), all of whom spoke against the confirmation of Ms. Devos. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, betsy devos, madam, ms. devos, trump, isis, alaska, maine, new york
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People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: Democratic Party
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Republicans were "plotting and soon will be executing a full-scale assault" on the health care system. He spoke with reporters on the party's legislative agenda after Senate Democratic leaders met with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on the new administration's priorities. Topics of questions included the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court nomination. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: hoosiers, journal, kamala harris, washington, indiana, obama
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act, saying Democrats would hold Republicans responsible for the effects of repealing the health care law. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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