Republican leaders are demanding answers from the White House after it was reported Friday that the Russian Federation put a bounty on the heads of American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan, Bloomberg News reported. According to a New York Times report Sunday, the American intelligence community members and commandos were aware of the information in January. [
Top Republican senators defended President Donald Trump's right to fire Geoffrey Berman, the powerful prosecutor atop the Manhattan US Attorney's office who has pursued President Donald Trump and his allies, and said they believe the investigations underway in his office would continue despite his ouster.
Some senators did take issue with the initial handling and fallout of the decision to remove Geoffrey Berman.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) told reporters at the Capitol that he was not concerned by Berman’s dismissal, describing the matter as a “sideshow” and “another tempest in the teapot.”
On Monday, former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub tore into Senate Republicans for standing behind President Donald Trump in spite of all his attacks on the rule of law. In particular, Shaub tweeted, Senate Republicans’ refusal to exert any oversight in the wake of Trump firing the U.S. attorney for the Southern District [
Senate Republicans have stood by Trump through controversy over the controversy, but the rampant spread of COVID-19 is emerging as a breaking point.
Some senators proposed new sanctions and designating Moscow as a state sponsor of terrorism.
Senate Republicans are defending President Trump's handling of intelligence claiming that Russia's military intelligence units offered bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. troops, arguing the evidence of bounties ha
With Donald Trump's political fortunes heading into a tail spin, so go Senate Republicans. In a new battleground state poll released by New York Times/Siena, Senate Republicans are plunging—whether it's in states they were trying to defend or states they hoped could provide pickup opportunities.
WASHINGTON — President Trump’s erratic performance in office and his deteriorating standing in the polls is posing a grave threat
The confirmation of the Mississippian, over Democratic opposition, fills the final appeals court vacancy and makes him the 200th judge installed by President Trump.
In early February, all but one Republican senator outright voted to acquit Donald Trump of impeachment charges without so much as hearing from one single witness. But judging by Senate Republican campaign ads four months later, you'd be forgiven if you thought Trump had been convicted and booted from office.