GOP Sen Blunt refuses to support Supreme Court nominee

D.C. 04/04/22, 15:04

A Republican from Missouri will not support a judiciary candidate for the nation's highest court. Sen. Roy Blunt refused to vote in support of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. "She is certainly qualified [and] I think she has got a great personality ... but the judicial philosophy seems to be ...

GOP Sen. McConnell decries RNC for censuring Capitol riot panel members

Trending 02/09/22, 02:23

A Republican from Kentucky urged party leaders to stop targeting members for holding divergent views. Sen. Mitch McConnell joined colleagues in denouncing the Republican National Committee (RNC) for censuring Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) and fellow Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) The pair were widely criticized for helping House Democrats blame former President ...

Voting remarks spark backlash, McConnell explains he made ‘inadvertent omission’

U.S. 01/25/22, 15:11

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) explained that he inadvertently omitted a word in a remark about Black voters that sparked a massive backlash. The backlash emerged online after McConnell last Wednesday responded to a question asking if color voters would be negatively impacted if Democrats' sweeping election voting bill did not pass. He answered at ...

Mitch McConnell has GOP’s ‘full support’ to lead Senate says Sen. Romney

U.S. 01/18/22, 03:30

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has the Republican Party's complete endorsement. Mitt Romney believes McConnell will receive full GOP support as Senate minority leader. "I think there is full support for Mitch McConnell, there is no question about that," he said in a video shared on YouTube. "I have not heard anything other ...

Biden orders GOP to ‘get out of the way’ in preventing national debt default

U.S. 10/05/21, 17:05

America can avoid financial default if every Republican stops questioning the Biden administration, the president said on Oct. 4. Joe Biden ordered every Republican senator to let Democrats raise the national debt ceiling without opposition. "They need to stop playing Russian roulette with the U.S. economy," he said in a statement. "Republicans ...

Republicans sue two Vermont cities for accepting foreign votes

U.S. 09/28/21, 18:18

A political committee that leads the national Republican Party took legal action against two Vermont cities for letting noncitizens vote on Sept. 28. The Republican National Committee (RNC) is suing Montpellier and Winooski for allegedly breaching electoral integrity. Both town charters are accused of violating a fundamental rule that only Americans ...

Trump seeks GOP candidate to replace Senate minority leader McConnell says report

U.S. 09/20/21, 15:47

Donald Trump is reportedly searching for a new Senate minority leader on Sept. 19. The former president hopes to find a new replacement for Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to take over as the Republican Party's most influential person. Sources familiar with the situation revealed Trump recently spoke with senators and allies about potentially removing ...

Biden admin faces bipartisan criticism on fall of Afghanistan

Middle East 08/16/21, 16:17

Joe Biden's administration faces criticism from both sides of the aisle over its mismanaged U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Republicans and Democrats criticized the president for letting the Taliban seize control of Kabul much sooner than expected. Biden had intended to end a two decades-long armed conflict in the Middle Eastern country. However, ...

Senate GOP leader outlines demands for spending deal to avoid government shutdown

U.S. 08/05/21, 15:36

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday, Aug. 4, laid out the Republican Party’s demands for a government-funding deal as Congress seeks a bipartisan consensus on a spending package to help avoid a looming shutdown. “When it comes to floor consideration, we cannot and will not start planting individual trees ...

CCP Virus vaccine debate divides Republicans

Opinion 07/25/21, 19:21

A fight over whether to promote Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus vaccines more aggressively is claimed to be dividing the Republican membership. Those concerned about the virus's return oppose a GOP minority that recently raised alarm about the national immunization program. Politico reported the widening split is evident on Capitol Hill ...

GOP Sen. Tim Scott caught ‘fake news media’ describing his ‘poverty’ stricken family as ‘privilege’

Trending 04/29/21, 00:06

A Republican from South Carolina exposed one of the national capitol's major media companies for spreading false and misleading details about his family history. Sen. Tim Scott caught The Washington Post reporting what he considers 'fake news' about his ancestors' financial situation. Fact checker editor Glenn Kessler incorrectly concluded Scott's family was ...

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