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 ...

Trump praises Sen. Blunt following his retirement announcement

U.S. 03/10/21, 05:31

Former President Donald Trump has praised GOP Sen. Roy Blunt after the Missouri lawmaker announced that he will not be seeking re-election to the Senate in 2022.  “I very much appreciate and respect the career of Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri,” Trump said in a statement issued on Tuesday, March 9, through the Save ...

12 GOP senators join Dems to block Trump border declaration

Politics 03/14/19, 16:47

Twelve Republican senators sided with Democrats Thursday and voted to block President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency on the southwest border. Trump has vowed to veto the Democratic measure, which the House passed last month in a bid to stymie Trump's efforts to spend billions of extra dollars on a ...

House, Senate reach agreement on anti-sexual harassment bill

Politics 12/12/18, 17:33

House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on legislation to overhaul the process for handling sexual misconduct allegations in Congress.Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri and Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota announced the agreement Wednesday.The push for the legislation took on new urgency in the past year, as ...

Historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat can cruise again

U.S. 12/05/18, 09:03

The historic 1920s Delta Queen riverboat will cruise again.President Donald Trump signed legislation on Tuesday to help the riverboat that was sidelined a decade ago by a federal law prohibiting overnight excursions on wooden vessels.The new law includes an exemption that requires modifications of the wooden portions of the vessel, ...

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