GOP senators slam McConnell, Republican colleagues for supporting omnibus

GOP senators slam McConnell, Republican colleagues for supporting omnibus

Republican Sens. Ron Johnson (Wis.) and Mike Lee (Utah) slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and their GOP colleagues on Sunday for supporting the $1.7 trillion omnibus package that Congress sent to President Biden’s desk on Friday. The GOP senators had argued it would have been better to wait for the GOP to take … Read more

Rick Scott Panics When Asked About Trump’s Racist Truth Social Post

Rick Scott Panics When Asked About Trump’s Racist Truth Social Post

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried his best at justifying former President Donald Trump’s racist Truth Social post from Friday, in which the ex-commander in chief said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had a “DEATH WISH” and called his former transportation secretary Elaine Chao “Coco Chow.” The senator, flailing after being asked during a CNN appearance … Read more

Lindsey Graham to propose new national abortion ban bill

Lindsey Graham to propose new national abortion ban bill

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will announce an updated bill on national abortion restrictions Tuesday. Driving the news: That’s according to an email from Graham’s office on Monday night saying he will hold a press conference on the introduction of the Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act with anti-abortion leaders. Graham has previously introduced … Read more

Senate Democrats pass $740 billion tax, climate and health care bill

Senate Democrats pass $740 billion tax, climate and health care bill

Senate Democrats on Sunday passed their sweeping, $740 billion tax, climate and health care reconciliation package after an all-night session, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking vote. Why it matters: The 51-50 passage of the bill, just three months before the midterm elections, is a massive victory for Democrats who have spent 18 … Read more

Trump to return to Washington for the first time since leaving office

Trump to return to Washington for the first time since leaving office

Donald Trump is returning to Washington later this month for the first time since the end of his presidency, Axios has learned. Why it matters: Trump’s planned July 26 visit — to headline an event for the America First Policy Institute — comes as the Jan. 6 committee’s blockbuster hearings contribute to speculation his grip on … Read more