Senators

  • Flurry of Democratic Senators push Al Franken towards resignation!

    (CNN) Embattled Sen. Al Franken will make an announcement Thursday, his office told reporters, as calls for the Minnesota Democrat’s resignation rapidly gained momentum Wednesday in dramatic fashion. Sixteen Democratic senators — ten female and seven male including the second ranking Democrat in chamber — called on Franken to resign...
  • Trump called GOP senators to offer support as Bannon targets them: report

    President Trump reassured three GOP Senate incumbents this week that he would back their reelection bids against any insurgent challengers. Politico reported Thursday that Trump called Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) to tell them he would support them in the 2018 midterm elections...
  • Republican senators show courage on health care

    The votes from Republican Senators Susan Collins, John McCain and Lisa Murkowski to stop their party’s repeal-Obamacare juggernaut were demonstrations of genuine courage. The appearance of this virtue in a dark time is not necessarily miraculous, but I couldn’t help noticing the striking intervention in this debate by 7,150...
  • Senators asked Comey to investigate AG Jeff Sessions for possible perjury

    (CNN) A pair of Democratic senators asked then-FBI Director James Comey to investigate Attorney General Jeff Sessions, amid concerns that he may have had an additional meeting with the Russian ambassador the US, Sergey Kislyak, according to letters obtained by CNN Thursday. Sens. Patrick Leahy and Al Franken —...