Corey Stewart's comments suggest that GOP candidates are already working on a blame-the-media pivot if the tape does exist.
This is the behavior of an authoritarian, not a president of the United States. Donald Trump has become a clear and present danger to the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said on Wednesday he delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to the Russian government during a trip to Moscow.
“I was honored to deliver a letter from President Trump to President Vladimir Putin’s administration. The letter emphasized the importance of further engagement in various areas including countering terrorism, enhancing legislative dialogue and resuming cultural exchanges,” Paul wrote in a Twitter post.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Rand Paul on Monday invited Russian lawmakers to visit Washington after holding talks in Moscow with parliamentarians and pledging to obstruct new sanctions against Russia.
Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Thursday to impose stiff new sanctions on Russia, the latest effort by lawmakers to punish Moscow over interference in U.S. elections and its activities in Syria and Ukraine.
The Republican senator is due to lead a U.S. delegation to the Russian capital and to meet Russian members of parliament, Russian agencies cited a senior lawmaker as saying earlier on Thursday.
The U.S. Senate's top Democrat, Chuck Schumer, on Tuesday expressed concern about Russian interference in the upcoming November elections, saying President Donald Trump should do more to prevent meddling and that it appears a Russian agency was behind the latest Facebook fake-account controversy.
Democratic lawmakers stepped up pressure on President Trump's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, demanding more information on her role in the administration's immigration policies and her stance on consumer finance issues.
Unlike a year ago, when Congress worked with lightning speed on a sanctions law targeting Russia, North Korea and Iran, some lawmakers said on Tuesday the Senate and House of Representatives were carefully weighing their response to growing fears that Moscow is plotting to interfere in November's congressional elections.
Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee said "the Trump-Pence tariffs are hurting the American people" as they're now "offering welfare to farmers to solve a problem they themselves created."
A pair of prominent Republican U.S. senators said on Sunday that the United States needs to prepare new sanctions against Russia to discourage interference in upcoming elections.
Senate Democrats on Wednesday lashed out at Republican President Donald Trump's tax overhaul of December 2017, warning that it contains "gigantic loopholes" that could encourage companies to move plants and jobs abroad.
By Richard Cowan and Daphne Psaledakis
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Sanctions targeting key Russian economic sectors would kick in swiftly if U.S. authorities determined the Kremlin had meddled again in a U.S. election, under a bill gaining momentum in the Senate on Wednesday.
Senate Democrats are demanding a public hearing, testimony from Trump's national security team, and all notes from Trump's private meeting with Putin. If Mitch McConnell says no, he will have fallen into Sen. Chuck Schumer's Russia trap.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has long prided himself on a public image of fierce independence and bravado built on an admittedly juvenile view of the world, but one that requires its hero, Himself, to be a Lone Rider. Today, that image was shattered.
Senator John McCain tried to compel fellow Republican Donald Trump to be loyal to the United States on Friday after the indictment of 12 Russian spies for hacking the 2016 election.
The U.S. Senate made a minor effort to push back against President Donald Trump's trade policies on Wednesday by backing a non-binding motion to give Congress a role in his decisions to impose tariffs for national security reasons.
The fact that Democrats are making Republicans nervous in Texas should worry the GOP about their chances elsewhere – even if Beto O'Rourke doesn't pull off the ultimate upset.
A Senate Intelligence Committee report released on Tuesday supports three U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusion that Russia tried to help Donald Trump win the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
A key moderate Republican U.S. senator said on Sunday she will not support a nominee to fill a soon-to-be-vacated seat on the Supreme Court who would overturn a key legal ruling that supports a woman's right to abortion.