Senate Republicans Plan ‘Stunning Rebuke’ of Trump

Senate Republicans are not happy with Donald Trump, and today plan to take action that has been described as a “stunning rebuke” of the president.

For weeks now, GOP senators have told Trump not to declare a national emergency to build a border wall. Mitch McConnell and other Republican Senate leaders have completely rejected his national ­security policy in Syria and Afghanistan. read more

Trump Has Made a Massive Mistake in Splitting the GOP

When Donald Trump created divisions within America he was elected president. But now he is creating divisions within his own party, which may lead to his downfall.

On Saturday he gave a speech outlining his plan to get a border wall and to re-open the U.S. government. But his plan was immediately rejected by Democrats, so it was a complete failure as a compromise, and it got him no more political support among either Democrats or independents. read more

Senate Democrats Block Their First Bill in New Strategy to End Shutdown

On Tuesday evening Democrats in the U.S. Senate succeeded in voting down a Middle East policy bill that had been put forth by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The move was a way for the Democrats to protest President Trump’s government shutdown. If the impasse over funding the government continues they may vote again to block McConnell‘s agenda in the near future. read more

How Jeff Flake Is Controlling the Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona is now in charge of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, and he knows it.

Flake knows that Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell need his vote in favor of Kavanaugh. He knows that if he votes “no” then Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski are likely to vote “no” also and Kavanaugh’s nomination will never be approved. read more

GOP Senators Waiting For Collins To Decide on Kavanaugh

We’ve always known that GOP Senator Susan Collins of Maine would be important to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. But we didn’t know exactly how important until yesterday.

According to The Hill, Collins is the one person who will make or break Kavanaugh’s opportunity to become a Supreme Court justice. It turns out that many senators of both parties are waiting to see what Collins decides to do on the Kavanaugh nomination before they announce their own decisions. read more