Sen. Chuck Grassley has some thoughts about Trump’s attacks on federal judges

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said he had reservations about Chief Justice John Roberts’ response to President Donald Trump’s controversial remarks about a federal judge. In a tweet, Grassley, the Judiciary Committee Chairman, referenced Roberts’ previous interactions with the executive branch during President Barack Obama’s administration. Grassley suggested Roberts was curiously […]

‘Why don’t we dunk him & see if he floats?’ Sen. Graham rebuffs Kavanaugh protester

Accosted by a protester demanding that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh take a lie detector test, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) quipped that maybe Kavanaugh should be subjected to a witch hunt test instead. “If he would take a polygraph, this would all be over!” a woman yelled at Graham inside a corridor on Capitol […]

Sen. Flake says 'not a chance' he'd ask for FBI probe into Kavanaugh if he wanted reelection

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona), the key figure behind the White House’s decision to reopen an FBI investigation into SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has said he would have not called for the probe if he hoped to get reelected. Flake has been serving as a Senator for Arizona since 2013. In October last year, he announced […]

‘I’ve lost one of my dearest friends’: Sen. Lindsey Graham gives an emotional statement after John McCain’s death

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid One of Sen. John McCain’s closest friends on Capitol Hill offered his condolences amid the news of his death on Saturday. Graham’s friendship with McCain grew after Graham, who was then a House Representative, delivered remarks on President Bill Clinton’s impeachment with a light-hearted jab. One of Sen. John McCain’s closest friends on […]

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley wins GOP nomination, faces off with Sen. Claire McCaskill in a hotly contested Senate race

Charlie Riedel/AP Sen. Claire McCaskill secured the Democratic nomination for her re-election bid in Missouri, in one of the nation’s most hotly contested Senate races. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has won the Republican nomination. Retaining seats like McCaskill’s is critical for Democrats if they are to have any chance of gaining control of the […]

Pentagon should move US military families from S. Korea ahead of possible war – Sen. Graham

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 22:01 Edited time: 3 Dec, 2017 22:39 The Pentagon should begin moving spouses and children of active US military service members out of South Korea, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said, because the US is “getting close to military conflict” with Pyongyang. “It’s crazy to send spouses and children to South […]

Sen. Franken says he’s ’embarrassed and ashamed’ but will return to work on Monday

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said he plans to return to work on Monday. Franken will enter the public eye for the first time after laying low for eight days, following several sexual misconduct allegations made against him. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is telling a local newspaper that he plans to return […]

‘Where do his hands go?’: Trump mocks Sen. ‘Al Frankenstien’

Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump mocked Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota on Twitter Thursday night. Earlier Thursday, Franken was accused of sexually assaulting a Los Angeles news personality in 2006. President Donald Trump needled Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota on Twitter after a woman accused the Democrat lawmaker of sexual assault on Thursday.  On Thursday, Los Angeles TV broadcaster Leeann Tweeden wrote […]

Sen. Rand Paul was assaulted in his Kentucky home and suffered a minor injury, police say

REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was assaulted and injured on Friday in his Bowling Green home, police said. One man has been arrested and charged with assault. Paul’s spokeswoman said Paul was “blindsided” by the assault, but is “fine.” A man has been arrested and charged with assaulting and injuring Sen. Rand […]

Trump threatens ‘Little Rocket Man’ in Alabama campaign rally for Sen. Strange

President Donald Trump is now calling Kim Jong-un “Little Rocket Man,” a nickname he unveiled to a raucous crowd in Alabama, where he endorsed Luther Strange in a close Republican primary for a US Senate seat. Trump traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, on Friday to support Senator Luther Strange (R-Alabama) ahead of Tuesday’s Republican primary runoff […]