Following the death of Antonin Scalia in February 2016, Republican senators broke Senate custom and abdicated their constitutional duties by refusing to hold confirmation hearings for Merrick Garland, Barrack Obama's pick to fill Scalia's seat on the Supreme Court. When Donald Trump won the presidency, the Republican strategy paid off: Garland was cast aside, and Neil Gorsuch, … [Read more...] about Dems Vow Filibuster to Block Trump’s STOLEN Supreme Court Pick
FBI director James Comey has ignored repeated congressional demands for information regarding Donald Trump's unsupported wiretapping accusations against former president Barrack Obama. Now, it appears that even Senate Republicans have had enough. As reported by CNN, "Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he'll subpoena information from the FBI over President Donald Trump's … [Read more...] about Republican Senator Threatens Comey With SUBPOENA for Stonewalling Congress On Trump Investigation
With Trump controlling the White House, and Republicans controlling Congress, some Democrats have taken comfort in the fact that Senate Republicans do not possess a supermajority in the Senate (60 votes). Theoretically, without a supermajority Republicans would still have to work with Democrats to achieve certain legislative goals, and Democrats would have the ability to stop … [Read more...] about Republican POWER GRAB: Senate Republicans Suspend Senate Rules, Jam Trump’s Nominees Through.
Women seeking to obtain their birth control will see a higher tab thanks to Senate Republicans. While America slept, Republicans began dismantling major parts of the Affordable Care Act. Senate Democrats fought to introduce a series of amendments to protect Americans’ health insurance, but the GOP snubbed every single one of such measures. NYMAG reports that one of the … [Read more...] about Senate Republicans Deny 55 Million Women the Right To ‘No-Co-Pay’ Birth Control
In response to potentially catastrophic actions by the republicans in Congress to repeal Obamacare - and, in the process, to defund Planned Parenthood - Democratic leaders are responding with...talking. Reports the Huffington Post, Democrats in Congress plan to hold a late night "talkathon" to address the extreme actions being taken by the far right to strip millions of … [Read more...] about LEADERSHIP VOID: GOP Launches Full Scale Assault on Obamacare and Planned Parenthood. Dems Response? A ‘Talkathon.’