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White House and Senate reach deal on coronavirus emergency relief; America workers await U.S. Senate vote and U.S. House approval

White House and Senate reach deal on coronavirus emergency relief; America workers await U.S. Senate vote and U.S. House approval

By Michael Hernandez  NEWS FLASH—Four Republican Senators are warning that a major flaw exists in the U.S. Senate deal on the coronavirus emergency relief bill that will cause employers to fire employees because workers could earn up to 15 percent more money than their existing income prior to covid-19. The four Senators are:  Senator Lindsey […]

$2 TRILLION Massive Financial Rescue Package Agreement Reached- Vote Wednesday

$2 TRILLION Massive Financial Rescue Package Agreement Reached- Vote Wednesday

White House, Senate leaders agree on coronavirus stimulus package “It’s good news for families all across America,” McConnell says By Jennifer Shutt, David Lerman, and Niels Lesniewski Posted March 25, 2020 at 1:16am White House and Senate negotiators announced an agreement early Wednesday morning on a massive financial rescue package designed to curb the economic damage of the […]

Coronavirus “Stimulus” Bill: Third Try

Coronavirus “Stimulus” Bill: Third Try

By George Miller Even though an unprecedented health crisis brought by the Wuhan Coronavirus has triggered an unprecedented financial crisis, it seems like politics as usual.  The Democrats stopped a Republican effort for financial, operational and health care supports in the Senate twice, in just days. Nancy Pelosi then introduced a version which rapidly morphed […]

Rand Paul Tests Positive For Coronavirus — First Known Senator To Test Positive

Rand Paul Tests Positive For Coronavirus — First Known Senator To Test Positive

  CHRISTIAN DATOC AND HENRY RODGERS CONTRIBUTOR . Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has tested positive for coronavirus, his office announced Sunday afternoon. He is the first known United States senator to test positive. Paul notably had part of his lung removed in the fall of 2019. The surgery followed an altercation with his Kentucky neighbor back […]

POLITICS | Senate Passes War Powers Measure

POLITICS | Senate Passes War Powers Measure

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to advance a War Powers resolution which would limit President Donald Trump’s ability to use military action against Iran without approval from Congress. The vote was bipartisan, 51-45, with eight Republicans voting with Democrats. The eight Republicans in favor of the resolution included Utah Sen. Mike Lee, Kentucky Sen. Rand […]

POLITICS | Senate Acquits Trump on Both Articles of Impeachment

POLITICS | Senate Acquits Trump on Both Articles of Impeachment

BY IVAN PENTCHOUKOV  The Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment on Feb. 5, ending the third impeachment trial in U.S. history. The Senators voted along party lines to acquit the president of the two charges against him: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The Senators voted 52-48 on the first article of impeachment and 53-47 […]

POLITICS | Guide to the Trump Impeachment Trial in the Senate

POLITICS | Guide to the Trump Impeachment Trial in the Senate

BY ZACHARY STIEBER The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will start on Jan. 21, as all 100 U.S. senators gather in Washington to vote on initial trial guidelines. Senators will hear from Trump’s legal team and House impeachment managers as soon as Jan. 21, before submitting written questions to both sides. According to the Republican majority, the matter of […]

Impeachment Trial of Trump Formally Starts as Senators Are Sworn In

Impeachment Trial of Trump Formally Starts as Senators Are Sworn In

BY JACK PHILLIPS The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began in the Senate on Jan. 16 with a reading of the House-passed articles of impeachment and a swearing-in of 100 senators in front of Supreme Court Justice John Roberts. After 2 p.m. Eastern time, Roberts placed his hand on the Bible and was sworn in by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R.-Iowa), […]

POLITICS | Senate Passes USMCA Deal, Sending It to Trump’s Desk

POLITICS | Senate Passes USMCA Deal, Sending It to Trump’s Desk

BY EMEL AKAN WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate on Jan 16 approved the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) in an 89 to 10 vote. The agreement now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. With the same kind of bipartisan support, the USMCA cleared the U.S. House of Representatives 385-41 on Dec. 19. The Senate approval comes a day after […]

POLITICS | Pelosi To Send Impeachment Articles To The Senate Next Week

POLITICS | Pelosi To Send Impeachment Articles To The Senate Next Week

  HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER . Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the House expects to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over to the Senate next week. “I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the Floor next week a resolution to […]

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