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Republican Senator Who Called Nancy Pelosi ‘Retarded’ In Twitter Post Claims It Was A Typo

A Republican senator who called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “retarded” in a tweet now claims that the offensive term was a slip of the finger. Kevin Cramer, the junior senator from North Dakota, replied to a video clip posted about Pelosi’s work on passing a coronavirus relief bill by writing, “She’s retarded.” As KFYR-TV reported, the tweet was quickly deleted and Cramer claimed that he was trying to type a… Read More »Republican Senator Who Called Nancy Pelosi ‘Retarded’ In Twitter Post Claims It Was A Typo

Republican Senator Drafts Amendment To GOP’s Coronavirus Stimulus To Help The Poorest Americans

Republicans recently proposed a coronavirus stimulus that would provide $ 1,200 or more in quasi-Universal Basic Income (UBI) to Americans. But for low-income Americans who make $ 2,500 or less per year, financial assistance is slashed. As reported by Breitbart, Republican Sen. Josh Hawley proposed an amendment to the legislation that would include equal pay for low-income Americans and college students who don’t work for the duration of the year.… Read More »Republican Senator Drafts Amendment To GOP’s Coronavirus Stimulus To Help The Poorest Americans

Republican Senator Blocks Paid Sick Leave For Coronavirus Victims, But Poll Shows 2 Of 3 GOP Voters Favor Plan

On Wednesday, the same day that the World Health Organization officially declared the global coronavirus outbreak a “pandemic,” a Republican senator blocked an emergency bill that would have required employers to immediately guarantee 14 days of sick leave with pay during public health crises. According to a report by HuffPo on Wednesday, Washington Senator Patty Murray attempted to push the emergency bill through the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions… Read More »Republican Senator Blocks Paid Sick Leave For Coronavirus Victims, But Poll Shows 2 Of 3 GOP Voters Favor Plan

Republican Senator Admits He Knew Of Donald Trump Ukraine ‘Quid Pro Quo’ In August, ‘Wall Street Journal’ Says

New evidence that Donald Trump withheld badly needed military aid from Ukraine in order to get a “quid pro quo” from Ukraine, in the form of “investigations” into various conspiracy theories that would benefit Trump politically, continued to roll in on Friday when a Republican Senator who has been one of Trump’s most staunch defenders in the Ukraine scandal admitted that he was told about the “quid pro quo” as… Read More »Republican Senator Admits He Knew Of Donald Trump Ukraine ‘Quid Pro Quo’ In August, ‘Wall Street Journal’ Says

Migrant Detention Centers Are Creating ‘Largest Child Prison In American History,’ Says Senator Jeff Merkley

During an interview on NBC News’ Meet the Press, Senator Jeff Merkley attacked the United States’ migrant detention centers ⁠— which he highlights are often run by for-profit companies ⁠— as a part of a concerning move toward creating “the largest child prison in American history.” Newsweek reports that Merkley specifically referenced a bill Congress passed that funnels $ 4.6 billion into the Department of Homeland Security for dealing with… Read More »Migrant Detention Centers Are Creating ‘Largest Child Prison In American History,’ Says Senator Jeff Merkley

Democratic Senator Ron Wyden Threatens To Block Treasury Nominees Over Trump’s Tax Returns

In the prolonged battle for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Treasury Department continues to refuse to hand over the president’s financial information in the face of subpoena’s and requests for information. Earlier this month, Democratic Senator Ron Wyden sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asking for information related to his decisions to keep Trump’s tax returns private, which Mnuchin failed to do. Now, The Hill reports that… Read More »Democratic Senator Ron Wyden Threatens To Block Treasury Nominees Over Trump’s Tax Returns