Senate Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill while asserting it would dangerously expand the government’s surveillance powers. On Thursday, the measure failed along party lines. At least 10 Republican votes were needed to advance.
The House of Representatives moved forward a $40 billion Ukraine military aid package. The lower chamber passed the legislation in a 368-to-57 vote on Tuesday, just hours after the bill’s official text was released. All 57 opponents of the spending spree were Republicans.
A Democrat-led bill to force states to keep abortions legal has failed to advance in the Senate. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) confirmed the senators “duly chosen and sworn and not having voted in the affirmative, the motion is not agreed to.” There were 49 “yes” votes compared the 51 “no” votes.
GOP lawmakers seem to not be on the same page regarding how to proceed with abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned. During an interview on Sunday, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) warned the GOP against pushing for a nationwide ban on abortions.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) voiced his opposition to the leaked Supreme Court opinion draft on abortion. While speaking on the Senate floor on Tuesday, he condemned the conservative majority on the high court over speculation it could overturn Roe v. Wade.
Volodymyr Zelesnky is determined Ukrainian forces will triumph over Russian soldiers. In a video statement on Sunday, the Ukrainian president said Russian missiles and aerial bombs hit the country from sunrise to sunset.
A GOP Senate candidate in New York fears Chuck Schumer’s policies are shifting the state towards socialism. One America’s Caitlin Sinclair has his story.
Political commentator Joe Pinion announced he’s challenging incumbent Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Democrat majority leader from New York, who is seeking a fifth term. One America’s Caitlin Sinclair has more.
The National Legal and Policy Center is challenging Democrat hypocrisy during the Senate impeachment trial, saying Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) should be reprimanded for attempting to incite violence. Here’s One America’s John Hines from Washington.