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Pro-Israel senators to call on Blinken to take stronger action over ICC war crimes probe

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Hirono: GOP Senators Could Convict Trump Because He ‘Didn’t Give a Rip’ About Pence’s Safety

Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) said Friday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” that Republican senators could have been persuaded during the impeachment trial to vote to convict former President Donald Trump if they were uneasy with the lack of concern Trump showed toward Vice President Mike Pence’s safety during the deadly riot at the Capitol. Hirono said, […]

Hillary Clinton: If GOP Senators Don’t Convict Trump, They Are Guilty ‘Co-Conspirators’

Hillary Clinton has threatened Republican Senators that if they fail to convict former President Donald Trump, they will be found “guilty” of being “co-conspirators” in a plot to overthrow the U.S. election. “If Senate Republicans fail to convict Donald Trump, it won’t be because the facts were with him or his lawyers mounted a competent […]

Only 3 Senators voted against a GOP amendment to keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

Last night an amendment to keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem passed by a count of 97-3. Only three Senators voted against the motion: Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tom Carper (D-DE). The amendment was introduced as part of the budget reconciliation resolution by Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and Bill Hagerty (R-TN). The Trump administration moved […]

Manchin: Senators Who Objected to Electoral College Shouldn’t Be Expelled

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) argued against expelling members of the Senate who voted against certifying the Electoral College or talked about doing so by saying that while they engaged in Source 00 Hits: 4

Trump lawyer Giuliani was pushing senators to block Biden victory even after riots began, misdialed voicemail reveals

The hours in which the US Capitol was recovering from violence unleashed by pro-Donald Trump rioters on Wednesday, the president’s lawyer and top adviser, Rudy Giuliani, continued his relentless effort to block president-elect Joe Biden’s victory, according to details leaked from his misdialed call.   Mr Giuliani misdialed a senator while frantically working the phones […]

Eric Swalwell says Senators supporting Trump are ‘enemies of democracy’ — The Duran

[embedded content] ZERO Self Awareness! Eric Swalwell says Senators supporting Trump are ‘enemies of democracy’ ****News Topic 234***** Now 12 republican senators to object to Biden electors! — Statement released by Ted Cruz… Now 12 republican senators to object to Biden electors! – Statement released by Ted Cruz… WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Ted Cruz […]

IT’S HAPPENING: Ted Cruz and 10+ Senators Sign Letter Officially Rejecting Biden Result

Ten U.S. Senators are joining Senator Josh Hawley in formally objecting to the fraudulent 2020 election results. According to journalist Jack Posobiec, lawmakers are furious with Mitch McConnell’s failure to follow President Trump’s advice and issue $2,000 checks to the American people. Seven GOP senators signed the letter and FOUR GOP Senators-elect signed on: Ted […]

US election: Pro-Trump Republican senators launch final bid to try to overturn Biden victory

A coalition of 11 Republican senators announced Saturday it will challenge the outcome of the presidential election by voting to reject electors from some states when Congress meets next week to certify the Electoral College results that confirmed President-elect Joe Biden won. President Donald Trump’s extraordinary refusal to accept his election defeat and the effort […]

GOP Senators Including Cruz, Blackburn to ‘Reject the Electors from Disputed States’ January 6

GOP senators, including Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Steve Daines (R-MT), John Kennedy (R-LA), and Mike Braun (R-IN), are joining Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) in objecting to electoral college votes on January 6, they announced on Saturday in a joint statement alongside four senators-elect. The senators and incoming lawmakers — including Sens.-elect Cynthia […]

Multiple US Senators Will Contest the Electoral College Vote on January 6th. (Video)

By Charlie McCarthy | NEWSMAX VIDEO: Senate Republicans will continue to monitor alleged election fraud before Congress counts Electoral College votes on Jan. 6, according to Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., on Newsmax TV. Asked if he would be willing to join a House member in objecting to the Electoral College vote, Scott was noncommittal when […]

Senators urge Army leadership to testify before Congress about Fort Hood firings

Image Credit: Bronte Wittpenn/American-Statesman In response to a recent independent review that documented years of sexual abuse and violence at the Fort Hood Army post in Killeen, Texas, at least 14 U.S. Army leaders were either fired or suspended earlier this week. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Ed Markey […]

Trump keeps up baseless fraud claims at rally for US senators in Georgia

US President Donald Trump campaigned in Georgia on Saturday for two Republican senators at a rally that some in his party feared could end up hurting, not helping, their chances by focusing on his efforts to reverse his own election defeat. In his first rally appearance since he lost to Democrat Joe Biden in the […]

McCaskill Calls on GOP Senators to Admit Biden Won — Time to ‘Step Up,’ ‘There Is No Fraud’

Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that it was time for her former Senate colleagues on the Republican side to admit Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election. McCaskill was reacting to the news Attorney General Bill Barr said the Department of Justice’s investigation has not found evidence of fraud on […]

Trump Supporters Question Why Biden Has So Many More Votes Than Democratic Senators in Swing States

Trump supporters are questioning why Joe Biden has so many more votes, in the case of Georgia nearly 96,000, in key swing states compared to the number of people who voted for Democratic Senators on the same ticket. Usually, voters will choose both their preferred president and that president’s corresponding political party when it comes […]

How convenient! Something tells us a LOT more senators will catch the corona to prevent the SCOTUS confirmation vote

CLAUDIA GRISALESNPR Confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the election is a priority for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Updated at 1:21 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday that he’ll seek to obtain a consent agreement to delay the return of Senate from Monday to […]

US Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Males Who Identify as Female From Competing in Girls’ School Sports

WASHINGTON — Five U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would prohibit biological males who identify as female from competing in girls’ school sports. Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, Mike Lee of Utah, Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, James Lankford of Oklahoma and Tom Cotton of Arkansas presented the “Protection of Women and Girls in […]

Watch: ‘Say Anything’ Actress Ione Skye Calls GOP Senators to Stop SCOTUS Vote

Hollywood actress Ione Skye is urging people to pressure Republican senators to delay the vote on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor until after the next presidential inauguration in 2021. The Say Anything star shared a video of herself calling Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) to demand that she refuse to approve any Supreme Court nominee. Ione Skye […]

Biden urges Senators to follow their conscience on US Supreme Court Justice

A major political battle is underway in the United States after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Just weeks away from the November 3rd general election, President Trump and his Republican Party have vowed to force through a replacement. But Democrats say that’s an abuse of power and are urging Republicans to […]

China To Sanction US Senators, NED And NGO Chiefs Over Hong Kong

Above photo: Florida Republican senator Marco Rubio is among those targeted. AFP. Move follows Washington’s decision to target Hong Kong and mainland officials over city’s national security law. Beijing says the sanctions will take place immediately but has not provided details of how they will work. China on Monday announced sanctions on a group of […]

U.S. Senators New Plan to Expand Indefinite Detention Laws and Make Global War Endless

May 8th, 2018 By Christopher Anders Guest writer for Wake Up World Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse with the U.S. Congress, a bipartisan pair of senators have teamed up to write the single most dangerous piece of unconstitutional legislation in this history of this Congress.  Last week, Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) […]

Senators Call on Homeland Security to Release Info on D.C. Cell Phone Surveillance

By Derrick Broze A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling on the federal government to release details related to covert cell phone surveillance taking place in the Washington D.C. area. In early April the U.S. government acknowledged the existence of “rogue” cell phone surveillance devices in the Washington D.C. area which are potentially […]

Watching The Hawks – An Educating Walk-Out & Senators vs. Big Pharma | Watching the Hawks on RT America |

Watching The Hawks – An Educating Walk-Out & Senators vs. Big Pharma | Watching the Hawks on RT America | Watching The Teachers across the US take action after decades of shockingly low wages. A group of senators probes Big Pharma over inexplicable price hikes on vital drugs. Author and journalist Nafeez Ahmed discusses […]

Why 55 U.S. Senators Voted for Genocide in Yemen

Tuesday’s debate and vote in the U.S. Senate on whether to end (technically whether or not to vote on whether to end) U.S. participation in the war on Yemen can certainly be presented as a step forward. While 55 U.S. Senators voted to keep the war rolling along, 44 voted not to table the resolution to end it. Of those […]

Gang of Four: Senators Call for Tillerson To Enter Into Arms Control Talks With the Kremlin

In a sad commentary on the parlous state of the U.S. media, a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from four United States Senators dated March 8 calling for opening arms control talks with the Kremlin ASAP is nowhere to be found in mainstream newspapers a day after its release on the Senate home […]

Open Internet Advocates Pressure US Senators Before Midterms

Open Internet Advocates Pressure US Senators Before Midterms Above Photo: The movement for net neutrality is partnering with tech startups to lobby Congress [Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo] Note: Take action to save net neutrality at Battle for the Net. Thinkful, a group that teaches web coding, has created an interactive map for voters to check candidates’ […]

Senators Fight Wall Street Corruption With Kid Gloves

February 21, 2018 By Aaron Kesel Bernie Sanders, John Cornyn and Elizabeth Warren are three very outspoken United States senators concerning bad faith judicial rulings and failures of our watchdog agencies to do their jobs in arresting and prosecuting the perpetrators of Wall Street frauds – including issues of bankruptcy court […]

Senators flag ‘unusual’ Susan Rice email on Russia probe from Inauguration Day

Ex-national security adviser Susan Rice sent an “unusual email” to herself the day President Trump was sworn into office documenting former President Barack Obama’s guidance at a high-level meeting about how law enforcement should investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, two Republican senators said Monday.  According to Senate Judiciary Committee […]

Two U.S. Senators Request Dept. of Justice and the FBI Investigate British Intelligence Officer Christopher Steele and His Russia-Trump “Connection” Dossier Paid For by Hillary Clinton

By Catherine J. Frompovich Since the alternate media platform I write for, Activist Post, has been designated as “a Russian operative” by an online ‘screed’, PropOrNot, and other media such as U.S. News and World Report, I thought I would try to redeem our maliciously fabricated reputation. We are patriotic, truly red, white […]

Net Neutrality: Floor Vote Will Force Senators To Go On Record

Net Neutrality: Floor Vote Will Force Senators To Go On Record Above Photo: From John Zangas NOTE: What we need now is to put the pressure on the Senate! Here’s a list of the other 4 Republican Senators on the short list to save Net Neutrality. Their twitter handles are included so that you can […]

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