Articles Tagged 'chuck schumer'
Honduran Caravan Crosses Guatemala, Traveling Toward U.S.
Hundreds of Honduran migrants have crossed the Guatemalan border as they travel in the direction of the United States.
The group that reached Guatemala yesterday…
Trump’s campaign-finance legal jeopardy draws parallels to Schumer case
Suspicions of campaign finance crimes attracted federal investigators, spurred a referral to the Justice Department and led to calls for a special prosecutor to step…
Senate confirms dozens of stalled Trump nominees hours before the 115th Congress ends
The Senate confirmed dozens of stalled Trump administration nominees Wednesday night, just hours before the close of the 115th Congress.
The list excluded federal judges…
U.S. Enters New Year’s Eve on 10th Day of Partial Government Shutdown
(Bloomberg) — A turbulent year is coming to a close in Washington with the 10th day of a partial federal government shutdown and no signs…
Chuck Schumer, Mitch McConnell want flags kept at half-staff until John McCain is buried
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Monday asked for the Defense Department’s help in lowering American flags to…
Sen. Rand Paul holds up Senate vote on budget package as shutdown looms
The stalemate began when Paul repeatedly objected to a quick vote on the deal struck by his fellow Kentucky Republican, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,…
Senate group scrambles for deal to end shutdown
The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement…
Trump White House hangs looming ‘Schumer Shutdown’ on Democrats
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, met with President Trump at the White House Friday as part of efforts to avert an imminent government shutdown,…
Republicans and Democrats trade blame as Congress barrels toward a possible government shutdown
House Speaker Paul Ryan warned on Wednesday against “playing political games” as Democrats threatened to block a last-ditch spending deal this week if they cannot…
Chuck Schumer: Democrats, Republicans on ‘verge’ of bipartisan Obamacare fix
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday that negotiators are on the verge of a bipartisan deal to stabilize Obamacare’s markets.
The New York Democrat…