All posts tagged "Lindsey Graham"

  • Funding Bill’s Chances Not Looking Good

    The Friday deadline to pass legislation to keep the government running looms large as Republicans find themselves suddenly coming apart at the seams. Already facing a 60 vote threshold to pass in the Senate – meaning all...

    • Posted January 18, 2018
  • Doubts Linger Over Trump’s ‘Shithole’ Denial

    UPDATE: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), who sat in on the meeting with Donald Trump where he allegedly called certain non-white nations “shithole” countries, confirms that the president did indeed use that term, contradicting Trump’s denial earlier on...

    • Posted January 12, 2018
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham
    Graham: Mall Ban Means Moore Shouldn’t Be in Senate

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) had some strong words for Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore during a recent radio interview. Appearing on the Monday edition of “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Radio, Graham alluded to...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
  • Senate, Pence Shaft Consumers On Class-Action Suit Rule

    Score a big one for Wall Street and the financial industry and a troubling loss for many average Americans. On Tuesday the Senate voted to abolish a rule by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that would...

    • Posted October 29, 2017
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham
    Graham on Trump: ‘I’m Trying to get Taxes Cut’

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says he’ll be more than willing to stand up to the Trump administration…once he gets tax cuts for his wealthy buddies through Congress. The comments came Wednesday as Graham was asked to respond...

    • Posted October 26, 2017
  • Graham Wants to Interview Tech Companies

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says he is having open discussions with major technology and social media players to arrange interviews before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. Google, Facebook, and Twitter are already scheduled to talk to...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham said he didn't know about the Niger operation.
    Senators Had No Clue U.S. Troops Were In Niger

    In interviews given on CNN and NBC, a number of key Senators are saying they had no idea that the United States had deployed troops to Niger despite a claim from the Pentagon that Congress had been kept...

    • Posted October 23, 2017
  • Healthcare Groups And Even Insurers Oppose Latest GOP Obamacare Repeal

    The Republican attempts to undo the Affordable Care Act evoke the old adage: If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again (and again and again). Their latest effort, known as the Cassidy-Graham bill (or vice-versa), has...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson
    Wisconsin Would Get Big Moolah Under Trumpcare

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) signed on as an early co-sponsor of the Graham-Cassidy incarnation of Trumpcare. If the bill becomes law, his state could receive a big payoff of federal cash that other states wouldn’t be eligible...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • The Trumpcare effort just won't die.
    Trumpcare Back from the Dead?

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back into Congress, you find that Trumpcare is still looming like a shark in the water, ready to decimate the healthcare prospects of millions of Americans. Maybe the...

    • Posted September 15, 2017