In an announcement video, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon highlights the Republican senator’s votes for President Trump’s tax cuts and Supreme Court nominees.
A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration.
The state’s senior senator spoke out as Republicans braced for an expected announcement by Roy Moore that he is running again for the GOP nomination.
The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”
A backlog of cases built up over more than two years awaits nominees for all three seats on the Merit Systems Protection Board.
Some Democratic lawmakers have been looking for a less divisive alternative to impeachment to address possible obstruction of the special counsel’s investigation.
On social media, the freshman lawmaker accused Trump of conducting “an authoritarian and fascist presidency.”
The president has used Twitter to lambaste the “Do Nothing Party,” when in fact the members have ticked through a long list of legislative items.
The former state senator and military veteran has been courted by national Democrats for a seat that Tillis narrowly won in 2014.