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Defying Trump, Senate Republicans move to officially blame Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s death

On Thursday, US Senators unanimously passed a non-binding resolution blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s killing. Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday introduced the joint resolution condemning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s death. The joint resolution must […]
Defying Trump, Senate Republicans move to officially blame Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi’s death
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Senate rebukes Trump for his poor handling of Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi killing, as 18 senators flip to support War Powers Resolution

A handful of senators flipped their votes to support advancement of invoking the War Powers Resolution, which had been the result of an increasingly deteriorating relationship between Congress and Saudi Arabia. The advancement of the resolution passed 63-37, with 14 Republicans joining all the Senate Democrats. Senators are putting together […]
Senate rebukes Trump for his poor handling of Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi killing, as 18 senators flip to support War Powers Resolution
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Top Republican slams Trump’s ‘clampdown’ on intelligence about missing journalist Khashoggi and calls on him to take a stand

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said Thursday that the Trump administration must end its “clampdown” on intelligence about the alleged torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudis. Corker said a White House official this week prevented him from viewing recent intelligence related to Khashoggi’s disappearance. A […]
Top Republican slams Trump’s ‘clampdown’ on intelligence about missing journalist Khashoggi and calls on him to take a stand
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‘They have got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state […]
‘They have got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents
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Potential swing votes Jeff Flake and Bob Corker are planning to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Republican senators Jeff Flake and Bob Corker announced their support for Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Both were thought to potentially vote against him. Flake’s position on the Senate Judiciary Committee assures that the full Senate will vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation on Tuesday. Republican senators Jeff Flake and Bob Corker, […]
Potential swing votes Jeff Flake and Bob Corker are planning to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
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New polls show Democrats are on the verge of flipping 2 key Senate seats

New polls from CNN show Democratic Senate candidates leading their Republican opponents in two of the four key states with seats up for grabs in November’s midterm elections. Democrats’ current leads among likely voters in Arizona and Tennessee Senate races are encouraging the party’s hopes for a “blue wave” in […]
New polls show Democrats are on the verge of flipping 2 key Senate seats
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‘It’s an incoherent policy’: Republicans blast Trump’s coming aid of farmers caught up in his trade war, but largely look the other way

The Trump administration wants to give a $US12 billion bailout to farmers getting hit by retaliatory trade policies resulting from the president’s tariffs. Republican lawmakers, while traditionally against tariffs as a trading tactic, brushed aside the idea of a massive bailout of the agricultural industry. Some of President Donald Trump’s […]
‘It’s an incoherent policy’: Republicans blast Trump’s coming aid of farmers caught up in his trade war, but largely look the other way
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RNC chair walks back cryptic message to Republicans that they must obey Trump

Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel said anyone who does not embrace Trump “will be making a mistake.” After facing severe backlash on Twitter, McDaniel clarified remarks by posting a full conversation with Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, during which she discussed the Trump agenda. Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna […]
RNC chair walks back cryptic message to Republicans that they must obey Trump