This week will see the first meeting between Biden and the "big four" of Pelosi, Schumer, McConnell, and McCarthy. Joe Manchin will also get involved.
The move is the latest from the acting chair of the SEC to focus the regulator's attention on corporate accountability and governance.
GOP Sen. Pat Toomey said debt collectors had every right to collect money owed, thwarting a Democratic effort to stop that.
GOP Sen. Pat Toomey said another stimulus package would be “inappropriate.” Toomey said the “economy has come roaring back,” despite a bleak jobs report earlier this week. Democrats are inching to pass a $US1.9 trillion relief package with stimulus checks in the amount of $US1,400. Visit the Business section of […]
GOP Sen. Pat Toomey said on Sunday that President Donald Trump should resign and leave office “as soon as possible” after the deadly and harrowing riots at the US Capitol on January 6. On NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Toomey, a conservative senator from Pennsylvania, stressed that a quick exit would […]
GOP Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania said Saturday that President Donald Trump has “committed impeachable offences.” During an interview on Fox News, Toomey said that he was unsure if the Senate would move on any articles of impeachment passed by the Democratic-led House of Representatives before Trump’s term ends in […]
Republican Sens. Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Lisa Murkowski have said they will oppose an effort by their colleagues to challenge the election results. Sen. Ted Cruz is among a group of GOP senators that said they will oppose the certification of Electoral College votes on Wednesday during a joint […]
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey urged President Donald Trump to sign the coronavirus relief bill, saying that “you don’t get everything you want even if you’re the President of the United States” in an interview with “Fox News Sunday.” Following much-prolonged contention, lawmakers came to a consensus on a $US900 billion […]
Do we need to worry about the deficit right now with interest rates at zero and the economy in a full blown depression? Experts say no. Will that stop Republicans from having a conniption fit about it next year? Of course not. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed […]
A GOP measure to limit the Federal Reserve’s lending powers imperiled the odds of a weekend stimulus deal on Saturday. But a deal just got more likely after lawmakers struck a compromise, clearing the way for a possible Sunday vote on a $US900 billion rescue package on Sunday. Republican and […]
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory just hours after a federal judge tossed a major Trump campaign lawsuit seeking to challenge the election results. Toomey said in a statement that President Donald Trump “exhausted all plausible legal options” for winning the state’s 20 electoral votes. […]
Do you see Donald Trump clapping politely at Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day? Me neither. My bet is that after Biden wins and the GOP turns his back on him, Trump will ghost us. He can’t face losing, so he’ll probably go to Mar-a-Lago for Christmas and never come back. This […]
Trump approves of another wave of stimulus checks for Americans, but congressional Republicans are extremely split on the issue. Many GOP senators are staunchly opposed to the idea, but some have expressed a willingness to target aid to people hurting the most. “I think a lot of Republicans don’t believe […]
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey suggested President Trump’s new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico does not have any path forward in the new Congress. Toomey said there is too much Democratic “resistance” to the plan, despite “concessions” made by the White House. Trump has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from NAFTA, […]
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley clarified his comments that President Trump should withdraw from NAFTA. Grassley noted it would “un-level the playing field.” Many lawmakers are in agreement that Trump does not have the legal authority to unilaterally withdraw from NAFTA. WASHINGTON – Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley walked back […]
Trump said he plans to terminate NAFTA, setting off a firestorm among lawmakers. But both key Republicans and Democrats agree that he has no such legal authority. Lawmakers also warned of the “disruptive” economic effect that a sudden NAFTA withdrawal could have. WASHINGTON – Key Republicans and Democrats are in […]
President Donald Trump, in a meeting with lawmakers Wednesday, said police should take guns from Americans before due process. Senators of both parties rejected the idea for its direct contrast with the US Constitution. WASHINGTON – Senators rejected President Donald Trump’s suggestion that law enforcement should confiscate firearms from individuals […]