The Senator for Maine said on Friday that the relief package was "premature" given that Congress passed a separate $900 billion bill in December.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that the new president's "clear preference" is to work with Republicans to pass further relief, but added that Democrats are "not going to take any tools off the table."
Ahead of the presidential inauguration, in the wake of the recent Capitol riots, Delta Airlines issued an alert Thursday to ban firearms in checked luggage for passengers traveling to Washington, D.C. until January 23.
"We'll put this plane down in the middle of Kansas and dump people off. I don't care," a Phoenix-bound American Airlines pilot told the unruly Trump backers.
A COVID Vaccine Corps bringing together young people and retired medics could speed vaccinations up—and bridge divides, too.
The fiery rebuke was meant to be a floor speech given as Congress congregated earlier in the day for a joint session to certify Biden's victory. However, a pro-Trump mob who took over the Capitol forced him to instead release a statement.
The Republican senator was confronted by a supporter of Donald Trump, who asked him why he was not supporting the president in his effort to overturn Joe Biden's election win.
Farah warned against any hopes Trump will just "go off into the sunset" in the next four years now that it finally "looks like he didn't win."
"Further attempts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the 2020 Presidential election are contrary to the clearly expressed will of the American people," the group of Republican, Democratic and independent lawmakers said.
"Has ambition so eclipsed principle?" Senator Mitt Romney asked, in a strong rebuke of GOP efforts to oppose certification of President-elect Joe Biden's win.
The Utah senator on Friday stressed urgency in implementing a fuller vaccination process.
While the two Republican senators running in the Georgia runoffs have backed President Donald Trump's push for $2,000 stimulus checks, these six GOP lawmakers have opposed increasing direct payments in the year-end coronavirus relief bill.
The Republican senator described the SolarWinds cyberattack—which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and top GOP lawmakers blame Russia for—as "extraordinary." The president has downplayed it.
President Donald Trump has downplayed the threat from the SolarWinds cyberattack and attempted to cast doubt on Russia's involvement.
"I thought I was going to win, too, when I ran for president in 2012. I didn't. I didn't go out and say fraud," Romney said Monday night after the Electoral College votes were finalized.
Sen. Romney said the move to change the election result was not "the way a democratic republic ought to work."
"I think it's nuts to bring that into the Senate," Senator Mitt Romney said.
Chris Krebs pointed out that Republicans have set a double standard, as they've "accepted their outcomes and their races" in the House of Representatives.
"I'm a Republican for as long as I'm a Republican and Donald Trump will never represent anything I believe in or stand for as a Republican," former GOP chair Michael Steele told Newsweek. "Because he's not a Republican. He's not a conservative."
Lou Dobbs described former House Speaker Paul Ryan's comments as an "unsolicited analysis about this year's presidential election."
"I'd rather have a president that has more than one day to prepare," Senator Kevin Kramer of North Dakota said Sunday.
The Republican former New Jersey governor described Trump attorney Sidney Powell's conduct as "outrageous."
Mitt Romney, Susan Collins and Ben Sasse have been outspoken about Trump's challenges to the election results, while most other Republican senators have not.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) is one of few Republican lawmakers to acknowledge President-elect Joe Biden's election win, putting him in President Donald Trump's firing line as he continues to dispute the outcome.
The senators for Utah and Nebraska join a growing list of GOP figures who have accepted Joe Biden's election victory.
The Republican Senator, one of the few GOP lawmakers to acknowledge Joe Biden's election success, spoke of issues he felt could arise between now and January 20.
Pence, Romney and Fox News host Tucker Carlson are among the top 2024 GOP hopefuls for president, a new survey finds.
The president has commanded loyalty from allies, but calls for him to give up his election fight are mounting from members of his own party.
Romney, Kasich and McConnell aren't trying to help Biden. They're trying to hobble his transformative agenda, and use this to present him as unimaginative and ineffective when the next election comes around.