While President Donald Trump has long been at odds with Democrats over a further relief package, he now faces clashing with lawmakers within his own party.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin put forward the administration's most generous plan to date, but both sides of the political aisle rejected it within 24 hours.
The Senate Majority Leader said five district court judges are set to be approved and he expects senators to return to Washington for work Monday.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) posted a tweet peddling shirts with "Notorious A.C.B." on them moments after President Donald Trump announced Barrett was his Supreme Court nominee.
Republicans should understand that no matter how ugly the fight over whether to confirm a new justice to the Supreme Court before November 3 becomes, it will be a walk in the park compared to the war for the survival of democracy in which Israelis are now engaged.
They had an obligation to their constituents in 2016 to stop Obama's nominee and they have an obligation to their constituents today to put through President Trump's. No qualifier needed. No phony, pretentious excuses.
Biden said Sunday that if he defeats President Donald Trump in the upcoming election, then Trump's Supreme Court justice nominee should be withdrawn.
The House Speaker didn't rule out a second impeachment against Trump, or new articles of impeachment against Attorney General Bill Barr, as she looks to "meet the needs of the American people."
The South Carolina senator once dared Americans to "use my words against me" during March 2016 remarks, in which he declared the next president—regardless of party—would not fill a Supreme Court vacancy during the final year of their first term.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the Republicans are set to unveil their own COVID-19 relief package proposal and are set to hold a vote on it this week.
The Senate minority leader criticized the GOP leadership in the Senate and the White House for their stances on securing another a relief bill.
The Senate majority leader has faced increasing criticism over his actions regarding a further stimulus package.
Some Republican lawmakers have expressed reservations over the level of spending being proposed for the next relief package.
The House speaker has suggested Senate Republicans cannot get the level of support they need in order to pass their proposals in the upper chamber of Congress.
New York lawmakers, including one Republican, said the state should not be "penalized" for reducing its amount of coronavirus cases.
The subpoena targets Blue Star Strategies, a U.S. lobbying firm that represented the Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
Republicans are not happy with the marijuana provisions included in the House's proposed $3 trillion package.
"I'm convinced that without Chinese Communist Party deception the virus would not be here in the United States," Senator Lindsey Graham said.
"Joe Biden should be very careful what he's asking for," Senator Joni Ernst said.
"I respectfully urge the Senate to be guided by the rules of evidence," former Republican Senator John Warner said.
"There is no longer a rule of law in the United States Senate," former federal prosecutor Joyce Vance said.
The Massachusetts senator accused Republicans in Congress of forgoing their morality to defend the president amid impeachment.
The Senate majority leader can afford to have only two of his members side with the Democrats if the minority leader forces a chamber vote on whether to allow witnesses during the trial.
The Senate is expected to pass the short-term funding bill, known as a continuing resolution, but President Donald Trump still has to sign it.
The chances that McConnell may soon have to face that reality have become increasingly likely, as House Democrats are surging forward with their newly launched impeachment proceedings amid news that Trump pressured a foreign leader to investigate a political foe.
Trump has no shortage of opponents, but here are some Republicans who have made their opposition known.
If Democrats hope to succeed in their plan someday becoming law, they must navigate the criticism and address the concerns levied by Republicans, Trump and even some of their own members about how to address raising drug prices.
GOP members indicated that, while they may support certain gun violence prevention measures, they're unwilling to take action without support from Trump because efforts would be futile to only be defeated by a presidential veto.
Senate Republicans "are reprehensible in what they're doing. Their families have to understand what traitors they are to their conference, to their party and to the country," Lou Dobbs said.
The White House "is trying to use tariffs to solve every problem but HIV and climate change," one Republican senator said after Tuesday's meeting with White House officials.