Tag: GOP

Group of Jacksonville Attorneys Sue to Block GOP Convention

A group of attorneys from Jacksonville, Florida are suing to stop the Republican National Convention from being held in the city. According to The Hill: A group of attorneys in Jacksonville, Fla., filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to block the Republican National Convention from taking place in the city next month. The lawsuit, filed in Duval County,

Texas Pauses Reopenings After Fear of COVID-19 Takes Over

The state of Texas has decided to pause reopening as fears rise over a “spike” in COVID-19 cases. According to The Hill: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Thursday the state will pause its efforts to reopen the economy as the number of confirmed coronavirus infections spikes and hospitals begin to fill. Abbott has been warning of

GOP Demand Pelosi Stop Pushing Chinese Propaganda

GOP lawmakers have demanded that Nancy Pelosi stop pushing Chinese propaganda on Capitol Hill. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Republicans are challenging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) to stop the distribution of Chinese propaganda on Capitol Hill, according to a letter exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Rep. Jim Banks (R., Ind.), a

Senate GOP Reveal Proposal to Reform the Police

Senate GOP members revealed their plan to reform the police on Wednesday. According to The Hill: The bill comes amid growing signs of urgency from within the Senate GOP caucus to respond to weeks of calls for reforms sparked by the death of George Floyd, who was killed while detained by Minneapolis police. “We find

President Trump Confirms Romney Intentionally Left off of Task Force

President Trump has confirmed that he intentionally left Senator Mitt Romney off of the bipartisan coronavirus task force. This is likely confirmation that Trump continues to hold a grudge against Romney for his vote to remove President Trump from office. According to The Hill: President Trump on Sunday said he intentionally left Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) off his congressional

Some Republicans Pushing Trump Admin to Take Tougher Stance on China

Some members of the GOP are pushing the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China following their negligence amid the coronavirus outbreak. According to The Hill: The fallout from the coronavirus is shaking up the U.S.-China relationship on Capitol Hill, as a group of hawkish lawmakers fiercely criticize Beijing’s response to the disease.

Top GOP Senators Close Down Senate Offices

Senators Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton have decided to close their Senate offices out of an abundance of caution due to the coronavirus. According to The Hill: Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on Thursday that they will temporarily close their offices after a staffer in Sen. Maria Cantwell’s (D-Wash.) office tested positive for COVID-19, the disease

GOP Senators: Witness Vote Likely Friday

GOP Senators have said that the vote on whether to have witnesses testify in Trump’s Senate trial will likely happen on Friday. According to The Hill: Republican senators on Monday said that they expect a crucial vote on whether to allow witnesses in the impeachment trial to take place on Friday. “We’re going to get to

Rand Paul Claims Senators Considering Dismissal of Impeachment

Rand Paul is claiming that a majority of US Senators want to dismiss the articles of impeachment. According to The Daily Wire: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told The Washington Post on Wednesday that Senate Republicans have nearly all the votes they need to dismiss Democrats’ partisan articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and that