Tag: Harry Reid

2 Dems Announce Support For Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

Two Democratic senators β€” Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota β€” said Thursday that they would vote to confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Manchin, who frequently crosses the aisle to side with the GOP, said he found Gorsuch to be “an honest and thoughtful man,” and that…

Trump’s First Budget Seeks Deep Cuts To Everything But Military, Border

President Trump unveiled his 2018 budget proposal Thursday, providing the clearest view yet of the policies he wants to use to deliver on his campaign promises. The plan includes a $54 billion increase in defense spending and a substantial bump for border security, while calling for deep cuts to most federal agencies, including roughly 30…

Harry Reid Calls Trump “a Sexual Predator Who Lost the Popular Vote”

Retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is breaking his silence on Donald Trump’s victory, calling the president-elect “a sexual predator who lost the popular vote” and arguing his win bolsters hate groups and terrorists. “The election of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in America,” Reid said in a statement…

Report: Spy Told FBI That Russia Wants To Cultivate Trump

The former intelligence officer said FBI officials greeted his July memo with β€œshock and horror” but did not request additional information. The FBI then asked him for more memos in August, he added, prompting him to submit dossiers on members of Trump’s inner circle with ties to Russia. β€œIt’s quite clear there was or is…

Harry Reid Shoots Down Ted Cruz On Defunding Obamacare

Harry Reid Shoots Down Ted Cruz On Defunding Obamacare Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) objected on Monday to Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) request for unanimous consent to pass the House’s continuing resolution to defund Obamacare. Reid also objected to a request by Cruz to hold amendments to the CR at a 60-vote threshold, which…

Obama Signs Order To Begin $85B In Sequester Spending

President Obama on Friday signed an order that starts putting into effect across-the-board budget cuts known as the β€œsequester” after he and congressional leaders failed to find an alternative budget plan. The President, after an Oval Office meeting with the lawmakers, called the cuts β€œjust dumb.” He said they would slow the economic recovery and…