35 Burst results for "Senate Democrats"

"senate democrats" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:55 min | Last month

"senate democrats" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"To pass both houses of Congress but moderate Senate Democrats like Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Arizona's Kirsten cinema support giving Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices I'm Nancy Marshall genser for marketplace As schools reopen bus drivers in several parts of the country are demanding better working conditions in pay wake county North Carolina Allegheny county Pennsylvania Las Cruces New Mexico These are some of the places that have seen recent strikes or walkouts by drivers marketplaces Savannah marr has more Instead of driving her usual roots on Monday Ashley Garner picketed outside the school district office in Stanley county North Carolina We're doing two and three loads We are supposed to sanitize the bus and do the COVID safety protocols And all that extra work lately hasn't come with a pay raise Rebecca given is a Professor of labor studies at Rutgers university She says this is a familiar story among low wage workers lauded as heroes at the start of the pandemic Conditions of the job didn't suggest any kind of respect or appreciation Now with a nationwide labor shortage workers are starting to say enough is enough Stanley county schools didn't respond to questions about driver demands A wage increase from 13 to $16 an hour and to higher bus monitors Ashley Garner says she doesn't want to leave her job I like seeing my cousins get on the bus I like seeing my neighbors get on the bus But she says without big changes she'll have to reconsider I'm Savannah mar for marketplace Let's do the numbers The footsie in London is down three tenths of percent Dow and S&P futures are down a tenth of a percent with the Dow future down 41 points NASDAQ futures up a tenth of a percent The.

Stanley county Kirsten cinema Ashley Garner Nancy Marshall genser Savannah marr Joe Manchin North Carolina Rebecca given Allegheny county Las Cruces West Virginia Senate Arizona Congress New Mexico Pennsylvania Rutgers university London S
Biden pushes big plans as key to avoid 'America's decline'

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 2 months ago

Biden pushes big plans as key to avoid 'America's decline'

"President Biden says the three point five trillion dollar price tag on the build back better program is likely to drop president Biden says key Senate moderate Democrats Joe Manchin and Kirsten cinema should look at is build back better plan from another angle decide what it is they live in the build back better and then move from there Byton is pitching both the one trillion dollar infrastructure plan and the larger reform package to moderate Democrats and their supporters on his return to the White House the president was asked about the chance that Senate Democrats will bypass the filibuster the raise the debt limit zero possibility says less than two weeks to raise that limit or face the possibility of government default timid wire Washington

President Biden Kirsten Cinema Byton Joe Manchin Senate White House Washington
Biden tells GOP to 'get out of the way' on debt limit

AP News Radio

00:53 sec | 2 months ago

Biden tells GOP to 'get out of the way' on debt limit

"The nation's debt limit remains a political football in the Senate with Congress less than two weeks from the October eighteenth deadline to allow for more borrowing to keep the government operating Senate Democrats and Republicans continue to point fingers and exchange barbs on the Senate floor Monday Majority Leader Chuck Schumer again blasted Republicans they blocked every single attempt to prevent the default from happening but Republican leader Mitch McConnell said the Democrats don't need GOP votes to suspend the nation's debt limit majority nations stop sleep walking toward yet another preventable crisis Democrats need to tackle the debt limit McConnell Schumer and president Joe Biden all continue to say the country will avoid default but the Senate appears to be headed for a cumbersome process that could involve being in session over the weekend and possibly next week senators were scheduled to be in their home states Mike Rossi up Washington

Senate Chuck Schumer Mcconnell Schumer Congress Mitch Mcconnell Football President Joe Biden GOP Mike Rossi Washington
Immigration Plan Blocked From Democrats' $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill

CNN 5 Things

00:39 sec | 2 months ago

Immigration Plan Blocked From Democrats' $3.5 Trillion Spending Bill

"It appears a legal. Pathway immigration will not be part of the massive three and a half trillion dollar economic bill sabbath parliamentarian the official advisor the senate's rules and procedures ruled against including it in the bill. Senate democrats made their case to include a path to legalize millions of immigrants in the massive economic bill arguing their plan to give roughly eight million immigrants and opportunity. To apply for green cards would have a major economic impact but that argument failed to convince the senate parliamentarian to allow them to include it. In a complicated budget process that would have allowed democrats to pass the bill with only a simple majority and avoid the sixty vote

Senate
Thousands Gather for Annual "March on for Voting Rights"

WBZ Morning News

00:46 sec | 3 months ago

Thousands Gather for Annual "March on for Voting Rights"

"In dozens of cities across the country. CBS is Nicole Killian has that report from Washington, D. C this morning, standing shoulder to shoulder the nation's top civil rights leaders with thousands of supporters in a call to action for federal voting rights legislation. We are not Going to let you fill the bust our way. Our voter protection group was joined by the brothers of the late Congressman John Lewis. They touted a bill named after him that was passed in the house this week and urged the Senate to act It protects The right. This event comes on the 58th anniversary of the march on Washington and marchers pushing Senate Democrats to scrap the filibuster and pass voting rights legislation without Republican support. Earthquake relief

Nicole Killian CBS Washington John Lewis Senate Earthquake
There's a Bipartisan Backlash to How Biden Handled the Withdrawal From Afghanistan

NPR News Now

00:58 sec | 3 months ago

There's a Bipartisan Backlash to How Biden Handled the Withdrawal From Afghanistan

"President biden is facing sharp. Bipartisan criticism over his management of the us exit from afghanistan us troops scrambling to evacuate thousands of american personnel and some afghans from the country after the taliban seized control. Npr's windsor johnston has more senate republican leader mitch. Mcconnell has blasted president biden over the rapid collapse in afghanistan saying that he owns it calling. Biden's decision to withdraw. Us troops ill advised. Mcconnell says both republicans and democrats want answers. We're going to be investigating what happened. I think it's noteworthy that three of the democratic chairman democratic chairman in the senate announced. They want to start holding hearings about what happened. What went wrong senate. Democrats say they're planning to hold a hearing on. Us policy toward afghanistan including negotiations between the former trump administration and the taliban as well as the biden administrations execution of the

President Biden Windsor Johnston Afghanistan Mcconnell United States Senate Taliban NPR Mitch Biden Biden Administrations
Senate Democrats Adopt Sweeping $3.5 Trillion Budget

Morning News with Manda Factor and Gregg Hersholt

00:59 min | 4 months ago

Senate Democrats Adopt Sweeping $3.5 Trillion Budget

Senate Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

KIRO Nights

00:42 sec | 4 months ago

Senate Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

"The Cairo radio, AB roads, bridges and airports were big winners in the U. S Senate today. CBS is Kris Van Cleave explains. The Senate overwhelmingly passed a landmark $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. Major win for President Biden. This bill we prove that we can still come together to do big things important things. The compromise package took months to craft and will fund traditional infrastructure projects like roads, bridges, airports, waterways and further deployment of broadband service winning over 19 Republicans. Majority leader Steny Hoyer says the House members will return from recess August 23rd to begin consideration of the Senate Democrats budget

Kris Van Cleave President Biden Senate Cairo U. CBS Steny Hoyer House
Senate Votes to Advance Bipartisan Infrastructure Proposal

WBUR Programming

01:01 min | 4 months ago

Senate Votes to Advance Bipartisan Infrastructure Proposal

"President Biden in a bipartisan group of senators finalize key parts of the bill, NPR's Windsor Johnston reports. Senate Democrats are also working to pass a separate, much larger package. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says he's moving forward with a two track strategy to pass the largest infrastructure package. In decades. The first track is the bipartisan bill focused on traditional brick and mortar infrastructure projects. The second track is a budget reconciliation bill where Democrats will make historic investments in American jobs, American families and efforts to fight climate change. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned that she won't bring the bipartisan infrastructure bill to the floor until the Senate delivers the larger $3.5 trillion spending plan. Senate Democrats are expected to pass it by using a budget maneuver that would not require any support from Republicans. Windsor Johnston. NPR NEWS Washington President Biden today called on Americans to follow the latest guidance on mask wearing and also urged people to

President Biden Windsor Johnston Senate Chuck Schumer NPR House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Washington
Conservatives Need to Draw the Line to Curtail Ubiquitous Porn

The Eric Metaxas Show

02:12 min | 4 months ago

Conservatives Need to Draw the Line to Curtail Ubiquitous Porn

"And i i really believe that the porn example is a pretty good. I think there's broad agreement here that we need to curtail. The spread of ubiquitous hot high-speed pornography in our culture. There were two laws passed for this in the nineteen ninety s with a republican house and a democrat senate democrat president the communications decency act which we actually argue a lot about now because of its section to thirty provision for big tech and the child online protection act. The cd was gutted by the supreme court and the copa. The child online protection act was held up in the courts as well but there was overwhelming support for this. I talked to a lot of young conservatives. As do you young conservatives in particular really want to curtail this stuff. And i i think. Beginning with obscenity as a way to kind of sh- finally have some limits. Some standards here is a great way to begin. There's no first amendment protection for it. And it's a recognition that liberty requires the suppression of of certain appetites and liberal education requires the cultivation of certain virtues and a conservative society needs prudence. We need to be able to say yeah. Words means something we can kind of know things in and we can kind of guide how we're going to govern ourselves and we really can't tell the difference between drag wing story our in church on sunday or a porn star and political speech than we can't tell the difference between between anything and we can't govern ourselves but just fascinated that really sharp people whether david french ben dominic That they would fall for this. I mean it seems to be kind of pure libertarianism. that in in seconds falls apart. I mean we just said it right. You know if you wanna bring. Let's bring in the racist. We wanted to be a big ten. I don't have to agree with them. But bring them in. No listen speaking of buckley when he founded national review in the fifties He specifically said that we're not going to let the john birch irs in. He understood that there are. We wanted to be as big a tent as can be but we have to draw the line. If pita can't do that everything falls

Republican House Senate Supreme Court David French Ben Dominic Buckley John Birch
"senate democrats" Discussed on Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

07:29 min | 4 months ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

"And now let's return to the conversation with ellie misspell justice correspondent for the nation. And adam jensen former. Deputy chief of staff. To senator harry reid and the author of kill switch the rise of the modern senate. So i want to get to a couple of the audience questions because there's a bunch and the first one actually is for you. Ellie and it's Just in the bucket of structural court reforms that are being floated to just straight up term limits for supreme court. Justices does that get us part of the way there. I loved term limits. I think they're a great idea. Unfortunately thrown constitutional saying that. That's probably i from my read. Eight differing court justices saying that. I do not think that you can pass term limits legislation and get this supreme court already stacked as it is sixty three with conservatives to agree that the whatever hokey plan you do for term limits passes muster under article three of the constitution. I wish they thought differently. But i think that's how they think in fact. I honestly think that only steven briar of all people is the one that has been out forward in favor of you know being interested in term limits. The rest of them think that's constitutional. It probably isn't so if you want term limits and again. I want her women's i think they're a good idea. I'd like many of the plans. I've seen there if you want term limits. I'll tell you how to get them. Expand the port add ten justices who think term limits our constitutional and then pass your legislation. And then let those ten justices overrule the nine justices who maybe don't think their constitutional boom. We've got term limits. The i'll just put the thing about cort expansion that people kinda blows people's mind it's the easiest thing to do. It's actually the constitutional solution to the problem of a supreme court. That is out of step with its people. it's actually the constitutionally perferred solution so that's kind of why we i. It's it's kind of why we have to do it. It's really tool that. The constitution gives the legislative bodies to to handle the courts adam. I have a question that i feel like could be a question about everything we've talked about tonight and everything we could talk about for the next six hours. Which is just the tit for tat question so somebody is essentially saying right so we ditched the filibuster and then what happens when the republicans win back control of congress and the presidency and by the way we could have that conversation about court reform. We could have it about Almost any sort of democracy reform. We've talked about what's your. What's your kind of back of the envelope. Answer for tit for tat or spiral to the bottom well. They're sort of a brass tacks political argument and then there's a. There's a broader argument that the brass tacks argument is that if you don't get rid of it now and pass the stuff that we pass. Republicans will just get rid of it when they're in power and ask the stuff they want to pass anyway. I think that's a pretty solid bet that they'll do that Look from sort of strategic analysis by leaving it in place right now. We are guaranteeing that we will not pass. Things like voting rights. Hr one gun control a whole raft of immediate urgent authorities. So you're incurring a huge cost up front to yourself and to our democracy you're probably also making it easier for republicans to get back in power faster by not passing a voting rights and democracy reform. So you're accelerating the the you know the doomsday scenario where they are in power and so you're incurring that cost and you're doing it in order to maintain this defensive tactic that you hope will come in handy for us. When the other sides in power so what happens though when you incur that massive cost to yourself up front then. The other side gets power and with the flick of his wrist. Mitch mcconnell just gets rid of that defensive tactic that you incurred that cost in order to keep so you know i think it's a bad idea to incur. That cost up front and sort of cross your fingers and hoped that mitch mcconnell doesn't yank that away from you what he wants to because i think the overwhelming odds are that he will so. That's that's the sort of the brass tacks answer. Is we have powered now. Democrats do so they should. They should do as much as they can with it. Because republicans will probably just just you know do all the bad stuff. Anyway when they're back in power plants are just it actually over unbalanced. The filibuster is a tool that benefits the conservative side ideological spectrum far more than the progressive side so on net. It is something that it overwhelmingly benefits progresses to get rid of. It is a tool that makes it harder to pass things. Progresses are the party that wants to pass big change conservatives. Are the party that wanted to stand with history yelling. Stop in william buckley's famous phrase. You look historically progressive benefits and expansions of rights have proven extremely hard to undo legislatively. They're easy to do through the courts rollback but legislatively. They're extremely difficult undo. You look at obamacare which after pass was extremely unpopular with the public republicans campaign for seven years on repealing it as soon as they got back in power. They tried to repeal it through. That process called reconciliation. Which means they only needed a majority to repeal it. So the filibuster was no help to democrats in stopping the effort to repeal the affordable care act but republicans couldn't muster a majority to repeal it. Because what happened. It got popular when they tried to take away when you try to take progressive benefits away from people. It becomes very hard because people realize they like it. So i think when you when you take the brass tacks analysis and you take sort of larger strategic analysis together the only conclusion you can really come to is that this is something that while it does post them risk and getting rid of it. Overwhelmingly benefits republicans. More than democrats. Democrats should get rid of it past the things. They wanna pass because that is the on balance the best by far the best thing for them to do. I just want to add that the same argument. Same argument basically works. When you talk about court expansion so you put four justices on the court. And then the republicans get in and they put eight justices on the court wall. Where does it end. Why is that dead who cares again since step one. If you put for justices on the court that are going to protect the fifteenth amendment that it makes it much more unlikely to the republicans ever take back all of government again. Which is what they would need to repack. The court a. b. How is it worse. If they repack the court were already down if something happens a now in six or eight years. The republicans are back on top. That's no worse than it is right now. And then see as i said there are great reasons to have more justices on the court that go beyond artisan politics and so if you're talking about a court that has fifty people eighty people like that's actually still better than what we have now. People forget our supreme court is unique kind of in the western industrialized world in that. It is ace. oh small but be so powerful. No other western industrialized supreme court can just declare an act of the popularly-elected legislator unconstitutional. Because five do say so. Are you kidding me. That's not a power in other places have as a power that we have so changing the bar to five. Dudes think it's unconstitutional. So i don't know forty five. How was that bad. So as adams sing with with with with the filibuster reform yes there are doomsday scenarios where republicans grab all the power and use it.

supreme court ellie misspell adam jensen senator harry reid steven briar mitch mcconnell Ellie cort senate adam william buckley congress adams
"senate democrats" Discussed on Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

06:28 min | 4 months ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

"The process and the senate was designed more than any other branch to facilitate that minority input but they were extremely clear that at the end of the day after the minority had say after there had been extended debate in the senate that the issue at hand should come up for a majority vote so the dysfunction that we see today is that that system over two hundred years primarily throughout the course of history for the maintenance. The primary the primary driving factor in this tilt was the maintenance of white supremacy Again and again for two hundred years. That system has become tilted to Over empower the minority and that is what is caused our system to lose this ability to adapt and change because the minority in every situation wields veto. the senate isn't a body that exist independently. It's at the heart of the legislative process so by imposing this minority veto every bill that the passing the law has to go through the senate. If you're not imposing minority veto on the senate you're imposing it on the entire system and it's that tilt towards minority rule that has that has caused the system to be as as dysfunctional as it is today. Okay so we've done the diagnostic work in eight minutes. Well strong work friends Let's do a little bit of repair and ellie For what it's worth. I think you're exactly right The courts didn't completely bring the house down in twenty twenty. But i i don't see any reason to spike the football and say that can be replicated and i wonder if we can start with this big sort of elephant in the room question about court reform and i know you and i've talked about it a million times the kinds of things that need to happen and oh by the way needs to happen in the next year seem to be unlikely to happen. And i know you've had real criticism of the biden court commission which is going to think about thinking about some of these solutions for one hundred eighty days. But i wonder if you could just again briefly give a sense of what court reform would look lake and why it is. You're so discomfited by the idea of thinking about it for a really long time it is. It is insane that the people currently in power which happens to be for this brief moment in time a democratic administration and a bear thinnest possible majority in the democratic. Senate is ridiculous to me that these people are thinking about these problems in terms of legislative action when the courts not just supreme court literally any two bit. Just add a law school thirty five year. Old trump judge that was put on the court specifically because of their blogging experience. That any one of them can frustrate for the entire country. Anything in the congress does any single bill that gets through that difficult house and adams great point about the completely minority raw tenant. Even if you get something through those two bodies one district judge can put a temporary injunction and stop the whole thing. Liberal should know this. That's why there's no wall okay. We should know the power of district court judge in our system and so for us not to be willing to even seriously consider expanding the courts both at the supreme court and the lower court level is just political malpractice. Anything that the democrats want anything that liberals want anything that voting rights activists want. We'll be frustrated by the republican courts. Now there are reform reasons for expanding the courts. Far beyond the political. Tit for tat. If we look at the lower courts we are long overdue for an expansion of lower courts. We use to add. You know couple of judges here a couple of judges there on the various Circuits about once. Every ten years we created a whole new circuits. We haven't done that. Since nineteen ninety the judicial conference which is an independent nonpartisan body of retired federal judges and big thinkers says that we need at least seventy five judges just semi five district court. Judge just like now today now. Let's go on just to handle the load we. Are you know your litigious people it. Has we get there more of us. They're just more cases to handle so at the bare minimum. We should be talking about expanding the lower courts just to just to lighten the load the burden on the judicial system and then obviously the supreme court look i. I can make all again. The revenge arguments about hypocrisy between merit and amy coney barrett i have all the revenge arguments like you know as as as clear as day but again when we talk about reform one of the things that we have to realize that our process where every time supreme court justice dies. It's an all hands on deck full on go to the mattresses fight in again the completely ridiculous senate that the only way to stop that the only way to stop that is to put enough justices on the supreme court that their replacement becomes a manner of wrote as opposed to a desperate political battle. If you had nineteen justices if you had twenty nine justices and if you think that's too much that's exactly. How much the ninth circuit the covers. California and most of the west has if we had twenty nine justices. Then every time one of these octogenarians dies which is not something that should be that surprising than eighty year. Old people die every time. One of these octogenarians die. It ruin it. Be all hands on deck political fight so we should expand the court for those reasons as well now last thing to the extent that the current democratic administration might get to choose a bare majority of those new justices. Well that's just that's just part of the bargain. And i wanna give you a chance to defend the completely ridiculous senate but i also wanna ask a version of this question which is what do you do about filibuster reform when joe manchin and kristen cinema just say no How do we do the kind of big structural fixes when the institution declines to be fixed..

senate biden court commission supreme court ellie amy coney barrett football adams congress democratic administration California kristen cinema joe manchin
Senate Democrats Unveil Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

Morning Edition

00:43 sec | 5 months ago

Senate Democrats Unveil Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana

Biden Pushes Senate Democrats to Unite on $3.5 Trillion Spending Proposal

AP News Radio

00:57 sec | 5 months ago

Biden Pushes Senate Democrats to Unite on $3.5 Trillion Spending Proposal

"President Biden made a quick trip to the U. S. capitol seeking support for his multi trillion dollar domestic agenda great to be back to all my colleagues and I think we got a lot done it's an ambitious package costing some three and a half trillion dollars to upgrade the nation's infrastructure health care Medicare and other social programs president Biden says there should be bipartisan support another democratic Roach Republican bridges and have cut you know with their families the first time safer communities kids need to be able to drink clean drinking water he had a close door luncheon with Democrats in the Senate needing their votes to make it happen GOP leaders have been opposed to the nontraditional infrastructure spending there are also disagreements within the democratic caucus on how big to spend and how to pay for it Jackie Quinn Washington

President Biden U. Biden Medicare Senate GOP Jackie Quinn Washington
Senate Democrats Move to End Federal Ban on Marijuana

Bloomberg Daybreak

00:15 sec | 5 months ago

Senate Democrats Move to End Federal Ban on Marijuana

"To put legalizing marijuana on a national level. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and Finance Chairman Ron Wyden plan to release a draft there bill today. The bill is said to remove marijuana from the federal list of controlled substances. Vice

Leader Chuck Schumer Senator Cory Booker Ron Wyden Senate New Jersey
Senate Democrats reach $3.5 trillion budget agreement

AP News Radio

00:52 sec | 5 months ago

Senate Democrats reach $3.5 trillion budget agreement

"Senate Democrats say they've reached a budget agreement that envisions three point five trillion dollars in spending over the coming decade Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the deal would affect American families in US so profound with more than anything that's happened in generations it would pour federal resources and to climate change health care and family service programs sought by president Biden it also includes an expansion of Medicare money for dental vision and hearing the resolution sets only brought spending and revenue parameters leaving details for later including how much would be raised to tax increases on the wealthy and corporations democratic aide says it will include language calling for no tax increases on people making less than four hundred thousand dollars a year or on small businesses Ben Thomas Washington

Senate President Biden Chuck Schumer Medicare United States Ben Thomas Washington
Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Stalls as Bigger Plan Gains

America's First News

00:24 sec | 5 months ago

Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Stalls as Bigger Plan Gains

"Infrastructure plan gets back on track as Senate Democrats agreed to a $3.5 trillion spending plan for the next decade. Majority leader Chuck Schumer. Our plan is to move forward with both tracks this work period. I believe in a good place to try and get that done. President Biden and Senate Democrats will meet today to discuss the plan, which Republicans say the country cannot afford.

Senate Chuck Schumer President Biden
Senate Democrats announce $3.5 trillion budget agreement

AP News Radio

00:56 sec | 5 months ago

Senate Democrats announce $3.5 trillion budget agreement

"Infrastructure plans making progress in the Senate Democrats on the Senate budget committee reach an agreement amongst themselves on spending three point five trillion dollars over the next ten years on climate change health care and family service programs sought by president Biden the president is expected to attend a luncheon Wednesday with all Senate Democrats to discuss a proposal which is designed to be a budget resolution which only needs a simple majority to pass the Senate a bipartisan group of senators is also made progress on a one trillion dollar traditional infrastructure plan Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer we had a report from Kiersten cinema and she is optimistic that we can get to the goal that I propose that we have legislation ready by Friday cinema of Arizona so the Democrat in that bipartisan group Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says he's hopeful as long as the plan is credibly paid for Tim acquire Washington

Senate Senate Budget Committee President Biden Kiersten Cinema Chuck Schumer Arizona Mitch Mcconnell TIM Washington
Trump Ally Launches Election Audit Plan in Pennsylvania

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 5 months ago

Trump Ally Launches Election Audit Plan in Pennsylvania

"Hi Mike Ross you're reporting a trump ally launches an election audit plan in Pennsylvania a Pennsylvania state senator is launching what he says will be a forensic investigation of the state's twenty twenty presidential election senator Doug must Riano a Republican and ardent supporter of former president Donald Trump sent letters to three counties Wednesday threatening subpoenas if they do not respond by July thirty first Austria on who said he's considering running for governor sent to sweeping five page information request to Republican controlled Thai yoga and York counties and to democratic stronghold Philadelphia in a letter to the Pennsylvania Senate's Republican majority top Senate Democrats question the authority and legality of such an audit hi Mike Rossio

Pennsylvania Doug Must Riano Mike Ross Donald Trump Thai Yoga Austria Senate Philadelphia York Mike Rossio
'We Have a Deal': Biden Announces Infrastructure Agreement

AP News Radio

00:42 sec | 5 months ago

'We Have a Deal': Biden Announces Infrastructure Agreement

"President Biden says he is optimistic over reaching an infrastructure deal the president met with Senate Democrats and Republicans at the White House and when they were done he said we have a deal this bill doesn't have all the things the president wanted that's what it means to compromise and it reflects something important reflects consensus the heart of democracy requires consensus Maine Republican Susan Collins was in the room she says it's important to show the Senate can function everyone contributed to what is the largest infrastructure package in history money would go to things like roads and highways broadband in efforts to tackle climate change at Donahue Washington

President Biden Senate White House Susan Collins Maine Washington
We Have to Be Project Managers of Elections and Conservative Principles

The Dan Bongino Show

01:56 min | 5 months ago

We Have to Be Project Managers of Elections and Conservative Principles

"Gave a speech this week at the Great Club 45. I've been talking about it all week in Palm Beach because I don't get out of my house at all. So these are really big events for me. It's like yes, I left. I went to a restaurant. So what? You don't understand? I never leave. But I gave this speech about a lot of great people. And 90% of the crowd understood that we have to fight on while still I hate the term getting to the bottom of, but let's just use it here for the sake of time getting to the bottom of what happened in 2020. Some people in the crowd about 10% didn't want to hear that. That's okay. I'm not here to lie to you. You your title to your opinion. Some people think we should focus on 2020 only and forget 2022 2024. It's not worth it until we do 2020. Your opinion. You're entitled to it. It is a free country with the big our God given right to speech. I just vigorously disagree. I know it's not efficient have to focus on two things to focus on two things strongly. And vigorously at the same time. President Trump clearly agrees. We darn well better get to the bottom of what happened in 2020. While simultaneously focusing on 2022. We can't just forfeit away 2022 because of 2020 shenanigans. I mean, how are we ever going to figure out what happened in 2020? If we continue to elect House Democrats and and and and Senate Democrats as well, you think Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are going to help us in that endeavor? Of course they won't. That's absurd. We have to focus on parallel tracks. Regardless of the inefficiency of it. I get it. The human brain wants to focus on one thing at a time. We don't have that option. We don't have that luxury. We are election project managers. Now we are project managers for liberty and freedom right now. There is a liberty and freedom movement. You all are the anointed ones. Go in Peace to love and serve. You are the project managers for liberty. And we have to multitask.

Great Club President Trump Palm Beach Chuck Schumer Nancy Pelosi Senate House
"senate democrats" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

05:59 min | 6 months ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Potomac Watch

"Indexing the gas tax to inflation looks to me like a tax increase and you can call the whatever they're going to do with electric cars at a user fee if you want but how is that not a tax increase. Now you're absolutely right. it is a tax increase. I mean even worse. I think in the larger scale of things What the white house wants to do is to be able to hold up a bipartisan agreement. We've with congress. We worked with republicans to get this and then get all the stuff that the republicans object to in another bill and just ran that through reconciliation and so forth. I don't see how this is a plus for the republicans i. I'm very doubtful about all the spending even the spending in the in the compromise. It's better than what the original Was but i'm doubtful about all of it and i think it's a big trap for the republicans I think what they would be in a better position to kind of burnish. The brand by saying were against all this big spending We should be more careful with the tax payers dollars. And we're going to vigorously oppose anything any kind of tax increase on the american people. And instead i think if they go along with some of this in then the objectionable parts come in another bill later. I don't see what the party has gained a politically on this. I don't see how it's distinguished itself. It's just playing is playing the washington game in handing the president a big victory that he really hasn't had a compromise on kim. What do you make of this question of. What counts as a tax increase. I mean there's a political reporter who is saying who who surveyed the the biden administration about this idea of of raising Sorry in Indexing the gas tax to inflation and biden during the campaign the presidential campaign had promised over and over that he wouldn't raise taxes on anybody making four hundred thousand dollars a year and so this is from the political reporter. The white house considers indexing the gas tax to inflation to be a violation of biden's pledge. He's not willing to include that in an infrastructure package. So what do you make of this question of how he interprets that. Pledge well look. Let's be clear it is a tax increase. Okay if you have tax in this case on gasoline And you do something to the tax whether it's raising it interesting. It and that results in the tax going up that is a tax increase And republicans and democrats in this group can use all the euphemisms they want and try to walk around that but it is Problem here there's a couple of political things play If you're not going to do other tax increases which i think is sound by the way you know the good news for me. That i saw out of deal that generally i think is is not great at the moment is that they're not going to go back and touch the 2017. Corporate in an individual income tax changes that were done in the trump administration. So that's good But that means that you're not left with a whole bunch of money to play around with elsewhere Especially with the bill. That is this big okay. And then so that's one political thing and it's one reason why you see them trying to come up with these kind of gimmicky as it were statements about what's attacks and what isn't The white house is a completely different political motivation. Going on here. They do want taxes to be raised..

congress biden republicans 2017 trump four hundred thousand dollars kim white house one reason democrats one political thing american year washington
"senate democrats" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

01:36 min | 6 months ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

"Not being enacted in a bipartisan way and we have the recalcitrance for the leaders at the national level to stand up for the constitution and protect people's right to vote. This isn't important fight. This fight goes beyond politics lawrence. If you look at polling data or the provision of the for the people at polling data on the provision of the voting rights act. I tell you where the bipartisanship is. It's amongst the american league. I'll tell you where supporters amongst the american people know south east west right center and left a black white hispanic indigenous asian american men and women young and old. The support for the protection of democracy is with the people will the leaders of the nation. Will the members of the senate do stand in the way here. Those voters here the people and do what is necessary at this moment in his two presidents n. Double acp president ceo. Derrick johnson a national early urban league president and ceo marc morial. Thank you both very very much for starting off our discussion tonight. Please come back. Thank you thank you and coming up. President biden stopped his negotiations. As rachel predicted on the infrastructure deal with west. Virginia's republican senators shelley moore capito today. Senator capital was theoretically negotiating on behalf of senate republicans. President biden will now negotiate directly with a group of democratic and republican.

tonight President two presidents rachel ceo marc morial today Virginia lawrence both senate republicans Derrick johnson voting rights ceo. republican asian american senate biden democratic Double acp american
"senate democrats" Discussed on Newsradio 600 KOGO

Newsradio 600 KOGO

01:48 min | 10 months ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on Newsradio 600 KOGO

"Senate Democrats just minutes ago. Asked a budget resolution, with Vice President Harris casting the tie breaking vote after a lot of amendments put centers on the record in order leader Mitch McConnell. It's all related to the $1.9 Trillion Corona financial aid plan. Fox is Jared Halpern. It's a ritual called the Vote a Rama. Dozens of amendments debated and voted in quick succession for hours is part of a budget process. The process prevents a filibuster in the Senate, giving Democrats the option to pass a bill with a simple majority of the final bill could also Passed without any Republican votes in the House, something unprecedented. Democrats pressured Republican leader Kevin McCarthy to remove freshman congressman Marjorie Taylor Greene from the education and budget committees when McCarthy didn't punish her for controversial comments he made before being elected to public office. Democrats decided to kick green off the committees with a vote on the house floor boxes like a manual for the vote. Taylor Greene spoke out, saying the conspiracy theories she wants promoted or in the past. Now later in 2018, when I started finding this information lies things that were not true in these Q and on post. I stopped believing it. I think she never brought them up Running for Congress in Georgia. The number of coronaviruses deaths in the U. S spiked to a new record just over 5000 in a day for the first time reported yesterday. There could soon be even more vaccine doses available. Johnson and Johnson submitted an application to the FDA for emergency use authorization of its Corona virus vaccine and plans to do the same with European regulators in the coming weeks, and it expects to have vials ready to go immediately if given the green light, Fox's Steve Rapid Borden like Madonna and Visors, covert back Scenes. This is just one dose. But Johnson and Johnson's version wasn't as effective as the other two in trials, a new Mexico state police officers dead shot on the highway.

Marjorie Taylor Greene Johnson Kevin McCarthy Mitch McConnell Vice President Harris Fox Senate Jared Halpern congressman Steve Rapid Borden FDA U. S Mexico Congress Madonna Georgia
"senate democrats" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

01:35 min | 11 months ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"And Senate Democrats introducing legislation to more than double the federal minimum wage from 7 25 an hour to $15 an hour, economist Ray Perelman says If approved, it would be the first hike in starting pay since 2009. If you just adjusted for cost of living be up to about 8, 75 or so something like that might be reasonable to try to keep people with a purchasing power parity. He says. $15 would be more than some sectors could afford. Like the hospitality industry on Lee 1% of Nations full time work force earns the minimum wage. The Federal Reserve is again keeping interest rates steady. The feds short term lending rate remaining at near zero Fed chair Jerome Powell, saying the path of the economy will continue to depend on success in combating the ongoing Corona virus outbreak. Speaking of the Biden administration's new Covert 19 task force, holding its first briefing today, saying daily vaccinations are increasing across the country really vaccine does is a minister continued to rise to more than 1.6 million bucks is per day over the past week, CDC director Dr Rochelle Wolinsky says over 23. A half million doses of vaccine have already been administered. Members of the task force say they still expected to be months before everyone in the U. S. Who wants a shot can get 1 January now the deadliest month of the cove in 19 pandemic in the U. S. To date data from Johns Hopkins University, showing roughly 77,700 deaths reported so far during the month of January. Now, Jones closed today down 633 points s and P Down 98 the NASDAQ Down.

Ray Perelman Federal Reserve Johns Hopkins University Jerome Powell Biden administration Dr Rochelle Wolinsky Jones CDC director
"senate democrats" Discussed on 990 The Answer

990 The Answer

05:57 min | 1 year ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on 990 The Answer

"Is with us. He is the senior tech correspondent for Bright Bart. The big tech hearings continue on Capitol Hill. One wonders if they're really they're really of substance are their teeth to these or not? So far, it's been a lot of bluster. But one wonders if there's actual action. Some of Ted Cruz yesterday I will say it's dismaying listening to the questions from our Democratic colleagues. Because consistently the message from Senate Democrats Is for Facebook and Twitter and Google. To censor more. To abuse their power more to silence voices. Senate Democrats disagree with more That is very dangerous if we want to maintain A free and fair democracy. If we want to maintain free speech, there was a time. When Democrats embraced and defended the principles of free speech. There was a time when Democrats embraced and defended the principles of a free press. And yet there's an absolute silence from Democrats speaking up. Or the press outlets censored by big tech. There's an absolute silence for Democrats speaking out for the citizens silence by big tech. Instead, there is a demand use even more power to silence dissent. And that's a totalitarian instinct that I think is very dangerous. Yeah, it's a strange thing because Democrats now find themselves on the side of censorship and monopolies. Now, this is the monocle wearing top hat stuff, Mr. Bukhari. Welcome back. This is the stuff that Republicans used to be accused of the robber Baron era stuff, right? Welcome in Hi, Chris. Great to be on. You know, Ted Cruz is absolutely right. Torto. Call out the Democrats on this thing is actually something I I described in my book deleted. Which is all about Big Tex average race, political movements and steal elections. It's not just the tech companies that are responsible for these. They're lovely, responsible for the censorship there, often with the one feeling it but what we've seen over the past four years of this alliance between tech companies, media organizations, Democrat politicians. NGOs and pressure groups. And they will be working together to develop this length of new language of censorship, never disinformation, fake use conspiracy theories, and they've all been pressuring each other to to move more quickly on sentencing with And again and again. When Facebook or any of these tech companies even pushes back a little on center and Republicans and central conservatives, you'll have a Democrat, politician or press a group or a advertising conglomerate come out and demand that they be moved fast from center ships. Elite societies, all working together to suppress online political speech. They've been doing it ever since. 2016 on that because they recognize that a genuinely free and open Internet a level playing field is dangerous to them. It allows political movements to emerge without going through their mainstream media filters, and it's a profound threat to their power. It was an interesting exchange. Actually, that didn't get a lot of attention, and I commend her for having the discussion. Amy Klobuchar was talking specifically with Jack Dorsey from Twitter about how well end Zucker Burg two. Question each of them about the APP called Vine, which Twitter ended up buying and just shutting down. And then, of course, Facebook ended up buying instagram and taking it over and she was talking about these technologies that developed Ending up rivaling these two and then they end up either behind them and just shutting them down and crushing them or bringing them into the fold. I mean, that is a discussion worth having setting the censorship issue aside, which is hugely important. I mean, it's the most important thing, the censorship part of it, but they have such power, monopolistic power, they're able to do it. So that's the other side of the coin. It is the other side of the coin, and there are no real alternative. You know, we're now seeing the rise off parlor on rumble as alternatives to Twitter and and you keep it in very well in the absolute they've been searching and popularity. Ever since Election Day. But we're also seeing the beginnings of a campaign Tonto suppress them a smear campaign in the media thing You know, these things are dangerous. He's allowing hate speech. And so on certain. It's exactly what happened to gamble, which was a similar act. A similar free speech focused app still around. But they were. They were subject to a massive smear campaign by the media, which was followed by them being banned by the Google APP store and the Apple APP store on those two up stores. They're all 99% of smartphones worldwide. Athlone Google have a duopoly there so you can't it's impossible to talk about big tech sense of without also mentioning their monopoly. Power on and that is such a great I'm sorry. Interrupt you, But I hadn't even considered that. I often hear free market arguments like well, you just go out and you develop a new Twitter. You go up and you develop a new Facebook but the means by which you develop and market a new app. You almost have to use Google or Apple to get it to people. Get it on their phones and whatnot. And if if they decide they won't let you because you're peddling hate speech than then How do you get it to market? That's another great question, Olive Bukhari. Precisely that that that's the problem with the with the competition argument, because you can't simply creating a happier or create a website because you'll be really dependent on so many other Ever sees that a controlled by people who Have no problem censoring me that includes Apple and Google is absolute. That includes DNS, provided with giving.

Twitter Facebook Google Ted Cruz Olive Bukhari Apple Bright Bart Amy Klobuchar Chris Jack Dorsey Zucker Burg instagram
"senate democrats" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

01:46 min | 1 year ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

"Senate Democrats Senate oldest member eighty six year old Dianne Feinstein says quote there is no way to do this without increased risk Maryland senator Chris van Hollen said McConnell's decision is dangerous for his constituents Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn't directly answer when asked if he consulted with the capital attending physician or receive different medical advice from the house the Senate's first Mondays on a nomination for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission but bigger nominations loan a vote on congressman John Ratcliffe to serve as the director of national intelligence and McConnell protege Justin Walker for the nation's second highest court that's fox's Chad Pergram a federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled the trump administration is overstepping its authority in trying to withhold federal grant money from cities and states to invoke sanctuary protection for illegal immigrants the justice department likely to appeal trump administration also extending for at least a month that remain in Mexico orders that require immigrants seeking asylum in the U. S. to stay in Mexico pending their hearings Major League Baseball is given its teams the go ahead to lay off some office staff but will soon hear the call gentlemen start your engines again NASCAR getting the green flag for a jam packed slate of racing faster scenes or even excited to return to racing will be returning on may seventeenth at Darlington Raceway NASCAR Cup series NASCAR vice president of recent development Ben Kennedy on the body's website the Cup series making its comeback at Darlington may seventeenth part of an eleven day run across three series putting the action between the track too tough to tame and Charlotte motor speedway the Cup series race once more at Darlington may twentieth and head to Charlotte for the famed coca Cola six hundred may twenty fourth the mother Charlotte run three days later all these races will happen without fans in the stands man Apollo Tano fox news.

NASCAR Apollo Tano Darlington Raceway Justin Walker attending physician Senate senator Maryland Charlotte Darlington Ben Kennedy vice president Senate Democrats Senate Baseball Mexico Chicago Chad Pergram fox
"senate democrats" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

01:40 min | 2 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

"Once again Senate Democrats are threatening to break the rules of the right the world of the product in order to train for over what war war war we've been rated DC for politically correct tension this may learn it does say elder do you hear the state from south central the people you the great elder ski dome the rooms are welcome to the program allow because we've got to cut do you gold triple eight nine seven one S. A. G. E. triple eight nine seven one seven two four three very elderly factor dot com studio on this phone Abril Friday next hour we will be playing phone abroad before that we will be playing can you be Kirk I've got five categories in our weekly trivia contest who ever answers most successfully will get a my pillow both contests will get a copy of a lot like me and for for bro the winner will get a my pillow both contestants a copy of a lot like me for beat Kirk it is a five category five category trivia question the categories are civil war name in the news sports U. S. constitution.

Kirk S. A. G.
"senate democrats" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

01:50 min | 2 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

"A team of the Senate Democrats goes to the Texas border to inspect my grip detention facilities eighteen of democratic senators led by minority leader Chuck Schumer left micro detention facilities in around McAllen Texas calling the conditions horrible is Dr New Jersey senator Bob Menendez said he spoke to mothers of infants who told him children in their central American home countries are kidnapped girls raped boys forcing the gangs acting homeland security secretary Kevin not clean and told a house committee Thursday that fewer than one thousand children have been separated from their families out of four hundred and fifty thousand family units that attempted entry since October Jessica Rosenthal fox news echoes of president trump's remarks about for Congress women of color in Georgia an African American lawmakers as a white man at a supermarket verbally attacked her Friday used profanity and told her to go back where you came from state representative Eric Tom Erica Thomas says that happen in front of her nine year old daughter the film version of the Broadway show cats releases a trailer but it's far from perfect with audiences can which releases in December an adaptation of the musical featuring a slew of stars including Jennifer Hudson and Taylor swift critics not buying the look of human cat hybrids calling the digital Furrer creepy despite an online Klein the cats trailer pulling in over nine million Twitter views in a day krystin Goodwin fox news and U. S. stocks fell Friday as tensions escalate with Iran and the federal reserve signals it will make only a modest cut to interest rates at the end of the month but they almost sixty eight points the nasdaq.

krystin Goodwin Twitter Furrer state representative Congress president Jessica Rosenthal Kevin Dr New Jersey McAllen Texas Iran Taylor Jennifer Hudson Eric Tom Erica Thomas Georgia trump secretary
"senate democrats" Discussed on WCPT 820

WCPT 820

01:53 min | 2 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on WCPT 820

"Francis house and Senate Democrats blamed, the president for walking out of a preplanned White House meeting on infrastructure Wednesday when the Kenyan has details from Capitol Hill Democrats had gathered at the White House for this follow of meeting on infrastructure. It was scheduled to occur shortly after the House Democratic caucus met to discuss the multiple investigations against the president as well as impeachment. So when they got to the White House house speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Trump was angry. I pray for the president of the United States. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer was dumbfounded to wash what happened in the White House would make your jaw drop. The president walked in said he would not work with the Democrats on infrastructure as long as the investigations continued decried Nancy, Pelosi's earlier, declaration of a cover up, and then walked out to the rose garden to make a statement to the press. Linda Kenyon, capitol of several small towns in Oklahoma and Kansas have being attached to leave their homes as rivers and streams rise river was approaching historic highs after a multiday stretch of storms that produced dozens of tornadoes, three deaths were reported. Mike eleven ATI was indicted on federal charges in New York Wednesday. He's facing fraud charges in relation to work. He did for adult film actress stormy Daniels indictment against avenue claims that he redirected almost three hundred thousand dollars intended for his client to a Bank account that he controlled the high. Profile attorney allegedly used documents with the purported signature from stormy Daniels to convince her literary agent to divert payments from her publisher to the account, and then spent the money on things like payments for Ferrari avenue wrote on Twitter that he never misappropriated any funds belonging to stormy Daniels, who he said received millions of dollars worth of legal services at an ATI was also officially indicted on charges that he attempted to extort twenty million dollars from Nike. Steve Kastenbaum, New York through sector, Steve Mnuchin says the redesign of the twenty dollar Bill to feature nineteenth century abolitionist leader, Harriet Tubman.

White House president Chuck Schumer stormy Daniels Francis house Nancy Pelosi President Trump New York ATI Harriet Tubman Steve Kastenbaum United States
"senate democrats" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

03:40 min | 2 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

"And Democrats are looking to just solve this problem once and for all by expanding Medicare, Allah NHS in the UK. And so I think that's that's inevitably where we're going to look at something you were talking about. College tuition earlier. I mean, there's no question that costs have exploded two point that people can no longer afford it without incurring massive debt. And that's not a good thing for society. The one solution to that problem is to try to drive down the cost of higher education through technology. And other means the democratic solution to the problem is for the government absorb all the costs of it, which is basically a blank check, which means the cost will continue to explode without outcomes even being considered. So let me give you a thought process on that. And South Carolina are home state Senate Democrats implemented, a strategy to do free technical college for those at certain levels above the poverty, above and below the poverty index state because as a they're more jobs than they are people looking for jobs on there people. There are a lot of jobs that cannot be filled because they do not have necessarily SC. Skill sets to feel so when you offer a free technical colleges for propulsion, I'll just say say that way people with certain income levels. It gives them not to be pulled out of poverty. But also positions them to sell some of the whole Szabo's that we have in this country. And so while people want to criticize because it has the free it has been working very, well and it received democrat and Republican support and it's been a growing expanded program. And that's why we have the best type. In the country in South Carolina. If you look at a Republican state like Tennessee, they too have free technical college. And so well, you made at the fact of the word free college because because the sector to do on your Saudi, Al. But in some cases, that is not a bad thing. It fixes some of the problems that we have because we know education crime and poverty all have one contact. They all loop in with each other. Well, and listen, I'm receptive. To that. I think we just have different points of view on how to solve problem. I want to reduce costs or healthcare overall. I mean, it's clear when you look at trend lines for how expensive higher education college has gotten. I mean, it's way. It's it's it's not in line with inflation at all eight blows it out of the one. So there's some reason that costs are exploding. And I don't think that we address the problem by having government assume all the cost, but we'll move on. Because we don't have that much time. Who who do you think the dark horses on the Democratic Senate out somebody we're not talking about? I mean, we have a long list of people here, you know, everybody from Buddha judge to Jilib Randa Booker Castro who who are Yang who's in contention here that we're not talking about that could make a run at this. Hard to say, and I think there's practice or anywhere in that kind of predict the mood of this race nominee will be what I didn't hear the candidates on the put the first debates at this point is hard to say, but what I can tell you that you have in this business, and, you know, this because you say to political expert on your son. In this business at a primary peaking at the right time to support and why some people who are under Poland and the performance and the ads some they have room to grow and way, a long ways to go. And so they can continue to slowly raise their profile and slowly get get attention and sustain that. I think it could be multiple dot courses in this..

South Carolina NHS Democratic Senate Jilib Randa Booker Castro UK Yang Tennessee Poland Al
"senate democrats" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

News Radio 1190 KEX

07:59 min | 3 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on News Radio 1190 KEX

"Levers. It's the Mark Mason show. Well, there's a break there in the in the bar confirmation hearings, which I mean, it's it's a lot. It's a word salad in that thing we had five and a half hour word salad. But we got some we got some stuff out of it. ABC's alley Rogan. I mean, you were there from the get-go you've been added all day here. And welcome back to the show or what are your? What are your thoughts? I mean, I think it's pretty interesting Bill bar has a real expected. You got a lot of questions, especially from Democrats over how he would treat the special counsel's investigation. There were a lot of specific questions on a about a memo that he wrote in which he questioned the special counsel reaching into questions obstruction of Justice and saying that in this case it was. About idea for molar to have gone down that road. So he was asked a lot about that. Now, the bottom line is that William bar insisted that he would not fire Muller without good cause which I mean, he basically said I don't see that. I don't see there being good cause. So that that that caveat is almost more perfunctory than anything else that you know, he's not going to. He no reason to stop the investigation from guy completing its course. And he also said that if the president tried to pressure him into firing Muller, he would not follow those instructions just like endless analogy was brought up Nixon's AG, Elliot Richardson, who rather than get rid of the Watergate prosecutor resigned. Is that going to satisfy some of the hold out Senate Democrats who are concerned with some of the I guess they would call it wishy washiness of some of his statements. They were concerned that he said he would not necessarily accept the conclusions or suggestions from the special counsel. If there are any given in whatever report emerges at the end of this investigation like subpoenaing people bringing additional I- prosecutions up, but I would say that for Senate Republicans who by and large support him. I mean, this guy's been attorney general once before this hearing has simply reinforced that they believe this is a this is kind of a battle tested person. That would be a good fit to take over the DOJ. Yeah. Yeah. You know, his parting with Trump to or at least breaking with the president on a couple of things in in his testimony that kind of surprise things one that it's not a witch hunt. He is that words. No, it's not a witch hunt. So already there I'm expecting tweets from the president to come out almost any minute. That Jeff Sessions should have recused himself. So two things right there that the president. He would disagree with. Absolutely Bill bar was pretty explicit in saying things like that. But he thinks this special counsel's investigation is not a witch hunt. That. He would not bow to pressure. If the white if the president tried to extend any on him, and he basically laid out the case that he's a guy who's already he's done this once, and he has nothing to lose essentially, he sort of saying that I'm going to do what I think is right for the department of Justice, and I'm not going to it'd be bullied would his word into doing something that I don't think is right. He also interestingly talked a little bit about Roe v. Wade. He said that he believes that you know, that decision was is something that she doesn't see being challenged in the lower courts or by the administration. He thinks supreme court justices. Have it's you know, made clear there, they believe Roe v. Wade to be established precedent. I mean, you know, I think there were a couple of things that Mike give Democrats pause. He talked a lot about the fact that he believes there needs to be enhanced border security, and you know, I mean, that's something that he's going to have to come up a lot with if he is confirmed to this position. But certainly something that Democrats aren't going to be thrilled to hear and and admitted he hadn't been down to the border in decades, which I found interesting to camera. Harris pressed him on that. So she suggested he get down there and have a look because he he talked about the need for a barrier. But I haven't seen it for I admit I haven't seen it for decades. So very interesting also to no one ever pressed him a why he wrote that memo? They did a little bit. I mean, he although we didn't really get a straight answer as to why what was the, you know, he he said it was sort of an academic exercise. He was sharing his private citizen. He was contemplating the full logical extension of one specific Sach youth that he said he thought the special counsel could be looking at with regard to the obstruction of Justice charge. But he also said that this is not something that the president asked for. But it was still I mean, the fact that this is a seventeen page memo outlining why he disagrees with this part of the investigation. It was something that some Democrats media Rono one of them said pretty clearly that you wrote this as an audition for this job to get President Trump to notice you and to nominee you for this role. She wasn't really looking for him to respond to that accusation. But it is certainly something. That Senate Democrats are leaving his hearing today with the belief that that's why he did it. So what's next? Do we go through around true to its shorter questions shorter time periods for each of these senators again? Yup. There is expected to be a round too. And this will go well on into the evening, and it's possible that there are more hearings tomorrow he will likely not attend. But frequently there are character witnesses who are called upon to speak on behalf of him a fate accompli. I mean, it's a GOP led committee. So yeah, the recommendation will will pretty much say he's the guy, and he said nothing really that that's going to derail. Am I think? Unless there's some, you know cavenaugh moment coming up here sometime this afternoon alley Rogan ABC news correspondent at the capitol. Thank you very much for being on the show. Today alley she sat through the five and a half hours. So that she could report that to you. So thank you. To ellie. Interestingly enough, some people pay real close attention to. I mean, really close attention to the details of these things and the nominee always releases. Their opening statement to the press ahead of time. And in it people read it, and they were following long with this with his commentary today as he read it to into the record. But there was an interesting change a slight. But noteworthy difference between bars opening statement to the committee today and the written testimony he publicly released yesterday. And it was about the Russia investigation. Why.

president special counsel Roe ABC alley Rogan Muller Trump Senate Mark Mason William bar Russia Jeff Sessions DOJ Rogan ABC Wade ellie attorney department of Justice
"senate democrats" Discussed on WTVN

WTVN

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on WTVN

"That? What happened to an ill trying to prevent illegal immigration. Yeah. I mean, this is really a big position. There's think about this the Bill you mentioned a few minutes ago, which said the the wall shall be built that was the secure fence act two thousand six it called for seven hundred miles of fencing along the us Mexico border when that came to a vote, the majority of Senate Democrats voted for it. This is two thousand six in history. The majority is Senate Democrats voted in favor of it. The polling on the issue is insane. As of two thousand ten a border wall was a fifty fifty issue among Democrats. That is incredible. That is incredible. Currently, by the way, it's eighty nine two eight among Democrats against so and that most of that drop has happened since Trump started making it an issue. It's really just a Trump issue for Democrats. They liked the border wall until Trump started talking about it. And now, they hate it. But the other thing is. I think their mindset has changed a little bit because they consider everyone who comes across the border illegally a potential voter for and I think that they see a chance to. To get a voting block with Hispanics the way they have with African Americans. I think that's their goal. And I think that's what they believe they can achieve. I don't think they can. But I think that's why it's no longer an issue. Yeah. Just let them come on in because that'll help us stay in power in perpetuity. And I think that's what the party thinks. Right. Like the party leadership wants a bunch of illegal immigrants here. So then later on they can make them citizens and get all your votes, right? Yeah. That's a long term play for the Democratic Party. That's not the term play the democratic voter though. Right. I mean, like the democratic voter the reason why it was fifty fifty issue in two thousand ten about building a border wall was because they thought that was the right opinion. Right. They believed it was important for security back. Then now, it's all become about Trump and their.

Trump Democratic Party Mexico
"senate democrats" Discussed on 600 WREC

600 WREC

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on 600 WREC

"Happened to in ill trying to prevent illegal immigration? Yeah. I mean, this is really a big position of there's think about this the Bill you mentioned a few minutes ago, which said the the wall shall be built that was the secure fence act of two thousand six it called for seven hundred miles of fencing along the us Mexico border when that came to a vote, the majority of Senate Democrats voted for it. This is two thousand six history. The majority is Senate Democrats voted in favor of it. The polling on the issue is insane. As of two thousand ten a border wall was a fifty fifty issue among Democrats. That is incredible. That is incredible. Currently, by the way, it's eighty nine eight among Democrats against so that most of that drop has happened since Trump started making it an issue. It's really just a Trump ish. Issue for Democrats. They liked the border wall until Trump started talking about it. And now, they hate it. But the other thing is. I think the mindset has changed a little bit because they consider everyone who comes across the border illegally up potential voter for them. And I think that they see a chance to. To get a voting block with Hispanics the way they have with African Americans. I think that's their goal. And I think that's what they believe they can achieve. I don't think they can. But I think that's why it's no longer an issue. Yeah. Just let them come on in because that'll help us stay in power in perpetuity. And I think that's what the party thinks. Right. Like the party leadership wants a bunch of illegal immigrants here. So then later on they can make them citizens and get all their votes. Right. Yeah. That's a long term play for the Democratic Party. That's not the long-term play the democratic voter though. Right. I mean, like, the democratic voter the reason why it was, you know, fifty fifty issue in two thousand ten about building a border wall was because they thought that was the right opinion. Right. They believed it was important for security back. Then now, it's all become about Trump and their obsession of.

Trump Democratic Party Mexico
"senate democrats" Discussed on KTOK

KTOK

02:04 min | 3 years ago

"senate democrats" Discussed on KTOK

"What happened to that? What happened to an ill trying to prevent illegal immigration. Yeah. I mean, this is really a big position. If there's think about this the Bill you mentioned a few minutes ago, which said the the wall shall be built that was the secure fence act of two thousand six it called for seven hundred miles of fencing along the us Mexico border when that came to a vote, the majority of Senate Democrats voted for it. This is two thousand six ancient history. The majority is Senate Democrats voted in favor of it. The polling on the issue is insane. As of two thousand ten a border wall was a fifty fifty issue among Democrats. That is incredible. That is incredible. Currently, by the way, it's eighty nine two eight among Democrats against so and that most of that drop has happened since Trump started making it an issue. It's really just a Trump ish. Issue for Democrats. They liked the border wall until trumps started talking about it. And now, they hate it. But the other thing is. I think the mindset has changed a little bit because they consider everyone who comes across the border illegally a potential voter for them. And I think that they see a chance to. To get a voting block with Hispanics the way they have with African Americans. I think that's their goal. And I think that's what they believe they can achieve. I don't think they can. But I think that's why it's no longer an issue. Yeah. Just let them come on in because that'll help us stay in power in perpetuity. I and I think that's what the party thinks. Right. Like the party leadership wants a bunch of illegal immigrants here. So then later on they can make them citizens and get all your votes, right? Yeah. That's a long term play for the Democratic Party. That's not the long-term play the democratic voter though. Right. I mean, like, the democratic voter the reason why it was, you know, fifty fifty issue in two thousand ten about building a border wall was because they thought that was the right opinion. Right. They believed it was important for security back. Then now, it's all become about Trump and their obsession.

Trump Democratic Party Mexico