Pat Toomey

Marchers On Grant Street Calling For Strong Climate Change Policy

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A march in Downtown Pittsburgh is taking place on Saturday, calling on elected officials to …

Climate

PA-Sen: PA Democrats Go After Pat Toomey (R) On Brett Kavanaugh's SCOTUS Nomination

Brett Kavanaugh

Republican senator: Collusion probe shouldn't get in the way of Trump's Supreme Court pick

Should Donald Trump be able to appoint a Supreme Court justice who is likely to be called on to decide the fate of the investigations into Trump, …

Donald Trump

Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump trade policies have potential to cause harm in Pennsylvania

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, says that President Trump's tariff policies on imported goods from U.S. allies are "going to be harmful" to his home …

News

Sen. Toomey Says Tariffs Are Huge Mistake

Sen. Pat Toomey, a Pennsylvania Republican, discusses his views on the Trump administration's trade policies with Bloomberg's David Westin and Lisa …

Tariffs

Pat Toomey and wife Kris have a baby boy

Republican Senate candidate Pat Toomey had to cancel a campaign event in Erie today, but he has a good excuse.<p>Wife Kris gave birth to a son, Duncan …

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. discusses Trump separation of immigrant families

Pat Toomey Says Migrant Family Separations Not So Bad, Then Admits He Has No Clue

"This is not my area of expertise," said the U.S. senator. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯<p>WASHINGTON ― Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) said Monday that the stories of migrant children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are overblown.<p>But a minute later, he admitted he had no idea what he was talking …

News (U.S.)

Sen. Toomey Says Senate Has Constitutional Responsibility on Trade

Sen Pat Toomey, a member of the Senate Finance Committee and a Republican from Pennsylvania, discusses North Korea, oversight of ZTE Corp., and the …

Senate Finance Committee

Pat Toomey's opposition could delay $716 billion defense policy bill

Votes on the Senate’s annual defense policy bill could be delayed until next week following an objection by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., on …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Sen. Pat Toomey Backs Bill to Rein in Trump Trade Authority

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., said Friday that he would support legislation to rein in the trade authority of President Donald Trump.<p>Trump’s steel and …

Conservative View

Two Senators Disagree on Net Neutrality but Agree the FCC Needs to Secure Its Online Comments

Toomey, Merkley said their names were used to post opinions that are opposite of what they believe<p>Two U.S. senators this week called on the Federal Communications Commission to fix the agency’s system for accepting online comments after their names were used to post opinions about so-called net …

Net Neutrality

Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump lacks the power to withdraw from NAFTA

Republican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania is warning President Trump that he has no authority to unilaterally pull the U.S. out of the North …

Free Trade

Sen. Pat Toomey: Trump doesn't have unilateral authority to pull out of NAFTA

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) discusses the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Trump administration's rhetoric around trade …

Trump Administration

U.S. senate panel plans to repeal auto lending rules: Toomey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Banking Committee Republican Pat Toomey said on Tuesday the panel plans to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s indirect auto lending and leveraged lending rules in the coming weeks.<p>FILE PHOTO: Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) walks from Senate Republican …

Business

Sen. Pat Toomey endorses Reschenthaler over Saccone

State Sen. Guy Reschenthaler picked up a significant early endorsement in his race for Pennsylvania's 14th Congressional district on Thursday from …

Politics

NBC’s Todd Hails Gun Control March as One ‘Our Town Remembers’

Towards the end of Sunday’s <i>Meet the Press</i>, NBC moderator Chuck Todd set aside some time for the largely liberal panel to fawn over the so-called …

NRA

Sheriff tells Trump of "spectacular failures every single day" in California

Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones traveled to the White House Tuesday and told President Donald Trump that California is full of "spectacular failures" …

Immigration

Senators split on how to negotiate bank bill with the House

Senators from both parties who have worked together to pass legislation easing regulatory burdens on banks are now split on whether and how to …

Jeb Hensarling

Lawyer who worked for NRA said to have had concerns about group’s Russia ties

Congressional investigators are examining information that an ex-National Rifle Association board member who had done legal work for the group had …

NRA

'You Continue to Misrepresent' My Comments: Sanders Battles Press on Trump & Guns

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders ripped the White House Press Corps for "misrepresent[ing]" her statements from the podium.<p>Sanders was responding to a question on gun control from Bloomberg reporter Toluse Olorunnipa, who asked about President Trump's true stance on gun control.<p>"The …

Donald Trump

Politics and Government

17 Hours Ago<p>Intelligence assessments say this is the first known use of the equipment since its deployment earlier this year to outposts in the …

Donald Trump

Trump Talks Tough On Gun Control, Then Backtracks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not two weeks ago, <b>President Donald Trump</b> wagged his finger at a Republican senator and scolded him for being “afraid of the NRA,” …

Donald Trump

You RIN Some, You Lose Some

Donald Trump is willing to risk a trade war to protect steelworkers, so you’d think he’d also stand up to Chuck Grassley, Joni Ernst and Deb Fischer. But last fall the corn-state Senators strong-armed the Trump Administration into preserving ethanol policies that have jeopardized hundreds of …

Opinion

How Obama Got Schooled by a Broken System

After the 2012 election, conventional wisdom said the GOP had to become more centrist to survive, but that didn't acknowledge the power of …

Barack Obama

Ryan Edges Back From Tariff Criticism, Seeks Targeted Plan

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday urged the White House to take a tailored approach on trade that targets “true abusers” such as China, a day after he warned that President Donald Trump’s plan to levy aluminum and steel tariffs world-wide could spark a trade war.<p>The president’s …

Economy

Fight Heats Up to Stop Tariff Plan

The resignation of President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Tuesday followed a ferocious lobbying campaign to derail or limit the scope of the proposed steel and aluminum tariffs, with some of the president’s own aides and congressional allies urging him to reconsider.<p>Republican lawmakers met …

Donald Trump

Hundreds of NYPD employees got away with egregious misbehavior

Between 2011 and 2015, at least 319 New York Police Department employees who lied on reports or under oath, cheated, stole, assaulted New Yorkers, …

U.S. Politics

Study: Trump tariffs to cost 146,000 jobs

President Trump's proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will increase U.S. employment in those sectors by 33,000 jobs, but cost 179,000 …

U.S. Politics

Trump Organization staff kicked out of hotel offices in Panama

Staff members at the Trump Organization's hotel in Panama have been evicted from their offices amid a dispute between the Trumps and a businessman …

Business