Thom Tillis

Thom Tillis: Trump NATO withdrawal would lead to unprecedented unified opposition in Congress

Sen. Thom Tillis said Thursday that any move by President Trump to withdraw from the NATO alliance would spark unified opposition from Congress that …

Politics

Complaint filed over NRA support for Tom Cotton

The<b> Campaign Legal Center</b> has complained to the <b>Federal Election Commission</b> that the <b>NRA</b> used a shell company to unlawfully coordinate spending to …

Tom Cotton

Sen. Thom Tillis response to a dailykos petition

Thank you for taking the time to contact me about President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. I appreciate …

Brett Kavanaugh

Trump picks North Carolina's Robert Wilkie to lead the VA

President Donald Trump has picked North Carolinian Robert Wilkie to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.<p>If the Senate confirms him to …

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Tuesday is Peace Officer Memorial Day, honoring sacrifices of law enforcement officers

Tuesday is Peace Officer Memorial Day, happening during Police Week.<p>Flags are lowered to half staff to honor the service and sacrifice of law …

North Carolina

Senator says Pastor was charged with TERRORISM in Turkey ONLY because he’s a Christian

Senator Thom Tillis is doing what he can to free Pastor Brunson who was accused in Turkey of terrorism. In this interview he says the only crime he …

Conservative View

MPAA Chairman Charles Rivkin, Hollywood Studios to Host GOP Senators for Fundraiser (EXCLUSIVE)

MPAA chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin and Hollywood’s major studios are hosting a fundraiser for Republican senators on Wednesday in Los Angeles at …

Los Angeles

Freshman 15 Is Real, Even in Senate, Tillis Says

At the Table, where lawmakers show Roll Call their favorite place for a meal on the Hill<p>North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis joined Roll Call’s Alex …

North Carolina

Tillis Draws Fire with Effort to Protect Mueller

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) “isn’t the kind of Republican who typically challenges Donald Trump,” Politico reports.“But now he’s a lead sponsor of a bill …

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Quote of the Day

“It’s not good politics in the end. It says you don’t trust the president.”— Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), quoted by Politico, criticizing the effort by …

Orrin Hatch

Senator sounds the alarm, demands Senate Judiciary Committee move on bill to protect Mueller 'NOW'

This should not be newsworthy, but it is: a Republican senator—one of them—is calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to pass a bill protecting …

Liberal View

So if Trump Fires Mueller, the Republicans Will Do… What, Exactly?

They keep saying ooh, ooh, it’s a red line. But they never say what they’ll do if Trump crosses it. Here’s how Democrats should respond.<p>Quiz time: …

Politics

Meghan McCain - Comparing Facebook data use by Obama, Cambridge Analytica

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Comparing Facebook data use by Obama, Cambridge Analytica<br>As news reports surfaced of Cambridge Analytica and the …

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Donald Trump Has Never Been More Dangerous Than He Is Now

From one angle, it’s been a comforting few weeks for those of us who fear and loathe the Trump presidency. Since early February, public support for …

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Wednesday’s Campaign Round-Up, 3.21.18

Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.<p>* Primary Day proved to be quite interesting in Illinois, where Rep. Dan …

Republicans

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

Congressional Republicans hesitant to antagonize Trump over Russia probe

Republicans in Congress are hesitant to antagonize President Trump ahead of ahead of difficult midterm elections, wary of sparking a backlash from a …

Donald Trump

Yes, This Is Going to Be Worse Than Watergate

In 1973, there were still some independent-minded lawmakers in the Grand Old Party. Today, not so much.<p>Something changed last weekend, did it not?<p>The …

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Democrats Desperate for a Bill to Shield Mueller From Trump

As the White House intensifies its attacks on the special counsel, few Republicans see much reason to rush a bill to protect the probe.<p>A key …

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Republicans See No Need For Legislation To Protect Robert Mueller

"I do not believe the president would take such a foolish action,” Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said.<p>WASHINGTON ― Republicans say they see no need to pass legislation to protect Robert Mueller, the head of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, despite fresh …

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Tillis may have benefited from Facebook data breach

The data firm accused of stealing the private information of more than 50 million Facebook users may have used that information to help U.S. Sen. …

Cambridge Analytica

Senate Republicans on Trump's tirade against Mueller: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

• <b>President Donald Trump lobbed attacks on special counsel chief Robert Mueller over the weekend, invoking his name for the first time.</b>• <b><br>Senate</b> …

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Will Republicans agree to protect Mueller from Trump?

Last August, there was at least some bipartisan support for Senate legislation intended to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from Donald Trump. …

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Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica for misuse of user data, which Cambridge denies

Facebook has suspended Cambridge Analytica, a political data analytics firm that worked on Facebook ads for President Donald Trump during the 2016 …

Cambridge Analytica

Senate Republicans call for special counsel to investigate DOJ's Russia probe

A group of influential Republican senators on Thursday called for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate how the Department of Justice …

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Sen. Graham: FBI, DOJ Were 'Corrupt' in Clinton Email Probe, 'Abused' FISA Process

Bret Baier sat down with Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to discuss their call for the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate Department of Justice and FBI actions in the Russia probe and the investigation into Hillary Clinton's mishandling of …

U.S. Department of Justice

Washington knows that 🏀 is life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Some members of Congress have gone a little mad -- March Mad, that is. (Sports jokes are fun.) Like the rest of us who filled out a NCAA tournament bracket, either by choice or by peer pressure, politicians are showing off who they think will win it all. As with any bracket selection, it …

James Comey

Trump Upends GOP Plan to Avoid ‘Scary’ Appearance

‘This is the commander in chaos,’ Sen. Robert Menendez says<p>The ousting of a secretary of State once elicited more than shrugs from lawmakers, but not …

Politics

Trump’s Trade War Swelling but Congress Won’t Act

‘The legislative branch has outsourced its authority, it’s delegated away its power,’ warns Sen. Mike Lee, as his colleagues shrug.<p>Congressional …

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Kelly listens as Republican senators sound off on tariffs

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans on Capitol Hill are not happy with President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. And chief of staff John Kelly heard about it on Tuesday.<p>Eight Republican lawmakers met with Kelly on Tuesday morning for breakfast at the White House. The …

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