(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden's spending is "like someone with a new credit card," Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., said Sunday on ABC's "This Week," signaling difficulty ahead for the expansive presidential agenda laid out in the past week, but also pointing to potential successes... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott is approaching his moment in the national spotlight Wednesday night -- when he will deliver the Republican response to President Joe Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress -- with a bit of mystery, humor,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Members of Congress need to work to bring people together on policing, not incite division, Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., said on "This Week." Scott told "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos "justice is never perfect," in response to the three guilty counts towards former... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Tim Scott will deliver the Republican response to President Joe Biden's joint address to Congress next week. The announcement comes as negotiations over policing reform have taken center stage on Capitol Hill. The senator from South Carolina has been the lead negotiator... Read More.
BY: DAVONE MORALES AND JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Congress needs to balance making the Capitol complex secure, while at the same time maintaining its openness to the public, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said Sunday on ABC's "This Week" days after a... Read More.
By ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After reaching a "trigger point" with the White House over Asian American and Pacific Islander representation in the Cabinet, Illinois Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth is "very pleased" with the response to her concerns, she... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Bipartisan efforts are the key to successful voting rights reform, Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, said Sunday on ABC's "This Week," as hopes for bipartisanship in Congress falters and calls for removing the filibuster grow louder. "I... Read More.
BY: ALLISON PECORIN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — GOP Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday denied statements he made last week about Black Lives Matter protesters were racist, claiming there was "nothing racial about my comments, nothing whatsoever." The Wisconsin Republican came under fire over the... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is false advertising, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." Despite Democrats' claims of success on the COVID-19 relief bill, only a portion of the... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson is facing backlash for comments he made Thursday about Black Lives Matter and antifa that have been deemed "racist" and "unacceptable."Johnson, a Republican, told a Wisconsin Radio show... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Days after he held up the passage of President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief bill on the Senate floor, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said Sunday that Biden will not have to cater to him in the evenly... Read More.
BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Coronavirus relief would be easier to pass if it were truly bipartisan, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Sunday on ABC's "This Week," adding that he thinks Democrats should trim the coronavirus relief bill... Read More.