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Sen. Lamar Alexander warns of GOP revolt in the Senate against Trump's emergency declaration​

Sen. Lamar Alexander warns of GOP revolt in the Senate against Trump's emergency declaration​

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.) urged President Donald Trump to withdraw his emergency declaration for border wall funding on Thursday, signalling he might be the deciding vote to block it and
Alexander: ‘Unnecessary And Unwise’ To Declare National Emergency Over Wall

Alexander: ‘Unnecessary And Unwise’ To Declare National Emergency Over Wall

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), a retiring lawmaker who has already expressed his distaste for President Donald Trump’s national emergency, hammered...
GOP senators may support Trump's emergency declaration — even though they hate it

GOP senators may support Trump's emergency declaration — even though they hate it

“I think many of my colleagues know they’re being inconsistent, but they feel that politically they’re in a bind.”
Ivanka GETS IT, Both Sides-ing Science 2.27.19

Ivanka GETS IT, Both Sides-ing Science 2.27.19

In episode 248, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss R. Kelly posting bail, McDonald's Spicy McChicken sandwich, Colorado attempting to change the electoral college

GOP wants to grab student loan payments right out of your paycheck

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander has introduced a plan to completely upend the existing student loan payback system. How big is this plan? About 40 million borrowers big. Under Alexander's proposal,
Sen. Lamar Alexander 'Optimistic' Trump Will Agree To Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Sen. Lamar Alexander 'Optimistic' Trump Will Agree To Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who was one of the Republican senators who voted with the Democrats to end the government shutdown last week, made an appearance on Fox's Sunday Morning Futures, and
Trump’s Elusive Terms on Border Deal Cloud Path to End Shutdown

Trump’s Elusive Terms on Border Deal Cloud Path to End Shutdown

Donald Trump’s closest advisers have competing senses of what the president would be willing to accept as part of a deal with Democrats to reopen government, underscoring the difficulty negotiators
Lamar Alexander: I’m out after 2020

Lamar Alexander: I’m out after 2020

Tough timing for the GOP. The post Lamar Alexander: I’m out after 2020 appeared first on Hot Air.

Lamar Alexander Will Retire

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who has served in the U.S. Senate since first being elected in 2002, said that he will not seek a fourth term in the upper chamber, the Tennessean reports.
Nafta Talks Are Now Making ‘Amazing’ Progress, Trump Aide Says

Nafta Talks Are Now Making ‘Amazing’ Progress, Trump Aide Says

The U.S. is now making “absolutely amazing’’ progress toward renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, and a deal could come as early as this fall, according to White House Council of
Trump’s Botched Putin Summit May Help Protect the Russia Probe

Trump’s Botched Putin Summit May Help Protect the Russia Probe

The president can’t shake the Russia investigation.
Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

Republicans Call Trump Summit Remarks ‘Shameful’ and ‘Bizarre’

A growing number of Republican lawmakers harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s performance at a Monday news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying
McConnell Backs Obamacare Coverage of Pre-Existing Illness

McConnell Backs Obamacare Coverage of Pre-Existing Illness

Even after the Trump administration chose not to defend Obamacare’s protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions in court, Republican leaders are hoping the lawsuit doesn’t undo one of
Trump finally did the one thing that will drive powerful Republicans away

Trump finally did the one thing that will drive powerful Republicans away

As president, Donald Trump has insulted US allies and top Republicans, threatened nuclear war on Twitter, shared top-secret intelligence with Russia, and pushed immigration policies…

Trump Pressures GOP Allies to Block Restrictions on Tariff Power

Senate Republicans are under intense White House pressure to quash a bipartisan attempt to curtail President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on national security grounds.
Trump Auto Tariffs Play to His Base But Alienate His Allies

Trump Auto Tariffs Play to His Base But Alienate His Allies

Nobody asked for it, few seem to want it and yet the Trump administration is considering imposing tariffs on imported cars and trucks, threatening not just a shake-up of the global auto industry but
Drug Industry Dodges Its Worst Fears in Trump’s Plan to Lower Prices

Drug Industry Dodges Its Worst Fears in Trump’s Plan to Lower Prices

President Donald Trump’s plan to lower U.S. drug prices avoids some of the harshest steps that the pharmaceutical industry and the network of companies that distribute its products feared.
Four Things to Look for in Trump's Drug Pricing Speech Friday

Four Things to Look for in Trump's Drug Pricing Speech Friday

President Donald Trump will deliver a long-awaited speech Friday on his administration’s plan to bring down U.S. drug prices and reduce the amount people pay out of pocket for their medications.
Democrats Aim to Turn Obamacare Into Asset From Burden in 2018

Democrats Aim to Turn Obamacare Into Asset From Burden in 2018

Andy Kim decided to run against House Republican Tom MacArthur last year as he watched TV coverage of GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare while waiting in a hospital room for news on his unborn son.
Lawmakers Near Spending Compromise to Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown

Lawmakers Near Spending Compromise to Avoid U.S. Government Shutdown

Leaders in Congress from both parties said they’re on the cusp of settling on a $1.3 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown this weekend after lawmakers reached key compromises during