Category "Senate"

20 Senate Republicans Vote to Waive the Constitution

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) raised a constitutional point of order against the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending that, if sustained, would have sent the bill back to the House to remove amnesty funding. Unfortunately, 20 Republicans joined the Democrats in voting to reject Cruz's point of order and to ignore the serious constitutional problems with the president's executive amnesty.

Democrats Speak Out Against Executive Amnesty

A number of Senate Democrats have made statements expressing various levels of concerns about President Obama’s unilateral amnesty. Here's a partial list.

Harry Reid Supports GOP Amnesty Sellout

Republican leaders in Washington are preparing to pass a massive omnibus bill in the lame duck session of Congress while only promising to address President Obama's executive amnesty next year. The GOP plan to fund the president's unlawful amnesty is so bad that Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) supports it.

GOP Plans Massive Omnibus Spending Bill

House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell are working on a plan to pass a massive omnibus spending bill in the lame duck session.

Democrats Begin to Distance Themselves from Obamacare

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) – the third ranking Democrat in the Senate – said his party made a mistake by passing Obamacare in 2009 rather than focussing on helping the middle class.

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