US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday hailed the confirmation of divisive Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court as his “proudest moment” in the upper house.
Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the US Supreme Court appeared all but assured Friday after two key lawmakers signaled their support, in a major boost for President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump shrugged off signs of trouble in midterm congressional elections, telling supporters in Minnesota on Thursday that his bruising fight to get Brett Kavanaugh onto the Supreme Court will galvanize a surprise victory.
The midterm election this November in the United States is shaping up to be a battle not just between Democrats and Republicans but also between the current president and his immediate predecessor.
U.S. senators voted to move forward on legislation that would reopen the federal government until Feb. 8, ending a three-day standoff between Democrats and President Donald Trump’s Republicans over immigration and border security. Funding legislation cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate and was expected to pass a full Senate vote promptly, allowing government to […]