Congress

Senate Republicans lambaste potential coronavirus deal

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said that giving into Pelosi on anything seen as expansion of Obamacare in the next recovery bill will be seen as “an enormous betrayal by our supporters,” according to people familiar with the call. The pushback from Senate Republicans shows just how difficult it will be to assemble a spending bill […]

Congress

Trump hits Barr for not delivering Russia probe bombshells

“It’s a disgrace. It’s an embarrassment,” Trump added. “See, this is what I mean with the Republicans. They don’t play the tough game.” The apparent preelection fizzle began circulating earlier this week, coinciding with a flurry of angry tweets from the president, in which he repeatedly demanded the jailing of his political enemies; he has […]

Defense

White House installs a campaign veteran at the CIA

“There are a number of people in the West Wing, including Johnny McEntee and [retired Lieutenant General] Keith Kellogg, who have respect for him given his credentials and loyalty to the president,” the administration official said of Mizusawa. CIA Press Secretary Tim Barrett said in a statement that Mizusawa “serves as a senior adviser on […]