in a statement senate foreign relations committee chairman says the administration has refused for a week to u
In a statement, Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman @SenatorMenendez says the administration has refused for a week to update members on the #Iran threat "and whether there is consensus within our intelligence community and the broader national security structure."
i m proud to have worked w so many colleagues on both sides of the aisle amp foreign relations committee to ge
I'm proud to have worked w/ so many colleagues on both sides of the aisle & Foreign Relations Committee to get our human shields sanctions bill to the Senate floor. I hope Senate & House will vote expeditiously to send it to to be signed into law
4 no meaningful partisan disagreement on what to do next if white house is committed to violating the law and
4/ No meaningful partisan disagreement on what to do next. If White House is committed to violating the law and won’t hold Saudis accountable, then the Senate Foreign Relations Committee needs to respond. Talk beginning on sanctions bill that can get R and D support.
menendez tells us that pompeo was less than forthcoming to senate foreign relations about his north korea trip
Menendez tells us that Pompeo was “less than forthcoming” to Senate Foreign Relations about his North Korea trip. And, he says, in breaking w tradition - should not be acting like Secretary of State before being confirmed. May call for a briefing with Pompeo before committee vote
in the over two century history of our republic no nominee for secretary of state has ever received a negative
In the over two century history of our republic no nominee for Secretary of State has ever received a negative vote from the Senate Foreign Relations committee. Given his qualifications & history of service, does Mike Pompeo really merit being the first that does? Of course not.
coons opposition to pompeo means its official he wont get a favorable vote in senate foreign relations on mond
Coons’ opposition to Pompeo means it’s official: He won’t get a favorable vote in Senate Foreign Relations on Monday; Senate historian knows of no instance when a Secretary of State nominee has received unfavorable vote in committee. He still will very likely be confirmed