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🚨 PRO Act calls are having an effect: Angus King just signed on. We reported earlier he was leaning that way. 4 holdouts remain.

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Sen. Angus King: "As a rare independent in Congress, I’m always trying to look for creative ways to bridge the partisan divide. That’s how I’ve discovered a truly novel idea to address this challenge: let’s enforce the laws that are already on the books"

Sen. Angus King: "As a rare independent in Congress, I’m always trying to look for creative ways to bridge the partisan divide. That’s how I’ve discovered a truly novel idea to address this challenge: let’s enforce the laws that are already on the books"

Members scheduled to meet with Pres. Biden in the Oval Office tomorrow, per WH: Sen. John Hickenlooper Sen. John Hoeven Sen. Angus King Sen. Mitt Romney Sen. Jeanne Shaheen Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Rep. Charlie Crist Rep. Carlos Giménez Rep. Kay Granger Rep. Norma Torres

Angus King told me of today’s WH meeting: “I turned to Sen. Romney and said, ‘Look, the President put his proposal on the table, he put his paper on the table. And I think you need to do the same,’ and Sen. Romney agreed.” Says GOP needs to come up with a proposal.

The office of Angus King, one of 5 PRO Act holdouts, has been “inundated” with phone calls both for and against the PRO Act, labor v capital. A coalition of unions and DSA is hopeful he’s being swayed their way. Story here:

An end to America’s “forever war” in Afghanistan is in sight, as President Joe Biden announced a plan to bring U.S. troops home by Sept. 11. Here's what Maine Reps. Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King think about the plan.

Maine Sen. Angus King said the country's 'one-size-fits-all' approach to sentencing is unfair

Angus King, a prior filibuster holdout, signaling pretty clearly he's going to ditch it if need be

What happens to the filibuster depends on how Republicans play their hand (Angus King / Washington Post)

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The $15 minimum wage just failed, because 8 Democrats voted against it. The Democrats broke their promise. The Dems who voted no are: Joe Machin (WV) Jon Tester (MT) Jeanne Shaheen (NH) Maggie Hassan (NH) Angus King (ME) Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) Tom Carper (DE) Chris Coons (DE)

Angus King, who sits on Senate Intel, tells @JohnKingCNN  that Trump should be cut off from classified intel when he leaves office, saying there’s “no upside” for doing so and it’d be a “danger” if Trump had access. “That ought to be an easy decision for the incoming president”

“It was a stunt to engrave their names on the rolls of ‘I'm loyal to Donald Trump.’ ” says angus king'>Maine Sen Angus King about his republican colleagues who challenged certification of the electoral college votes. “It was profoundly unpatriotic.”

Per Dem source on Senate Democrats call w PENCE AND COVID TASK FORCE: "almost every question from senate dems has been about testing… It got to the point that Senator Angus King just said to Pence, et al: “I have never been so mad about a phone call in my life”."

All 53 Republicans, 10 Dems & angus king'>Independent Angus King supported the amendment introduced by Sen. Ted Cruz. It expressly praised @POTUS  @realDonaldTrump , who ordered the strike that took out the terrorist leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Sen. Angus King says his staffers read aloud the transcript released by the WH of the conversation between Trump & Ukraine’s president and it lasted 10min. 40sec. but the call lasted 30min. “If there was no translator…what’s in the other 20min. of that discussion?” he asked.

Watch this intense exchange between Sen. Angus King and intelligence chiefs: "I don't understand why you're not answering our questions."

Angus King is a Fake Independent who votes with Schumer 88% of the time. Angus wants to repopulate Maine with Syrian and Somalian refugees. Support who fights for secure borders and Better Jobs for Maine. #me  #maine 

New letter - signed by Lindsey Graham, Jeanne Shaheen, Joni Ernst, Angus King, Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio - to Trump demanding he “reconsider” Syria move. “The withdrawal of American presence from Syria also bolsters two other adversaries to the United States, Iran and Russia.”

Sen. Angus King says he will push to hire former FBI Director Comey to lead Senate panel's probe into Russia ties

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