CONFIRMATIONS: In Senate floor remarks on Thursday, Sen. @tedcruz accused Democrats of an "abuse of power" for breaking Judiciary Committee rules to move forward the nomination of Vanita Gupta, President Biden's nominee for Associate Attorney General.
Senate Republicans are threatening to block critical nominees with broad law enforcement support because they claim Senate Judiciary Committee Rule IV wasn’t followed. Remember when Republicans didn’t seem to mind Rule IV violations so much?
Tonight's absolute worst: Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, who @JoyAnnReid says “managed to simultaneously mansplain and whitesplain” at DOJ Civil Rights division nominee Kristen Clarke on matters of race. #TheReidOut
Possession of medical marijuana passes Senate Judiciary Committee.
As Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I’m committed to meeting this historic moment with real change. I urge all Chicagoans to continue to face this tragedy with peaceful resolve in order to honor Adam’s memory & work constructively to bring the change we need.
It seems like the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee have been watching a lot of Tucker Carlson lately.
Tenn. Senate Judiciary Committee advances bill to study licensure, regulation of medical marijuana
Due to Minority Leader McConnell’s obstruction, Senate Republicans still control the Judiciary Committee and are blocking Merrick Garland’s AG confirmation hearing. They must let Garland get to work on preventing future domestic terror attacks like the January 6 attack.
We now have two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee who have tested positive for COVID, and there may be more. I wish my colleagues well. It is irresponsible and dangerous to move forward with a hearing, and there is absolutely no good reason to do so.