California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday formally submitted the appointment of Alex Padilla to the U.S. Senate to replace Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris formally resigned from the Senate on Monday, two days before she will be sworn in as the 1st female vice president of the country.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris resigned her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are sworn-in. Harris was just the second Black woman senator representing California. @KamalaHarris
"Today, Monday October 26, 2020, will go down as one of the darkest days in the 231-year history of the United States Senate," Senate Minority Leader Schumer says, ahead of expected vote to confirm judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
McConnell called off the Senate next week because of Covid. But Lindsey tasked with continuing to ram through extreme SCOTUS nominee on Monday. Now the Rs on committee refusing to test for the virus. What does that tell you about their desire to protect others? To protect you?