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.
The Republican-led Florida Senate on Thursday passed a bill meant to crack down on rioting. But critics said the wide-ranging legislation, titled “Combating Public Disorder,” would criminalize peaceful demonstrations against police brutality.
By a vote of 78-20, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield to become the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She’s expected to present her credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday.
The Senate will have a chance Thursday to vote on 2 bills: 1. ’s plan. Not reasonable. Not a compromise. Never intended to pass. It’s merely an attempt to save face. 2. A clean bill to re-open government & provide disaster aid. Will finally join us?