Politic > Running

Senators eye gun background checks progress after 40-minute phone call with Trump

5 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

A bipartisan group of moderate senators is making a new push for gun background checks after an upbeat phone conversation with President Trump on Wednesday. The group, including Sen. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin , say they are optimistic about reaching a deal with Trump that would...
Read more ...

 

Senators make last-ditch plea to Trump on guns

Senators make last-ditch plea to Trump on guns

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump spoke for 40 minutes with three leading senators Wednesday about expanding background checks, keeping alive the Senate's long-running gun negotiations with the White House for at least one more day. Trump is expected to be briefed on Thursday by White House officials on his options, according to two GOP officials familiar with the matter. And Sens. Joe Manchin , Chris Murphy and Pat Toomey said that Trump could signal to the Hill what package he could support as soon as Thursday. The senators described Trump as engaged and inquisitive on the speakerphone with them...
Read more ...

 

Senators pitch Trump on expanded gun background check bill

5 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate supporters of requiring background checks for firearms purchased at gun shows and over the internet made a fresh pitch Wednesday to President Donald Trump.
GOP Sen. Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania and Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Chris Murphy of Connecticut cautioned that they did not win Trump's endorsement of their background check bill during their 40-minute telephone conversation with him but depicted the president as engaged and encouraging.
Toomey said Trump has a strong "interest in doing something meaningful" to prevent gun violence but has not...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Running      Donald Trump      Republicans      Democrats  


How Bernie built a big win in Nevada

How Bernie built a big win in Nevada

Bernie Sanders' locked-in base of younger, Latino and more liberal voters was more than enough to propel him to a decisive victory in Saturday's Nevada caucuses. Even in a... Read more ...

Russia Wants To Help Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump. Only Trump Is Helping...

Russia Wants To Help Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump. Only Trump Is Helping Russia

“My message to Putin is clear: stay out of American elections," Sanders said on Friday after news surfaced of new Russian interference. Read more ...

'Nearly insurmountable': Bernie barrels toward Super Tuesday delegate windfall

'Nearly insurmountable': Bernie barrels toward Super Tuesday delegate windfall

LAS VEGAS - Bernie Sanders announced to the Democratic establishment earlier this week that it can't stop his campaign. Many rivals and party insiders now admit he might be... Read more ...

Clyburn poised to endorse Biden in big boost before S.C. primary

Clyburn poised to endorse Biden in big boost before S.C. primary

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, who wields enormous influence in his home state of South Carolina, is planning to endorse Joe Biden on Wednesday, multiple sources with... Read more ...

Buttigieg Isn't Quite Buying the Nevada Vote Count

Buttigieg Isn't Quite Buying the Nevada Vote Count

Pete Buttigieg's campaign has a few requests of a Nevada State Democratic Party "in light of material irregularities" in state caucuses still being tallied, CNN reports. The... Read more ...

Coronavirus is China's fastest-spreading health crisis, Xi Jinping says

Coronavirus is China's fastest-spreading health crisis, Xi Jinping says

This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp .com on Feb. 23, 2020. In a meeting... Read more ...

Joe Biden: Trump And His Allies 'Like' Russia Interfering In U.S. Elections

Joe Biden: Trump And His Allies 'Like' Russia Interfering In U.S. Elections

He called on U.S. intelligence officials to brief all of the presidential campaigns on the Kremlin's election meddling efforts. Read more ...

Return of Infected Americans Angered One Germophobe

Return of Infected Americans Angered One Germophobe

The decision to allow 14 Americans with coronavirus to return to the US from Japan last week has left President Trump furious. The president was especially upset that he wasn't... Read more ...

Sen. Murphy calls Trump ‘a gift to Russia'

Sen. Murphy calls Trump ‘a gift to Russia'

Sen. Chris Murphy said Sunday that the Russians never stopped interfering in U.S. politics, claiming it is "pretty clear" Russians are weighing in to support the president's... Read more ...

Buttigieg claims inconsistencies in Nevada results

Buttigieg claims inconsistencies in Nevada results

Pete Buttigieg's campaign is claiming there are inconsistencies in the reported results in Nevada, as the former South Bend mayor tries to claw his way to second place in... Read more ...