Rand Paul Blocks Quick Passage of Ukraine Aid Bill

WASHINGTON — The Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate tried to fast track a nearly $ 40 billion US aid package to help Ukraine in its fight against Russia, only to be blocked by Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, pushing passage of the bill into next week. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., … Read more

Late. Schumer wants to seize Russian art, yachts, homes in US and give proceeds to Ukraine

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to seize the US-based yachts, art possessions and mansions of Russia’s oligarchs – and give the money to relief for Ukraine. “These oligarchs, loyal to Putin, are extremely wealthy and bought these types of assets, which are here in the United States,” Schumer said Sunday at a press conference … Read more

Late. Chuck Schumer calls on Biden administration to crack down on ghost guns – CBS New York

Late. Chuck Schumer calls on Biden administration to crack down on ghost gunsCBS New York Biden expected to release rule on ghost guns in daysFox News Biden expected to announce new gun regulation, eyes new ATF nomineeCNN Ghost gun crackdown could be coming from DC which could help HPD combat a rising problemKTRK-TV View Full … Read more

Team Schumer voices doubts about Garcetti’s chances for India

Chuck Schumer’s team is privately acknowledging to Senate Democrats that Eric Garcetti does not currently have 50 votes within their caucus to be confirmed as ambassador to India, congressional aides tell Axios. Why it matters: The comments by the Senate majority leader’s office, delivered Wednesday through his legislative director during a call with other LDs, … Read more

Biden administration assessing end of Title 42

Expectations are running high that the Biden administration will roll back Title 42, the Trump-era policy that allows for the rapid expulsion of migrants at the border without giving them the chance to seek asylum. Multiple outlets on Wednesday reported the administration is reviewing plans to end the policy on May 23 but that a … Read more

Senate Democrats call on Biden admin to end Trump-era immigration rule

Senate Democrats on Saturday called on the Biden administration to end the use of Title 42, a Trump-era immigration rule enacted in the early days of the pandemic to immediately expel migrants at the border during a public health emergency. Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerWe can not pass up the opportunity to lower drug … Read more

Two GOP senators share photos from Zoom call with Zelensky despite requests not to

Republican Sens. Marco RubioMarco Antonio Rubio2024 Republicans eager to be seen as tough on Russia Fire breaks out at major nuclear plant in Ukraine amid fighting Scott reiterates his plan could change after McConnell rebuke MORE (Fla.) And Steve DainesSteven (Steve) David DainesSenate conservatives threaten to hold up government funding over vaccine mandate Ukraine crisis … Read more