“…it would be worse to go through a process and not get a consensus,” Senate Foreign Relations ranking member Ben Cardin said Wednesday.
“There are obvious national security concerns, where the operational details shouldn’t be in the public domain.”
“I know it’s gotta be frustrating for all of those who occupy a space outside the building. I would say probably including the vice president,” Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said.
“It’s almost malpractice. Malpractice is the only word I can use to describe the amount of data that’s being collected in the metadata program,” Sen. Bob Corker said.
Even Democrats who support the president’s trade agenda voted to block it on Tuesday.
According to the Director of National Intelligence, the National Security Agency ended the bulk collection of internet metadata in 2011. Sen. Richard Burr’s office told BuzzFeed News that the senator misspoke.
The bill would allow Congress to vote on blocking the White House from lifting sanctions against Iran. Speaker Boehner has said he will fight for quick passage of the bill in the House.
The Bush and Obama administrations have argued the Patriot Act allowed the federal government to sweep up phone records from millions of Americans.
Clinton Cash, the hotly anticipated book about the Clinton Foundation reports that the former president was paid for speeches by a contractor seeking Haiti relief contracts.
The three judges gave no indication of their eventual ruling in the challenge over last year’s immigration executive actions as the Obama administration and state officials square off.
The bill to have Congress review any Iran deal received a considerable boost from the leading members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday.
“While I have no knowledge of the judicial matters at hand, I appreciate his bipartisan work on foreign relations issues and expect he will continue to play a constructive role,” Bob Corker says in a statement.
The retiring Nevada senator and minority leader wielded incredible influence over the last decade — and helped tear up the rules.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says Democrats need to run on women’s economic issues (not just abortion) and the Affordable Care Act, even in red states.
It’s budget week in America: an insanely busy week of political, unlikely-to-pass votes. Here’s your preview of 2016’s TV ads.
“Though Secretary Clinton alone is responsible for causing this issue, she alone does not get to determine its outcome,” Benghazi Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy warns.
The ad from American Action Network contrasts the House GOP budget with President Obama’s — and, more importantly, is running on the network that conservatives watch.
Sen. Ron Wyden says the U.S. government is still spying on Americans and administration officials aren’t being held accountable.
Senior Capitol Hill aides say the Clinton camp has not made a coordinated outreach effort to brief Democrats on how to handle questions or defend Clinton.
A new “framework” issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms would effectively ban the sale and importation of so-called “green tip” AR-15 ammunition.