Roll Call runs a piece about the US Senate possibly writing up new sanctions against Russia in response to Putin mischief.... Sounds encouraging , eh? We'll see.... Republicans talk a week game and walk an even weaker one.... Trump is hot mess right now, but most … [Read more...] about Talk is Cheap…New Russian Sanctions?
The Republican Majority leader seems to want to take no chances with the November midterm elections i9n packing the court to be friendly to conservatives.... Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that he expects the Senate to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme … [Read more...] about Senate Majority leader aims to have Kavanaugh confirmed to the Supreme’s by Oct. 1….
Beware of bad forecasts based on bad polling analysis ...... To win the Senate, Democrats need to keep all 10 seats they're defending in states that President Trump won in 2016 — plus pick up two more seats. Why it matters: That's not happening. A new Axios/SurveyMonkey poll … [Read more...] about Axios …Dem’s can’t win the Senate…Nate Silver…Don’t believe this….
First? Trump and the Republicans appear to be in the drivers seat in this one.... With 51 Republican Senators (McCain might not in the picture) and several Democratic Senators in rough spots?....Conformation is all but a forgone conclusion.... The Republican Senate … [Read more...] about The battle for the next US Supreme Court justice….
This is their 4 months out snapshot.... It's kinda up in the air.... But Democrats would need some heavy lifting to make Chuck Schumer the Majority Senate leader in January.... January 2021 is another story... How are Democratic incumbents doing in Indiana, Michigan … [Read more...] about FiveThirtyEight on Democratic US Senate chances this fall….
Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer feals that he will have issues with four races for 2018.... 2020 will probably have him replacing MConnell as Senate Majority leader though.... The Senate battleground map has shrunk dramatically in recent weeks — a net plus for … [Read more...] about Democrats will probably not do too bad in Senate elections in November….
Less than 12 hours after Donald Trump gave what North Korean leader Kim Jung Un wanted.... A Photo op with an American President.... We find out that in typical Donald Trump fashion? He has offered to give away the store so that HE can say he got what he wanted.... It … [Read more...] about Donald Trump made promise’s to the North Korean Leader he alone can’t produce….
Congress has sanctions in place against certain Chinese tech companies.... The US Intelligence community is screaming that ZTE is a covert Chinese intel asset against America... But, Trump , the 'businessman' has gone ahead and brokered a deal with the Chinese to SAVE JOBS … [Read more...] about US Senate moves to have it’s say on Trump China ZTE deal….