Tag: Mark Warner

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Warner: Revoking Brennan’s Clearance ‘Smacks of Nixonian-Type Practices’

While speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) stated that the White House revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance “smacks of Nixonian-type practices of trying to silence anyone who’s willing to criticize

U.S. Sen Marco Rubio speaks during a news conference in front of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, on Friday, June 22, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Marco Rubio Blames Russia for Post-2016 Political Divisions

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) blamed the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian government — not Democrats and their news media partners — for American political divisions in the wake of 2016’s presidential election related to what he described as Russia’s “election interference efforts.”

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Warner: DREAMers ‘Are Integral to Our Country’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) argued DREAMers are “integral to our country.” Warner stated, “Andrea, for a long time we’ve said, as part of major immigration reform, or even part of giving this

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., meets with reporters on Capitol Hill before President Donald Trump's speech to the nation, in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Referring to Trump, Schumer said it was amazing in a month how incompetent this administration has been. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Chuck Plays Chicken: Would Block New FBI Director Until Special Prosecutor Named

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday that he supports a proposal by Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) to block the confirmation of the next FBI director until a special prosecutor is named to investigate allegations of collusion between Trump’s 2016 campaign and the Russian government.

Neil Gorsuch, shown here on March 20, faces a confirmation vote in the Senate on his Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee Sends Gorsuch Through for Vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee, in a party-line 11-9 vote Monday, has passed Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace conservative stalwart Justice Antonin Scalia, setting up a full Senate confirmation vote for April 7.

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Dem Sen Warner: ‘Not Ready to Consider’ Immunity for Mike Flynn

After calling the possibility of collusion with the Russians “really serious,” top member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable” that the intelligence committee is “not ready

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Dem Sen Warner: Trump Tweets on Wiretaps Are ‘Very Reckless’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” while discussing President Donald Trump’s tweets accusing the Obama administration of wiretapping Trump Tower before the election, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) said Trump’s tweets were “very reckless.” Warner said, “I thought the president’s comments could

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Senate Democrats Condemn Obama for Anti-Israel UN Vote

Some Senate Democrats have issued scathing statements against President Barack Obama and his administration’s decision to break with longstanding tradition to veto anti-Israel resolutions, choosing, instead, to abstain from voting in a United Nations Security Council vote. The vote called for

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Sen. Mark Warner Points to Virginia Gunman Who Passed Background Check to Prove Need for Background Checks

On September 10, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) attended a rally with the father of slain Virginia reporter Alison Parker and called for Congress to pass background check legislation now, even though background checks became the law of the land during the Bill Clinton administration and Alison’s killer—Vester Lee Flanagan—passed one for the gun he used in his attack.

Sporadic GOP Ground Game in Virginia Not Helping Ed Gillespie Close the Gap

Sporadic GOP Ground Game in Virginia Not Helping Ed Gillespie Close the Gap

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie needs more help from the Republican party’s Victory 365 ground game to defeat incumbent Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) in next month’s election, despite good reviews in the conservative media for his campaigning style

Watch: Livestream of VA Senatorial Debate

Watch: Livestream of VA Senatorial Debate

On Tuesday from Tysons Corner, VA, the Virginia Senatorial Debate between Republican hopeful Ed Gillespie and incumbent Sen. Mark Warner (R-VA) will occur. Warner won the seat in 2008, defeating Jim Gilmore by 31 points. Virginia has recently trended blue

Endorsement Announcement Backfires on Mark Warner

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner put out an endorsement announcement that included Appomattox County Sheriff Barry Letterman and Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks. The problem is, neither are endorsing Warner and they aren’t exactly being quiet about it, now – especially Brooks.

Democrat Warner Wants Libertarian in Senate Debates

Democrat Warner Wants Libertarian in Senate Debates

Last week, Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner agreed to 2 televised debates with his Republican opponent Ed Gillespie, but requested that the Libertarian candidate, Richard Sarvis, be invited to the debates as well. Ordinarily, incumbents may be expected to want

All Aboard the Republican Party Train (Video)

According to Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post, there are now at least 11 Democratic-held seats in red or purple states that are in trouble – 12 if you count the Virginia seat held by Sen. Mark Warner. 14 if you

Dems Nervous About Holder Call for Ex-Felon Voting Rights

Dems Nervous About Holder Call for Ex-Felon Voting Rights

Democrats are walking very gingerly around Attorney General Eric Holder’s call to give felons the right to vote once they are out of prison. Notwithstanding the fact that a large percentage of felons are African-American and more likely to vote

Sen. Mark Warner: Deport Justin Bieber

Sen. Mark Warner: Deport Justin Bieber

Sen. Mark Warner has seen enough headlines featuring Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. The Virginia Democrat told a Chesapeake, VA radio station that he’s itching to sign that petition requesting Bieber be deported following a series of high-profile incidents. The