Ron Wyden

Wyden: Trump Is Already Interfering in Mueller Investigation

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) touted legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said that President Trump has already interfered in Mueller’s investigation. Transcript (via FedNews) as Follows: “Hello. I’m Ron Wyden, United States Senator

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.

Ryan Bounds Withdrawn After Tim Scott, Marco Rubio Sink Nomination

The White House formally withdrew the nomination of federal prosecutor Ryan Bounds for a spot on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Tuesday after Sens. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Friday torpedoed his nomination despite broad establishment backing.

Tim Scott, Marco Rubio

Democrats Try to Block Trump’s Judicial Nominees with Blue Slips

Democrats are trying to resurrect a way to block President Trump’s judicial nominees with “blue slips” as the Senate Judiciary Committee prepares for a hearing Wednesday on the nomination of Ryan Bounds to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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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. Ron Wyden Blasts CIA For Censoring Torture Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida detainees by insisting on censoring the pseudonyms used for agency officers mentioned in the

Sen. Ron Wyden Blasts CIA For Censoring Torture Report

Senate Backs Obama Judge Pick Who Wrote Drone Memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a federal appeals court nominee who helped develop the government’s legal rationale for using drones to kill American terrorist suspects abroad. The 52-43 vote cleared the way for a Thursday

Senate Backs Obama Judge Pick Who Wrote Drone Memo

Obama Admin Makes New Rules on Grains, Breweries Rebel

For generations brewers have been selling leftover brewing grains to farmers to feed to their livestock, but now the feds want to interfere and make that transaction harder and more expensive, a move that will drive up the costs of

Obama Admin Makes New Rules on Grains, Breweries Rebel

Rockefeller, Wyden Want New Laws on Oil Train Derailments

On Thursday, the Democratic chairmen of the Senate Transportation and Energy committees, Sens. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., pushed the Obama administration to take “prompt and decisive” action addressing the problem of oil train derailments.  The senators wrote

Rockefeller, Wyden Want New Laws on Oil Train Derailments