Sen. David Perdue

David Perdue Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Short-Term Spending Bill

Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) slammed the Senate’s “unacceptable” short-term continuing resolution (CR) on Tuesday. The CR would prevent President Donald Trump’s potential shutdown threat over partial border wall funding.

The Associated Press

U.S. Senate Takes Another Long Weekend, Clocks Out on Thursday Afternoon

Just two days after conservatives held a press conference on Capitol Hill to launch a #MakeCongressWorkAgain campaign to put a spotlight on the Republican-led Senate’s short work week and its failure to get business done, Senators closed up shop at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.

The Associated Press

Senate Confirms Trade Hawk Wilbur Ross for Commerce Dept. 72-27

Senators confirmed billionaire businessman Wilbur Ross to lead President Donald Trump’s Commerce Department, 72-27, with 19 Democrats and one Independent joining Republicans in a rare display of robust bipartisan support for one of the president’s cabinet officers.

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