Other Things the House and Senate Have Been Up To

This is a second update to Congressional Votes in the Trump Administration to Date, dealing with matters other than the nominations. A couple of other Senate votes during the same time period (January 26 through February 7): 54-45-1 on HJ Res. 38: "This joint resolution nullifies the Stream Protection Rule finalized by the Department of the … Continue reading Other Things the House and Senate Have Been Up To

Democratic Votes on Trump’s Nominees, Part 2

This is an update to Congressional Votes in the Trump Administration to Date. The prior post went through January 24.  Since then: Jan 30 (Cloture on Rex Tillerson): 56-43-1.  Durbin and Duckworth were nays.  Only Dems who were not were Heitkamp (D-ND), Manchin (D-WV), Warner (D-VA). Heinrich (D-NM) did not vote. The Republicans again vote … Continue reading Democratic Votes on Trump’s Nominees, Part 2

Congressional Votes in the Trump Administration to Date

Senate votes for Trump's Cabinet and Other Nominees Common topic of conversation lately has been Senate Democrats' apparent willingness to vote for the Trump nominees.  My view is that the votes that have taken place at this point haven't involved the more troubling nominees, so I am not ready to second-guess the decisions.  With many … Continue reading Congressional Votes in the Trump Administration to Date