The National Rifle Association‘s assumed stranglehold on Senate GOP has manifested itself in the voting against a law that would block suspected terrorists, the mentally unfit and felons from purchasing guns.
After a lengthy delay marred by politics and the usual Washington hubris, Loretta Lynch has finally been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States on Thursday (April 23). Ms. Lynch won the Senate approval with a vote of 56-43.
Republican Senator Ted Cruz made headlines this week after becoming the first high-profile GOP member to officially enter the 2016 race for the White House. The Texas politician talked tough in previous times regarding a repeal of Obamacare, but actually will sign up with the health care exchange in light of his criticisms.
President Barack Obama had stern words for GOP members of the U.S. Senate after that group sent a letter to Iran’s leaders regarding the potential scrapping of a nuclear deal. Mr. Obama ripped the action in a political fashion while Vice President Joe Biden used more pointed language.