CARSON CITY, Nevada, July 19 -- The Nevada Democratic Party issued the following news release:
Sen. Dean Heller is scheduled to meet with President Trump's Supreme Court nominee today in Washington. Sen. Heller has been a rubber stamp for President Trump's Cabinet and judicial nominees and has already indicated he likes what he sees in Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Given Judge Kavanaugh's troubling record on key issues, it's crucial that Sen. Heller have the backbone to ask him the tough questions tha more
In Helsinki Summit Wake, Common Cause Urges Congress to Check Russia & Safeguard Election Systems
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- Common Cause issued the following news release:
In the wake of the irresponsible and dangerous conduct of President Donald Trump at the Helsinki Summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Common Cause today called on Congress to take concrete steps to check Russian aggression and safeguard our election systems.
In letters to the full House and Senate, Common Cause urged both houses to strengthen and implement sanctions against Russia, pass a resolution condemning the more
Rep. Engel Issues Remarks on Secure America From Russian Interference Act
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- Rep. Eliot L. Engel, D-New York, ranking Democratic member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following remarks on the introduction of the Secure America from Russian Interference Act:
Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today joined Democratic Whip Rep. Steny H. Hoyer; Rep. Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services; and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Ranking Member of the House Co more
Rep. Pelosi Issues Remarks at Weekly Press Conference - July 19
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, issued the following remarks during her weekly press conference in the Capitol Visitor Center:
"Good morning. Good morning. We meet today, a very sad moment for our American people. On Monday, the entire world witnessed President Trump cower in the presence of Putin. I sadly beseech President Trump to apologize to the American people for his disgraceful, dangerous and damaging behavior with Putin in Helsinki.
"I call on m more
Sen. Menendez Announces New Comprehensive Sanctions Legislation Against Russia
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- Sen. Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following news release:
Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today announced he would introduce comprehensive legislation in the coming days to strengthen and impose new sanctions on Russia. Today's announcement comes over eleven months after Congress overwhelmingly passed the Countering America's Adversaries more
Sen. Menendez Announces New Comprehensive Sanctions Legislation Against Russia
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- The office of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, issued the following news release:
Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today announced he would introduce comprehensive legislation in the coming days to strengthen and impose new sanctions on Russia.
Today's announcement comes over eleven months after Congress overwhelmingly passed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), legislation requir more
Sen. Sanders Introduces Resolution to Protect American Democracy From Russian Meddling
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- The office of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, issued the following news release:
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a resolution Thursday to force members of the Senate to go on the record in accepting the assessment of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and the looming threat of Russian interference in this year's midterm elections.
The resolution also calls for the Senate to commit to safeguard the U.S. election system more
What We've Now Learned About Maria Butina
WASHINGTON, July 19 -- Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a campaign of Everytown for Gun Safety, issued the following news release:
Below are new allegations about Maria Butina, the Russian national and lifetime NRA member who has been indicted and charged by DOJ with "conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States without prior notification to the Attorney General."
To date, the NRA still has not publicly commented on the arrest or indictment of Ma more
State Department Issues Remarks on Denuclearization of North Korea
NEW YORK, July 20 -- The U.S. Department of State issued the following remarks by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo with Nikki Haley, permanent representative to the United Nations:
SECRETARY POMPEO: "Good afternoon, everyone. First I want to commend my good friend Ambassador Haley and her excellent team here at the United Nations. Her leadership in advancing American interest on North Korea and many other issues has been evident here this morning, and she's got a great team behind her helpi more
Davis Joins Bipartisan Leaders in Condemning Trump's Embrace of Putin
LAWRENCE, Kansas, July 17 -- The campaign of Paul Davis, a Democrat running for election in Kansas's 2nd Congressional District, issued the following campaign news:
Paul Davis, candidate for Congress in Kansas 2nd Congressional District, released the following statement today regarding President Trump's alarming comments that discredited the United States intelligence community while siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
"I agree with Republican Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Co more
Disruption Marks a Shift in Global U.S. Role, Former CIA Chief Says
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, July 17 -- The University of Alabama's Huntsville campus issued the following news:
The Jacksonian style presidency of Donald Trump and a year of disruption of the United States' traditional global roles prompts questions domestically and globally about the future U.S. role in world affairs, said retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency under President George W. Bush, recently at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).
"That st more
Rep. Evans Issues Statement on Trump-Putin Meeting
WASHINGTON, July 16 -- Rep. Dwight Evans, D-Pennsylvania, issued the following statement on President Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin:
"Today, President Trump held a summit with Vladimir Putin, whose country was deeply entrenched in our 2016 U.S. Presidential election. Despite their obvious attack on our sacred election process, Mr. Trump called our country's previous relationship with Russia 'foolishness and stupidity.'
"The only 'foolishness and stupidity,' I see is tha more
South Dakota Democratic Party Issues Statement on President Trump Siding With Putin
PIERRE, South Dakota, July 16 -- The South Dakota Democratic Party issued the following statement by Executive Director Sam Parkinson after President Trump held a press conference in Helsinki, Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin:
"President Trump is supposed to be in charge of protecting our country, and his dismissal of Russia's attack is a failure to stand up for American democracy.
"Time and time again, U.S. intelligence agencies confirmed that Russia interfered in our election. more
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Heading Into First Debate, New Spotlight on Corey Stewart's Ties to White Supremacists Thanks to Staffer's Collusion With Jason Kessler
RICHMOND, Virginia, July 20 -- The Virginia Democratic Party issued the following news release:
Corey Stewart's ties to white supremacists and neo-Nazis are being thrust back into the spotlight the day before the first Senate debate between Stewart and Senator Tim Kaine. Yesterday, The Daily Beast, Richmond Times Dispatch, and Washington Post all zeroed in on new revelations that a paid staffer of Stewart's Chairman's office with the Prince William County Board of Supervisors had been a part of more
National Republican Senatorial Committee: Weekly Rundown
WASHINGTON, July 20 -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following news release:
NRSC Weekly Rundown: NRSC's First TV Ad of 2018, Nelson's SCOTUS Flip-Flop, Bredesen's Three Pinocchios and more!
And here's this week's edition of the NRSC Weekly Rundown:
#NDSen: The NRSC released its first TV ad of 2018, blasting Heidi Heitkamp for trying to hide her true liberal leanings from North Dakota voters. Heitkamp released a new TV ad of her own, attempting to rewrite her record more
RNC Announces Charlotte as Host City for 2020 Convention
WASHINGTON, July 20 -- The Republican National Committee issued the following news release:
Today, the Republican National Committee (RNC) officially selected Charlotte, North Carolina as host of the 2020 Republican National Convention. RNC committee members voted unanimously to select Charlotte as the 2020 host city.
Following today's vote, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, Site Selection Chairman Ron Kaufman, Campaign Manager for Donald J. Trump for President Brad Parscale, and Charlotte Region more
WASHINGTON, July 22 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Coast Guard has issued a sources sought notice (70Z084-ST-PETE-EMERGENCY-LODGING) for emergency lodging services to support U.S. Coast Guard, Sector St. Petersburg evacuation event in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Response Date: July 30, 2018; Classification Code: V - Transportation, travel, & relocation services; NAICS Code: 721 - Accommodation/721110 - Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels. For more information: https://www. . . .