Senate Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday that would set a deadline for nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) said the administration’s current process allows undocumented child immigrants to “disappear into our country.”
The Senate confirmed Michael Anderson Lawson to be U.S. Representative on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization nearly a week after a jetliner was downed in eastern Ukraine.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Senate Republicans are putting the lives of refugee children at risk over a political fight with President Obama.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to personally take responsibility for his role in the downed jetliner.
“Clear and compelling evidence points to Putin and as effectively the pernicious perpetrator of this horrific air terrorist tragedy,” Blumenthal said Sunday.
The Senate passed a resolution expressing support for Israel on the same night the country launched a ground offensive into the Gaza Strip.
Sen. Kelley Ayotte (R-N.H.) said there should be “serious consequences” for the downed Malaysian Airlines jetliner found in eastern Ukraine.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he would prefer to use military force than to accept a bad deal.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Republicans who criticize President Obama’s foreign policies are the same ones blocking the confirmation of U.S. ambassadors.
“Think of all those Jews that went to the ovens because we forgot our principles,” he said.