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Senate GOP Wants Healthcare Vote in One Week

Caitlin Owens at Axios reports that "Senate leadership is aiming to start voting on the Cassidy-Graham health care plan next Wednesday.""I think so. I think that's the likely thing," Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of leadership, told me.Leadership...Show More Summary

Senator Roy Blunt bargains with babies’ lives to get votes for a budget bill

Despite his assertion that he is pro-life, Republican Senator Roy Blunt, chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee, who also serves as the chair of the conservative Senate Values Action Team (VAT), made a deal that supports abortion policies, all in order to gain votes from Democrats. Show More Summary

Harvey: 95% Of The City Is Dry, Houston Mayor Says

2 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, NBC's Andrea Mitchell and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) talk Harvey, North Korea and Congress in this week's COMPRESSED.

Stacking the Deck: The Regulatory Accountability Act’s Threat to Civil Rights

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, center, with Senators Rob Portman, Roy Blunt, John Barrasso, John Thune, and John Cornyn, in March 2014 T he Trump administration has made clear its intention toShow More Summary

‘Is demography destiny for Democrats?’ The short answer is no.

In an interview late last year, after his narrow loss to incumbent Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) last November, former Missouri secretary of state Jason Kander (D) delivered a bit of truth-telling to the Democratic Party. He did it by way of analogy. There’s a trial with the two opposing lawyers making closing arguments to the […]

Blunt Is Now Member of Country Club He Said He Wasn’t Joining

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Days before the 2016 election, Missouri Democrats tried to make an issue of a report that Sen. Roy Blunt’s wife, lobbyist Abigail Blunt, was trying to join a tony suburban Washington, D.C., country club. Allies of Blunt’s [...]

This GOP senator owes his election to Trump — now he’s investigating Russia ties

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

This GOP senator owes his election to Trump; now he’s investigating Russia ties WASHINGTON — Sen. Roy Blunt, re-elected last year with a crucial boost from Donald Trump, now finds himself with a politically awkward assignment: A very public role in the investigation of possible collusion...

This GOP senator owes his election to Trump. Now he’s investigating Russia ties.

Sen. Roy Blunt, re-elected last year with a crucial boost from Donald Trump, now finds himself with a politically awkward assignment: A very public role in the investigation of possible … Click to Continue »

Lawmakers seek historic site designation for Ste. Genevieve

Members of Missouri's congressional delegation are renewing efforts to designate the Mississippi River town of Ste. Genevieve as a national historic site. Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, Republican Sen. Roy Blunt … Click to Contin...

“ALL BUT IMPOSSIBLE”: Republican senator says Trump’s education cuts won’t get through Congress….

“ALL BUT IMPOSSIBLE”: Republican senator says Trump’s education cuts won’t get through Congress. “This is a difficult budget request to defend,” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) told Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a hearing held by the subcommittee on labor, health and human services. “I think it’s likely that the kinds of cuts that are proposed […]

'All but impossible': Republican senator says Trump's education cuts won't get through Congress

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) addresses Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a budget hearing on Capitol Hill

On Washington: Four Senators to Watch in the Trump-Russia Investigation

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Susan Collins. James Lankford. Roy Blunt. Marco Rubio. Here’s why these members of the Senate Intelligence Committee matter and the effect they could have.

Activists confront Republican lawmakers hundreds of miles from home

Missouri activists were fed up. Sen. Roy Blunt wasn’t holding town halls. So they tracked down the Republican senator at a fundraiser 700 miles away, in Tennessee. April White, a … Click to Continue »

Powerful Republican lawmakers reject Trump’s plan to cut medical research funding

President Donald Trump’s plan to slash federal funding for medical research will go nowhere, thanks to opposition from powerful Republican lawmakers. Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt and Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole, … Click to Continue »

Morning Bits

Democrats will get tired of winning. Another loss for President Trump: “President Trump’s funding request for a border wall will likely be put on hold, Senate Republican leaders signaled Tuesday. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, announced at a leadership press conference that Trump’s supplemental funding request will wait until later […]

Trump's Border Wall Hits Snag Among Some Republicans

6 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Republican Senator Roy Blunt said money for the wall likely would not be part of a spending bill that must pass by April 28 to avoid shutting down federal agencies.

Trump’s funding request for US border wall hits snag among some Republicans

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s call for $1.5 billion this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request. Republican Senator Roy Blunt, a member of his party’s leadership, told reporters on...

HMM: Border wall funding likely to be put on hold. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a senior member of the…

HMM: Border wall funding likely to be put on hold. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, announced at a leadership press conference that Trump’s supplemental funding request will wait until later in the year. He said the Senate and House leadership are very close to negotiating a bill to fund […]

Jason Kander sums it up…

Here’s a tweet from Jason Kander, who would make a much better senator than that grinning potato sack Roy Blunt: If you just got back from lunch, lemme catch you up. POTUS45 lied about POTUS44 spying on him and POTUS45 has a nazi on payroll. — Jason Kander (@JasonKander) March 16, 2017 Matter #1 alludes […]

Truth And Consequence: KHN Joins Team To Parse Lawmakers’ Lingo On Health Law

6 months agoHealth : The Checkup

Dismayed by the results of the 2016 election, Meg Godfrey decided she needed to do more than vote, share social media posts and sign online petitions. So she went to the website of Sen. Roy Blunt, R-M...

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