Tag: Dianne Feinstein

California Goes Toe to Toe with Trump's Anti-Immigration Policy

California is going for the jugular in its fight against the Trump administration policy on deporting undocumented immigrants. With one-eighth of the united States’ population and one-seventh of the U.S. GDP, rising faster than any other state, it has the credibility to do so. Gov. Jerry Brown, in his fourth…

Kamala Plain Spoken About Comey, Feinstein Fumfers

Two Democratic senators from the same state exhibited opposite reactions in response to this week’s news that President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released a generic statement when compared to that of fellow Sen. Kamala Harris, also from California, as well as those of…

Democrats Come Down Hard at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

At the first day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, Republicans praised the nominee while Democrats scrutinized the judge and the circumstances surrounding the hearing. “I am deeply disappointed that it is under these circumstances that we begin these hearings,” Dianne Feinstein, the Democratic ranking member…

GOP Refuses to Deny Guns to Suspected Terrorists, Hate Crime Convicts

One day after a twice-suspected terrorist killed 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday refused to allow any discussion calling for legislation barring suspected terrorists and individuals convicted of hate crimes from buying guns. Ryan’s refusal to even allow discussion on the House…