Senate Republicans continue to stand with the American people. We are moving forward with the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), and we are continuing to work to ensure Americans have a voice in the confirmation of the next nominee to the Supreme Court.
The Republican-led Senate is standing firm on the principle that Americans should have a voice in who will be the next Supreme Court nominee. The American people deserve security, and the Obama administration's vague plan to close Guantanamo Bay would put terrorists in Americans' backyards. If the Obama administration moves ahead with the transfer of terrorists to the United States, the president will be putting a misguided campaign promise before the security of the American people.
Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) details how the sluggish Obama economy is harming middle-class Americans. Senator Thune highlights reports that show economic growth slowed to 0.7 percent in the last quarter of 2015, a figure that may actually be lowered in the coming days.
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, delivered remarks at a press conference on Capitol Hill after the Senate passed legislation he authored to permanently ban taxes on Internet access. Thune’s legislation is an example of the Republican-led Senate tackling difficult issues on a bipartisan basis for the benefit of the American people.
North Korea has openly engaged in nuclear missile tests and orchestrated malicious cyberattacks that threaten our allies as well as our own national security. The Senate has a bipartisan solution that counters North Korea's hostility by strengthening sanctions against North Korea and anyone who aids North Korean aggression.
Senate Republicans are working to halt government overreach by the EPA, stop the president’s attacks on American energy, and implement a common-sense, modern energy policy to secure America’s energy future.