Sen. John Fetterman said the bill is aimed to "cancel the nation’s student meal debt and stop humiliating kids and penalizing hunger."
The Democratic senator slammed Alito for comments he made in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece earlier this year casting doubt on Congress's authority.
Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said the Supreme Court justice's excuses were "so preposterous that they're almost incriminating themselves."
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said the prosecution filing "tells me that the special counsel thinks he’s got a very solid case."
The Trump-appointed judge issued a controversial ruling in the investigation that was deemed favorable to the former president.
"Mom’s rent, family tuition, vacations and gifts — and secret? Any other government employee would be fired," one Democratic senator said.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Hank Johnson ordered the chief justice to name someone who can testify on the court’s ethics scandals.
“This report is a disappointment to anyone who’d hoped for a hard-hitting effort to address the Supreme Court’s deep troubles," said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse suggested the FBI’s probe into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations was “just as flawed” as the agency's investigation into Larry Nassar.
The Rhode Island Democrat said he's been assured the club has nonwhite club members and that its improving diversity remains a priority.