United States Senate
The 48-year-old Trump-picked judge is now one vote away from serving on the high court and solidifying a 6-3 conservative majority for the foreseeable future.
“I think the Senate is tough, actually. The Senate is very tough,” Trump told donors.
The former Senate leader has been among the most high-level political voices favoring to end the 60-vote threshold for legislation.
Party officials warn that grassroots fundraising by Democrats may be swamped by big checks collected by Mitch McConnell allies.
After years of dodging questions and pretending not to read his tweets, some GOP senators are speaking out against Trump as Election Day draws near.
“Ka-MA-la, KA-ma-la, Kamala-mala-mala. I don’t know, whatever," said Perdue, who's been her colleague in the Senate for years.
Senators will dig deeper into the Supreme Court nominee's outlook on abortion, health care and a potentially disputed presidential election.
The Senate, led by Trump’s Republican allies, is pushing Barrett’s nomination to a quick vote before Nov. 3.
The Senator majority leader is called out for failing to pass additional relief measures to help Americans struggling through the pandemic.
Both sides found fault with the Trump administration's most generous offer to date.