Republican Senator Lamar Alexander, who is retiring, warns Trump that enough Republicans will vote down his "wall emergency" if he doesn't back away from it.
It only takes a few Republican Senators to pass the House bill, and Lamar Alexander, who is retiring, warned Trump on the Senate floor that he does not have GOP support to raid the military for his wall funding.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) tells Fox's Maria Bartiromo that a government shutdown should never be used as a bargaining chip in a budget negotiation, then insists that Trump is going to agree to some sort of comprehensive immigration reform in the near future.
Sen. Lamar Alexander tells Fox's Maria Bartiromo that he's "optimistic" they're going to be able to bring Trump along on some sort of comprehensive immigration reform.
We can't have them researching the effects of man-made climate change, after all.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), who opposes the Paycheck Fairness Act, to attorney Camille Olson: "Take me through exactly what would have to happen, with a specific example of a man and woman, where a man is being paid less than the woman... Because this law is not just about women -- it's about men and women." Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, April 1, 2014.
Shocking news from our nation's capitol about the chief of staff of a prominent Republican Senator.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander calls for someone's head to roll, no matter whose it might be.
Republicans complain about welfare benefits for the poor, but they sure don't mind that corporate welfare one bit. Apparently, Sen. Lamar Alexander thinks it would be perfectly acceptable to have the taxpayers subsidize the profits of businesses who don't want to pay their employees minimum wage, and during a hearing this week, called for eliminating it altogether.
Sen. Tom Coburn didn't go as far as his cohort, Sen. Lamar Alexander, who accused Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of acting just like Oliver North during the Iran-Contra scandal -- but he was still willing to accuse her of breaking the law by soliciting private donations to help implement the Affordable Care Act after Congress cut the purse strings.
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