Casey, Pa. Dems want to know if Trump’s border wall declaration will hurt state military projects
Pennsylvania’s senior U.S. senator wants the Pentagon to come clean on how President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration on the border wall could potentially affect roughly $200 million worth of military construction projects in the Keystone State. Casey, joined by every Democratic member of the state’s U.S. House delegation, sent a letter to acting Defense Secretary […]
Casey sides with Senate Republicans in failed vote to advance abortion bill
“I’m a pro-life Democrat, which means I support women and children before and after birth."
Trump averts a shutdown – but Pa.’s Congressional delegation splits on the White House’s end run on border funding
Trump’s declaration comes as he failed to secure congressional support for more than $5 billion he wanted for border security in a broader spending bill that funds a variety of federal agencies.
Here’s how Pa’s Congressional delegation reacted to President Trump’s emergency declaration
On Friday, hours after Congress sent him an emergency funding package aimed at averting another government shutdown, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency, enabling him to do a Congressional end-around so he could build additional barriers at America’s southern border with Mexico. Trump signed the funding package into law on Friday afternoon. Here’s how […]
Here’s Bob Casey and Pat Toomey on that government funding bill – and Trump’s looming end-run
Pennsylvania’s two United States senators have weighed in on the funding package that cleared the Senate on Thursday. President Donald Trump has said he plans to sign the bill – and then declare a national emergency anyway to get funding for his border wall. Here’s Democratic U.S. Sen Bob Casey: “This bipartisan agreement will keep […]
In State of the Union, Trump calls for unity – will Pa. lawmakers buy in?
By Robin Bravender, Capital-Star Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump implored Congress Tuesday to move past political gridlock in favor of bipartisan cooperation before he dug in in on the border security fight that threatens to shut down the government yet again. “We can make our communities safer, our families stronger, our culture richer, […]
Here’s how Pa’s congressional delegation responded to President Trump’s #SOTU speech
The final syllables of President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address had barely stopped echoing through the hall of the U.S. House on Tuesday night before members of Congress started weighing in with their reactions. Here’s what Pennsylvania’s members of Congress had to say about the speech – before, during and afterward. It […]