Tag Archives: Mark Warner

Man Charged For Smashing Dem Senator’s Window

Roanoke’s ABC affiliate reports: The Roanoke Police Department is investigating after they said someone threw a brick into Sen. Mark Warner’s office. Warner’s press secretary said the individual threw the brick through the front office window around 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 23. Police said officers were called to the office on 2nd Street and Kirk Avenue, S.W. after a person ...

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Trump Accuses Dem Senator Of Being “Nearly Drunk”

Glorious Leader is, of course, reading Fox News: Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., on Friday reportedly joked about the Russia investigation at a high-dollar retreat on Martha’s Vineyard and told Democratic donors to “buckle up.” Warner reportedly joked to donors that he might reveal sensitive information known only to him and Special Counsel Robert Mueller who’s investigating the Trump campaign’s alleged ...

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Senate Committee Approves CIA Nominee Gina Haspel

Reuters reports: U.S. Senate committee voted Wednesday in favor of Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be CIA director, and she is expected to be confirmed by the full Senate as soon as next week. The Intelligence Committee voted 10-5 behind closed doors to approve the nomination, which was expected after two of its seven Democratic members, Vice Chairman ...

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Key Democrat Backs Haspel, Confirmation Now A Lock

The Washington Post reports: Gina Haspel appears to have secured enough votes to be confirmed as the country’s next CIA director after stating in a letter to a top Democrat that the agency never should have detained terrorist suspects and employed brutal interrogation techniques against them. Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) said Tuesday that he had ...

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Nunes Hit With Ethics Complaint Over Leaked Texts

ABC News reports: A government watchdog group filed a new ethics complaint against House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and majority committee staff on Thursday following a report that Senate investigators have determined House Republicans leaked private text messages related to the ongoing probe of Russian election interference. According to the New York Times, the leaders of the Senate Intelligence ...

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Assange Offered “News” On Top Dem To Fake Hannity

The Washington Examiner reports: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange tried to offer “news” about Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, to Fox News commentator Sean Hannity but actually messaged a woman posing as the cable news host. The Daily Beast reported Monday Assange direct messaged @SeanHannity_ early Saturday morning after the real Hannity’s account ...

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What If Trump Just Pardons Everybody?

That’s one of the worries expressed by Sen. Mark Warner: The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee doesn’t buy the Trump administration’s spin about the Donald Trump Jr. email scandal. He finds it odd that senior Trump aides keep forgetting they spoke to Russian envoys and officials. And he worries the president might pardon anyone convicted of colluding with ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Intelligence Committee Holds Public Hearing On Russian Interference In Election

CNN reports: The Senate intelligence committee has run a steady and low-key investigation into Russia’s interference in the US elections and communications with the campaign of President Donald Trump, but Thursday marks the panel’s first public hearing, which could offer some insights into where senators are thinking in private. There’s little chance that Thursday’s hearing will be as explosive as ...

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Senate Intelligence Leaders Say They Are “Within Weeks” Of Concluding Russia/Trump Probe [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: The bipartisan leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Wednesday they cannot yet conclude whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia, adding that their teams are “within weeks” of finishing reviewing thousands of documents related to alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In a news conference, Republican Chairman Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina and Democratic ...

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VIRGINIA: Democrats Retain Senate Seat

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) Launches Petition To Strike Down DOMA

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) has launched a petition to the Supreme Court demanding the overturn of DOMA. Via email from Warner’s office: Even though many states now recognize the rights of committed same-sex couples to marry, the federal government continues to discriminate. Same-sex couples are denied all sorts of legal rights – like access to their spouse’s insurance benefits and ...

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Sen. Mark Warner Backs Marriage

“I support marriage equality because it is the fair and right thing to do. Like many Virginians and Americans, my views on gay marriage have evolved, and this is the inevitable extension of my efforts to promote equality and opportunity for everyone. I was proud to be the first Virginia governor to extend anti-discrimination protections to LGBT state workers. In ...

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