Tag Archives: Chris Van Hollen

Dem Bill Would Force SCOTUS To Abide By Ethics Code

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee that oversees the court’s budget, told The Early that he will use his spending bill this year to try to force the justices to adhere to an enforceable ethics code — similar to the one that applies to federal judges. “The Supreme Court should have …

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Dem Senator Seeks Legal Opinion On Trump/Ukraine

The Hill reports: Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is asking the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for an opinion on the legality of President Trump’s decision to hold up Ukraine aid. Van Hollen sent a letter on Monday to Gene Dodaro, the GAO comptroller general, outlining why he believes Trump’s decision violated the Impoundment Control Act (ICA), which restricts a president’s …

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LIVE VIDEO: Joe Biden Swears-In New Senators

Vice President Joe Biden will swear in seven new US Senators at noon, five of whom are Democrats. In addition to the four women seen above, former US Rep. Chris Van Hollen will be sworn-in as the successor to retiring Democratic Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Watch below.

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