• Republican senators insist the Supreme Court's landmark same-sex marriage ruling was 'wrongly decided' but decline to 'wade into' it amid leaked abortion opinion

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

    Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas walk to a GOP luncheon at the Senate on May 3, 2022. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images
    The Supreme Court's potential overturning of Roe v. Wade has Democrats warning that same-sex marriage is next.
    But Republican senators told Insider they don't care to re-litigate it and are skeptical the court would go there.
    Sen. Josh Hawley said marriage equality is "settled law" and he'd be "shocked" if it was overturned.
    Following the leak of a draft majority Supreme Court opinion that would revoke the constitutional right to an...
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  • Biden says Rick Scott's controversial tax plan is 'extreme, as most MAGA things are'

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

    U.S. President Joe Biden answers questions after delivering remarks about Russia's “unprovoked and unjustified" military invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
    Biden railed against Sen. Rick Scott's economic plan on Wednesday, calling it an ‘ultra-MAGA agenda.'
    Scott's proposal includes an income tax requirement that would largely affect lower-income households.
    Other Senate Republicans including Mitch McConnell have distanced themselves from Scott's plan.
    President Joe Biden laid into Sen. Rick Scott's controversial economic policy plan on Wednesday, calling...
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  • 2 top Republicans slam Biden for relying on student-loan relief to 'save Democrats from a disastrous midterm election'

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

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    GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx and Sen. Richard Burr criticized student-loan relief in a recent opinion piece.
    They wrote plans for debt forgiveness are just a way for Biden to win votes at the midterms.
    Biden recently said a decision on student-loan relief will be made in the upcoming weeks.
    President Joe Biden appears to be inching closer and closer to broad student-loan relief, and Republicans aren't holding back on what they think about it. Last week, top GOP members on the House and Senate education committees - Rep. Virginia...
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  • Biden says 'MAGA crowd' is the 'most extreme political organization that has existed in American history' following leaked Supreme Court abortion opinion

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on May 4, 2022. Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images
    Biden slammed Republicans as the "MAGA crowd" following the Supreme Court abortion opinion leak.
    He said it's the "most extreme political organization that's existed in... in recent American history."
    He also argued that the court, based on the opinion's reasoning, could overturn other rights.
    President Joe Biden issued an uncharacteristically strong criticism of the Republican Party when asked what his administrations next steps would be if Roe v. Wade were to be overturned by the Supreme Court...
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