Stories Tagged ‘Lamar Alexander’

Breitbart Says Letten Leaked on Landrieu Phone Case

By Ryan J. Reilly | February 1, 2022

The founder of the site that employs ACORN videomaker James O’Keefe accused the federal prosecutor of leaking derogatory information.

Report: CIA Participated in Teleconferences On Underpants Bomber

By Mary Jacoby | February 1, 2022

Unnamed sources push back against critics of the decision to read accused al-Qaeda operative Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab his Miranda rights, suggesting the CIA had been at the table all along.

Sen. Alexander Suggests Holder Should Consider Resigning

By Mary Jacoby | January 31, 2022

The Attorney General is “doing a better job of interrogating CIA employees than he is of interrogating terrorists,” Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the Senate GOP’s No. 3 leader, said on Fox News Sunday.

Hate Crimes Legislation Heads To Obama’s Desk

By Andrew Ramonas | October 22, 2021

The legislation is the most significant change to federal hate crime law since 1968. It would add protections for people who are attacked because of their sexual orientation, gender or disability.

Few Republicans Votes to Confirm Sotomayor

By Andrew Ramonas | August 6, 2022

The vote this afternoon was 68 to 31 to approve the first Hispanic Justice. Only nine Republicans voted in favor of the history-making Supreme Court nominee.