Some GOP senators sent a letter to McConnell last month urging him to keep the chamber in session to vote on nominations and legislation, and Senate leaders have said the appetite to stay in town has grown in their ranks.
"I don't think there's anybody on our side of the aisle that doesn't understand that the 232 authority is being greatly abused", Corker said, addressing reporters.
Mr. McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, presented the schedule change as an opportunity for lawmakers to pass spending legislation and to approve more of President Trump's nominees.
House leaders plan a two-hour private meeting of GOP lawmakers Thursday morning to hash out whether talks among the party's factions have produced an immigration compromise that can win broad support. He is the lone Republican running for re-election in a state won by Hillary Clinton, Mr. Trump's Democratic rival in 2016, and he, too, might be prevented from campaigning. Republicans have nine incumbents on the ballot.
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She was released after a five-day hospital stay but remained out of sight. Reportedly , fewer than 10 team members planned to attend . Others had to keep an eye on social media.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced that the Senate will be in session throughout much of August.
"It's totally out of fear of what Trump will do", said one Republican senator, speaking anonymously who warned a spat with Trump could hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.
"Another summer, another heavy work load", tweeted Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., undergoes treatment for brain cancer in his home state.
"The fact that the Republicans have resorted to keeping Democrats off the campaign trail in August shows you just how nervous they are about November", The Hill quoted a senior Democratic aide.
"While we all agree on the need to ensure the global trade system is fair for American workers, companies and consumers, unfortunately, the administration is abusing the Section 232 authority delegated to the president by Congress", said Senator Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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Police said Weinman "forcibly struck" the officer when he attempted to handcuff her, causing his body camera to shut off. She has been charged with resisting arrest, aggravated assault, and assaulting a police officer. "Kind of upset.
Starting Monday in the Senate, McConnell has teed up votes on three nominees to serve as federal district court judges, including the first Hispanic lawyer whom Trump nominated for the bench, Fernando Rodriguez Jr. of Texas. They hold a slim 51-49 advantage. But, over time, the power has shifted to the White House.
The CFIUS measures are among a series of measures being considered by the White House and Congress to address what it sees as China's unfair trade and market access practices. Many Republican senators, including ranking Sens. Democrats Mark Warner of Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Brian Schatz of Hawaii, and Chris Van Hollen of Maryland also support the bill. It would also be retroactive for the past two years-meaning it could rescind last month's controversial steel and aluminum tariffs.
Today, Republican and Democratic Senators are about to introduce a bill to force Trump to obtain congressional approval.
Asked if the move was a shot across the bow aimed at his political opponents, McConnell responded, "If you look at the amount of work that we have to do, it's conceiveable to me that we can't use these weeks, even with cooperation, we've got a lot of approproiation bills to pass".
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