Stories tagged: "Thom Tillis"


People gather at the Supreme Court in Washington, Saturday night, Sept. 19, 2020, to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the high court's liberal justices, and a champion of gender equality. Her death leaves a vacancy that could be filled with a more conservative justice by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
‘Let the People Speak’: Joe Biden Urges Senate to Wait on Supreme Court

Joe Biden slammed Trump and leading Senate Republicans for trying to jam through a Supreme Court replacement for the late Justice Ginsburg.

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Tillis, Cunningham Clash on Vaccines, Coronavirus Relief, But Agree on Vote By Mail

With North Carolinians seeking economic, health care relief, Tillis and Cunningham differed on how to deliver it during Monday's debate.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., talks with Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Joshua Hawley, R-Mo., during a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP)
Trump or North Carolina? Critics Say Thom Tillis Can’t Please Both

With the number of uninsured and unemployed people surging in NC, Thom Tillis, a Trump ally, questioned about his priorities.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., in a Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool via AP)
After Maskless Appearance at Trump Speech, Should Thom Tillis Take a Coronavirus Test?

After cameras caught Thom Tillis without a mask at Trump's speech, some want the senator to cancel his events or take a coronavirus test.

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As Trump Downplayed Coronavirus, His Task Force Warned Of ‘Red Zone’ States Like NC

Since July, a Trump task force has warned NC that it is in the “red zone” for coronavirus, even as Trump and Pence downplayed the risk.

In this March 2, 2020, file photo Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte, N.C. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina reelection contest, “is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
How Thom Tillis, Once a NC Moderate, Became the Unlikeliest of Trump Allies

Facing a rocky road to election, a new report digs into Sen. Thom Tillis' complicated relationship with President Trump.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., talks with Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Joshua Hawley, R-Mo., during a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP)
I’m a North Carolinian with COPD and Asthma. Why Hasn’t Sen. Tillis Acted to Fund More Coronavirus Relief?

A NC resident at high-risk for coronavirus says, with lives on the line, US Sen. Thom Tillis should abandon the Republican Party line on COVID-19 relief.