"He always likes to create diversions,” the Senate minority leader said Tuesday.
They want to restore a legal dodge around the law's cap on state and local tax deductions, which notably hit blue states.
The urgency follows a study finding that 95% of baby food products tested contained lead, arsenic, mercury or cadmium.
The Senate minority leader said the president berated the House speaker when congressional leaders met with him to discuss his actions on Turkey.
New allegations have surfaced that the president told Russian officials he didn't care about election interference.
The complaint is of "urgent concern," according to the intelligence community's inspector general. The Trump administration has kept it under wraps.
The Senate minority leader said Republicans have "remained silent and submissive" in the face of troubling reports on Trump's discussion with Ukraine.
Schumer, the Senate minority leader, has criticized O'Rourke's plan for mandatory assault weapon buybacks.
Democratic leaders are pushing the Senate majority leader to take action on gun control legislation. "Enough is enough," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.
The president parroted the refrain from critics who oppose enhanced scrutiny of firearm purchases.
One scientist blasted Cornyn for being "utterly, despicably, proudly ignorant" of the threat to the planet.
Mitch McConnell told a Kentucky radio station that Trump called him Thursday morning and they discussed several ideas.
In a new letter, mayors from across the country ask Senate leaders to bring the chamber back from recess to act on gun violence.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has so far refused to take up two House bills that would expand background checks for gun purchases.
The upper chamber adjourned last week for its annual August recess.
Sen. Chuck Schumer called inaction by Congress a “disgrace” and pledged to keep pushing for votes.
The Senate Minority Leader said during a visit to a detention center last week conditions were "awful," "inhumane" and "heartbreaking."