Both Bill Hagerty and Manny Sethi have been holding in-person events in the middle of a pandemic, with just one month until the August primary. They’re vying to become the GOP nominee in the race for the U.S. Senate.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., is leaning toward supporting a potential rename of military bases named after Confederate generals. In an interview with Tennessee reporters Tuesday, Alexander said people should learn from history instead of erasing it. But he said that understanding the current historical context also mattered.
The fate of thousands of recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, best known as DACA, could be decided as soon as Monday. Tennessee’s so-called DREAMERS are feeling anxious as they await the important decision.
Gov. Bill Lee was in Washington Thursday afternoon to share his new plan to test all Tennessee nursing home residents and employees for COVID-19 with President Donald Trump. At a White House briefing about protecting senior citizens during the pandemic, Lee said the state needed to help elderly Tennesseans, who have been especially “hard-pressed.”
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, has been tapped by President Donald Trump to be part of his economic recovery initiative. Alexander’s appointment to the group was announced last week. On Monday, he told WPLN News the country has to re-open for business soon — but not before more testing for COVID-19 is available.
President Donald Trump surveyed tornado damage in Middle Tennessee Friday, spending most of his time in Putnam County where an EF-4 tornado killed 18 people Tuesday morning.
Republican voters in Tennessee have showed up to vote for President Trump even though he faces no serious competition in the presidential primaries. According to numbers from the Tennessee Secretary of State’s office, nearly as many Republicans cast ballots as Democrats during early voting.
President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton believes the U.S. House of Representatives committed “impeachment malpractice.” Bolton’s remarks Wednesday at Vanderbilt University received criticism from another former adviser, Susan Rice.
The results of the March primary will be pivotal for those seeking the Democratic nomination, especially for the former New York mayor.
Early voting for the presidential primary starts Wednesday in Tennessee. Republican and Democratic voters will see multiple options on their ballots, but not all of them are still in the race.