UPDATED The Democratic senators quickly backed down from their threat to vote against President Joe Biden’s nominees after receiving assurances from the White House to bring on a senior Asian American and Pacific Islander advisor.
Hawaii is a central hub for Navy and Marine Corps operations as tensions rise between the U.S. and China.
Hawaii’s senators warned of a bleak future in which partisanship rules Washington after Republicans confirmed President Donald Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee in the midst of an election year.
The Hawaii senator joined her Democratic colleagues in warning the public about the potential loss of their health insurance should Amy Coney Barrett be named to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Voters have cooled on U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, too. But Lt. Gov. Josh Green is very popular.
Each member of Hawaii’s federal delegation has taken on a different role as the federal government struggles to respond to the growing coronavirus pandemic.
All four members of Hawaii’s federal delegation have come out in support of the former vice president to Hawaii’s own Barack Obama.
The 72-year-old U.S. senator says she’s changed her own habits to protect herself and the community during the coronavirus pandemic.