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News : Politics

What Are Barbara Lagoa's Views and Religious Beliefs?

Tuesday  05:35,   22 september 2020

U.S. Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa, one of President Donald Trump's top choices to potentially replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a practicing Catholic who favors the legal philosophy of Constitutional originalism.Florida... >>>

Former Mueller prosecutor says the special counsel let down the public and describes Trump as 'an animal' in new book

Tuesday  05:35,   22 september 2020

Asked whether Mueller had let down the American public, Andrew Weissmann told The Atlantic: "Absolutely, yep."Trump is "like an animal, clawing at the world with no concept of right and wrong," Weissmann wrote in his book, "Where Law Ends: Inside... >>>

A Grand Bargain on the Supreme Court?

Tuesday  05:35,   22 september 2020

It likely won’t happen because Democrats have little to offer.The deal would look something like this: In the Senate, which Republicans control 53-47, at least four GOP senators would refuse to confirm a new Supreme Court justice before the... >>>

Tucker: ‘Pathetic’ if RBG’s Dying Wish Was to Be Replaced by Next President

Tuesday  05:31,   22 september 2020

Fox News host Tucker Carlson may have reached a new low Monday night, calling the statement that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dictated just before her death “pathetic,” adding that he chose not to “believe for a second” that she said... >>>

Southwest Airlines, unions call for six-month extension of government aid

Tuesday  05:10,   22 september 2020

Southwest Airlines urged the Trump administration and congressional leadership on Monday to extend the relief the airline industry received in March by six months to avoid massive layoffs.Southwest CEO Gary Kelly and industry unions asked for a... >>>

McConnell consolidates GOP support for SCOTUS nomination vote but timing unclear

Tuesday  05:10,   22 september 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made progress Monday consolidating Republican support for a vote on President Donald Trump's expected Supreme Court nomination. Iowa Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, who Democrats had hoped might side with >>>

'Fill That Seat!' How Donald Trump Is Weaponizing His Supreme Court Pick on the Campaign Trail

Tuesday  05:07,   22 september 2020

'Fill That Seat!' How Donald Trump Is Weaponizing His Supreme Court Pick on the Campaign TrailNot Donald... >>>

Why Donald Trump Thinks He Can Flip Minnesota

Tuesday  05:07,   22 september 2020

No Republican presidential candidate has won Minnesota since 1972, but Trump has touted the state as one of his top 2020 pickup targets“This,” the President added, “is not the crowd of somebody that’s going to finish second in this state to Sleepy... >>>

Trump puts Supreme Court fight at center of Ohio rally

Tuesday  05:07,   22 september 2020

President Trump put the ensuing fight over the Supreme Court vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg front and center of his campaign rally on Monday. Speaking to a crowd of supporters in Swanton, Ohio, Trump declared he would announce... >>>

Judge on Trump's SCOTUS list volunteered for the 1987 Biden presidential campaign

Tuesday  05:07,   22 september 2020

Joan Larsen, one of the candidates on President Donald Trump's list of potential nominees for the Supreme Court, once volunteered for Joe Biden's 1987 presidential campaign.Joan Larsen, one of the candidates on President Donald Trump's list... >>>

Democrats tamp down threats to pack high court and end filibuster over Trump SCOTUS pick

Tuesday  04:46,   22 september 2020

Senate Democrats turned down the heat about talk related to expanding the Supreme Court or doing away with the legislative filibuster just days after some of their members threatened their party would do so if Republicans confirmed a Trump nominee... >>>

Democrats One or Two Votes Shy of GOP Support Needed to Block Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Tuesday  04:46,   22 september 2020

Democrats need just four Republican senators to side with them. It appears they will fall short of that threshold.But as of Monday evening, it appeared Republicans had enough support to fill the shoes of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—potentially even... >>>

White House sets up SCOTUS war room without its former maestro

Tuesday  04:45,   22 september 2020

The man who shepherded through Trump’s first two Supreme Court picks is long gone. But his playbook remains.Gone is the man who shepherded through President Donald Trump’s first two Supreme Court picks — former White House counsel Don McGahn. In his >>>

Trump vows to reverse 'blue-collar carnage' in Ohio

Tuesday  04:43,   22 september 2020

President Trump took aim at the “economic treachery” of his Democratic opponent Joe Biden, blasting the former vice president for the loss of thousands of jobs in Ohio while touting his own "America First" trade agenda.In a speech in Dayton on... >>>

Locked in? Republicans appear to have votes to take up a SCOTUS nominee this year

Tuesday  04:43,   22 september 2020

Senate Republicans said Monday they are ready to vote on a Supreme Court nominee, despite the election-year timing and the objections of Democrats, and they appear to have the votes to do it. © Provided by Washington Examiner “I think the vast... >>>