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News : Politics

Meadows expects "pretty aggressive" timeline for Barrett nomination

Sunday  20:16,   27 september 2020

Meadows said the White House will begin delivering information to Capitol Hill on Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Monday.In an interview Sunday on "Face the Nation," Meadows said the White House has already been in discussions with Senate Majority Leader >>>

Former National Security Advisor McMaster Says It's 'Irresponsible' to Discuss Military's Role in 2020 Election Transition

Sunday  20:16,   27 september 2020

President Donald Trump has refused to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the presidential election , the U.S. military will not be involved in any transfer of power or refusal to accept the results, says retired Lt. Gen. H.R.... >>>

Trump-Biden debate: High risk vs. low expectations

Sunday  20:16,   27 september 2020

Debate cameras regularly reveal that sitting presidents really don’t want to be there.Democrats continue to fret about the former vice president's penchant for gaffes and stumbles. They're not wrong - more on that later - but their hand-wringing... >>>

Booker says he will ask Amy Coney Barrett if she will recuse herself from presidential election-related cases

Sunday  20:16,   27 september 2020

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said Sunday that he would meet with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and would ask her whether she was willing to recuse herself from cases relating to the 2020 election."I think you... >>>

McGahn says there was no "hesitancy" about nominating Barrett in 2018

Sunday  20:15,   27 september 2020

In his first television interview since leaving the White House in late 2018, McGahn also praised President Trump for his nominations to the lower courts.In an interview with "Face the Nation" on Sunday, his first television interview since leaving... >>>

Pelosi Says Democrats Will Make New Aid ‘Proffer’ to Mnuchin

Sunday  19:35,   27 september 2020

(Bloomberg) -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there’s a chance she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin can still reach a deal on a coronavirus stimulus package, and that Democrats will unveil a new “proffer” shortly. “I trust Secretary Mnuchin to... >>>

Graham: Judiciary will approve Amy Coney Barrett's nomination Oct. 22

Sunday  19:35,   27 september 2020

Lindsey Graham said Sunday the Judiciary Committee will hold its confirmation hearings for SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett next month and report her nomination to the Senate on Oct. 22.'So, we'll start on October 12, and more than half of the... >>>

Transcript: Jeh Johnson on "Face the Nation"

Sunday  19:35,   27 september 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, that aired Sunday, September 27, 2020, on "Face the Nation."MARGARET BRENNAN: We turn now to former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. Part of... >>>

Transcript: Chris Coons on "Face the Nation"

Sunday  19:30,   27 september 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with Delaware Senator Chris Coons that aired Sunday, September 27, 2020, on "Face the Nation."MARGARET BRENNAN: We want to go now to Delaware Democratic Senator Chris Coons. He's in Wilmington. Good... >>>

Majorities in Michigan, Wisconsin say presidential winner should fill Supreme Court seat

Sunday  19:30,   27 september 2020

Majorities in the swing states of Michigan and Wisconsin say the winner of the 2020 presidential election should fill the vacant Supreme Court seat, according to polls released Sunday.The NBC News/Marist polls found that 54 percent of likely voters... >>>

'Can't support that': Senate Democrat Joe Manchin opposes expanding Supreme Court

Sunday  19:30,   27 september 2020

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said he would not support any effort by Democrats to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court if Joe Biden wins in November. © Provided by Washington Examiner Manchin, a Democrat, explained the Senate was... >>>

Coons: 'Defies comprehension' why Trump continues push to 'strip away' protections for pre-existing conditions

Sunday  19:30,   27 september 2020

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) on Sunday said he'd meet with President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, and signaled he'd press Amy Coney Barrett over the issue of healthcare. Democrats are trying to tie Coney Barrett to the future of the... >>>

Democratic senator: 'Religious faith should not be at issue' for Amy Coney Barrett

Sunday  19:30,   27 september 2020

Delaware Sen. Chris Coons said he hopes the confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett will focus on her legal opinions rather than her religious beliefs. © Provided by Washington Examiner "Millions of Americans rely on our faith to guide us, >>>

GOP Senator Admits Hypocrisy on SCOTUS: Party in Power Does What It Wants

Sunday  19:26,   27 september 2020

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) conceded on Sunday that Republicans were being hypocritical on their push to confirm Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the election, insisting that whatever party is in power will “do what they think is right.”... >>>

Former Homeland Security Secretary Johnson: 'Disconcerting' to see Trump, Meadows cast doubt on election security

Sunday  19:26,   27 september 2020

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served in the Obama administration, said Sunday it is "disconcerting" to hear President Trump and his chief of staff Mark Meadows cast doubt on the integrity of the election. Trump has spent months >>>