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Trump's Supreme Court pick has an expansive view of presidential power: ANALYSIS

7 days ago   |   By ABC News

In Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump has chosen a man for the Supreme Court with a radically expansive view of the power of the presidency.
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Questions about Kennedy connections abound after President Trump picks Brett Kavanaugh to fill Supreme Court vacancy

7 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

It wasn't a split decision. President Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the nation's highest court may have been months in the making - and an effort to appease retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, according to sources and reports. Kavanaugh met with Republican lawmakers Tuesday...
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Wis. Reaction To Trump Court Pick Stick To Party Lines

7 days ago   |   By CBS

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says he has no litmus test on abortion for President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Johnson praised the pick of Brett Kavanaugh for the nation's highest court, telling reporters Tuesday that he hopes for a swift confirmation before the November election.
Johnson says he would like to see the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion overturned, but he's not going to use Kavanaugh's position on that as a litmus test for confirmation. Johnson says, “My only litmus test is someone as a judge apply the law, not alter...
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Meeting With Kennedy Helped Trump Make His Pick

Meeting With Kennedy Helped Trump Make His Pick

7 days ago   |   By Newser

The White House had floated a list of four finalists, but multiple stories Tuesday suggest that President Trump's pick of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court was a no-brainer. "Locked in from the start," is how CNN puts it, adding that Trump liked the 53-year-old for the top court even...
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Leonard Leo: Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To The Supreme Court Is An Important Day For The Rule Of Law

7 days ago   |   By FOX News

Leonard Leo , adviser to President Trump for judicial nominations, spoke to Brian Kilmeade about why he believes President Trump picking Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court is an important day for the rule of law and what the key factors were in the President's final decision. When asked about Senator Chuck Schumer calling him out for wanting to overturn Roe v. Wade, Leo said, "Wow, that's rather hysterical. First of all, it's insulting and offensive to the President because there is no President who has been more committed, more engaged. This is his list, he owns it and he knows a lot...
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Schumer: Trump picked Kavanaugh for protection from Mueller

Schumer: Trump picked Kavanaugh for protection from Mueller

7 days ago   |   By New York Post

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer said President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court because he was “worried” about special counsel Robert Mueller's probe and knew the judge would be a “barrier” to the investigation. He noted that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell advised Trump that there were other candidates on the 25-name list...
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How The Mueller Probe Could Derail Kavanaugh's Confirmation

7 days ago   |   By Politicus USA

The battle lines have been drawn and the opposing forces are getting ready for a long and sustained fight over Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick. As NBC News pointed out, in Kavanaugh, “Trump selected someone who already once secured votes from GOP swing Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska (back in...
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Trump's coming for MeToo next

7 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

This morning, many liberals woke up worried that President Trump's Supreme Court pick, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, will usher in the overturning of the decades-old Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. Depending on whom you talk to, their fears are either wholly justified or nothing more than midterm...
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5 Ways To Stop Trump's Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh

5 Ways To Stop Trump's Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh

7 days ago   |   By News One

Civil rights activists urged people who normally sit on the sidelines to get involved in the movement to stop President Donald Trump 's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, from winning U.S. Senate confirmation.
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There's optimism for victory in the uphill battle because the Republicans only have a slim Senate majority. “We will use every tool in our arsenal to ensure that Judge Kavanaugh is fully and properly vetted by the Senate,” Kristen Clarke , president and executive director of Lawyers'...
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'Better Than Super': Russia Reacts To Trump-Putin Summit In Helsinki

'Better Than Super': Russia Reacts To Trump-Putin Summit In Helsinki

Some Russian commentators and politicians rejoiced after Monday's meeting between the two leaders. One columnist even calling it "another small miracle." (Image credit: Mladen... Read more ...

Ryan: 'Vladimir Putin Does Not Share Our Interests'

Ryan: 'Vladimir Putin Does Not Share Our Interests'

The House Speaker continues to push back against President Trump's remarks made during a summit with the Russian leader. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Read more ...

Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

Highlights of Trump-Putin News Conference

President Trump and Vladimir Putin met for two hours Monday-about 30 minutes longer than allotted-and both emerged afterward sounding dismissive about allegations that Russia... Read more ...

FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

The news could put in jeopardy plans by Sinclair - already the nation's largest TV station owner - to grown even bigger. Read more ...

Finnish Brewery Has Adult Beverage, Er, Message for Trump, Putin

Finnish Brewery Has Adult Beverage, Er, Message for Trump, Putin

A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit. RPS Brewing has issued a limited-edition lager depicting cartoon US and Russian presidents on... Read more ...

Trump Blames Washington For Poor Russia Ties Ahead Of Putin Summit

Trump Blames Washington For Poor Russia Ties Ahead Of Putin Summit

“Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse,” Trump tweeted ahead of the bilateral meeting in Helsinki, Finland. Read more ...

Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

On some questions, people who get their TV news primarily from Fox News or CNN are even further apart than Republicans and Democrats. Viewers of the other big TV networks are... Read more ...

Tenants Sue Kushner Cos. For Alleged Harassment, N.Y. Governor Launches Probe

Tenants Sue Kushner Cos. For Alleged Harassment, N.Y. Governor Launches Probe

Current and former tenants say the company exposed them to toxic dust, noise and rats, forcing them out of their rent-stabilized apartments and making way for luxury-condo buyers. Read more ...

Trump's Russia Ambassador Is Having A Very Bad Week

Trump's Russia Ambassador Is Having A Very Bad Week

Jon Huntsman has spent decades cultivating a reputation as a pragmatic Republican. Now some of his allies are urging him to ditch the Trump administration. Read more ...

Migrant Children Detail Horrific Experiences In Border Patrol Stations And...

Migrant Children Detail Horrific Experiences In Border Patrol Stations And Detention Centers

The complaints in the statements filed in court range from unsanitary drinking water to physical assaults by the guards. Read more ...