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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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

4 monthes 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.
See Also: What Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Means For The Future Of Black America
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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'Extraordinary': First Lady Publicly Calls for White House Aide to Be Fired

'Extraordinary': First Lady Publicly Calls for White House Aide to Be Fired

In a move being called " extraordinary " and " stunning ," Melania Trump has publicly called for a top White House National Security Council official to be fired. The Wall... Read more ...

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 17 Percent In 2017: FBI Report

U.S. Hate Crimes Up 17 Percent In 2017: FBI Report

Two-thirds of the year's victims were targeted for their race, ethnicity or ancestry, the report shows. Read more ...

White House says CNN's Jim Acosta is 'no more or less special' than any...

White House says CNN's Jim Acosta is 'no more or less special' than any other reporter and accuses him of 'monopolizing the floor' with questions in justifying revoking his press pass

The White House on Tuesday accused CNN of "grandstanding" after the network filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for revoking White House correspondent Jim Acosta's... Read more ...

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is...

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

As part of an ongoing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, Maryland requested a preliminary injunction that would declare Rod Rosenstein the acting attorney general instead... Read more ...

Judge Delays Georgia Election Results To Protect Provisional Ballots

Judge Delays Georgia Election Results To Protect Provisional Ballots

Election results - including those of the gubernatorial battle between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp - can't be certified until at least Friday. Read more ...

GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, facing African-American opponent Mike Espy on Nov. 27, was caught on tape saying about a supporter, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the... Read more ...

World Leaders Warn Against Nationalism At World War I Remembrance Ceremony

World Leaders Warn Against Nationalism At World War I Remembrance Ceremony

In a speech at the Arc de Triomphe, French President Emmanuel Macron took aim at the style of nationalism that has been embraced by President Trump. Read more ...

White House: Cemetery Motorcade Would Have Disrupted Roads

White House: Cemetery Motorcade Would Have Disrupted Roads

Stung by criticism for not attending an event honoring US military dead, the White House says President Trump didn't want to disrupt Paris roadways for a last-minute motorcade... Read more ...

Last Week She Worked For A Democratic Campaign. Now She's Applying At Costco

Last Week She Worked For A Democratic Campaign. Now She's Applying At Costco

Up to 20,000 campaign workers lost their jobs last week. Now what? Read more ...

Democrats To Investigate Voter Suppression In Georgia Governor Race And...

Democrats To Investigate Voter Suppression In Georgia Governor Race And Other 2018 Midterms

Stacey Abrams has accused Brian Kemp of using his elected position to suppress African-American votes. Read more ...