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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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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Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

The move would impede the ability of providers like Planned Parenthood to offer health care for women. Read more ...

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

Trump Nominates Ambassador To Canada Kelly Craft For U.N. Post

Craft's nomination as ambassador to the United Nations follows State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's withdrawal from consideration. (Image credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty... Read more ...

Amy Klobucher Screamed At An Aide And Then Ate Her Salad With A Comb

Amy Klobucher Screamed At An Aide And Then Ate Her Salad With A Comb

Once the Minnesota Senator finished her meal, she demanded her aide clean off the comb she had used as a makeshift fork. Read more ...

Trump blames 'radical left' for collapse of New York's Amazon deal

Trump blames 'radical left' for collapse of New York's Amazon deal

President Donald Trump on Friday blamed the “radical left” for Amazon's decision last week to pull out of its plan to build a second headquarters in New York, calling it a “big... Read more ...

Virginia Lt. Gov. Scandal May Get Even Messier

Virginia Lt. Gov. Scandal May Get Even Messier

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is blasting plans by state House Republicans to have a public hearing where Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault... Read more ...

New York Prosecutors Will Charge Manafort In Bid To Prevent Trump Pardon...

New York Prosecutors Will Charge Manafort In Bid To Prevent Trump Pardon: Reports

The president has so far refused to take pardoning his former campaign chairman off the table. Read more ...

Gavin Newsom Orders New DNA Test In Controversial Death Row Case

Gavin Newsom Orders New DNA Test In Controversial Death Row Case

The case of death row inmate Kevin Cooper may reflect poorly on Sen. Kamala Harris as she vies for the 2020 nomination. Read more ...

Mueller rebuffs Roger Stone's claims that he tipped off CNN

Mueller rebuffs Roger Stone's claims that he tipped off CNN

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office is formally denying Roger Stone's claims that journalists got early access to his indictment last month, allowing CNN to film the GOP... Read more ...

House to vote Tuesday to block Trump's emergency declaration

House to vote Tuesday to block Trump's emergency declaration

The House plans to vote Tuesday on legislation to block President Donald Trump's attempt to circumvent Congress to fund his border wall, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday. The... Read more ...

South Dakota governor says Trump trade wars have 'devastated' the state

South Dakota governor says Trump trade wars have 'devastated' the state

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said Friday that President Donald Trump's trade wars have “devastated” her state, and though she agreed that countries like China were not... Read more ...