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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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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Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday Hearing

Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday Hearing

Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has been embroiled in an intense negotiation with the Senate Judiciary Committee over her testimony. Read more ...

Christine Blasey Ford Agrees To 'Provide First-Hand Knowledge' About...

Christine Blasey Ford Agrees To 'Provide First-Hand Knowledge' About Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation

It's still unclear whether Blasey, who has accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, will be testifying at an open hearing. Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Recording Trump And Invoking 25th Amendment: Report

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Recording Trump And Invoking 25th Amendment: Report

However, a source tells HuffPost that the deputy attorney general's comments about recording Trump were “sarcastic.” Read more ...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government...

Homeland Security Orders FEMA Boss To Pay For Personal Use Of Government Vehicles

But Administrator Brock Long won't lose his job - for now. Read more ...

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Square Off In First Debate Of Texas Senate Race

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Square Off In First Debate Of Texas Senate Race

The candidates battled over hot-button issues like immigration, gun rights and trade. Read more ...

Judge Orders Commerce Secretary To Testify About Census Citizenship Question

Judge Orders Commerce Secretary To Testify About Census Citizenship Question

A federal judge in New York has ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to face questioning under oath over his decision to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020... Read more ...

Report: Rosenstein Wanted to Record, Oust Trump

Report: Rosenstein Wanted to Record, Oust Trump

The New York Times is out with quite a story: It says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording President Trump last year and using the recordings to... Read more ...

3D-Printed Gun Creator Cody Wilson Arrested In Taiwan After Sexual Assault...

3D-Printed Gun Creator Cody Wilson Arrested In Taiwan After Sexual Assault Charge

He'll likely be deported to the U.S., where he'll face a charge of sexually assaulting a minor. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett...

Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett Kavanaugh

"In the very near future, judge Kavanaugh will be on the United States Supreme Court,” the Senate majority leader said. Read more ...

Hurricane Maria Protesters Make Pilgrimage to Mar-a-Lago

Hurricane Maria Protesters Make Pilgrimage to Mar-a-Lago

Dozens of vehicles slowly approached President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Saturday afternoon, blasting reggaeton and salsa as they drove by. They honked their... Read more ...