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Democrats Push To Delay Filling Ginsburg's Seat

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Senator Graham flip-flopped this year, saying he would push for a nominee during an election year, even though he was publicly against election year nominees in 2016 and 2018.
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Lindsey Graham reverses 2016 declaration that Supreme Court Justice's shouldn't be pushed through in an election year: ‘Use my words against me'

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

Lindsey Graham's words in 2016 are being cited by people hoping there will no replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the election.
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2016 vs. 2020: Watch Mitch McConnell's stance on confirming Supreme Court vacancies change

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

In a stark contrast from his 2016 decision to block the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is now reversing his stance, saying that he would fill a vacancy for President Donald Trump in 2020, despite it being an election year.
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'Use my words against me': A 2016 video of Lindsey Graham saying a Supreme Court vacancy should never be filled in an election year is going viral

'Use my words against me': A 2016 video of Lindsey Graham saying a Supreme Court vacancy should never be filled in an election year is going viral

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A 2016 video of Sen. Lindsey Graham insisting that Supreme Court vacancies should never be filled in an election year is going viral as the death Ruth Bader Ginsburg set the stage for a battle between Democrat and Republican lawmakers.
The video shows Graham telling a Senate meeting in 2016 that he was against picking a justice right before a presidential election.
At the time, Republicans boycotted the nomination of Merrick Garland, the jurist Barack Obama had selected to replace former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Graham had joined the boycott, saying...
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Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

Uber And Lyft Must Make Drivers Employees, California Court Rules

The ruling is a blow to Uber and Lyft, which have argued they are not subject to state labor law. But the court's order could still be upended by a ballot measure backed by the... Read more ...

Biden called Trump 'a very confused guy' during the debate when the...

Biden called Trump 'a very confused guy' during the debate when the president falsely claimed he's a far-left liberal who wants 'socialized medicine'

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called President Donald Trump "a very confused guy" when the president falsely claimed Biden supports... Read more ...

‘Big Guy' Joe Biden was PERSONALLY involved in China venture, Hunter Biden's...

‘Big Guy' Joe Biden was PERSONALLY involved in China venture, Hunter Biden's business partner says

Investor Tony Bobulinski says he personally met with Joe Biden to discuss a joint venture with a Chinese company, accusing his son Hunter and the Biden family of using the... Read more ...

Hunter Biden's ‘don't mention Joe' ex-partner to be Trump's debate guest

Hunter Biden's ‘don't mention Joe' ex-partner to be Trump's debate guest

President Trump has invited former Hunter Biden business associate Tony Bobulinski to Thursday night's debate against Democratic challenger Joe Biden, sources said. Bobulinski... Read more ...

The top 5 takeaways from the first meeting of the FDA's expert vaccine...

The top 5 takeaways from the first meeting of the FDA's expert vaccine group, including plans for vetting, distributing, and tracking COVID-19 vaccines

Summary List Placement An influential advisory group to the US Food and Drug Administration met on Thursday to discuss coronavirus vaccines for the first time. The committee... Read more ...

Chicago bans indoor service at bars, imposes 'business curfew' of 10 p.m. as...

Chicago bans indoor service at bars, imposes 'business curfew' of 10 p.m. as coronavirus cases rise

CHICAGO - Chicago will face additional coronavirus restrictions starting Friday including a ban on indoor service at bars which don't serve food and a business curfew of 10... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty to US charges over role in 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs Malaysia, a unit of the Wall Street investment banking group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to US Department of Justice charges over its role in Malaysia's 1MDB... Read more ...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden story

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are being called to Capitol Hill to answer for their companies' censorship the New York Post's expose on the Biden familly's foreign business... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB...

Goldman Sachs will pay nearly $3 billion to settle US charges over its 1MDB scandal and will reduce the pay of CEO David Solomon and top executives

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs on Thursday agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia's 1MDB corruption scandal, and its Malaysia unit... Read more ...

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

Lightfoot to give COVID-19 in Chicago update Thursday

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced she and city health officials will hold a news conference Thursday with an update on COVID-19 in Chicago. Lightfoot will join Chicago... Read more ...