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Trump’s Attempt To Prosecute Obama Officials Flops As Bill Barr’s Review Finds No Wrongdoing

At least one attempt by Donald Trump to use his Department of Justice to go after his political rivals has flopped.

Amy Coney Barrett Claims She Doesn’t Recall Ever Hearing Trump Promise To Kill Obamacare

Amy Coney Barrett said she didn't recall ever hearing Donald Trump promise to kill the Affordable Care Act.

Former WH Doctor Ronny Jackson Tries to Aid Trump by Questioning Biden’s Mental Health

Advertisements Dr. Ronny Jackson spent quite a long time as the Physician to the President. He began his tenure in the White House in 2013, serving under then President Barack Obama. When Donald Trump was elected, Dr. Jackson stayed on board serving under Trump until 2018. Jackson first became known the the general public after … Continue reading "Former WH Doctor Ronny Jackson Tries to Aid Trump by Questioning Biden’s Mental Health"

‘This Is Not Normal’: Cory Booker Urges Barrett To Put America First And Halt Her Nomination

The ongoing push to confirm Amy Coney Barrett before the Nov. 3 election is a last-ditch power grab by Donald Trump and Republicans.

Amy Coney Barrett used an offensive term while talking about LGBTQ rights. Her apology was telling.

Sen. Mazie Hirono confronted Barrett about her use of the term.

7 key moments from the opening days of Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court hearing

Barrett said that Roe is not a "super-precedent" and dodged questions on health care.

Amy Coney Barrett Says She Has No 'Firm Views' On Climate Change

"I’m certainly not a scientist," Trump's Supreme Court nominee said at her Senate confirmation hearing.

Amy Coney Barrett Refuses To Say Whether President Can Delay Election

The Supreme Court nominee would not weigh in on President Donald Trump's threats to delay the election — a power he does not have.

Dozens Of Amy Coney Barrett's Notre Dame Colleagues Call For Halt To Nomination

Eighty-eight faculty members at the university penned a letter saying Barrett should delay her Supreme Court nomination until after the Nov. 3 election.

Catholics For Biden Co-Chair Says Progressives Should Avoid Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith

Former Catholic University professor Stephen Schneck talked to HuffPost about Catholic social teaching, anti-Catholicism in U.S. politics and Pope Franci...

Amy Coney Barrett refuses to answer whether presidents should commit to a peaceful transfer of power

Sen. Cory Booker asked Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett whether she believed every president should make a commitment to ‘the peaceful transfer of power.’ Barrett refused to answer, saying “Well, senator, that seems to me to be pulling me in a little bit into this question of whether the president has said that he would not peacefully leave office and so to the extent that this is a political controversy right now as a judge I want to stay out of it."

Amy Coney Barrett uses the Ginsburg rule 'very carefully' on day two of SCOTUS confirmation hearing

Pete Williams says Amy Coney Barrett is using the Ginsburg rule “like everybody else who has read the transcript” of RBG’s confirmation hearing on the second day of SCOTUS confirmation hearing.

Barrett confirmation hearing day two: Barrett declines to call landmark abortion decision ‘super-precedent’

Today is the second day of confirmation hearings for President Trump’s Supreme Court pick Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Analysis | Amy Coney Barrett’s most telling exchange on abortion and Roe v. Wade

In her questioning, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) might have moved the needle a bit.

Labor secretary's wife, who was at Rose Garden event, tests positive for coronavirus

The Labor Department announced in a news release Tuesday night that Secretary Eugene Scalia's wife, Trish, has tested positive for coronavirus. The announcement said that Eugene Scalia has tested negative so far but will work from home "for the time being."

McConnell slates October revote on GOP COVID relief plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he’s scheduling a procedural vote on a GOP COVID-19 relief bill for next week

Labor secretary's wife tests positive for COVID-19

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia’s wife tested positive for the coronavirus, the Labor Department announced Tuesday.

Five takeaways from Barrett's Supreme Court grilling

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was grilled by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for more than 11 hours on the second day of her confirmation hearings.

Harris raises alarm on abortion rights while grilling Barrett

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) told Amy Coney Barrett Thursday that her nomination to the Supreme Court poses a serious threat to abortion rights, signaling that women’s reproductive freedom will emerge as a significant issue in the final weeks of the 2020 campaign.

Why Democrats Hate Amy Coney Barrett | RealClearPolitics

This week, Democrats struggled to explain why Judge Amy Coney Barrett should not be confirmed to serve on the Supreme Court. They trotted out hackneyed arguments, suggesting that some political norm...

Kennedy knocks Coons, claims Senate Dem called Barrett a liar over election recusal

None of the Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats who questioned Judge Amy Coney Barrett on day two of her confirmation hearings "laid a glove" on her, panel member John Kennedy, R-La., told "Fox News @ Night" Tuesday. 

Live Updates: Amy Coney Barrett SCOTUS confirmation hearing

closeVideoHow Amy Coney Barrett confirmation fight is shaping Senate racesSenate Judiciary Committee member Thom Tillis, R-N.C., shares his thoughts on 'Special Report'Judge Amy Coney Barrett faces...

Chris Cuomo: Amy Coney Barrett’s People Of Praise Affiliation ‘Makes Her Different Than Most Catholics’

Chris Cuomo said Tuesday night that Judge Amy Coney Barrett's affiliation with the Catholic group People of Praise "makes her different than most Catholics."

What Does The Future Of Supreme Court Hold? Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings And More

GianCarlo Canaparo, a legal fellow in the Meese Center at the Heritage Foundation, discussed Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation, the future of ObamaCare and more.

Harris Cites Planned Parenthood, NAACP in Opposition to Barrett

Sen. Kamala Harris cited letters from Planned Parenthood and the NAACP during Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

Harris: Ginsburg Far More Forthcoming than Barrett on Women's Rights

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) says the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was "far more forthcoming" than Amy Coney Barrett.

Harris Suggests Barrett Keep DACA Illegal Aliens in Mind When Ruling

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) suggested Supreme Court rulings must take into account the impact on DACA illegal aliens.

REPORT: Bill Barr's 'Unmasking' Probe Into Obama Officials Concludes without Charges

Bill Barr The US Attorney tapped by Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate “unmasking” done by Obama’s criminal officials around the 2016 has concluded the probe without bringing any charges, according to the Washington Post. US Attorney John Bash reportedly found no evidence of wrongdoing and concluded the probe without charges and without a public…

Trump Congratulates Supporters Of His Who Have Contracted COVID-19

When a number of folks in Trump's Pennsylvania rally crowd cheered to signal they've had the virus, Trump congratulated them.

Amy Coney Barrett Dodges All Of Democrats' Questions On Health Care, Abortion

Progressives wanted a united show of opposition, framing Trump’s Supreme Court pick as an illegitimate nominee in an illegitimate process. That didn't ha...

Supreme Court nominee Barrett says personal views will not affect her decisions on abortion, health care

Judge Amy Coney Barrett repeatedly avoided weighing in on her personal views of landmark decisions while declining to say whether she would recuse herself from potential 2020 election decisions.

Joe Biden says he's 'not a fan' of 'court packing' as SCOTUS hearings continue

As the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett continue, former Vice President Joe Biden says he is "not a fan" of court packing.

Fact Check: Kamala Harris Repeats False Claims About Amy Coney Barrett and Obamacare

Kamala Harris falsely said Obamacare depends on Barrett; that she'd overturn it; and 100 million with pre-existing conditions depend on it.

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