The White House physician’s nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs was already facing scrutiny from veterans groups and lawmakers who questioned his management experience. Then came the accusations of professional misconduct on several fronts.
President Trump’s controversial picks to run the CIA and Veterans Affairs are a perfectly timed gift to Democrats, who point to the choices as a reason to take as much time as possible, not less, to review the selections.
Justices will review whether the president’s travel ban is a necessary step to protect the country from terrorism or an illegal and unconstitutional fulfillment of campaign promises to ban Muslim immigrants.
A panel chaired by Condoleeza Rice did not recommend that college basketball players be paid, but says players should be permitted to speak with agents and those undrafted should be allowed to return to school.
The findings — that black students faced greater rates of suspension, expulsion and arrest than their white classmates — come as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering curbing her department’s role in investigating racial disparities in discipline.