Senate Republicans, kicking off a Supreme Court fight, plan to move the nomination quickly and Democrats have little chance to block the nominee, who would cement a conservative majority on the court for years. Barrett is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and a favorite of conservatives.
Lawmakers, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden paid tribute to the late Supreme Court justice whose trailblazing career changed the face of gender equality in the United States.
Their remarks assailing the decision not to prosecute any Louisville police officers for shooting her came in an emotional news conference in Jefferson Square Park, which has become a hub of protest activity since police killed Taylor in March.
The White House’s involvement appears to go beyond the perfunctory review that agency officials had expected, and is likely to reinforce public concerns that a coronavirus vaccine may be rushed to benefit the president’s reelection campaign.
Fewer than 1 in 10 Americans showed signs of past infection with the novel coronavirus as of late July, suggesting that most of the country may still be vulnerable to infection, according to one of the largest studies of its kind published Friday in the journal The Lancet.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit unanimously backed Congress’s power of the purse and said House lawmakers could proceed with their lawsuit alleging it was illegal for President Trump to transfer the money for the wall.
Officials claimed she was given the award by “mistake,” but documents and interviews show discovery of her social media posts critical of Trump inspired the decision, the State Department inspector general found.
Judge Pierre N. Leval said he interpreted a Sept. 1 court order to mean that the Manhattan district attorney’s request to dismiss the president’s lawsuit was on hold — not the prosecutor's ability to act on his year-old subpoena for his financial records.
It’s something America is missing, a proper grieving. The ongoing and sprawling outpouring for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — this massive, public, American funeral — is so important to our country right now.