More than two centuries after the Founders clashed over the Supreme Court in 1801, the nation is consumed by another fight over a high court appointment as President Trump rushes to fill the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
President Trump is preparing to unleash blistering attacks against Joe Biden at their first debate Tuesday, including ones targeting Biden’s son Hunter. Biden’s allies are warning him not to lose his temper and make a mistake.
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.
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.
As coronavirus cases in the region hit their lowest levels in months, school systems in Maryland, Virginia and the nation's capital are pledging to gradually usher pupils back into classrooms, and onto sports fields, over the next several weeks.