This would be Barr's second go around in the job...He held the position in the Bush II admin.... His confirmation only needs a simple majority and there are 53 Republican Senators.... A few Democrats are expected to join the Republicans in voting for Barr..... Nobody … [Read more...] about Bill Barr on the way to becoming the next US Attorney General….
It was like NOTHING seen before .... Even the Republicans questioning Obama's Admin people diin't get like this.... This was open warfare between the Trump admin and Congressional Democrats .... And this is just the beginning folks... It's gonna get … [Read more...] about Matt Whitaker vs House Democrats….Drag-out Slugfest…
Opponents to the state law told the court that if the new law took affect it would limit abortions in the state to one location, which was the aim of the law...to get around the Supreme Courts formation of a women right to obtain the procedure... The high court has struck down … [Read more...] about Supreme’s block Louisiana restrictive abortion law from going into effect…
Some of us do NOT believe the story interinm AG Matt Whitaker was trying to sell (probably to Trump) that Robert Mueller and his people are winding down.... There has been a persistent rumor that a LOT more people are gonna be charged in handed up indictments from his grand … [Read more...] about Mueller & Co. are holding more indictments to throw down….
Attorney General nominee William Barr went before Senator's today during a confirmation hearing and gave his views on several subjects.... Included was this.... Attorney General nominee William Barr assured senators that he would not fire special counsel Robert S. Mueller … [Read more...] about Incoming Attorney General choice Barr…I won’t fire Mueller without good cause….
Plain and simple.... This IS a move backwards... A divided U.S. appeals court on Wednesday dealt a setback to older job applicants, saying they cannot invoke a federal law against age bias in employment to challenge hiring policies they believe have a discriminatory … [Read more...] about Job seekers can be discriminated by age?…US Appeals Court….
This is a win for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Dreamers) Program which has been supported by court rulings.... This program has been left by federal judges for Congress.... The program IS in the Trump border wall government shutdown negotiations … [Read more...] about Supreme’s won’t touch the Dreamers issue…..
....by Kerry Eleveld @ Daily Kos... In 1930s Germany, due to waning support for their ideals, conservative politicians made a Faustian bargain with Adolf Hitler so they could benefit from his popularity while he implemented their political priorities. After … [Read more...] about Historian ponders McConnell’s role as a ‘gravedigger of American democracy’….