Trump has been thinking about doing an end run around a US Senate confirmation to put in charge of the Homeland Security Dept.... Republican Senate Majority Leader McConnell seems to have dug in his heels against this.... Republican senators are warning … [Read more...] about Republican’s warn Trump against going around the Senate to appoint a Homeland Sec….
Interesting.... THAT is NOT what we ALL thought Donald Trump was looking for when he tapped Willam Bar for the permeant AG job.... I wonder what Trump thinking after reading about what Barr has said to members of the Senate? Oh, and Barr and Mueller have worked together … [Read more...] about Trump Attorney General pick Barr promises independence and support of Mueller investigations…
Just as his temporary pick Whitaker has left the Mueller and US Attorney for the Southern Dustrict of NY investigations alone? William Barr , Donald Trump's permeant pick for Attorney General is signaling the same... While Trump probably thought he could get someone to … [Read more...] about Trump pick for Attorney General to leave Mueller & Co. alone…..
The Wall Street Journal has a Op-Ed from Brett Kavanaugh.... I Am an Independent, Impartial Judge Yes, I was emotional last Thursday. I hope everyone can understand I was there as a son, husband and dad.... I was deeply honored to stand at the White House July 9 with my … [Read more...] about Brett Kavanaugh Admits He Was ‘Too Emotional’. ..Won’t hold the fight for the job over anyone…
Re-apply Kavanaugh for the job on the court? Sen. Lindsey Graham has a Plan B if the Senate fails to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: Let’s run this back and take it to voters in the midterms. In an interview with Fox News Monday night, the South Carolina … [Read more...] about Senator Graham’s plan ‘B’ if Kavanaugh doesn’t get the job vote…..
He explains that Trump and Republicans could get the same ideological bent form several other choices for the Supreme Court with less hurt.... President Trump and Congressional Republicans are not afraid to take unpopular actions in pursuit of their ideological goals. Last … [Read more...] about Nate Silver thinks Brett Kavanaugh should drop out….
It's been a mad crazy day as Christine Blasey Ford came forward to ID herself as the person who had reported Brett Kavanaugh had allegedly attacked her sexually in High School.... Republican Senator's Grassley and McConnell had s tried to keep the Judiciary Committee voted out … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh and Ford Will Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee….
Most pretty much think she's a vote for the Trump pick for the court... Her vote and each Republican one for the judge IS critical.... But a new PPP poll casts some doubt on the wisdom of her giving a vote to confirm right now.... A majority of her voters back Maine … [Read more...] about Will Maine GOP Senator Collins have second thoughts about a vote for Kavanaugh for the Supreme’s?