Category Archives: In the Courts

Could Roe v. Wade be overturned? Hundreds of members of Congress sign amicus brief ahead of key SCOTUS case

Several hundred members of Congress filed “amicus,” or supporting, briefs in a closely watched upcoming Supreme Court case that could decide the future of abortion access.

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Republican senator: no rules, many options for Trump impeachment trial

Sunday Republican Senator John Kennedy, a frequent defender of President Donald Trump, said there were no real rules for how the U.S. Senate should run its impeachment trial and that the chamber could choose to hear witnesses and evidence.

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Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

The Trump administration has started returning Mexican migrants deep into the country’s interior as part of an expanding effort to deter illegal immigration and combat the ongoing crisis at the border.

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Trump’s impeachment defense team: Top lawyers tapped for looming trial

Fox News has learned, several  top White House lawyers are slated to serve as the defense team in President Trump’s looming impeachment trial, as the House prepares to send the official articles to the Senate as early as Wednesday.

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Judge Rejects DOJ’s Stay Request on McGahn Testimony

An Obama-appointed judge rejected the Justice Department’s requested longterm stay on requiring former White House lawyer Don McGahn to comply with a House Judiciary Committee subpoena.

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Republicans fume over Dem threat of new impeachment articles: ‘Time to cut them off’

These Demonrats think they control ALL branches of government. someone put a curse on them, please. Republicans ratcheted up their accusations that Democrats are overplaying their impeachment hand after court filings from the House Judiciary Committee indicated the two articles of impeachment adopted last week may only be the beginning.

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McConnell rips Schumer impeachment demands, vows not to pursue ‘fishing expedition’

Tuesday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell struck back at his Democratic counterpart’s calls for an in-depth impeachment trial featuring multiple new witnesses, dismissing the push as a “fishing expedition” that would set a “nightmarish precedent.”

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Trump Asks Justices for Temporary Block of House Subpoena

President Trump would like the Supreme Court to keep House Democrats from getting his financial records at least until the justices resolve a broader fight over efforts to subpoena a sitting president’s records.

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Conservative Supreme Court Justices Lean Toward Trump on DACA

Tuesday Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared sympathetic to President Donald Trump’s effort to rescind a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children as part of his tough immigration policies.

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Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook families’ lawsuit against gunmaker proceed

Tuesday, the Supreme Court allowed families of Sandy Hook victims to proceed with a lawsuit against gun manufacturer Remington Arms despite the company’s claims that it was protected from liability by federal law.

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