Category Archives: In the Courts

McConnell slams Schumer on Senate floor for controversial remarks directed at Supreme Court justices

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called out Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on the Senate floor Thursday morning for his controversial warning a day earlier that Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh would “pay the price” for decisions in abortion cases.

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Judge Napolitano: Hillary Clinton faces a Catch-22 in deposition over private email server

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could potentially fight a ruling that she must sit for a sworn deposition before a federal judge, but she would have to ask Attorney General William Barr for help, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano explained Tuesday.

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Sotomayor issues blistering dissent, says Republican-appointed justices have bias toward Trump administration

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a scathing rebuke of the court’s decision to allow the Trump administration to enforce its “public charge” rule in the state of Illinois, limiting which non-citizens can obtain visas to enter the U.S.

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ICE Ups Ante in Standoff with NYC: ‘This Is Not a Request’

Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City’s so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation.

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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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