Tagged: Supreme Court

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‘Why didn’t somebody call the FBI 36 years ago?’: Trump mocks Kavanaugh’s accuser at Nevada rally and tells Senate to ‘get on with it’ and finish the confirmation process

Trump told Sean Hannity in a TV interview in Las Vegas that the Senate shouldn’t delay Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation any longer He also mocked Democrats who are demanding an FBI investigation of a sex-assault claim dating back to 1982   Trump’s crowd chanted ‘Kavanaugh! Kavanaugh!’ before he could...

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Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh: I’d ‘put the final nail in’ independent counsel precedent

Kavanaugh made the comments in 2016, before a special counsel was appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the presidential election. Two years before President Donald Trump nominated him to a seat on the Supreme Court, federal appeals courts Judge Brett Kavanaugh said he believes the legal precedent that allows for independent...

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy retiring; Trump to get 2nd high-court pick

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court. The 81-year-old Kennedy said in a statement he is stepping down after more than 30 years on the court. A Republican appointee, he has held the key vote on such high-profile issues...

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‘Wow’! Trump hails Supreme Court ruling UPHOLDING his travel ban on majority-Muslim countries as justice rule 5-4 that he DOES have power to ban entry for ‘national security’

Supreme Court justice rule by 5-4 that Trump’s ban on travel from a series of majority Muslim countries was legal  Proclamation just after his inauguration sparked huge protests but justices said that Trump had power in the law to impose the measure  The president acted after a ‘worldwide review process’...