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Getting Up To Speed On The Keystone XL Pipeline

Added: 24.03.2017 11:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

After years of foot-dragging, President Obama rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Now it's back, and approval of the project is imminent.

From: www.forbes.com

Poll: Trump's credibility hurt by Obama wiretap claims

Added: 24.03.2017 3:33 | 2 views | 0 comments

60 percent of voters do not believe that he's honest and 39 percent of Republicans don't believe his allegation that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Schumer Announces He'll Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination In Full Senate

Added: 23.03.2017 16:52 | 1 views | 0 comments

In an address on the floor of the U.S. Senate Thursday, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced he would not only oppose the nomination of U.S. Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch when the nomination comes to the full Senate, but he would also join with fellow Democrats in filibustering him – a move that would require 60 senators to vote to end the debate on the nomination, The Washington Post reported. Republicans have vowed to change Senate procedures if Democrats do filibuster to quickly confirm Gorsuch — but Schumer suggested they should focus instead on Trump’s nominee, the report said. “If this nominee cannot earn 60 votes — a bar met by each of President Obama’s nominees, and...

Gun rights supporters see political tide shifting in their favor

Added: 22.03.2017 17:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

After years of restrictive gun laws being imposed across the country during the President Obama years, gun rights advocates are seeing the tide turn in their favor.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Fox News Sidelines Legal Analyst Napolitano Over Unfounded Wiretapping Claims

Added: 21.03.2017 20:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Fox News senior legal analyst Andrew Napolitano has been pulled off the air after claiming that President Obama asked British intelligence to wiretap Trump and his allies. The move is the latest example of the network’s willingness to break with the president to protect its credibility.

From: www.forbes.com

In Gorsuch hearings, questions of religious liberty and the law

Added: 21.03.2017 18:53 | 6 views | 0 comments


Of all the people to speak on the first day of what promises to be a grueling week of hearings, Judge Neil Gorsuch – the man whose confirmation to the US Supreme Court is being deliberated – was notably concise. “In my childhood it was God and Byron White,” he said, referencing the former Supreme Court justice whom he clerked for. Indeed, “God and Byron White” could be a succinct description for the lines of inquiry Republicans and Democrats can be expected to take when the Senate Judiciary Committee begins questioning Judge Gorsuch Tuesday. As the minority, Democrats can't boycott him the way Senate Republicans did with Judge Merrick Garland, nominated by former President Obama.

Fox News Sidelines Legal Analyst Napolitano Over Baseless Wiretapping Claims

Added: 21.03.2017 18:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

Fox News senior legal analyst Andrew Napolitano has been pulled off the air after claiming that President Obama asked British intelligence to wiretap Trump and his allies. The move is the latest example of the network’s willingness to break with the president to protect its credibility.

From: www.forbes.com

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee delivers opening statement

Added: 21.03.2017 5:32 | 6 views | 0 comments

More than one year after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Senate opened confirmation hearings for his successor. Judge Neil Gorsuch gave his opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Democrats will have the chance to grill the president's nominee on Tuesday while many are still angry at Republicans for blocking President Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford joins CBSN from Capitol Hill with the latest on the confirmation battle.

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Comey Confirms FBI Probe of Trump-Russia Links

Added: 21.03.2017 4:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

FBI Director James Comey, in congressional testimony, for the first time publicly rebutted President Trump’s tweets that he was wiretapped by former President Obama. “I have no information to support such tweets,” he said. He also confirmed the FBI is investigating Russian efforts to intervene in the election.

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