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Joe Manchin questions President Trump's credibility and filibustering Gorsuch

Added: 25.03.2017 15:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spoke to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about the growing number of his Democratic colleagues calling for a filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. He said, "We should have an up or down vote." Manchin, who sits on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, also discussed the latest in the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, along with the president's comments to Time magazine on his credibility.

Napolitano told friends he was on Trump's Supreme Court shortlist

Added: 25.03.2017 11:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

The suspended Fox News personality has claimed the president told him he'd be considered for the next seat that comes open.


Sen. Chuck Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination

Added: 25.03.2017 8:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Speaking from the floor of the Senate on Thursday, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said that he could not support the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Schumer said Gorsuch would need to get 60 votes to get past a filibuster by Senate Democrats.

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Bernie Sanders Voting Against Gorsuch Nomination

Added: 25.03.2017 7:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., discusses the health care debate and says President Trump "doesn't always tell the truth." Sanders also talks about the Russia investigation and Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court.

Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

Added: 24.03.2017 23:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Five more Democrats say they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him


Democratic opposition to U.S. high court nominee grows

Added: 24.03.2017 21:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

A third of Democratic senators have so far announced they will vote against confirming U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, adding to a chorus of opposition from the left, but leaving questions over whether there will be a concerted effort to block a vote in the Senate.


Can judiciary recover from political battles over Supreme Court seat?

Added: 24.03.2017 20:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia over a year ago, the empty seat on the US Supreme Court has been one of the most contentious political footballs in Washington. The debate has only gained greater intensity and gravity as the months have worn on, featuring two nominees, record-breaking congressional obstruction by Republicans, talks of an unprecedented filibuster by Democrats, tens of millions of dollars from outside groups on both sides of the political spectrum, and a president casually attacking federal judges. The filibuster is looming, but most expect that Judge Neil Gorsuch – who was subject to 20 hours of questioning from the Senate Judiciary Committee this week – will eventually fill the vacancy and end the conflict.

Lindsey Graham: Must Use Nuclear Option If Dems Stage Filibuster Against Gorsuch

Added: 24.03.2017 18:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

Senate Republicans will have no choice other than to use the nuclear option to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch if Democrats follow through with threats to block him through a filibuster, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday.


Virginia court rules for Trump in travel ban dispute; order still halted

Added: 24.03.2017 17:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

A U.S. federal judge in Virginia ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump's travel ban was justified, increasing the likelihood the measure will go before the Supreme Court as the decision took an opposing view to courts in Maryland and Hawaii that have halted the order.


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