Senate leaders trade barbed words over Supreme Court
Senate leaders trade barbed words over Supreme Court
03 July, 2018, 15:57
Both Connecticut's USA senators are urging Democrats to resist the appointment of a new Supreme Court justice until after November's elections.
Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement from the Supreme Court has put the Senate on the cusp of an all-out war over his replacement and thrust an unexpected and hotly contested issue into the spotlight less than five months away from the midterm elections.
Trump said he would make his announcement on July 9, the day before he is scheduled to leave on a presidential trip to Europe. "As I said, I'm looking specifically at two women".
Trump, who is in New Jersey for the weekend, said he plans to interview one or two candidates on Saturday or Sunday before announcing his nominee after the Fourth of July.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said this week "the Senate should follow the rule they set in 2016 not to consider a Supreme Court nominee in an election year", and that failing to follow that principle would be the "height of hypocrisy".
With Kennedy's departure, Republicans have a chance to tip the balance of the court. So long as Republican senators stick together, Trump's nominee will be confirmed. They were the only Democrats to have voted for Trump's first Supreme Court selection, Neil Gorsuch.
The president has said he will choose from a list of 25 names made public by the White House in November.
Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, including Sens.
Sen. Cory Booker pledged a long-term battle to prevent Trump from rushing a conservative judge onto the court, even as he acknowledged it will be hard for Democrats to block any nominee since Republicans control the Senate. "I'm going to try and do something like that, but I don't think I'm going to be so specific".
James could return against England Colombia are expected to pack 30,000 yellow shirts into the arena, with just 3,000 England supporters likely to be in attendance. The status of Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez looms large over the contest.
A key part of the vetting process will likely be reviewing the judge's history of written opinions, said a person with knowledge of Trump's thinking, who noted that the range of Gorsuch's past opinions impressed Trump.
It will be his second Supreme Court pick, one that will give him an opportunity to cement the conservative majority on the nation's high court for years to come.
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin says it would be tough to support someone who would revamp the landmark decision.
Other women on the list include Joan Larsen, who serves on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati and previously served as a Michigan Supreme Court Justice, and Allison Eid, who serves on the federal appeals court based in Denver and previously served as a Colorado Supreme Court justice. "And probably not. They're all saying, 'Don't do that - you shouldn't do that, ' but I'm putting conservative people on (the court) and I'm very proud of Neil Gorsuch, who has been outstanding".
"We know that President Trump has vowed to appoint a justice that will overturn Roe v. Wade", Cler said.
Steven Law, president of the Senate Leadership Fund, a campaign group aligned with McConnell, said the group is running digital ads in 10 states that Trump won in 2016 where Democratic senators are now up for re-election.
The 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide won't be overturned automatically, nor without a fight.
Pat Martin, the outreach and development director with the Alaska Right to Life Committee, took a similar approach but with a different view: His group would urge Murkowski to uphold her oath to defend the Constitution, he said.
There is an optimism in the air that this time we won't exit the World Cup so embarrassingly, we might even go all the way. The midfielder is now back to full fitness and in contention to regain his starting place in Gareth Southgate's lineup.
The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter following approval by a majority of unaffiliated Class V shareholders. After VMware shareholders choose whether they want cash or Dell stock, Dell sharehlders will own between 20.8% and 31% of Dell.
Two sources close to Mr Najib's family told Reuters that authorities picked him up from his home after serving him a remand order. Mahathir also said last month that there was an "almost perfect" case against Najib's role in the 1MDB scandal.
Much remains to be determined about how Lopez Obrador's often nebulous campaign proposals will manifest themselves in government. An official quick-count revealed that Lopez Obrador took the lead with 53-53.8% of votes, according to the electoral authority.
Before the Prime Day launch, the online retailer will be rolling out lightning deals in the week leading up to the main event. These could be the "home security devices" that will be newly on sale this year during Prime Day , alongside the Echo Show .
If you block someone on Facebook, they can no longer see things you post, start a chat on Messenger, or add you as a friend. Affected users, nevertheless, are going to get a notification encouraging them to review their blocked list.
But Buckley, a Democrat, tells the Sun that the scope of the tragedy at the city's newspaper merited more than that. Hiaasen said late husband had a passion for journalism, and principals those in the industry stand up for.
General Motors warned last week, for example, that retaliatory duties from other countries could force it to cut jobs in the U.S. So if you support Moog and their plight, remember this will affect most USA based synth manufacturers - please do what you can.
Authorities picked up Najib from his home after serving him a remand order, two sources close to the family said. At a book launch event earlier, MACC chief commissioner Shukri Abdull was asked when Najib would be charged.
The Netherlands' leader will be at the White House amid trade tensions involving the United States and a number of allies. He said he wasn't "planning anything now" but if the WTO doesn't treat the USA properly, "we will be doing something".
Oprah: 'Harry and Meghan's wedding gave me hope'
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex , and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend Royal Ascot Day 1 at Ascot Racecourse on June 19. In the meantime, we'll just have to enjoy the dozens of epic style moments she's sure to have award-winning or not.
Amazon Prime Launches, New Threat for Retailers
A close-up of a packaged Amazon Prime item in the Amazon Fulfilment centre on November 15, 2017 in Peterborough, England. The website mostly focuses on Amazon's own brands like Amazon Essentials, Lark & Co, Daily Ritual and Goodthreads .
Wayne Rooney on joining last-place D.C. United
I never fancied going to London. "I need my own space to get away from things and this gives me a chance to do that". His new club are struggling in the Eastern Conference but his ambition is to be successful in the MLS .
Chelsea reject £50m bid for Willian from Barcelona
The Portuguese born manager already re-united with his former player Nemanja Matic after working together at the Stamford Bridge. Barca are hoping to bring in the Anzhi Makhachkala's forward to strengthen their attack ahead of the coming league season.
India v/s England 1st T20I
With the major tournament away, it gives you an opportunity to test your bench strength, try out fringe players - Kohli. If you have a target in mind or a target in front of you, then you play according to that.
Messi, Ronaldo bow out in dramatic knockout openers
Portugal match jumped ahead 5% in the early metrics from the June 23 battle between previous titleholders Germany v. Cavani, however, had to leave the field due to injury. "We know that France will be very tough indeed".