Merrick Garland as FBI director remains a colossally stupid idea that no Democrat or liberally thinking person should go near, and yes, we're still talking to Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) but also Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). If they still...Show More Summary
U.S. appeals court judge Merrick Garland, turned away by the Senate last year for a Supreme Court post, is not interested in serving as FBI director, two sources said on Tuesday, even as the top Senate Republican recommended him for the job. Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
The Senate Majority Leader’s latest devious scheme looks a lot like his last devious scheme.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he has told President Donald Trump that he should pick federal appeals judge Merrick Garland to succeed ousted director James Comey at the head of the FBI. Speaking in an interview on Bloomberg Television, McConnell said he has spoken with...
Efforts to fill the empty FBI director seat left behind by James Comey with Merrick Garland, could have support from one seemingly unlikely corner in Washington: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. A former aide to Mr McConnell,Show More Summary
The Washington Examiner reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s former chief of staff, Josh Holmes, on Sunday declared his old boss’s strong support for the potential nomination of Merrick Garland as FBI director. “I thinkShow More Summary
Republicans floating Merrick Garland for FBI director should be careful what they wish for.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is running for president in 2020. She thinks that Obama-style “let’s all get along and find common ground” thinking will get her the nod. So yes, she’s obviously misreading the base electorate’s mood and she...Show More Summary
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I should know better than to place my faith in Amerrica’s elites, but apparently no trolling can be too obvious for people not to fall for it: Merrick Garland as FBI director would avert what could be a long national nightmare. Trump should propose. Dems should insist. — Lawrence H. Summers (@LHSummers) May 12, 2017 […]
SURE: PUT HIM IN, THEN APPOINT RANDY BARNETT TO HIS SEAT ON THE D.C. CIRCUIT. WIN-WIN! Senators open to idea of FBI Director Merrick Garland.
(Paul Mirengoff) There are lots of rumors about who will succeed James Comey as director of the FBI. Perhaps the most intriguing rumor involves Judge Merrick Garland. Sen. Mike Lee tweeted: “Instead of a special prosecutor, @realDonaldTrump...Show More Summary
Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah wants to bring federal judge Merrick Garland back to the Capitol, but this time for hearings as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
This must be a joke.
In the event you weren’t quite convinced that the White House could turn the governance of America into the world’s most elaborate game of Clue, some Republicans are now floating the name of Merrick Garland to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey. That’s right, Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Show More Summary
Republican Sen. Mike Lee garnered attention Thursday after tweeting that President Donald Trump should appoint none other than Judge Merrick Garland — President Barack Obama's choice to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat last year — to...Show More Summary
Consider, if you will, Merrick Garland ? a one-time distinguished Supreme Court nominee now fated to endlessly be the set-up in a joke whose punchline never arrives. Garland, of course, is best known for being the central figure in one...Show More Summary
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Here’s an idea that needs to die a quick death, and any Democrat who embraces it gets three demerits for falling for Republican trolling: x Instead of a special prosecutor, @realDonaldTrump should nominate Merrick Garland to replace James Comey. Show More Summary
A lot of people who cried over Merrick Garland not getting a seat on the Supreme Court are unaware of his extensive background in the legal profession and law enforcement. It is why people were puzzled as to why Senator Mike Lee tweeted...Show More Summary