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State Department Says No One Cares Anymore About Hillary’s Stupid Emails

Nate Silver undertook an interesting what-if project this week with a story on what would things be like if Hillary Clinton had been elected president. Merrick Garland is on the Supreme Court, and Neil Gorsuch is not. Brian Fallon is the press secretary, and Sean Spicer is not. It is Hillary Clinton under investigation for […]

Ronald Klain on Where Trump is Making His Mark: The Judiciary

Klain in WaPo: What about Trump? He not only put Neil M. Gorsuch in the Supreme Court vacancy created by Merrick Garland’s blocked confirmation, but he also selected 27 lower-court judges as of mid-July. Twenty-seven! That’s three times Obama’s total and … Continue reading ?

Trump’s Big Win Has Been on Judges

Ron Klain: “He not only put Neil M. Gorsuch in the Supreme Court vacancy created by Merrick Garland’s blocked confirmation, but he also selected 27 lower-court judges as of mid-July. Twenty-seven! That’s three times Obama’s total and more than double [...]

Judge Merrick Garland For President — Of Harvard University

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

The former Supreme Court nominee would make a perfect leader for the great university.

Amicus: Breakfast Table Redux

Listen to Episode 71 of Slate’s Amicus: The Supreme Court’s 2016 term may not have contained the usual number of blockbuster cases, but it did have its fair share of drama. Between the stonewalling of Merrick Garland; the filibustered...Show More Summary

Supreme Court term ended much different than it began

The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be … Click to Continue »

Neal Katyal: Senate's Obstruction of Merrick Garland 'Was Unforgivable'

The former acting solicitor general said that the Republican blockade against the onetime Supreme Court nominee represented a breakdown of checks and balances.

Merrick Garland to the FBI? You know it's a trap when Mitch McConnell backs it

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Judge Garland not interested in FBI job: sources

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Mitch McConnell Wants to Steal Another Court Seat From Merrick Garland

The Senate Majority Leader’s latest devious scheme looks a lot like his last devious scheme.

McConnell says he recommended judge Garland to Trump for FBI head

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Mitch McConnell 'thinks Merrick Garland would make fantastic FBI Director' after denying him Supreme Court seat

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

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

Republicans Pitch Merrick Garland For FBI Director

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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

The Garland Gambit

Republicans floating Merrick Garland for FBI director should be careful what they wish for.

No, no, no. No Merrick Garland for FBI director, you idiots!

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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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Save us Comey Garland!

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 o…

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.

Merrick Garland for FBI director?

(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 Senator Floats Tantalizing Idea: Make Merrick Garland FBI Chief

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.

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