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“After the INDY’s Report About Judicial Nominee Thomas Farr Misleading a Senate Committee, Senator Dianne Feinstein Wants Answers”

INDY Week: U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Friday she’s “disturbed greatly” by the INDY’s report that Raleigh lawyer Thomas Farr wasn’t truthful with her in committee hearings on the federal judgeship for … Continue reading ?

The Senate just made it a lot easier for Trump to appoint federal judges, over Democrats’ objections

Over the objections of a Democratic senator, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Charles E. Grassley (Iowa), announced last week that he will schedule a hearing on President Trump’s nominee for a seat on the Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. By ignoring the senator’s “blue slip” — a practice that allows […]

Senate Judiciary presses Kushner in Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee are saying President Donald Trump's son-in-law hasn't been fully forthcoming with the panel's probe into Russian election interference, asking him to provide emails sent to him involving WikiLeaks and a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite."

Former DOJ Official Accuses Trump Judicial Pick Of Misleading Senate About Past Work

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A former Justice Department official says that one of President Donald Trump’s picks for a federal judgeship, Thomas Farr, did not tell the Senate Judiciary Committee the truth about his role in a notorious Senate campaign that tried to confuse and intimidate minority voters.

Senate asks Kushner for info about 'Russian backdoor overture'

Rachel Maddow reports on a letter from the Senate Judiciary Committee to Jared Kushner asking for him to submit a more complete set of documents, including...

Jared Kushner Failed To Disclose WikiLeaks Email And Russia Dinner Invite, Senators Say

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The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee are calling on President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner to turn over communications about WikiLeaks and a “Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite” they say he failed to previously disclose to investigators.

Senators Tell Kushner To Search His Email Again For These Keywords

Kushner hadn’t produced several documents that “are known to exist,” said senators, including one about a “Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite.” Yesterday the Senate Judiciary committee sent a letter to Jared Kushner’s lawyers requesting more documents from Donald Trump’s son-in-law. Show More Summary

Jared Kushner Failed to Disclose Wikileaks Emails, Details About Russian Contacts to Senate Investigators

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Jared Kushner has held information back from the Senate Judiciary Committee concerning Wikileaks and Russian invitations and Senators Chuck Grassley and Dianne Feinstein are demanding it, the Washington Post reports: In the letter, Grassley...Show More Summary

Another Jared-Russian Connections

The drips, they keep dripping. Jared Kushner is in trouble with the Senate Judiciary Committee over emails he received and forwarded but did not disclose.   In the letter, Grassley and Feinstein instruct Kushner’s team to turn over “several documents that are known to exist” because other witnesses in their probe already gave them to […]

Colorful Trump associate Sater will cooperate with Feinstein request

Russian émigré and one-time Trump associate Felix Sater will cooperate with a request by the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee to turn over documents and meet with the … Click to Continue »

Republicans Ask Sessions to Prosecute Planned Parenthood Using Discredited Anti-Choice Smear Campaign

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) last year directed his staff on the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate false claims that Planned Parenthood profited from fetal tissue donations. The post Republicans Ask Sessions to Prosecute Planned Parenthood Using Discredited Anti-Choice Smear Campaign appeared first on Rewire.

Here’s how a Trump judicial nominee really feels about laws protecting women against discrimination

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday on Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett’s nomination to a federal appeals court. Two decades earlier, however, Willett questioned the need for laws protecting women against discrimination in a memo to his boss, then-Gov. George W. Bush (R-TX). The memo mocked the policy positions of the Texas […]

The blue slip variations: Grassley speaks

(Scott Johnson) On early Monday morning I wrote about the November 2 memorandum to news media disseminated by the Senate Judiciary Committee Majority. I wrote that the memo would probably not have been disseminated without Senator Grassley’s...Show More Summary

‘Not true’: Anderson Cooper torches Jeff Sessions’ ‘selective memory’ on Russia meddling

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Following testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, CNN host Anderson Cooper blasted the conflicting testimony the former senator has given to congress. “Jeff Sessions raised his right hand today and swore to tell members of the Judiciary House...

Sessions says he believes Roy Moore sexual assault accusers. There’s just one problem.

During testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicates he believes the numerous women who have accused Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct. Asked by Rep. Shiela Jackson Lee (D-TX) if he believes Moore’s accusers, Sessions said, “I have no reason to doubt these young women.” Sessions’ […]

Congressman defends Roy Moore: who can remember 38 years ago?

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that he has “no reason to doubt” the five women who have come forward and accused senate candidate Roy Moore (R-AL) of sexual abuse when they were minors. But while Sessions — who vacated the senate seat to take his current job — […]

FBI Asks Senate Judiciary Committee for Unredacted Planned Parenthood Documents

The FBI wants documents concerning the allegations that Planned Parenthood sold baby body parts for profit.

Jeff Sessions: It's Offensive to Expect Me to Remember Things During Sworn Congressional Testimony

Attorney general Jeff Sessions appeared Tuesday at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing. One of the top issues at hand was an Oct. 18 statement he made to a Senate committee: Sen. Al Franken: “You don’t believe that surrogates...Show More Summary

Jeff Sessions says he has 'no reason to doubt' Roy Moore's accusers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee that he has "no reason to doubt" Roy Moore's accusers. The Alabama Republican running for Senate has been accused by five women of sexual misconduct...Show More Summary

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