The Supreme Court justice, Teori Zavascki, had earned a reputation as a judge prepared to curb abuses of power by influential lawmakers and business leaders.
Imprisoned political commentator Issa Saharkhiz began a wet hunger strike on January 14, 2017 to protest a newly issued six-month prison sentence for allegedly “slandering the supreme leader.” Saharkhiz is also attempting to highlight the “repeated violations of the law by the Judiciary and security officials,” said his son, Mehdi Saharkhiz. “My father has announced […]
A new Sunday Times interview between British Parliament member Michael Gove and our soon-to-be Supreme Leader Donald Trump offers much interesting insight into how Trump will use Twitter as president. When Gove asked about whether Trump would use the @POTUS handle, he offered up the following response: Read more...
Elizabeth Warren on Trump's potential conflicts after his newser: "I more concerned now than ever". pic.twitter.com/GWIH8AJIxu — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 11, 2017 We are besieged by the armies of would-be Supreme Leaders, with all their orcs, trolls, wargs, and zombies (aka, the Media Village Press Corpse). And yet… if we must live without hope, […]
In a strong indication that his main priority remains choosing an unwavering conservative, he thanked leaders of two leading conservative groups for their help vetting candidates.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out a case brought by an anti-corruption lawyer that accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of accepting suspicious cash payments, dealing a blow to an opposition leader who had latched on to the case.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed to fight any Supreme Court nominee President-elect Trump selects who isn’t mainstream. In other words,...
Chuck Schumer says President-elect Trump should expect a fight on judges the New York senator considers out of the 'mainstream.'
Many believe the custodian of the Islamic Republic’s holiest shrine is being groomed by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s inner circle A 56-year-old conservative cleric relatively unknown to the outside world is quietly emerging as a frontrunner to be Iran’s next supreme leader. Related: Iran's former president Rafsanjani dies aged 82 Continue reading...
With the death of reformist leader Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, there are few politicians left to act as a check on the Supreme Leader and his hardliners.
A conservative evangelical national leader called me during the election campaign. He reminded me how much he cared about abortion, religious liberty, and the Supreme Court. Then said, “But in Christian conscience, I cannot help putShow More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is promising that Democrats will block Donald Trump’s Supreme Court picks if they’re not in the “mainstream,” and a key determination of whether they fit that definition may be where they stand on the landmark 1973 abortion case, Roe v. Show More Summary
Pro-abortion Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was busy rattling sabers. In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash Schumer said, “The only way we’re going to work with [Trump] is if he moves completely in our direction and abandons his Republican colleagues.” For good measure, Schumer added, “Ninety, 95 percent of the time, we’ll be […]
The Majority Leader reveals that he has developed a brain injury that has erased all memory of the events between Antonin Scalia’s death and today.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) issued a warning to Democrats on Wednesday, one day after the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland expired without any Senate action: Don’t consider staging a similar blockade onShow More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) said Democrats would oppose any of President-elect Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominees who were “out of the mainstream,” a stance that could eventually force another showdown over Senate rules.
… starting with his Supreme Court nominee: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Tuesday night said that if Donald Trump does not select a “mainstream” Supreme Court nominee, Democrats in the Senate will do their best to keep the seat open. “We are not going to settle on a Supreme Court nominee. If they [...]
“Apparently there’s yet a new standard now to not confirm a Supreme Court nominee at all. I think that’s something the American people simply will not tolerate.” — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnnell (R-KY), quoted by The Hill, on suggestions [...]
Campaign Action Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says he and his colleagues are perfectly fine with blocking a Supreme Court nominee from popular vote loser Donald Trump. After all, as Republicans have proven, an eight-member court...Show More Summary
SUPREME COURT // Senate Democrats are signaling that they will filibuster a Supreme Court nominee who isn’t “mainstream” — which sounds like just about anyone Donald Trump would nominate. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said: “We are not going to make it easy for them to pick a Supreme Court justice.” In 2013, Democrats ended the filibuster for Cabinet posts and [...]