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Republicans gearing up to fill possible Supreme Court vacancy this election year

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 18, 2020 at 9:00am 5/18/2020 at 9:00am

Can you feel the tension? Every time Ruth Bader Ginsburg goes to the hospital or has a medical diagnosis or procedure, you can feel it. What if this is the time?

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While you were locked-in and focused on #Obamagate, the judicial confirmation train kept rolling towards November

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 9:10pm 5/14/2020 at 9:10pm
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The “while you were focused on [fill in name of event or crisis]” paradigm for posts about Trump judicial nominations is now an unofficial series:

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Next big funding fight – Bailing out blue state pension problems

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 9:00pm 4/23/2020 at 9:00pm
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Nancy Pelosi, dragging Chuck Schumer along by his collar, caused enormous damage in delaying both the massive $2 trillion relief bill and then the follow up expansion of funding of the Paycheck Protection Program.

Remember when the media lost its mind over closure of some national monuments during various Obama-era government shutdowns...

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Democrats block expansion of Paycheck Protection Plan, demand more unrelated spending

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 10:27am 4/9/2020 at 10:27am
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Yesterday I reported that Pelosi/Schumer may stymie Paycheck Protection Program expansion over unrelated new spending demands.

The PPP provides forgivable loans to small businesses on the condition that the funds be used for paying workers, with a portion permitted to be paid for certain fixed costs like rent.

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While you were focused on the pandemic, Trump nominated two more Court of Appeals judges

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 9:20pm 4/5/2020 at 9:20pm
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We have long covered the substantial and generational shift in the federal judiciary since Trump took office, particularly at the Court of Appeals level.

Filling all Court of Appeals vacancies is a top priority, and while the Wuhan coronavirus crisis has stopped much of the economy, it has not stopped the normal...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: McConnell says there will be 4th coronavirus bill

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 10:00am 4/4/2020 at 10:00am
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that there will be a fourth coronavirus bill in the continuing efforts to protect Americans and the economy against the pandemic.

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McConnell Rips Apart Democrats Going ‘Supermarket Sweep’ on Coronavirus Bill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1RklrwQ448 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkcH3y8UCmM
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 23, 2020 at 12:25pm 3/23/2020 at 12:25pm
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blasted the Democrats over the pork they want to insert into the coronavirus bill.

He described it as a “left-wing episode of supermarket sweep.”

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Dems Stall Revote on Economic Rescue Bill After Blocking it Sunday

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8:30am 3/23/2020 at 8:30am
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Sunday, Democrats tanked a bipartisan bill that would’ve quickly helped buffer the economic damage caused by the country’s coronavirus response, choosing instead to utilize the current crisis to further their policy wish list.

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Senate Democrats block economic rescue bill after Pelosi pulls powerplay in House

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 7:16pm 3/22/2020 at 7:16pm
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The supposed bipartisanship to help the economic fallout from the Wuhan coronavirus fell apart on Sunday after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi returned to DC.

Coincidence? Probably not because the minute she gets back, shows off her “wishlist,” the Democrats vote no on a bill they negotiated.

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McConnell Admonishes Schumer’s SCOTUS Threats, Schumer Walks Back Threats… Kind of

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1RklrwQ448 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkcH3y8UCmM
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 1:00pm 3/5/2020 at 1:00pm
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Is anyone buying Schumer’s nonpology?

During a pro-abortion rally, Senate Majority Leader Schumer threatened Supreme Court Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh.
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While you were focused on New Hampshire, more Trump judicial nominees were confirmed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 9:00pm 2/12/2020 at 9:00pm
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Look, Iowa caucus debacle! Look, Bernie v. Mayor Pete v. Amy for America in New Hampshire. Look, Biden has fled to South Carolina, his campaign graveyard, I mean, firewall.

There you (and we) go again, chasing the media squirrel.

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McConnell: Perhaps Pelosi “will tear up” impeachment Not Guilty verdict “like she tore up the State of the Union address”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 5:13pm 2/5/2020 at 5:13pm

Mitch McConnell gave a powerful speech just before Trump’s acquittal, which Nancy Pelosi apparently refuses to accept.

Here’s McConnell’s money quote:

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In Praise of Mitch McConnell

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 8:00pm 2/1/2020 at 8:00pm

Mitch McConnell isn’t the flashiest person on Capitol Hill. To put it mildly.

Chuck Schumer regularly beats McConnell to the TV cameras, and Nancy Pelosi makes grand pronouncements as if the Senate and McConnell don’t exist.

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With several Republicans apparently succumbing on impeachment witnesses, Mitch McConnell may need to go ‘nuclear’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 6:19pm 1/28/2020 at 6:19pm

The Wall Street Journal reports that Mitch McConnell has told Republican Senators that he does not have the votes to block witnesses:

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If Senate Republicans take the hard vote now on impeachment witnesses, they will not regret it in November

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 20, 2020 at 9:00pm 1/20/2020 at 9:00pm
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Mitch McConnell released a resolution to be introduced Tuesday that sets the schedule for the Senate impeachment trial.

(Trying not to laugh) The proceedings will start at 1 p.m. each day (to accommodate the Chief Justice’s day job schedule), and go for 12 hours. Rinse and repeat. Whoever said Mitch McConnell doesn’t...

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Recusalpalooza: Democrats Demand McConnell Recuse Himself from Impeachment, Republicans Respond

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9:00am 1/16/2020 at 9:00am
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Democrats added another ring to the impeachment circus Wednesday night when Rep. Val Demings, a Congresswoman serving as one of Pelosi’s impeachment managers, called for Senate Majority Leader McConnell to recuse himself from the upcoming impeachment hearings.

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Senate Drafts Rules for Impeachment Trial: No Mobile Phones, No Talking

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1RklrwQ448 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkcH3y8UCmM
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 4:06pm 1/15/2020 at 4:06pm
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The Senate released a draft of rules senators must follow during the impeachment trial. It includes no mobile phones and limits the press.

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