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Trump Adds Names to Potential SCOTUS Nominee List, Including Cruz, Cotton, and Hawley

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 6:30pm 9/9/2020 at 6:30pm
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President Donald Trump added 20 names to a list of potential SCOTUS nominees to the list he first unveiled in April 2016.

The list could help Trump’s campaign since 21% of voters have SCOTUS as their main issue.

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As Trump runs out of appeals court vacancies to fill, Lindsey Graham calls for ‘originalist’ judges to take Senior Status

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 9:30pm 5/28/2020 at 9:30pm

Last we reported, while you were focused on the pandemic, Mitch McConnell kept moving judicial nominees through the Senate confirmation process, with an eye on filling every vacancy by November. If Republicans lose the presidency or the Senate, the ability to transform the judiciary for a generation will be lost notwithstanding...

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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse attacks Judge Neomi Rao, trying to dirty her up for potential SCOTUS nomination

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1:00pm 5/22/2020 at 1:00pm

A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered Judge Emmet Sullivan to respond to Michael Flynn’s Emergency Petition for a Mandate ordering the district court to dismiss...

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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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Federal Court Prohibits Louisville Mayor from Banning Easter Sunday Drive-in Church Service

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 5:42pm 4/11/2020 at 5:42pm
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The Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, has threatened to fine anyone who attends a drive-in Easter Sunday church service, even though attendees would remain in their cars in the parking lot.

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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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Democrats and Media attack Trump’s choice of Richard Grenell for Acting Director of National Intelligence

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:00am 2/20/2020 at 11:00am
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Richard Grenell made history when President Donald Trump appointed him as the U.S. Ambassador to Germany because he was the first openly gay man to serve at such a high level in an administration.

Grenell made history again on Wednesday night when Trump picked him as his acting Director of National intelligence.

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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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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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All We Want for Christmas is More Judges: Ho, Ho, Ho

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 7:30pm 12/25/2019 at 7:30pm
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Appointing conservative judges is the one objective that unites the Republican Party. It is one of the few things the Senate can do without the House.

And it is something that immediately impacts public policy because, during times of divided government, many political fights end up being resolved judicially.

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Somber MSNBC Panel Hits Panic Button Over the McConnell-Trump Judicial Confirmation Record

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 10:00am 12/22/2019 at 10:00am
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There was a lot of phony media reporting this week about how Democrats were supposedly treating their impeachment of President Trump as a “somber” moment in American history.

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This week federal judiciary became one-fifth Trump-appointed, while media focused on Jerry Nadler

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:00pm 12/7/2019 at 9:00pm
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This week ended with the Senate confirming 8 federal judicial nominees, bringing the total of Trump-appointed federal judges to 172, one-fifth of the federal judiciary.

But liberals and the mainstream media barely paid attention because they all were focused on Jerry Nadler’s law professor show, which was so boring and worthless, even...

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While you were watching Gordon Sondland, Trump flipped the 11th Circuit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5:05pm 11/20/2019 at 5:05pm
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“While you were focused on ….” Trump continued to remake the federal judiciary, is now something of a series here:

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While you were focused on Impeachment, Trump continued to transform the federal judiciary

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 4, 2019 at 9:40pm 11/4/2019 at 9:40pm

Maybe this should be a series.

No matter what the current news cycle obsession, Trump judicial nominees continue to be confirmed and Trump continues to transform the federal judiciary.

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Trump continues conquest of 9th Circuit with two new nominations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2019 at 9:50pm 9/20/2019 at 9:50pm
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Donald Trump recently celebrated a milestone — 150 federal court judges confirmed, including 43 Appeals Court judges.

Liberals were late to wake up to the fact that while they were obsessing over supposed Russia collusion, Trump was reshaping the federal judiciary for a generation.

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Trump Picks Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert O’Brien as New National Security Adviser

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/18/2019 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning that he picked Robert C. O’Brien as his new national security adviser. He currently serves as the special presidential envoy for hostage affairs.

The move comes a few days after Trump dismissed John Bolton as his national security adviser. Trump said the two of them had...

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