Kennedy to Retire, Ensuring Second Trump Nominee to Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement. He will be leaving the High Court in July. The announcement was made yesterday in the public release of a letter he wrote to President Donald Trump. “This letter is a respectful and formal notification of my decision, effective July 31 of this year, to end […]

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Opposed to the “Nuclear Option” Trump Suggests

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he was opposed to revising the filibuster rule so that only a simple majority – fifty-one votes – would be necessary to pass legislation, such as the bill that’s responsible for the current government shutdown.  The current rule requires sixty votes to break a filibuster. President Trump had […]

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