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Trump nominates conservative Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – President Donald Trump Monday, July 9, nominated conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, a decision set to  tilt the top judicial body further to the right with momentous implications for American society. A former advisor to George W. Bush who now sits on the US Court ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 10th, 2018

Trump nominates conservative Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – President Donald Trump Monday, July 9, nominated conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, a decision set to  tilt the top judicial body further to the right with momentous implications for American society. A former advisor to George W. Bush who now sits on the US Court ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick denies 1980s sexual assault story

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – President Donald Trump's conservative pick for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh denied on Friday, September 14, involvement in an alleged sexual assault on a woman while they were in high school in the 1980s. In a statement released to US media, Kavanaugh rejected the woman's claim, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Battle begins over Trump s Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Lawmakers fired the opening shots Tuesday, July 10, in a bitter political battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh , the conservative judge tapped by President Donald Trump to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would help cement a rightward tilt on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court – Al Jazeera

US President Donald Trump has nominated federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Trump made the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick accuser demands FBI probe before testifying

WASHINGTON, USA – President Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday, September 18,  on backing his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, as his accuser demanded an FBI probe into her allegations of sexual assault before testifying. "A full investigation by law enforcement officials will ensure that the crucial facts and witnesses in this ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick faces tough hearings in Congress

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – President Donald Trump's newest Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is expected to face punishing questioning from Democrats this week over his endorsement of presidential immunity and his opposition to abortion. Some two dozen witnesses are lined up to argue for and against confirming Kavanaugh, who could swing the 9-member ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

If you like MAGA, you ll love Trump s Supreme Court choice

President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh. AP PHOTO First things first. Kudos are in order to tiny Thailand. It rescued 12 boys trapped in a cave for weeks and di.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump nominates conservative Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court

Trump nominates conservative Gorsuch to U.S. Supreme Court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2017

Could hard-right Supreme Court haunt GOP? History says maybe

In this July 19, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh arrives for a meeting with Sen. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP PHOTO WASHINGTON -- It's of.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Most GOP governors back Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Nearly all of the nation’s Republican governors have signed a letter backing Senate confirmation for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Most GOP governors back Trump’s Supreme Court pick Nearly all of the nation’s Republican governors have signed a letter backing Senate confirmation for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Source link: Most GOP governors back Trump’s Supreme Court pick.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Trump picks Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court

Trump picks Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

US Supreme Court judge to retire – BBC News

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is to retire, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement a conservative majority […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Trump gets historic chance to shift Supreme Court to right

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump on Wednesday, June 27, secured a historic chance to shift the US Supreme Court decisively to the right as Justice Anthony Kennedy, the tie-breaking vote between the bench's liberal and conservative judges, announced he is to retire. Kennedy's departure at the end of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban; nixes discrimination claim

WASHINGTON --- The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision Tuesday is the court's first substantive ruling on a Trump policy, and the president quickly tweeted his reaction: "Wow!" Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the majority opinion, joined by his four conservative colleagues. Roberts wrote that presidents have substantial power to regulate immigration. He also rejected the challengers' claim of anti-Muslim bias. But he was careful not to endorse either Trump's provocative statements about immigratio...Keep on reading: U.S. Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban; nixes discrimination claim.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2018

Professor speaks out about sexual assault by Trump Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON, USA – A college professor went public for the first time Sunday, September 16,  to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls to postpone the nomination vote. Christine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University, initially detailed the allegations about ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

Trump weighs mulls 2 or 3 for court, to meet with Pence

The list of contenders to fill a Supreme Court vacancy by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy is narrowing, with President Donald Trump telling reporters that he’s focused on two or three people ahead of his Monday announcement. Trump weighs mulls 2 or 3 for court, to meet with Pence The list of contenders to fill a… link: Trump weighs mulls 2 or 3 for court, to meet with Pence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Trump revokes Obama guidance on race in school admissions

  WASHINGTON --- The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take a student's race into account to promote diversity in admissions.   The shift suggests schools will have the federal government's blessing to leave race out of admissions and enrollment decisions, and it underscores the contentious politics that continue to surround affirmative action policies, which have repeatedly been challenged before the Supreme Court.   The admissions memos were among 24 policy documents revoked by the Justice Department for being "unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law, or otherwise improper."   ...Keep on reading: Trump revokes Obama guidance on race in school admissions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2018

Trump to announce Supreme Court pick July 9

BEDMINSTER, USA – President Donald Trump said Friday, June 29, he will announce his nominee to be the next US Supreme Court justice on July 9, a decision with momentous implications for the country's future. "I've got it narrowed to about 5" candidates, including two women, Trump told reporters traveling with him on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Kennedy exit shifts US SC right of center

Probably the most powerful jurist in the world, his one vote ‘literally changes most cases.’ For more than a decade, he has been the fulcrum of the US Supreme Court, often casting a tie-breaking vote to end deadlocks between the court’s liberal and conservative justices. Now Anthony Kennedy, who turns 82 next month, is stepping […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Supreme Court nod to travel ban crushes Syria refugees hope

A Syrian refugee who had been tapped for possible resettlement to the United States says his hopes have been squashed for good by the Supreme Court decision to uphold a Trump administration travel ban for Syria and four other Muslim-majority countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 27th, 2018