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26 Jan, 2017

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

2019-03-18T18:47:18-05:00January 26th, 2017|Tags: , , |

President Trump’s promise to announce his nomination for the late Justice Scalia’s seat within two weeks of taking office has breathed new life into the almost yearlong battle between Senate Democrats and Republicans. President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland officially expired on January 3rd after the Republicans successfully stymied the process by refusing to hold [...]

17 Nov, 2016

President-Elect Donald Trump and the Supreme Court

2019-03-18T18:47:19-05:00November 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Donald Trump’s presidency will undoubtedly have a lasting effect on the shape of the Supreme Court. Since 1789, there have been 112 justices on the Supreme Court. Having the opportunity to appoint a new justice is one of the prize opportunities for a president. With the right young justice, a president can influence American [...]

7 Nov, 2016

Bush v. Gore—Trump v. Clinton

2019-03-18T18:47:19-05:00November 7th, 2016|Tags: , , |

  Chris Wallace: [T]here is a tradition in this country—in fact, one of the prides of this country—is the peaceful transition of power and that no matter how hard-fought a campaign is, that at the end of the campaign that the loser concedes to the winner. Not saying that you’re necessarily going to be the [...]