Trump to Name Supreme Court Nominee: What to Watch

Trump to Name Supreme Court Nominee: What to Watch

Judge Hardiman was additionally, together with Judge Kethledge, considered one of two finalists Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the bulk chief, not too long ago recommended to Mr. Trump and the White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, arguing that they posed the least danger of a affirmation failure. Mr. McConnell noticed drawbacks within the […]

Government Work Done, Tax Policy Writers Decamp to Lobbying Jobs

Government Work Done, Tax Policy Writers Decamp to Lobbying Jobs

Staff members on committees in Congress have additionally moved on. Perhaps probably the most high-profile departure this 12 months was Mark Prater, the longtime tax counsel of the Senate Finance Committee who joined the tax advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers in June. In May, Brendan Dunn, the coverage adviser and counsel to the Senate majority chief Mitch […]

Opinion

Opinion

I can scent Donald Trump’s concern from right here. His panic. His nervousness. And but, I don’t have a full image of what’s inflicting it. The solely individuals who know what has been found within the Russian election meddling probe are Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his crew, and so they aren’t speaking. But President […]

The House Returns to Deep Uncertainty Over Both Parties’ Leadership

The House Returns to Deep Uncertainty Over Both Parties’ Leadership

Just earlier than the Fourth of July recess, Mr. Ryan heralded a broad immigration overhaul as a “great consensus bill,” solely to look at it go down in flames on the House ground, with nearly as many Republicans voting towards it as for it. Still, Mr. Ryan seems on observe to carry on to the […]

Opinion

Opinion

Remember, too, the boundaries of the courtroom’s energy. On some huge points, the courtroom just isn’t imposing right-wing insurance policies on your entire nation. It is as an alternative refusing to ban state-based right-wing insurance policies — like abortion restrictions and partisan gerrymandering — that progressives contemplate unconstitutional. (And, by the way in which, the […]

Yet Another Book Takes on Impeachment: This Time, the Case Against

Yet Another Book Takes on Impeachment: This Time, the Case Against

Alan Dershowitz has had a prolific publishing profession: Over the previous 36 years, the authorized scholar and frequent tv commentator has written 37 books, on the breakneck tempo of roughly a e-book a 12 months. But even by his requirements, his most up-to-date e-book, “The Case Against Impeaching Trump,” was a lightning-fast turnaround: He delivered […]

Health Insurers Warn of Market Turmoil as Trump Suspends Billions in Payments

Health Insurers Warn of Market Turmoil as Trump Suspends Billions in Payments

“We are very discouraged by the new market disruption brought about by the decision to freeze risk adjustment payments,” stated Matt Eyles, the president and chief government of America’s Health Insurance Plans, a commerce group for insurers. He predicted that prices to taxpayers would rise as a result of the federal government offers subsidies that […]

Opinion

Opinion

The thought is to nudge poor Americans to work; only one in 20 individuals who works full-time is impoverished, in spite of everything. Yet examine after examine has proven that many of the individuals in these applications are working if they’ll. Work necessities do little to help people who can be working anyway, and nothing […]

Opinion

Opinion

In Supreme Court nominations, as in different issues, Donald Trump is the grasp of lifting veils and making subtext textual content. Normally a president going through a Supreme Court emptiness makes a giant present of looking for out the Most Qualified Nominee and insisting that the method needs to be all about résumés fairly than […]

‘It’s a Terrible Vote’: Red-State Democrats Face an Agonizing Supreme Court Choice

‘It’s a Terrible Vote’: Red-State Democrats Face an Agonizing Supreme Court Choice

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators working for re-election in Trump Country face an agonizing alternative over President Trump’s coming Supreme Court nominee: Vote to verify the decide and threat demoralizing Democratic voters forward of the midterm elections, or persist with the occasion and probably sacrifice their very own seats — and any likelihood at a Democratic […]