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Cuomo: Why are you surprised Graham would eat his words?

CNN's Chris Cuomo reacts to Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham's support of President Donald Trump filling the vacancy left by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after opposing former President Barack Obama's efforts to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2016.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Cnn, Stories, Graham, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cuomo, Chris Cuomo, Sen Lindsey Graham


Chris Cuomo: Why do you think Sen. Lindsey Graham would be troubled?

CNN's Chris Cuomo reacts to Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham's support of President Donald Trump filling the vacancy left by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after opposing former President Barack Obama's efforts to fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2016.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Chris Cuomo, Sen Lindsey Graham


Trump Rally Held Saturday At State Capitol In Sacramento

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Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Capitol, State Capitol, Ginsburg, California State Capitol, President Donald Trump, Sacramento News, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Donations to the Democratic fundraising platform ActBlue surged after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, breaking the platform's record for donations received in a single hour

Flowers and light candies outside the Supreme Court Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington, after the Supreme Court announced that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. Alex Brandon/AP Democrats have raised more than $45 million since Friday night following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The New York Times reported Saturday.  According to the report, the fundraising platform ActBlue broke its all-time record for donations in a single ho...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Npr, The New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump


How Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could reshape the presidential campaign

By STEVE PEOPLES | Associated Press NEW YORK — A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election at a moment when some Americans were beginning to cast ballots. For months, the contest has largely centered on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, the biggest public health crisis in a century that has badly damaged his prospects for reel...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Supreme Court, Colorado, Washington, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, House, Capitol Hill


Trump says his Supreme Court pick will 'most likely' be a woman, and he'll announce it next week

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the press prior to his departure from the White House on September 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. Getty Images/Sarah Silbiger President Donald Trump told reporters on Saturday he will "most likely" select a woman as his Supreme Court nominee, and he'll announce it next week. His remarks come just one day after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, which immediately launched a debate over the fairness of nominating a justice so close to the Novem...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Gop, Maine, Washington Dc, Republican, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Susan Collins, Collins, Trump, Ginsburg


Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, LISA MASCARO and STEVE PEOPLES | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay. Taking the stage at a North Carolina rally to chants of “Fill that seat,” the president said he would nominate his selection despite Democrats’ objections. And,...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer


Trump says he's given his 'blessing' to a proposed TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

President Donald Trump speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, before his departure on campaign travel to Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S., September 19, 2020. Reuters/Yuri Gripas President Donald Trump said Saturday he had approved "in concept" a deal between Oracle and Walmart for TikTok's US operations. The details of the deal remain hazy, but Trump said he believed the deal had addressed his national security concerns. "I have given the deal my blessin...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, China, US, America, Trends, Walmart, United States, Larry Ellison, Donald Trump, Oracle, Trump, Reuters, Fayetteville North Carolina


Trump backs proposed deal to keep TikTok operating in US

By STAN CHOE | AP Business Writer NEW YORK — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s given his “blessing” to a proposed deal that would see the popular video-sharing app TikTok partner with Oracle and Walmart to become a US company. Trump has targeted Chinese-owned TikTok for national security and data privacy concerns. The announcement comes just a day after the Commerce Department announced restrictions that if put in place could eventually make it nearly impossible for TikTok fans to use th...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Politics, New York, Texas, Technology, News, Instagram, China, US, Walmart, Sport, Social-media, Soccer, United States, Commerce


Vigils For Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Set For Sacramento, Davis

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Vigils for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died in her Washington home Friday at 87 due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, will occur in Sacramento and Davis on Saturday evening. The Sacramento vigil, which will be held at the county courthouse in downtown at 8 p.m., is part of a larger, nationwide vigil occurring simultaneously at courthouses across the country. RELATED: California Leaders React To Death Of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader G...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Washington, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Davis, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U S Supreme Court, Darrell Steinberg, Angelique Ashby, Sacramento News, Davis News, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, California Leaders React To Death Of Supreme Court


Vigils For Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Held In Sacramento, Davis

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Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Washington, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Davis, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U S Supreme Court, Ginsburg, Steinberg, Ashby, Darrell Steinberg, Angelique Ashby, Sacramento News


Ricin: Letter containing poison addressed to Trump at White House

The FBI and the Secret Service investigate the letter, intercepted before it reached the White House.
Tags: News, White House, Fbi, Secret Service, Trump


What GOP Leaders Said About Merrick Garland In 2016

“I think we’re too close to the election," one GOP senator said about then-President Barack Obama's Supreme Court pick.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Gop, GOP Leaders Said About Merrick Garland


Opinion: GOP's hypocrisy on SCOTUS is the 'tale of the tape'

In March 2016, Sen. Lindsey Graham brushed off accusations of partisanship and invited critics to hold his feet to the fire after he opposed President Barack Obama's Supreme Court pick to replace Justice Antonin Scalia. His reasoning? It was an election year.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Gop, Stories, Lindsey Graham, Antonin Scalia


Opinion: GOP's Supreme Court hypocrisy in their own words

In March 2016, Sen. Lindsey Graham brushed off accusations of partisanship and invited critics to hold his feet to the fire after he opposed President Barack Obama's Supreme Court pick to replace Justice Antonin Scalia. His reasoning? It was an election year.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Stories, Lindsey Graham, Antonin Scalia, GOP s Supreme Court


Susan Collins says the president elected on November 3 should be the one to pick the next Supreme Court justice

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) is seen during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on September 9, 2020 in Washington, DC to discuss vaccines and protecting public health during the coronavirus pandemic. Greg Nash/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said in a statement Saturday that the president elected on November 3 should be the one to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death. Collins did not outright refuse to v...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Gop, Maine, Washington Dc, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Susan Collins, Collins, Trump, Ginsburg


Opinion: Lindsey Graham and the GOP's supreme hypocrisy

In March 2016, Sen. Lindsey Graham brushed off accusations of partisanship and invited critics to hold his feet to the fire after he opposed President Barack Obama's Supreme Court pick to replace Justice Antonin Scalia. His reasoning? It was an election year.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Gop, Stories, Lindsey Graham, Antonin Scalia


Envelope Containing Ricin Addressed To White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin. [Author: Zoë Richards]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Ricin, Zoë Richards


Envelope Containing Poison Ricin Reportedly Sent To Trump

The package was intercepted before it reached the White House, law enforcement officials said.
Tags: News, White House, Trump


Envelope addressed to Trump contained deadly poison

By MICHAEL BALSAMO | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Saturday. The letter was intercepted at a government facility that screens mail addressed to the White House and President Donald Trump, the official said. A preliminary investigation indicated it tested positive for ricin, a poison found naturally in castor beans, the official said. The ...
Tags: Politics, News, Mississippi, Navy, Washington, White House, Defense, Barack Obama, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Secret Service, Associated Press, Cia, Air Force, Donald Trump


Enveloped addressed to Trump contained deadly poison

By MICHAEL BALSAMO | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Saturday. The letter was intercepted at a government facility that screens mail addressed to the White House and President Donald Trump, the official said. A preliminary investigation indicated it tested positive for ricin, a poison found naturally in castor beans, the official said. The ...
Tags: Politics, News, Mississippi, Navy, Washington, White House, Defense, Barack Obama, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Secret Service, Associated Press, Cia, Air Force, Donald Trump


Authorities are investigating a package sent – but not delivered – to President Trump that contained the poison ricin

Officials are investigating a package sent to President Trump. It was screened off site and never made it to the White House.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Usa Today, Trump


As Trump Prepares for NC Rally, Tillis Backs Call To Fill Ginsburg Seat

While President Donald Trump prepares for a campaign rally in North Carolina on Saturday, Republican Thom Tillis, a junior senator for the state, is making his position clear that he believes the President is justified in nominating a successor for the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg who died Friday ahead of the election. Tillis, who faces a challenge from attorney and Democrat Cal Cunningham in November, tried to justify Trump nominating a replacement for Ginsburg’s seat before the election by saying...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Senate, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Democratic, Antonin Scalia, Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell R Ky, Tillis, Thom Tillis


'Use my words against me': A 2016 video of Lindsey Graham saying a Supreme Court vacancy should never be filled in an election year is going viral

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP) Associated Press A 2016 video of Sen. Lindsey Graham insisting that Supreme Court vacancies should never be filled in an election year is going viral on social media.  Since the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, lawmakers are voicing their stance about voting for her replacement. President Trump has already...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Iran, Cnn, Gop, Hawaii, News UK, Graham


Supreme Court Justices mourn the death but praise the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a formal group portrait to include the new Associate Justice, top row, far right, at the Supreme Court building in Washington. Seated from left: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Standing behind from left: Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Asso...
Tags: Politics, London, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, Court, America, Barack Obama, Trends, C, Washington Dc


Trump Suggests He Will Move On Supreme Court Nomination ‘Without Delay’

President Donald Trump indicated early Saturday that he will quickly move to nominate a replacement to the Supreme Court bench, hours after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday. “We were put in this position of power and importance to make decisions for the people who so proudly elected us,” Trump tweeted, adding that the most important of those decisions has long been the selection of Supreme Court justices. [email protected] We were put in this position of power and importance to ma...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Donald J Trump, McConnell, United States Supreme Court


Obama Calls Out McConnell’s Sudden Reversal Amid Talk Of Ginsburg Replacement

Former President Barack Obama urged Senate Republicans late Friday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to wait to fill the late liberal justice’s seat until after inauguration day. “Four and a half years ago, when Republicans refused to hold a hearing or an up-or-down vote on Merrick Garland, they invented the principle that the Senate shouldn’t fill an open seat on the Supreme Court before a new president was sworn in,” Obama wrote in a statement.  “A basic prin...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Mitch McConnell, Npr, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Ginsburg, Schumer, Supreme Court Justice, Mitch McConnell R Ky


Trump says he has an 'obligation' to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg 'without delay' amid reports he plans to name a nominee within days

President Donald Trump returns to the White House on September 18, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump traveled to Minnesota for a campaign event earlier in the day, before learning of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Saturday he had the "obligation" to nominate a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "without delay." Before she died, Ginsburg told her granddaughter in a statem...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Texas, News, Minnesota, Supreme Court, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Maine, Alaska, Ted Cruz


Obama Calls Out McConnell’s Sudden Reversal Amid Talk Of Pre-Election Ginsburg Replacement

Former President Barack Obama urged Senate Republicans late Friday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to wait to fill the late liberal justice’s seat until after inauguration day. “Four and a half years ago, when Republicans refused to hold a hearing or an up-or-down vote on Merrick Garland, they invented the principle that the Senate shouldn’t fill an open seat on the Supreme Court before a new president was sworn in,” Obama wrote in a statement.  “A basic prin...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, United States, Mitch McConnell, Npr, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Ginsburg, Schumer, Supreme Court Justice, Mitch McConnell R Ky


Republican Congressman Doug Collins attacks Ruth Bader Ginsburg on abortion just hours after her death

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill earlier this summer. Graeme Jennings - Pool/Getty Images Just hours after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Rep. Doug Collins attacked the late justice's position on abortion on Twitter. Collins tweeted Friday, "RIP to the more than 30 million innocent babies that have been murdered during the decades that Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended pro-abortion laws." During President T...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, US, Trends, Georgia, Conservatives, Cnn, House, Abortion, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Capitol Hill, The New York Times, Louisiana



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