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Trump says Green New Deal 'A hoax like the hoax I just went through,' disses wind energy technology

The guy sure has a knack for compounding the maximum number of lies into one line. President Donald Trump today, while speaking to Sempra Energy employees in Louisiana, referenced the Green New Deal advocated by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). He seems to be obsessed and upset by it. “That's a hoax like the hoax I just went through,” said President Trump. “Under that deal, everybody in this room gets fired. All of the thousands of guys and women standing on these buildings gets fired....
Tags: Post, News, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald, Aoc, Cameron LNG, Sempra Energy, Charlie, Mueller, Seung Min Kim, Timothy Cama, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Green New Deal, GreenNewDeal


Trump dinner comes at a pivotal time for Rancho Palos Verdes golf club

President Donald Trump is having dinner Friday, April 5, 2019, at his Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes during a trip to California to see progress on a border wall and attend a Beverly Hills fundraiser. (File photo by Brad Graverson/Daily Breeze) By David A. Fahrenthold and Jonathan O’Connell President Trump plans to have dinner at his for-profit golf course in Rancho Palos Verdes Friday night, with his son Eric Trump, the city council and dozens of friends and supporters, acco...
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Trump to have dinner at his Rancho Palos Verdes golf club

President Donald Trump is having dinner Friday, April 5, 2019, at his Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes during a trip to California to see progress on a border wall and attend a Beverly Hills fundraiser. (File photo by Brad Graverson/Daily Breeze) By David A. Fahrenthold and Jonathan O’Connell President Trump plans to have dinner at his for-profit golf course in Rancho Palos Verdes Friday night, with his son Eric Trump, the city council and dozens of friends and supporters, acco...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, Hollywood, News, California, Mexico, La, White House, Virginia, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, West Coast


Meanwhile, Kavanaugh pal Mark Judge hides out in Delaware beach house with his Superman comics

What does a man with nothing to hide do? He runs off to a beach house in Delaware, and finds refuge amid piles of rumpled clothes and boxes of vintage Superman comics. Mark Judge has fled Washington DC to a windswept beach home, far away from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's memory or Michael Avenatti's new gang rape claims. Judge previously told the Senate committee he has no memory of the sexual assault incident alleged by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, and said last week while that story broke tha...
Tags: Post, News, Sexual Assault, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, Ford, Washington Dc, Delaware, Grassley, Barbara, McConnell, Kavanaugh, Judiciary Committee, Bethany Beach, Seung Min Kim


Donnelly Calls For Pushing Back Kavanaugh Vote

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), a red-state Democrat in for a competitive reelection fight, spoke out about the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavnaugh on Monday, calling for a delay in the confirmation process. From a New York Times reporter: NEWS — @SenDonnelly says “The allegations made against Judge Kavanaugh are serious and merit further review. Given the nature of these allegations, and the number of outstanding questions, I believe the Judiciary Committee shou...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, New York Times, Donnelly, Kavanaugh, Judiciary Committee, Seung Min Kim, Livewire, Sen Joe Donnelly, Kate Riga, Brett Kavnaugh


Kavanaugh Committee Vote Still On For Thursday Despite On-Record Assault Claim

The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Sunday that it was “disturbing” that an on-the-record allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would “surface on the eve of a committee vote” on Kavanaugh’s nomination. Taylor Foy, Grassley’s spokesperson, added to the Washington Post’s Seung Min Kim: “The vote hasn’t been rescheduled.” The allegation itself wasn’t called disturbing. Chairman Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) statement used another word for it...
Tags: Post, News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Politico, Cnn, Fbi, Ford, Chuck Grassley, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Collins, Committee, Shah


Friday round-up

For The New York Times, Catie Edmondson and Nicholas Fandos report that “[t]he senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee referred information involving Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, to federal investigators on Thursday, but the senator declined to make public what the matter involved.” Additional coverage comes from Seung Min Kim and Elise Viebeck for The Washington Post, Richard Wolf for USA Today, Kristina Peterson and Jess Bravin for The Wal...
Tags: Usa, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Politico, New York Times, Npr, Usa Today, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Justice Department, Collins, Trump, Round-up


Feinstein says she referred letter concerning Kavanaugh to federal investigators

By Seung Min Kim and Elise Viebeck The Washington Post WASHINGTON – The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Thursday that she received a letter from a person about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and referred it to federal investigators. ”That individual strongly requested confidentiality, declined to come forward or press the matter further, and I have honored that decision. I have, however, referred the matter to federal investigative authorities,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein o...
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, California, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Dianne Feinstein, Justice Department, Senate Judiciary Committee


Thursday round-up

For USA Today, Richard Wolf reports that “Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh responded to more than 1,000 written questions from dissatisfied Democrats Wednesday by revealing more about his personal finances but little more about his views on the law.” At (subscription or registration required), Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro highlight some of Kavanaugh’s answers to more than a thousand written questions posed by senators … in the wake of [Kavanaugh’s] confirmation hearing last week.” Addition...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Senate, Cnn, Atlantic, Maine, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Fox News, Associated Press, Republican, Usa Today, George W Bush, Wall Street Journal, Collins


“Kavanaugh offers details on Nationals tickets purchases that led to debt”

“Kavanaugh offers details on Nationals tickets purchases that led to debt”: Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post has this report.
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, The Washington Post, Kavanaugh, Seung Min Kim


Monday round-up

On Friday, the Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up its four-day hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court with a day of testimony from witnesses, including former law clerks to Kavanaugh, two former solicitors general, a survivor of the Parkland school shooting, and John Dean, President Richard Nixon’s White House counsel during Watergate. We live-blogged the session, and Jon Levitan rounded up early coverage and commentary for this blog. Amy Howe recaps the highl...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Court, United States, New York Times, Npr, Roe V Wade, Trump, Round-up, Senate Judiciary Committee, Robert Barnes, Howe, Adam Liptak


“Kavanaugh hearings didn’t alter nominee’s Supreme Court trajectory”

“Kavanaugh hearings didn’t alter nominee’s Supreme Court trajectory”: Robert Barnes and Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post have this report.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, The Washington Post, Robert Barnes, Kavanaugh, Seung Min Kim


“As Hearings End, Democrats Accuse Supreme Court Nominee of Dissembling”

“As Hearings End, Democrats Accuse Supreme Court Nominee of Dissembling”: Charlie Savage and Sheryl Gay Stolberg have this article in today’s edition of The New York Times. Carl Hulse has a new installment of his “On Washington” column headlined “Democrats Sow Disorder in the Senate Over Kavanaugh and the Court.” Sabrina Tavernise has an article headlined “The Future of Abortion Under a New Supreme Court? Look to Arkansas.” And the newspaper contains an editorial titled “Confirmed: Brett Kavanau...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington, Senate, Uncategorized, Arkansas, New York Times, Leahy, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Charlie Savage, The Washington Times, Kavanaugh, Sabrina Tavernise, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Carl Hulse


Tuesday round-up

Today’s Supreme Court news will emanate from Capitol Hill, where the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy kicks off today at 9:30 a.m. At NPR, Nina Totenberg reports that the “almost-week-long hearing will have both more and less drama than Neil Gorsuch’s last year — more because Kavanaugh has a longer record in public life and a paper trail to match, and less because the Republicans changed the Senate rul...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Nbc News, New York Times, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, Npr, Usa Today, Dianne Feinstein, George W Bush, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Kennedy


Thursday round-up

For USA Today, Richard Wolf reports that “[f]or three eventful years of George W. Bush’s presidency – involving wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Hurricane Katrina, battles over abortion and immigration, and two Supreme Court vacancies – Brett Kavanaugh held one of the most important jobs in the White House,” but “as the Senate considers Kavanaugh’s qualifications for the Supreme Court, his work as staff secretary – described by others who have held the job as the president’s inbox and outbox – rema...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Colorado, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Iraq, Cnn, Afghanistan, Commission, Epa, Npr, Usa Today, Donald Trump, National Archives, George W Bush


Wednesday round-up

At CNN, Lauren Fox reports that “[t]wo red state Democrats are scheduled to meet [today] with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, highly anticipated meetings that could set the tone for where some of the Senate’s most vulnerable Democrats land on appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.” According to Seung Min Kim for The Washington Post, “the White House is warning that time is running short for Democratic leaders to schedule sit-downs with the judge before his confirmation...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Politico, Bloomberg, Cnn, United States, New York Times, Kickstarter, Fox News, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Wall Street Journal, Round-up


Monday round-up

On Friday afternoon, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced that the committee’s hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy will begin on September 4 and last three to four days. Coverage comes from Elana Schor at Politico, Richard Wolf for USA Today, Seung Min Kim for The Washington Post, Lisa Mascaro and Mark Sherman for the Associated Press, Todd Ruger at Roll Call, and Manu Raju at CNN. At Vox, Li Zhou reports that “Grassley’s ...
Tags: Usa, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Nbc News, Cnn, New York Times, Chuck Grassley, Bill Clinton, Associated Press, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Washington Post, Starr


Monday round-up

At BuzzFeed News, Chris Geidner and Jason Leopold report that “[i]n the midst of a growing fight over what documents senators will see from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s five years in the George W. Bush White House, a narrow glance into three months of Kavanaugh’s communications with just one office at the Justice Department shows that he worked on key questions involving the president’s power to keep documents from Congress and the public, as well as important legislation in the after...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Congress, Colorado, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Los Angeles, Bill Clinton, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency


“Inside Kavanaugh’s charm offensive, talk of independence and legal precedent”

“Inside Kavanaugh’s charm offensive, talk of independence and legal precedent”: Seung Min Kim has this article in today’s edition of The Washington Post.
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Kavanaugh, Seung Min Kim


“National Archives says it won’t be able to produce all Kavanaugh documents until end of October”

“National Archives says it won’t be able to produce all Kavanaugh documents until end of October”: Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post has this report. Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times has an article headlined “GOP senators dismiss Dem demands for Kavanaugh records: ‘It’s about delay.’” Laura Litvan and Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News report that “Kavanaugh Documents Won’t Be Ready Until October, Archives Says.” Manu Raju and Lauren Fox of CNN report that “Republicans won’t budge on Kavanaugh ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, Cnn, Gop, National Archives, The Washington Post, Lauren Fox, Bloomberg News, Greg Stohr, The Washington Times, The Hill, Kavanaugh, Manu Raju, Elana Schor, Burgess Everett of Politico


“‘Unprecedented partisan interference’: Senate escalates bitter fight over Kavanaugh’s record.”

“‘Unprecedented partisan interference’: Senate escalates bitter fight over Kavanaugh’s record.” Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post has this report. Sarah D. Wire of The Los Angeles Times reports that “Key GOP senators side with party as Democrats seek documents about Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.” And Elana Schor of Politico reports that “Senate hits stalemate over release of disputed Kavanaugh documents.”
Tags: Law, Senate, Politico, Uncategorized, Gop, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Kavanaugh, Elana Schor, Seung Min Kim, Sarah D Wire, Trump s Supreme Court


Wednesday round-up

For The Washington Post, Seung Min Kim reports that “[s]enators escalated a bitter dispute over Brett M. Kavanaugh’s documents” yesterday, as “Senate Democrats, infuriated with Republicans for requesting only a portion of Kavanaugh’s records from his tenure in the George W. Bush White House, sent a wide-ranging request demanding that his entire paper trail be provided to Congress.” Stephen Dinan reports for The Washington Times that “[t]he National Archives on Monday released the first big batch...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, New York Times, Rand Paul, George W Bush, Wall Street Journal, Paul Krugman, Abbott, Round-up


Monday round-up

For The Daily Caller, Kevin Daley reports that “Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh celebrated early successes in the nomination process with White House officials Friday,” and that “administration officials feel the judge is strongly positioned for confirmation.” For The Washington Post, Seung Min Kim reports that “Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) is escalating a contentious dispute over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s records, pressing former president George W. Bus...
Tags: Post, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Boston, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, Cnn, Maine, Alaska, New York Times, Associated Press, Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Wednesday round-up

At Politico, Elana Schor reports that “[p]artisan tensions over records on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh boiled over on Tuesday, as Democrats insisted on access to all communications from his five years in the George W. Bush White House while Republicans tried to narrow the scope of the massive document release.” Additional coverage of the dissension over document disclosure comes from Seung Min Kim for The Washington Post. At The Daily Caller, Kevin Daley reports that “Judge Brett Kavan...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington, Kentucky, White House, Politico, Gop, South Dakota, New York Times, George W Bush, Wall Street Journal, Round-up, PAUL, Wayfair, D C Circuit, U S Court of Appeals


“White House counsel huddles with Senate Republicans on dispute over documents from Supreme Court nominee”

“White House counsel huddles with Senate Republicans on dispute over documents from Supreme Court nominee”: Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post has this report. Elana Schor of Politico reports that “Partisan discord builds over Trump Supreme Court pick.” And on this evening’s broadcast of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Kelsey Snell had an audio segment titled “Why Senate Democrats Are Refusing To Meet With Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.”
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Senate, White House, Politico, Uncategorized, Npr, The Washington Post, Elana Schor, Seung Min Kim, Trump Supreme Court, Kelsey Snell


“Supreme Court pick’s remarks on Nixon case open new front in confirmation fight”

“Supreme Court pick’s remarks on Nixon case open new front in confirmation fight”: Seung Min Kim and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post have this report.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, The Washington Post, Nixon, Robert Barnes, Seung Min Kim


“Democrats seize on failure of judicial pick to demand all of Supreme Court nominee’s documents”

“Democrats seize on failure of judicial pick to demand all of Supreme Court nominee’s documents”: Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post has this report.
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, The Washington Post, Seung Min Kim


“Senate GOP withdraws judicial nominee Ryan Bounds, delivering a blow to Trump’s court plans”

“Senate GOP withdraws judicial nominee Ryan Bounds, delivering a blow to Trump’s court plans”: Karoun Demirjian and Seung Min Kim of The Washington Post have this report. Alex Swoyer of The Washington Times reports that “Senators dismiss Trump’s judicial nominee for 9th Circuit.” Samuel Chamberlain of Fox News reports that “Trump appeals court nominee withdraws amid outcry over college writings.” And Andrew Desiderio of The Daily Beast reports that “GOP Sen. Tim Scott Sinks Trump Nominee Over Pa...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Fox News, The Washington Post, Trump, Senate GOP, The Washington Times, Seung Min Kim, Samuel Chamberlain, Andrew Desiderio, Alex Swoyer, Karoun Demirjian, Ryan Bounds, GOP Sen Tim Scott Sinks Trump Nominee


Friday round-up

As the Monday deadline President Donald Trump has set for announcing his replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy approaches, Robert Costa and Seung Min Kim report for The Washington Post that “Trump’s deliberations over a Supreme Court nominee now center on three candidates culled from his shortlist: federal judges Brett M. Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge and Amy Coney Barrett.” At NPR, Nina Totenberg names Kavanaugh and Barrett as the two finalists, and reports that “a quint...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, California, Washington Post, Politico, Court, Nbc News, South Dakota, New York Times, Arizona, Ohio, Npr, Christian, Illinois, Donald Trump, Ada


Monday round-up

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s on June 27 generates significant coverage and commentary—especially with regard to consequences for Kennedy’s legacy, the court, politics and other specific issue areas. Nina Totenberg of NPR writes that Kennedy “may feel secure in his legacy. But Justice Sandra Day O’Connor did, too, only to be disappointed.” For the New Yorker, Jeffrey Toobin observes “some irony in Kennedy’s decision” to retire because the “whole purpose of [President Donald] Trump’s Supreme Court ...
Tags: Texas, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Politico, Book Reviews, Nbc News, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Indiana