In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump insisted that his Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, did not call Mr. Trump's tweet criticizing a federal judge "disheartening" and "demoralizing," and said Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal "misrepresented Gorsuch." Also, the top U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
When a federal judge in Seattle halted President Trump’s immigration ban, the president fired back, calling him a “so-called judge.” Do Mr. Trump’s comments hurt the U.S. legal system? Former Judge Paul Cassell of the U.S. District Court for Utah…
By Ken Thomas and Darlene Superville, Associated Press
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Three judges on the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will decide as soon as Thursday whether to immediately reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban, which temporarily suspended the nation's refugee program and immigration from seven mostly Muslim countries…
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump escalated his war of words with the federal judges considering challenges to his immigration order, saying even if "you were a bad student in high school, you can understand this." Also, newly confirmed…
By PBS NewsHour
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan sits down with Judy Woodruff for an extended interview. They discuss Ryan’s relationship with President Trump, why he would never support a Muslim ban, finding common purpose with Steve Bannon, why he thinks restarting…
House Speaker Paul Ryan told PBS NewsHour in an interview Wednesday that he did not think Donald Trump's efforts to bring the U.S. closer to Russia would succeed. In the broad-ranging interview, Ryan also addressed the president's immigration ban, and…
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Wednesday's confirmation vote comes amid rising tension between Republicans controlling the chamber over what they call delaying tactics by minority Democratic members.
By Associated Press
Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has told a Democratic senator that he found the president's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing." Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut disclosed the comments from Judge Neil Gorsuch after meeting with the nominee Wednesday.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Organizations opposing President Donald Trump's executive order to curb government regulations filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block it.
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