Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett opened Monday under highly unusual circumstances, only weeks before Election Day and during a pandemic. The political stakes for Barrett’s nomination are high, as the Supreme Court is scheduled to consider the Affordable…
Graham, R-S.C., praised Barrett as he opened Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Republican-led panel.
By Associated Press
Recent developments on national intelligence have exacerbated concerns the Trump administration is co-opting government capabilities for its own gain. In one example, mere hours before the first Trump-Biden debate, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe declassified unverified Russian intelligence suggesting…
By Nick Schifrin
Republican lawmakers on Wednesday confronted former FBI Director James Comey about his oversight of the Trump-Russia investigation during a politically charged hearing that focused attention on problems with a probe that have becoming a rallying cry for Trump supporters…
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Republican senators weighing what to do about the vacancy on the Supreme Court are facing questions about their own past comments amid complaints by Democrats that their views have shifted with changing political reality.
Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates is expected to testify Wednesday morning in GOP probe into Russia investigation.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including how declining support for President Trump is shifting the momentum in several key Senate races toward Democrats, Trump’s decision…
By Associated Press
The Senate Judiciary Committee will debate and vote May 21 on a subpoena authorization related to the origins of the Russia investigation, as well as potential abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, a close ally of President Donald Trump, said Sunday that the Justice Department has established a way to review information gathered in Ukraine by Trump personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
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