The Trump administration is denying it tried to block former acting Attorney General Sally Yates from testifying before Congress about Russia.
Former President Barack Obama said last year that well-qualified Supreme Court candidates should be able to join the bench regardless of disagreements on policy, and his own White House spokesman said Obama regretted voting to filibuster Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito when he was a senator.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) said he is “not inclined to filibuster” Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, which would place him at odds with Democratic leadership, The Hill reports.
Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton’s resume keeps expanding. The current vice chair of the Clinton Foundation and former occasional news reporter has joined the travel company Expedia’s board, according to Yahoo News.