Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the feminist professor and lawyer who became a progressive heroine, died Friday, giving President Donald Trump a last-minute chance nominate a third jurist to the high court.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced 20 additions to his list of prospective Supreme Court nominees, including Republican senators Ted Cruz (Texas), Tom Cotton (Ark.), and Josh Hawley (Mo.) as well as eight Trump appointees on the federals appeals courts.
The Justice Department's decision to threaten Yale University with a lawsuit over allegedly discriminatory admissions practices has raised questions about timing and politics, but those connected to the probe say they had little choice but to proceed when they did.
Sen. Gary Peters (D, Mich.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, is slow rolling a subpoena for a former State Department official tied to the Christopher Steele dossier, Senate Republicans say.