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‘I’m Astounded By That’: Sen. Hawley Presses Biden Judicial Nominee On Whether Rape Should...

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley pressed President Joe Biden’s judicial nominee for commissioner and vice chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission on whether rape should have mandatory minimums.Hawley cited nominee Laura Mate calling for the commission to change its guidelines to allow judges to “depart” from mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines. He asked if there is…

Senate Fails to Pass Democrat Abortion Bill

Senate Democrats on Wednesday failed to pass legislation that would prohibit local, state, and federal governments from preventing abortions. The Senate attempted to invoke cloture and end debate on S. 4132, the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022. The motion failed 49-51, as Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) opposed the motion, and it required 60 votes…

GOP Rips ‘Dystopian’ DHS Plans for Disinformation Governance Board, ‘Orwellian Abuse of Power’ by...

Republican officials ripped recent plans of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to set up a “Disinformation Governance Board” intended to combat “misinformation” online, describing it as an “Orwellian abuse of power” and calling to defund it. During a congressional hearing Wednesday, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas discussed the “just established” board, which is…

Americans Support Trump’s China Tariffs. So Why Are GOP Senators Trying To Tear Them...

Polling indicates Americans want to continue retaliating against China with tariffs, but most GOP senators are attempting to roll them back in a bill meant to increase U.S. competitiveness against the communist power. “It basically undermines the entire of U.S. trade policy, especially when it comes to China,” Nick Iacovella, senior vice president, Public Affairs…

AP Claims Republicans Oppose Ketanji Brown Jackson Because She’s Too Empathetic

The Associated Press (AP) claimed Friday that Republican senators opposed Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson because she is too empathetic.In a piece titled “Supreme Court nominee’s ’empathy’ is flashpoint for Senate,” the AP claims that “empathy is not a quality many Republican senators want to see in the next Supreme Court Justice.” “Traditionally…

Josh Hawley Grills Ketanji Brown Jackson on Alleged Leniency on Child Pornographers

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) grilled Supreme Court Justice nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Tuesday about her alleged leniency toward child pornographers. Hawley asked Jackson, regarding her time as a federal district court judge, about giving child pornographers more lenient sentences than what the sentencing guidelines recommend. Hawley said in one case that Jackson contended that the…

Andrew McCarthy Pushes Back On Sen. Josh Hawley’s Criticism Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Fox News contributor Andrew McCarthy pushed back on Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley’s remarks Monday regarding Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s record.The Missouri senator pointed to Brown’s record on cases involving child pornography, accusing her record of going “beyond soft on crime” and “endangering our children.” McCarthy published a Sunday op-ed for the National…

Senators Signal Three Issues That Will Define The Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

Senators are signaling that they will home in on personal background, criminal sentencing and court-packing during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.Jackson, nominated to replace retiring Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, was first appointed to the U.S. District Court for Washington, D.C., in 2013 by President Barack Obama. President Joe Biden elevated…

Leftist Pundit Elie Mystal Accuses Sen. Hawley Of Trying To Get Biden SCOTUS Nominee...

March 19, 2022 1:52 PM ET Political pundit Elie Mystal accused Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley of attempting to get President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson killed Saturday after Hawley brought up Jackson’s history on child porn rulings.WATCH: Elie Mystal accuses Josh Hawley of trying to get Ketanji Brown Jackson killed: “He…

‘An Alarming Pattern’: Sen. Josh Hawley Questions Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Record On Child Porn...

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley raised concern Wednesday about Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson’s previous rulings on child pornography cases.Hawley alleged Jackson has questioned requiring convicts to register as sex offenders, saying public policy is a led by a “climate of fear, hatred and revenge” via Twitter Wednesday. The senator, a member of the…

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