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Dems: Red flags from Kushner sit-down with Russian banker
New red flags about Jared Kushner’s business dealings have emerged with his recent disclosure of a December meeting he held with the chief of a Russian development bank, leading Democratic lawmakers tell ABC News. "Mr. Kushner needs to come clean and be fully transparent with the public —
Recapping day one of confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Terry Moran break down day one of confirmation hearings for SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch.
What to expect on day two of Gorsuch's confirmation hearing
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Terry Moran discuss what to expect as Gorsuch faces questions on day two of confirmation hearings.
Progressive groups demand a filibuster against Trump's Supreme Court pick
Progressive organizations are ramping up their campaign against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and explicitly calling on Senate Democrats to do more to oppose his confirmation to the nation's highest court. Monday, leading organizations on the left, including MoveOn, UltraViolet, DailyKos,
Senate judiciary chairman won't have Sessions clarify Russia statements
Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, rejected a plea from Democrats to haul Attorney General Jeff Sessions before the committee again -- which held his confirmation hearing -- after it was revealed that he had contacts with a Russian official during the 2016 campaign. Grassley
Trump Suggests SCOTUS Nominee's Criticism Was Misrepresented
The president questioned whether the SCOTUS nominee challenged his judiciary views.
Gorsuch 'Not Afraid to Say What He Thinks,' Senator Says
After a tumultuous week on Capitol Hill , Sen. Steve Daines, R-Montana, has some advice for his colleagues: “Turn the temperature down a little bit.” Daines met one on one with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch this morning while Gorsuch was in the spotlight for telling Sen. Richard Blumenthal
ANALYSIS: How SCOTUS Drama is Ultimate Trump Distraction
It’s President Trump vs. the judicial branch. Trump vs. the legislative branch. Trump vs. his own nominee for the Supreme Court . Trump vs. senators, senators vs. senators, White House vs. media and a jumble of insults and shifting loyalties that’s already become familiar in Donald Trump’s
How Trump's Criticism of Judiciary Could Complicate Supreme Court Confirmation
President Trump's comments about the federal judge who blocked his immigration executive order have raised concerns among members of Congress and could complicate the pending confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Trump referred to U.S. District Judge James L. Robart over the weekend in
Trump Suggests That SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch's Criticism Was Misrepresented
President Trump today suggested that reported comments from his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch , calling attacks by the president on the judiciary "demoralizing" and "disheartening," were misrepresented, even though a spokesman for Gorsuch confirmed the remarks. In an early-morning