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    PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — Vice President Mike Pence told Breitbart News exclusively that he and President Donald Trump consider the U.S. Supreme Court one of, if not the most, important issue in the upcoming presidential election, saying there may be nothing that rises to the level of appointing justices to the highest court in the land. Asked during an exclusive interview on Thursday that aired on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel about the possibility of several vacancies...
    Neil Gorsuch voted with the liberals yet again on an American Indian rights case, and with the majority against absolute immunity for Trump. Story below. This is such a simple message. We have to reopen schools, but we have to do it safely. People in the WH and state houses are ignoring the second part. The virus has to be controlled first. Here is the key concept, that you need to control the virus to open the schools. The coronavirus task...
    (CNN)NOAA has issued a La Niña watch, which is one of the harbingers of an active hurricane season. But first, Tropical Storm Fay will creep its way up the East Coast today. Heres what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get 5 Things You Need to Know Today delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)1. CoronavirusThe US saw another record daily rise in reported Covid-19 cases, with 60,646...
    Thursday on MSNBC, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said the Supreme Court gave Congress a “road map” on how to get the records of President Donald Trump’s business transactions with Deutsche Bank. Host Chuck Todd said, “The court said Congress— that the president can’t block this stuff from Congress completely, but Congress has to meet a certain set of criteria. So how will you address your request based on this court ruling?” Waters said, “You’re absolutely correct in describing what happened...
    Savannah Rychcik July 9, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump slammed New York City after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a Manhattan prosecutor can obtain his financial records including his tax returns. During a roundtable event with Hispanic leaders, Trump expressed his frustration with the ruling. “This is not a hoax, this is purely political. I win at the federal level and we won very decisively and so they send it into New York,” Trump said. He added, “And you...
    Leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference praised the Supreme Court’s defense of the Little Sisters of the Poor against immoral bullying while underscoring deeper problems that remain with the Obama-era Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate. Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski, chairman of the Bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty, and Kansas City Archbishop Joseph Naumann, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a joint statement Wednesday praising the Court’s recognition of the religious freedom of the Little Sisters of the...
    Fox News legal analyst Andrew NapolitanoAndrew Peter NapolitanoFoxs Napolitano to Trump: First Amendment does not regulate Twitter Judge Napolitano: Trump doesnt have right to override governors on church openings Foxs Napolitano: NJ gym owner defying stay-at-home order an American hero and national treasure MORE said that the Supreme Court’s Thursday rulings on President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and feeling really pretty good after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office...
    Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden reacted to the Supreme Court’s opinions regarding President Donald Trump‘s tax returns, posting a challenge on his Twitter account for the president to release his records himself, as Biden has done. The opinion in Trump v. Vance, released Thursday morning, was a 7-2 decision in which the Court rejected Trump’s argument that presidents are absolutely immune to the criminal process, paving the way for New York prosecutors to...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and feeling really pretty good after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who protect Trump in new ad MORE on Thursday complained that he was being treated unfairly and subject to “political prosecution” after the Supreme Court ruled that New York state prosecutors could subpoena his financial records while blocking Democrats from accessing his tax returns for...
    In a pair of rulings Thursday, the Supreme Court decided that President Trumps tax documents can be sought as a part of a criminal investigation, but that, at least for now, Congress is not able to get his financial records. In a 7-2 decision in Trump v. Vance, the court rejected arguments by Trumps lawyers and the Department of Justice that the president is immune to a state criminal investigation while in office or that a higher standard is...
    Fox News was ready to declare “victory” for President Donald Trump on Thursday morning after the Supreme Court ruled by a 7-2 margin that he must turn over his tax returns to the Manhattan District Attorney. But then Judge Andrew Napolitano stepped in to say not so fast. “It sounds like in a strange way that might lead to victory for a president because if it goes back to the lower courts it would seem that any further action would...
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled a New York grand jury can subpoena President Trump’s tax returns and financial records, but blocked a similar request from congressional investigators, sending both decisions back to lower courts and keeping the records under wraps for the foreseeable future. In two 7-2 verdicts, the justices said the president was not immune from subpoenas and criminal investigations but ruled an investigation from Democrat-led House Committees was too broad, and that it claimed limitless...
    Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano reacted to the Supreme Court’s decision on Donald Trump’s tax returns by pronouncing their verdict “a defeat for the president.” On Thursday, the Court ruled that Trump is not immune to criminal process and cannot block the district attorney of Manhattan from reviewing his tax returns. It remains to be seen whether Congress will be able to access Trump’s financial information as they’ve been pursuing, though the decision still marks a major legal...
    President Donald Trump must release his tax returns and other financial records to the Manhattan district attorney, the Supreme Court has ordered. Trump has been refusing to release his tax returns for years, unlike the last six presidents. More to follow...Jamie RossReporter@JamieRoss7jamie.ross@thedailybeast.comPilar MelendezReporter@pbmelendezPilar.Melendez@thedailybeast.comGot a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here.
    (CNN)2020 has been a tough year for transportation, but it could also be a golden turning point for Americas high-speed rail lines. Heres what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get 5 Things You Need to Know Today delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)1. CoronavirusAt least 24 states have hit pause on reopening plans as US coronavirus cases rocket past 3 million. To add to the tension,...
            by Mary Margaret Olohan  The United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold conscience exemptions from former President Barack Obama’s birth control mandate in a victory for the Little Sisters of the Poor. SCOTUS ruled 7-2 that the Catholic nuns are exempt from Obama’s contraceptive mandate.  “For over 150 years, the Little Sisters have engaged in faithful service and sacrifice, motivated by a religious calling to surrender all for the sake of their brother,” Justice Clarence Thomas...
    Kevin Nicholson, CEO and President of No Better Friend Corp., spoke with the Daily Caller’s Samantha Renck about a recent SCOTUS ruling in favor of school choice, concerns over returning to school and more. Nicholson explained how school choice gained traction in 1990 under the guidance of then-Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson alongside Annette “Polly” Williams. “What they saw was the need for an escape valve for many kids living in disadvantaged communities,” Nicholson said, “who didn’t have access to...
    On Wednesday, the Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, ruled in favor of the Trump administration, which had expanded an exemption from Obamacare’s birth-control mandate so religious employers could refuse to provide coverage for contraception they disapproved of. Two states, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, had challenged the Trump administration’s new rules, as SCOTUSblog noted. SCOTUSblog wrote, “The federal government excused churches and other houses of worship from having to comply with the mandate; it also created an ‘opt-out’ process for...
    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts was briefly hospitalized last month after falling at a Maryland country club. According to the Washington Post, Roberts suffered a fall while at the Chevy Chase Club on June 21, serious enough that he required stitches and spent the night in the hospital for observation. He was released the next morning. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg told the Post that doctors believe Roberts fell due to light-headedness caused by dehydration:The Chief Justice was...
    The Supreme Court handed religious freedom and the Trump administration a significant victory on Wednesday. In a 7-2 ruling, the court said the Trump administration acted lawfully when it expanded exemptions to the Affordable Care Acts mandate that forces employers to provide free contraceptives to employees. The case — Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul Home v. Pennsylvania — centered on whether the executive branch may lawfully make it easier for...
      The Supreme Court of the United States handed down 7-2 opinion on Wednesday in Morrissey-Berru v. Our Lady of Guadalupe; the two consolidated cases asked whether religious schools are exempt from federal anti-discrimination laws. Agnes Morrissey-Berru was a sixth-grade substitute teacher who brought an age-discrimination claim, and Kristin Biel was a fifth-grade teacher who claimed to have been the victim of discrimination under the under the Americans with Disabilities Act. In both cases, the Catholic school defendants argued that the teachers have...
    The United States Supreme Court ruled Wednesday to throw out employment discrimination lawsuits from former Catholic school teachers. SCOTUS ruled 7-2 that the former teachers’ employment discrimination suits are barred by “ministerial exception.” Justice Samuel Alito delivered the opinion of the Court. In his opinion, Alito said that under the “ministerial exception,” courts must “stay out of employment disputes involving those holding certain important positions with churches and other religious institutions.” “It is instructive to consider why a church’s independence on matters ‘of faith and doctrine’ requires the authority...
    The United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold conscience exemptions from former President Barack Obama’s birth control mandate in a victory for the Little Sisters of the Poor. SCOTUS ruled 7-2 that the Catholic nuns are exempt from Obama’s contraceptive mandate. (RELATED: Little Sisters Of The Poor Battle Democratic AGs Over Birth Control Mandate) “For over 150 years, the Little Sisters have engaged in faithful service and sacrifice, motivated by a religious calling to surrender all for the sake of their...
    Dharna Noor9 minutes ago•Filed to:kxlkxldaplAtlantic Coast Pipelinepipelinesoil and gasSavePhoto: Nicholas Kamm (Getty Images) Climate justice activists have had an ecstatic start to the week. In a 24-hour period, three major planned fossil fuel pipelines were delayed or possibly cancelled altogether: Developers cancelled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline on Sunday, a court ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline be cancelled on Monday, and just hours later, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a federal judge’s rejection of a crucial permit for the Keystone XL...
    Liberal groups predicted that appointing Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would result in dangerous limits on abortion access and other prominent political issues. “Access to safe and legal abortion, birth control, and other basic health care is hanging in the balance,” warned former Planned Parenthood President Cecil Richards. Yet their warnings are so far unfounded, with the Supreme Court overturning a pro-life Louisiana law. Liberal groups predicted that appointing Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would result...