U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear President Trump’s appeal against ruling on border wall funds

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration of a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional powers by diverting military funds to pay for his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. At issue is the legality of the president’s decision, after Congress refused to appropriate money he… Read More U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear President Trump’s appeal against ruling on border wall funds

Thousands protest against Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at Washington Women’s March

Thousands marched to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday to commemorate the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and protest President Donald Trump’s rush to push through Amy Coney Barrett as her replacement. The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled an October 22 vote on the nomination of Barrett, a conservative appellate judge, over… Read More Thousands protest against Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at Washington Women’s March

U.S. President Donald Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court nomination

President Donald Trump on Saturday nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and she pledged to become a justice in the mold of the late staunch conservative Antonin Scalia, setting another milestone in Trump’s rightward shift of the top U.S. judicial body. Trump’s announcement during a flag-festooned White House Rose Garden ceremony – with… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump picks Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court nomination