Tag: Supreme Court

Trump Asks SCOTUS to Block Tax Record Request

President Trump has asked the United States Supreme Court to shield his tax records from investigators. According to The Hill: President Trump on Tuesday filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court asking the justices to shield his tax records from a New York grand jury subpoena. The filing from Trump’s personal attorneys marks the second

Schumer Refuses to Meet Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

In a major act of political foot-stomping Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is refusing to meet with President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee, Amy Coney Barrett. According to The Hill: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Tuesday that he will not meet with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump‘s third Supreme Court pick. Democrats are weighing whether

GOP Takes First Post-Ginsburg Case to the Supreme Court

The GOP is taking a case to limit mail-in voting in Pennsylvania to the Supreme Court in the first post-Ginsburg case. According to The Hill: Republicans plan to ask the Supreme Court to review a major Pennsylvania state court ruling that extended the due date for mail ballots in the key battleground state, teeing up

Surpeme Court Stops Dems From Speeding Up Crusade for Trump’s Financial Docs

The Supreme Court refused to allow the Democrats to speed up their legal battle to obtain President Trump’s financial information. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The decision means that the chances of congressional investigators obtaining Trump’s financial records ahead of the November election, which were already remote, are even lower. Justice Sonia Sotomayor was

Feds Execute First Federal Prisoner in 17 Years

The Federal Government has put a convicted child killer to death. The execution becomes the first time the federal government has put a prisoner to death in 17 years. According to The Washington Free Beacon: White nationalist and child murderer Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death Tuesday morning, following a late-night wave of legal

Supreme Court Upholds DACA

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision upheld DACA dealing a major blow to President Trump. According to The Hill: The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday to block the Trump administration from ending an Obama-era program that shields nearly 700,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation, upending a key feature of President Trump’s immigration agenda. In a

SUPREME COURT: Taxpayers Owe Insurers Billions Because of Obamacare

The Supreme Court has ruled that the US Government (US Taxpayers) owe healthcare insurers billions of dollars due to Obamacare. According to The Hill: The 8-1 decision on the $12 billion risk corridor program is a victory for insurers, but comes well after the funding could have had an impact on the ObamaCare law. The

Speculation of Dertshowitz Joining Trump’s Legal Team Increases

Famed liberal lawyer Alan Dershowitz met with President Trump over Christmas which increased speculation that he will join Trump’s legal defense team. According to The Daily Wire: Tuesday night, famed attorney Alan Dershowitz met President Trump at Trump’s annual Christmas Eve dinner in the ballroom at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, fueling more speculation that he may

Supreme Court Allows Homeless to Sleep Outdoors

The Supreme Court has allowed a ruling to stand that permits homeless people to sleep outdoors in areas where proper shelter does not exist. According to The Hill: The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ruling that deemed it unconstitutional to criminally prosecute homeless people for sleeping on outdoor public property when no