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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–April 7, 2017–Trump-appointed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has been officially confirmed by the Senate as Supreme Court Justice in a 54-45 vote. Gorsuch will fill the 14-month-vacancy seat previously held by Justice Antonio Scalia due to his death in February 2016. Former President Obama attempted to fill the seat with Merrick Garland but was blocked by republicans last year.  Democrats held a filibuster which was blocked by republicans just 24-hours prior by invoking a nuclear option. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ignited a simple majority vote, which ultimately…

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Obama Talks Greatest Accomplishments, Worst Mistakes During Presidency

President Barack Obama sat down for the first time since 2008 with “Fox News Sunday” to discuss his greatest accomplishment and worst mistake in his presidency. The show was taped from the University of Chicago Law School Friday morning, Where Obama was a law professor. The commander-in-chief let the world know his greatest mistake: not planning for the day after toppling Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi. While talking with anchor Chris Wallace, Obama outlined where his administration went wrong in the intervention of Libya. “Probably failing to plan for the day after…

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America Wants Obama to Select New Supreme Court Justice

New polls released by CNN/ORC suggests Americans are in favor of President Barack Obama picking a new Supreme Court Justice than his successor. by the numbers, 57 percent of voters want Obama to select who fills the vacant seat. Last week, March 16, the president announced his pick for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS): Merrick Garland, a seasoned, moderate judge who has bipartisan support. Polls also show Americans are in favor of seeing congress nominate Merrick Garland to the supreme court, with 52 percent supporting. The GOP has…

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President Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

Merrick Garland, US appeals judge in the Washington DC circuit is Obama’s pick for Supreme Court Justice. Garland was nominated for the ninth seat on the highest court due to the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia February 13. Obama referred to Garland as being ” One of America’s sharpest legal minds” on the white house lawn early Wednesday morning. Garland is described as being a moderate judge with an emphasis on gun control, a hot button issue for liberals and democrats alike. However, has garnered bipartisan support for over…

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