Flashback: Amy Coney Barrett pressed by Dems in 2017 hearing over Catholic faith: 'Dogma lives loudly in you'
President Trump’s reported meeting with Judge Amy Coney Barrett after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls to mind the scrutiny she faced over her faith by Democrats in 2017, when she was appointed to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
House Republicans urge FBI to investigate funding behind recent riots
A number of House Republicans are urging the FBI to investigate who has been funding the recent riots across the country and bring federal charges against those who they say are “aiding and abetting” criminal activity.
Ben Sasse says ‘anti-Catholic bigotry’ potential Supreme Court nominee Barrett has faced is 'reprehensible'
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., is preemptively defending Judge Amy Coney Barrett -- one of several rumored contenders for President Trump's upcoming Supreme Court nomination --from attacks on her religious beliefs.
Federal Conservatives make use of a COVID-19 test not sanctioned by Health Canada
News/Politics: The Ontario caucus of the federal Conservative Party made use of a COVID-19 serological test that has not yet been approved by Health Canada, according to Conservative MP Scot Davidson.
Dems’ DC, Puerto Rico statehood push could intensify if Trump gets another Supreme Court justice
Republicans appear ready to move forward on confirming a new Supreme Court justice as soon as President Trump announces his nominee for filling the seat left vacant after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but some Democrats are already looking to drastic measures of retaliation should this happen.
Rep. Doug Collins rails against 'anti-American' Hollywood over Amazon promoting Stacey Abrams doc
GOP Rep. Doug Collins, who recently drummed up controversy by criticizing the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shortly after her death, railed against the “anti-family, pro-abortion agenda" and "anti-American" views in Hollywood Monday, taking aim at Amazon for promoting Stacey Abram’s recent documentary on voter suppression.
Dems' 'disgraceful' attacks on Amy Coney Barrett show what they think about women, Christians: Sarah Sanders
Democrats are already going down a “disgraceful” path against Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who sources say is the potential frontrunner to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat left following the death of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday.
COVID-19 limits possibilities for former prime minister John Turner's state funeral
News/Politics: Planning for a state funeral for former prime minister John Turner is proceeding in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, as his family and the government decide how to honour his public life while public events are restricted.
Fauci calls 200,000 pandemic death toll 'sobering, and in some respects, stunning'
Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday said the nearing prospect of the US reaching 200,000 coronavirus deaths is "very sobering, and in some respects, stunning," while adding that Americans should trust medical experts despite at times conflicting signals from the highest levels of government.
Biden avoids Supreme Court vacancy fight on campaign trail, sticks to slamming Trump
Holding a consistent edge in the polls over President Trump with a month and a half to go until Election Day in November, Joe Biden’s sticking to his game plan of slamming the president over the coronavirus pandemic and the economy.
The Point: Mitch McConnell is going to win (again)
We won't even know who President Donald Trump's pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court will be until late this week, but we know now for (almost) certain that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) has the votes to confirm the pick to the court.
Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as Trump's favorite
Judge Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as President Donald Trump's overwhelming favorite to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to several people familiar with the deliberations, who say the President's view was solidified during a lengthy meeting at the White House on Monday.
Mitt Romney backing of Supreme Court vote paves way for election-year confirmation
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah signaled on Monday that he is on board with the Senate's taking up a new Supreme Court nominee during the current election year, an announcement that all but ensures a nominee put forward by President Donald Trump will be confirmed barring any potential missteps by the nominee during the confirmation process.