Ted Cruz wins Supreme Court case challenging campaign reimbursement restriction

Texas Senator Ted Cruz campaigns with Pennylvania Senate hopeful Dave McCormick, here he pretends to hold a peanut while making a joke about wearing masks to protect against Covid-19. Aimee Dilger | light rocket | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in his challenge of a … Read more

Clarence Thomas says abortion leak has changed Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court has been changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month. The opinion suggests the court is poised to overturn the right to an abortion recognized nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. The conservative Thomas, who joined the court in … Read more

How Supreme Court went from Roe v. Wade to drafting opinion to overturn it

The US Supreme Court is seen through high fencing that was installed overnight following protests outside of the court following the leaked opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, in Washington, May 5, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Federal protections for abortion rights have with stood legal challenges for … Read more

Long-serving Utah US Senator Orrin Hatch dies at age 88

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Orrin G. Hatch, the longest-serving Republican senator in history who was a fixture in Utah politics for more than four decades, died Saturday at age 88. His death was announced in a statement from his foundation, which did not specify a cause. A staunch conservative on most economic and social … Read more

Inside Ginni Thomas’ ‘Insane’ Hiring Memos for former President Donald Trump

Years before she became one of then-President Donald Trump’s most prominent coup supporters, Ginni Thomas was already notorious in his West Wing for, among other things, ruining staffers’ afternoons by working Trump into fits of vengeful rage. “We all knew that within minutes after Ginni left her meeting with the president, he would start yelling … Read more

Susan Collins will vote for Biden Supreme Court pick Ketanji Brown Jackson

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said she will vote for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to join the US Supreme Court, giving bipartisan support for President Joe Biden’s first nominee to the high court. Jackson is now all but guaranteed to become the first Black woman to serve as a Supreme Court justice. “After reviewing Judge Ketanji … Read more

Ginni Thomas texts leave GOP lawmakers scrambling 

Ginni Thomas’s text messages to former White House chief of staff Mark MeadowsMark Meadows Jan. 6 panel votes to advance contempt proceedings for Navarro, Scavino Judiciary chair calls on Justice Thomas to recuse himself from Jan. 6 cases Justice Thomas participates remotely in oral arguments amid ongoing scrutiny MORE leading up to the Jan. 6, … Read more

Clarence Thomas should resign over wife’s texts

Far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Tuesday that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas should resign in the wake of revelations that his wife sent texts that pushed for the overturn of the 2020 presidential election results. “Clarence Thomas should resign,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tweeted. “If not, his failure to disclose income from right-wing organizations, recuse himself from … Read more

Ocasio-Cortez to Clarence Thomas: Resign or face impeachment

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezEnergy & Environment — Biden seeks nearly billion funding boost for EPA Environmental organizations unveil ‘Green New Deal pledge’ for 2022 candidates Pelosi backs Cuellar, says ‘I don’t know what it is’ of FBI raid MORE (DN.Y.) on Tuesday called on Justice Clarence ThomasClarence ThomasJudiciary chair calls on Justice Thomas to recuse … Read more

Joe Biden unveils details of $5.8tn US budget – live | US news

Joe Biden has unveiled some details and his rationale behind the official budget announcement that is forthcoming this afternoon. In a statement put out by the White House a few minutes ago, the US president said that: “Budgets are statements of values, and the budget I am releasing today sends a clear message that we … Read more