Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A Closer Look at Neil Gorsuch, an Excellent Choice for the Supreme Court - How Senate Republicans Can Break a Supreme Court Filibuster

The Daily Signal
Feb. 1, 2017


A Closer Look at Neil Gorsuch, an Excellent Choice for the Supreme Court - How Senate Republicans Can Break a Supreme Court Filibuster

Good morning from Washington, just hours after President Trump's White House announcement that Neil Gorsuch is his choice to fill Antonin Scalia's seat on the Supreme Court. We've got commentary on the nominee and how Senate Republicans can overcome Democrats' opposition from John Malcolm and James Wallner, respectively. Rachel del Guidice reports on Democrats' reversal on the confirmation process. Josh Siegel, meanwhile, covers House conservatives' assessment of Trump's action on refugees.
Commentary

A Closer Look at Neil Gorsuch, an Excellent Choice for the Supreme Court


Neil Gorsuch is an eminently qualified judge with a record that demonstrates he cares about religious liberty, the separation of powers, and the original public meaning of the Constitution and laws he interprets. He would be a fine successor to Justice Antonin Scalia.
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Commentary

How Senate Republicans Can Break a Supreme Court Filibuster


Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has pledged to filibuster any nominee he disapproves of, even if it means leaving the nation's highest court short-handed for years.
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News

Former House Freedom Caucus Chairman on Obamacare: 'Let's Repeal It as Quickly as We Can'


"Let's get after it as soon as we can and repeal everything: every tax, every mandate, and most importantly, every single regulation," says Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio.
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News

House Conservatives Back Trump's Refugee Order, Question Its Implementation


Some of the most conservative members of Congress said President Trump's order was a temporary policy meant to improve the vetting of travelers from countries the Obama administration had designated as posing risks of terrorism.
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Commentary

Acting Attorney General's Defiance of Trump Shows Politicized Nature of DOJ


There is no question that the president's executive order on refugees is eminently defensible and that he is entitled to have the Department of Justice defend it in court.
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News

Democrats Change Tune After Demanding Up-or-Down Vote on Supreme Court Nominee in 2016


Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said in March of the Merrick Garland nomination that the Senate should respect the "constitutional duty" of the president by voting on President Obama's choice.
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Commentary

The Left Holds Itself to Lower Standards of Behavior


One can only imagine the widespread media, political, and intellectual condemnation of Republicans and conservatives if, after the inauguration of President Obama, they had gone on a violent and vicious tear all over the nation as did Democrats and liberals after the inauguration of President Trump.
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