Tag: Merrick Garland

SCOTUS Unites Trump and Senate GOP

Differences aside, Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are strongly united on one issue — the balance of the Supreme Court. While Democrats are pushing the GOP-led Senate to confirm Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland by the end of President Barack Obama’s term, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has been resolute in blocking him, saying the […]

America has a judicial vacancy crisis. Congress, get to work!

After several more unproductive months, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) seem more committed to obstruction and dysfunction in the U.S. Senate than doing their jobs. That’s why they must be told that enough is enough: #DoYourJob. Obstruction of nominees to the federal judiciary has become common practice. Vacancies, […]