Brett Kavanaugh, a former Kennedy law clerk appointed by George W. Bush to the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., in 2006, wrote an opinion last year refusing to let a 17-year-old girl leave an immigration detention facility in Texas to get an abortion. He said the Trump administration was entitled to maintain a policy of “favoring fetal life” and keep the girl in custody until a federal agency found an acceptable sponsoring agency to house her. … [Read more...] about Trump has ‘outsourced’ his Supreme Court picks to this conservative group
Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a commanding lead in his bid to become California’s next governor, and Republican John Cox is going to be hard-pressed to round up additional supporters, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California. … [Read more...] about Gavin Newsom, Dianne Feinstein hold big leads in California poll
Even more painful to Feinstein was when Trump changed his mind on curbing assault weapons. In February, she was among a bipartisan group of 17 legislators who met with Trump for a televised meeting on gun control. There — with the cameras rolling and Feinstein seated next to him — Trump demanded that legislators come together on “one terrific bill” on guns that would expand background checks and perhaps include Feinstein’s proposed ban on assault weapons. … [Read more...] about Feinstein calls Trump erratic and unfit. But she’ll try to work with him
“We are telling them, ‘We will do nothing.’ We will conduct no ‘lessons learned’ campaign. We will give no attribution to who was responsible and will put no reforms in place to make the ballot box safer. By doing that, I’m afraid we will invite another attack,” Swalwell said. … [Read more...] about GOP candidate Allen says everyone in California can get enough to eat
This year’s presidential election is a battle for the soul of America. Anyone who seriously believes in Republican principles of government and wants to see our economy boom again should not favor turning over the reins of power to a barely functional and easily manipulated Joe Biden and the radical mob he would bring to power with him. … [Read more...] about Richard Manning: Former G.W. Bush appointees supporting Biden have embraced socialist policies – why?