President Donald Trump has urged a quick Senate vote on a Supreme Court nominee he aims to name by Saturday. Democrats' hopes of keeping the seat empty faded on Monday when two Republican Senators, Chuck Grassley and Cory Gardner, signaled their support for moving forward quickly.
The Department of Justice says it will kill LeCroy using lethal injections of pentobarbital, a barbiturate, at its execution chamber in Terre Haute, Indiana. Under President Donald Trump, who took office in early 2017 and has long been an outspoken advocate for capital punishment, the federal government has executed more men than all of Trump's predecessors combined going back to 1963.
Donald Trump's campaign has begun selling "Fill That Seat" t-shirts while his Republican Party talks up the U.S. president's record of picking "rule of law" jurists. Democrats are telling voters that the choice of a conservative for the country's highest court will have a devastating impact on a sweeping range of social issues, including healthcare and women's rights. The Supreme Court vacancy created by the death on Friday of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has rapidly become a rallying cry for the November elections, with the prospect of a 6-3 conservative majority galvanizing voters in a contest already fraught with division.
The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg injects another generational fight to an election year that already featured the deadliest public health threat in a century, the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression and the most significant civil unrest since the civil rights era. Six weeks before Election Day, the fight to replace Ginsburg is set to dominate headlines, with the prospect of reshuffling voters' priorities and campaign strategies, especially for President Donald Trump. A presidential election that was shaping up to be a referendum on Trump's divisive leadership through dueling crises may suddenly be transformed into one about Trump's next lifetime appointment to the...
U.S. President Donald Trump said he supports a deal that will allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, after threatening to ban the Chinese-owned app in August. Trump said the new company will be "totally controlled by Oracle and Walmart ... All of the control is Oracle and Walmart." U.S. shareholders are expected to control 53% of TikTok Global, a person briefed on the matter said, while Chinese investors will hold 36%.