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Sen. John Kennedy rips Democrats on court packing: ‘They think justices are just politicians in robes’

The Democrats “think justices are just politicians in robes,” said. John Kennedy, R-La., on Wednesday, pushing back on some Democrats’ calls to pack the Supreme Court. Kennedy told “The Ingraham Angle” that though Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has discussed court packing and telling everyone the vacancy should not be filled in an election year, the “constitutional provisions on …

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Flynn could reprise Trump campaign role, as he fights to clear legal cloud

Can Michael Flynn sue for malicious prosecution? Notes from Peter Stzrok show Obama and Biden weighed in on Flynn case as Comey appeared to downplay the former national security adviser’s calls with the Russian ambassador; former U.S. Attorney Brett Tolman reacts. Michael Flynn, after fighting for years against a false-statements charge stemming from the Russia …

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States send mixed messages on whether coronavirus rebound could trigger second round of shutdowns

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. As most states move to at least partially reopen their economies and lift orders requiring people to stay at home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, they are sending mixed messages on whether or not the controversial restrictions …

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Inslee on Trump coronavirus feud: ‘I don’t care what Donald Trump thinks of me’

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee brushed off on Sunday criticism by President Trump about his state’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and instead praised the help Vice President Pence and the federal government have given him in battling the contagion. “We are very pleased with the federal government helping us right now,” Inslee said, during …

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Nunes blasts Schiff for ‘blatant disregard’ of impeachment rules; blames ‘vendetta’ against Trump

EXCLUSIVE: House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes blasted committee Chairman Adam Schiff for what he called an “alarming” and “blatant disregard” for the rules governing the House impeachment inquiry against President Trump, saying Schiff transmitted his investigative findings to the Judiciary Committee for the next phase in the proceedings without consulting him. Fox News …

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White House won’t participate in impeachment hearings, tells Nadler to ‘end this inquiry now’

The White House said Friday it will not participate in House Judiciary Committee impeachment proceedings, blasting the inquiry as “completely baseless” in a curt response to Democrats ahead of Monday’s scheduled hearing. “House Democrats have wasted enough of America’s time with this charade,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone said in a scathing one-page letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman …

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Constitutional scholars clash over impeachment

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Constitutional scholars clash over impeachment – Dems’ all-white contenders displease social justice set – Kemp bucks Trump, snubs Collins for Senate pick – Florida baby CONSTITUTIONAL SCHOLARS CLASH OVER IMPEACHMENTFox News: “Legal scholars sparred during Wednesday’s impeachment inquiry hearing about whether President Trump has committed impeachable offenses — …

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