‘It’s About Contempt For Voters’: Josh Hawley Criticizes Democrats’ Plans To Pack The Courts, Eliminate Filibuster

Democratic Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said Wednesday that packing the courts and abolishing the Senate filibuster is “about contempt for voters” and “would be a huge mistake.” Though Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden came out against court packing in August 2019, the issue again enjoyed center stage when he refused to take a stand in […] The post ‘It’s About Contempt For Voters’: Josh Hawley Criticizes Democrats’ Plans To Pack The Courts, Eliminate Filibuster first appeared on Alternative News Network. Source

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Trump Says Biden Had 47 Years To Fix Healthcare And Failed

September 29, 2020 9:46 PM ET President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden sparred over healthcare during the first presidential debate Tuesday night, with Trump claiming Biden didn’t do anything to help cover Americans. “You coulda done it during your 47 year period in government but you didn’t do it ,” Trump said to […] The post Trump Says Biden Had 47 Years To Fix Healthcare And Failed first appeared on Alternative News Network. Source

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Manchin Reiterates Stance Against Court Packing, Filibuster Abolishment Efforts: ‘The Senate Is So Much Different’

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin told CNN anchor Jake Tapper that he would oppose any efforts by other Democrats to fundamentally alter the Supreme Court or the Senate. Some Democrats have expressed a desire to abolish the Senate filibuster, then “pack” the Supreme Court as a way to neutralize the potential confirmation of Judge […] The post Manchin Reiterates Stance Against Court Packing, Filibuster Abolishment Efforts: ‘The Senate Is So Much Different’ first appeared on Alternative News Network. Source

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‘This Is A Radical Assault On Our Criminal Justice System’: Horace Cooper Blasts The Bail Project

Author Horace Cooper said Friday that The Bail Project is “a radical assault on our criminal justice system” that assumes poverty forces people to commit crimes. The organization’s website promotes the group as “a critical tool to prevent incarceration and to prevent racial disparities in the bail system.” “This is a radical assault assault on […] The post ‘This Is A Radical Assault On Our Criminal Justice System’: Horace Cooper Blasts The Bail Project first appeared on Alternative News Network. Source

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Ben Sasse Predicts Democrats Will ‘Throw Crap At The Wall, See What Sticks’ To Try And Discredit Supreme Court Nominee

Republican Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse predicted that Democrats will try and “throw crap at the wall” and “see what sticks” in order to discredit any forthcoming Supreme Court nominee. President Donald Trump is set to unveil his nominee Saturday to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, and Republican senators led […] The post Ben Sasse Predicts Democrats Will ‘Throw Crap At The Wall, See What Sticks’ To Try And Discredit Supreme Court Nominee first appeared on Alternative News Network. Source

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