WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate committee that handles judicial nominations on Tuesday raised concerns about two of President Donald Trump’s picks for lower court positions, citing controversial statements each has made. Senator Chuck Grassley, who chairs the influential judiciary committee, in comments first reported by CNN cast doubt on whether […]
White House officials have confirmed that two of President Donald Trump’s controversial judicial nominees, Brett Talley and Jeff Mateer, will not go any further in the confirmation process. BuzzFeed News reported Tuesday night that Talley, who was already voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee and was waiting for a final vote in the Senate, […]
Negotiations over protecting so-called Dreamers from deportation have stalled, as Democrats balk at Trump’s demands for tightening legal immigration and further ramping up immigration enforcement.