Wednesday August 12, 2020

Ultra conservatives win latest battle in bitter US Supreme Court wars

Events of the last few weeks may lead the American public to regard the highest court in the land as a sort of Super-Senate, a political entity riven by a partisanship that makes its rulings inherently suspect

7th October, 2018
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US president Donald Trump mocked Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford at a campaign rally in Rochester, Minnesota last weekGetty

‘Relief and euphoria’ is how the mood in the White House was described as the fierce battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court appeared to end in a victory for the White House.

By appointing two deeply conservative judges to the Supreme Court, Trump will deliver on his promise to the evangelicals and conservatives that entered a Faustian pact with him in 2016: a vote for Trump was a...

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