Congressional sources: Obama to nominate Merrick Garland
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday. The pick sets up a confrontation with Republicans who say ... Ref. Source 8a.
SCOTUS Nominee Merrick Gardner Ruled Obama Could Make Pro-Life Group Obey HHS Mandate
Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland doesn’t have a long paper trail when it comes to the issue of abortion, but he sided with the majority in one case that forced a pro-life group to obey the HHS mandate — requiring organizations to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees. Ref. Source 4a.
Judge Garland and the Left’s Disdain for Truth
The mainstream media — that is, the liberal media — share all the views and characteristics of the left. Among these is the left’s view of truth. There are honest individuals with left-wing views, and dishonest individuals on the right. But truth is not a leftist value. Everything the left believes in is more important than truth: social justice, economic equality, reducing carbon emissions, expanding the power of the state, battling sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia, racism, and above all of these, destroying its conservative opposition. The media’s coverage of… Ref. Source 3u.
Joe Biden nominates Merrick Garland as attorney general, the nation's chief law enforcement officer
Garland was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in 2016, but Senate Republicans blocked the nomination. Garland has served two decades on the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. Ref. USAToday.
Merrick Garland confirmed as attorney general with 70-30 Senate vote, issuing in a new era for DOJ. Merrick Garland won rare bipartisan support as he promises to run the Justice Department free from political influence as it pursues one of the largest inquiries in its history: the Capitol riot investigation. Ref. USAToday.
Attorney General Garland vows to protect voting rights amid wave of new state election laws. The Justice Department will beef up its civil rights unit as part of an aggressive effort to fight policies and legislation that restrict voter access and discriminate against marginalized voters, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday. Ref. USAToday.