Friday, September 18, 2020
ABC News is reporting that President Trump will announce a nominee to replace deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg "in the coming days" and Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell says he expects the senate to vote on President trump's nominee.
The nominee will come from among these names on President Trump's earlier announced list of potential nominees and the newer list announced most recently:
Amy Coney Barrett of Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Keith Blackwell of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia
Charles Canady of Florida, Supreme Court of Florida
Steven Colloton of Iowa, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Allison Eid of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Britt Grant of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia
Raymond Gruender of Missouri, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Raymond Kethledge of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Joan Larsen of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Mike Lee of Utah, United States Senator
Thomas Lee of Utah, Supreme Court of Utah
Edward Mansfield of Iowa, Supreme Court of Iowa
Federico Moreno of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Kevin Newsom of Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
William Pryor of Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Margaret Ryan of Virginia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
David Stras of Minnesota, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Diane Sykes of Wisconsin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Amul Thapar of Kentucky, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Timothy Tymkovich of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Robert Young of Michigan, Supreme Court of Michigan (Ret.)
Don Willett of Texas, Supreme Court of Texas
Patrick Wyrick of Oklahoma, Supreme Court of Oklahoma
Bridget Bade ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
Daniel Cameron ― 51st attorney general of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Tom Cotton ― Republican U.S. senator from Arkansas
Paul Clement ― Partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Ted Cruz ― Republican U.S. senator from Texas
Stuart Kyle Duncan ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
Steven Engel ― Assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice
Noel Francisco ― Former Solicitor General of the United States
Josh Hawley ― Republican U.S. senator from Missouri
James Ho ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
Gregory Katsas ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Barbara Lagoa ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
Christopher Landau ― U.S. Ambassador to Mexico
Carlos Muniz ― Justice on the Florida Supreme Court
Martha Pacold ― Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Peter Phipps ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
Sarah Pitlyk ― Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Allison Jones Rushing ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
Kate Todd ― Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Counsel to the President
Lawrence VanDyke ― Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
The historic Howell House on Lafayette Street in Cape May is now officially recognized as the Harriet Tubman Museum in New Jersey.
Governor Murphy today signed legislation sponsored by Senator Michael Testa and Assemblyman Antwan McClellan (A-3201/S-2585) to honor Tubman, a legendary abolitionist and advocate for women’s voting rights.
“Harriet Tubman was fiercely committed to equality for all people, black or white, male or female,” said Testa. “Through her tireless persistence, this determined woman helped bring about two historic society advancements that changed American society forever – she personally helped lead dozens of southern slaves to freedom in the north, and she was instrumental in the women’s suffrage movement.”
Tubman herself escaped from slavery, and later risked her life to free other slaves. She served as a cook, nurse and armed scout for the Union Army during the Civil War.
“This is a fitting tribute,” said Testa. “The Harriet Tubman story should be available to all, and anchoring the state’s museum in Cape May will help ensure her contributions are never forgotten.”
Tubman briefly made her home in Cape May, working in hotels and clubs to earn money for her heroic rescue missions to the south. More than a dozen dangerous trips resulted in freedom for many former slaves.
“We are blessed to see the day where we can honor a true American hero right here in our back yard,” Assemblyman McClellan said. “Harriet Tubman’s footprint on our community is everlasting. Our neighbors came together with a wonderful idea to honor Harriet’s memory and pass down her legacy for local students to learn the impacts of slavery and the importance of equality.”
When he was mayor of Lower Township, Testa and McClellan’s district mate Assemblyman Erik Simonsen spoke on behalf of the museum project to ensure the community was able to receive bonds for the renovation project.
“This historic property honors Harriet Tubman’s role as an abolitionist who saved approximately 70 individuals from the hands of slavery,” Simonsen said. “I am beyond proud of the hard work our community has done to renovate the Howell House. This will be a historic milestone for our legislative district.”
The Howell House, built in 1850, is one of the senior structures in the seaside town known for its historic and distinctive buildings. The museum is located at 632 Lafayette Street, “on a block that anti-slavery activists called home in Cape May,” according to HarrietTubmanMuseum.org. “Lafayette Street and Franklin Street became a center of abolitionist activity centered around three important buildings developed in 1846.”
The home was owned by Joseph Howell, a Quaker from Philadelphia, and willed to the historic Macedonia Baptist Church.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Struggling to read his teleprompter, Joe Biden says he wants to work toward “economic injustice” pic.twitter.com/yJyFUKwRmf— Trump War Room - Text TRUMP to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) September 17, 2020
Joe Biden: "Am I supposed to speak now or is Karen supposed to speak? I don't know" pic.twitter.com/HOaJHB1er7— Trump War Room - Text TRUMP to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) September 17, 2020
When the history of the 2020 presidential campaign is written many moments may be cited as key turning points in the battle for the White House.
But in the end, it may all come down to one word and one place: Kenosha.
Does that surprise you? It shouldn't.
Because the minute that Americans heard that Kenosha, Wisconsin was under siege by a violent mob, things changed. Riots in Philadelphia, Washington, Atlanta and Los Angeles are one thing. But Kenosha, a midwestern hamlet of fewer than 100,000? That's quite another! And those riots and fires did more than $11 million in damage. The images from Kenosha were literally and figuratively searing.
People heard "Kenosha" and it sort of sounded like Sandusky or Peoria or Dubuque. And they figured: "My goodness, if it happened there, it can happen here -- in my town!"
Kenosha sent shock waves through the country. And it also struck terror into the hearts of a key electoral segment: suburban voters, particularly women. Kenosha may well have been a sort of wake up call.
President Trump seized upon all this and finally got Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers to agree to accept help in the form of federal troops. Soon after that, things began to calm down. Another dramatic moment and key success for the president.
But the images of Kenosha linger. And this was brought home with Trump's dramatic visit to the devastated areas of Kenosha and his meetings with law enforcement and local shop owners and businesspeople.
No doubt about it, Kenosha was and still is a flashpoint.
Will it prove to be a turning point as well? It certainly put the law and order issue front and center. And that plays to Trump's advantage. Stay tuned!
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
WATCH: Joe Biden loses his train of thought and has to look down at his notes pic.twitter.com/0kUDlSWR0r— Trump War Room - Text TRUMP to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) September 16, 2020
Joe Biden: "Cause if you could take care, if you were a quartermaster, you can sure in hell take care runnin' a, you know, a department store uh, thing, you know, where, in the second floor of the ladies department or whatever, you know what I mean?"pic.twitter.com/iJizECU1iA— Trump War Room - Text TRUMP to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) September 16, 2020
Yes, Joe Biden needs a teleprompter.— Jake Schneider (@jacobkschneider) September 16, 2020
How far will they go to hide the truth?pic.twitter.com/zhb4Po6LWN