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Judges’ response to Trump criticism: Silence

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s unusually personal criticism of federal judges has drawn rebukes from many quarters, including from Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, but not from the judges themselves. And that’s not likely to change, even if the tweeter ...

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Democratic state legislators weigh moves to counter Trump

  BOSTON (AP) — In many Democratic-leaning states, the routine start of legislative sessions has been swept aside as lawmakers move to condemn or counteract the policies and directives of President Donald Trump. Democrats have filed a flurry of bills ...

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Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch calls Trump’s attacks on judiciary ‘demoralizing’

President Donald Trump’s escalating attacks on the judicial branch drew denunciation Wednesday from his Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, who told lawmakers that the attacks were “demoralizing” and “disheartening” to the independence of the federal courts. “He certainly expressed to ...

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Groups sue to block Trump’s order on government regulations

WASHINGTON — Organizations opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order to curb government regulations filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block it. The president’s order was issued on Jan. 30 and required federal agencies to repeal two existing regulations for ...

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Trump defends travel ban, questions judges

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday slammed the court that is deliberating his immigration and refugee executive order for having motivations he described as “so political.” Speaking to a group of police chiefs and sheriffs, Trump honed in on ...

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MCBA President’s Message: Honoring balance between 3 branches of government and rule of law

American democracy is premised upon a balance of power between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. Although at times we view the executive branch as being all powerful, the reality is that the limits of each branch are ...

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Trump’s blasts at judge raise questions for Gorsuch on independence

President Donald Trump’s Twitter assault on the “so-called judge” who put a nationwide hold on the president’s executive order on immigration has motivated Democrats to challenge Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, on an important but elusive ...

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