Saying goodbye to the Duke. That plus the weekend special coming up on the Bridge at noon eastern @SXMCanadaTalks and wherever you find your podcasts. Pool photo of Prince Philip in 2011 by Carl Court via New York Times
I just went to the floor to push back against Republicans’ bad-faith attempt to limit congressional authority over the courts. As we speak, Republicans are trying to pack the Court with a Trump judge propped up by an enormous special-interest influence machine. Give me a break.
NEW: Judge Amy Coney Barrett and her large family left their Indiana home this afternoon dressed up for a special occasion. Our @GaryGrumbach on the scene for us. Announcement at 5pm at WH for Supreme Court nomination.
Kobe and I shared so many special conversations about life and basketball. We had so much in common off the court. I used to love talking to him about Lakers basketball, being fathers and husbands and how much we loved Italy. I will miss those conversations and him so much.
The president's Supreme Court nominee has said sitting presidents can NOT be prosecuted, should NOT be investigated, and should have the authority to fire a special counsel AT WILL. With the president facing serious legal jeopardy, the nomination should not be moving forward.
I did not realize until I read the full transcript of Friday’s court hearing how badly it went for the Mueller team, which was reduced to arguing: yeah, we violated the regulations governing special counsels but those regs are not enforceable in court.