The nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court will now go to the full Senate for a confirmation vote, which is expected to take place late Oct. 26. Only 51 one votes are needed for confirmation.
As Donald Trump and Joe Biden scramble to win over undecided voters in the last days of the campaign, some people are just exhausted from all of the political rhetoric and are looking for an exit ramp.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases stemming from President Donald Trump’s immigration policies related to financing border wall construction and the requirement that asylum-seekers remain in Mexico until their claims are processed.
Observers say Judge Amy Coney Barrett conveyed a deep knowledge of judicial procedures, along with a fierce commitment to the rule of law during Senate confirmation hearings last week.
Catholic bioethicists express concern about developing COVID-19 vaccines or therapeutics using cell lines created from fetuses aborted nearly five decades ago. One such drug was praised recently by President Donald Trump, who said it cured him from his recent bout with COVID-19.
The treatment that President Donald Trump has received to fight COVID-19 has turned the focus on an experimental drug that shows promise in combating the coronavirus but is raising ethical questions about the cell line that helped researchers develop the medicine.
President Donald Trump went on social media to assure he’d soon be back on the campaign trail. However, Trump’s doctor and campaign officials described a “wait-and-see” posture regarding how and when he might return to in-person events.
One of the president’s doctors said he “may not entirely be out of the woods yet,” but there was consensus that he could return to the White House, “where he’ll be surrounded by world-class medical care.”
Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he was praying for President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, adding, “May God grant them full healing and may he keep their family safe and healthy.”
Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump revealed to the world that he had tested positive for COVID-19, he was transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland to undergo additional tests.