Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland in line to be AG

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Merrick Garland was nominated by the White House for a job, Republicans wouldn’t even meet with him. Now, the once-snubbed Supreme Court pick will finally come before the Senate, this time as President Joe Biden’s choice for attorney general. Garland, an appeals court judge, is widely expected to … Read more

Snubbed as Obama high court pick, Garland in line to be AG

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Merrick Garland was nominated by the White House for a job, Republicans wouldn’t even meet with him. Now, the once-snubbed Supreme Court pick will finally come before the Senate, this time as President Joe Biden’s choice for attorney general. Garland, an appeals court judge, is widely expected to … Read more

Biden’s Pick for Iran Envoy Resurrects Bitter Debate Over Nuclear Deal

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden had managed to assemble his foreign policy team with remarkably little trouble — until this past week. His picks to lead the State and Defense departments, and to fill senior intelligence posts, drew little controversy and almost no Republican opposition. But a political crossfire erupted when the Biden administration … Read more