New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) facing intense scrutiny after a former aide unveiled vivid details accusing him of sexual harassment, once slandered then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid claims of sexual allegations made against him and demanded he take a lie-detector test to disprove his accuser.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) pressed Attorney General nominee Judge Merrick Garland during his Senate Judiciary Committee hearing whether a reported federal probe into New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo handling of nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic would be compromised due to a personal family tie from one of his top aide, who happens to be the person that admitted to the revelation of the cover-up of the state’s nursing home COVID-19 death toll data.
A group of nine Republican senators led by Ted Cruz (R-TX) late Wednesday is calling on Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) to open an investigation into the “cover-up” into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s growing nursing home death scandal and wants to start scheduling hearings right away.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) eviscerated former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for his “political persecution” in its investigation and prosecution of President Trump’s former national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn on the basis he allegedly violated the Logan Act, pointing out the double standards with former Vice President Joe Biden currently talking to foreign officials.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in an interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” said if elected, he will put together a “bipartisan commission” of legal scholars that will be tasked to study and provide recommendations to reform the “out of whack” judicial system, his latest punt on giving a clear response as to whether he would pack the Supreme Court.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Tuesday that the Senate will vote next Monday to confirm President Trump’s nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.