The group is not associated with the federal judiciary or acting in concert with Chief Justice John Roberts, who presides over the judicial conference. Indeed, some would say that the judges are skating too closely to the code of judicial conduct that bars them from speaking about any ongoing case or controversy. To be sure, there are clear limits on the group's influence and other judges may not like the whiff of judges -- no matter who appointed them -- stepping forward in any capacity. … [Read more...] about Why Trump’s attacks on judges matter to Barr and the Justice Department
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The former mayor is on a blood thinner after developing atrial fibrillation in the setting of otherwise normal heart function in 2018, according to the letter. Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat. It can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. According to the American Heart Association, at least 2.7 million Americans are living with atrial fibrillation, and the most common treatment is medication. … [Read more...] about Sanders spokeswoman distorts Bloomberg’s heart issues and says health questions are a ‘smear’ campaign
"We have released — I think, Anderson, quite as much as any other candidate has. We released two rather detailed letters from cardiologists and released a letter that came from the head of the US Congress medical group, the physicians there. So I think we have released a detailed report. And I'm comfortable with what we have done." … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders takes a page from Donald Trump on health questions
Sandberg’s position is, on the surface, not that different from many newspapers or other publishers who don’t rigorously fact-check the advertisements they carry in their pages. But advertisements in those outlets are clearly labeled and distinct in design and format from news articles, and maybe more importantly, the outlets themselves are in the business of producing accurate information. Facebook is not — quite. Less than five minutes after saying she’d allow the Blackburn ad, she told Allen, “We know that people want accurate information on Facebook, and that’s what we want to see.” … [Read more...] about Sheryl Sandberg Wants Facebook’s Defense to Be About Free Speech. It’s Not.
Manfred issued a report last month detailing Houston’s cheating scheme during its 2017 World Series championship season involving a video monitor and a trash can located near the team’s home dugout. Manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were banned for one year by the league and subsequently fired by Houston. The only player mentioned in the report was since-retired Carlos Beltrán, who lost his job managing the New York Mets in fallout from the scandal. … [Read more...] about LeBron to MLB Commish: Listen to Your Players, Fix Astros Cheating Mess