Merrick Garland Might Become Cannon Fodder

Merrick Garland Might Become Cannon Fodder

Merrick Garland might become cannon fodder. Barack Obama, as President of the United States (POTUS), is granted the absolute legal right and responsibility to nominate Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The Constitution of the United States in Article II grants Obama this authority by stating that the president “shall nominate, […]

1.1 Trillion Dollar Spending Bill Passed by Congress

1.1 Trillion Dollar Spending Bill Passed by Congress

Both chambers of Congress passed the new $1.1 trillion spending bill on Dec. 18, 2015. The legislation, that has been in negotiation since September, now waits for President Obama’s approval. The omnibus, as the bill is commonly referred to, passed Congress easily during the last vote. The House vote was 316-113 and the Senate quickly […]