“I remember people talking about how somehow this was going to solve all our racial problems. I wasn’t one of those who subscribed to that notion,” the president said.
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Arguing that Barack Obama should have selected a person of color to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, NewsOne legal analyst Damario Solomon-Simmons expressed disappointment with the president’s Supreme Court pick.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging Republicans to drop their adamant refusal…
“I’ve made my decision: Today, I will announce the person I believe is eminently qualified to sit on the Supreme Court,” Obama wrote.
Several Republicans joined Democrats to confirm John King for education secretary. King’s main task is implementing the sweeping new education law.
Despite heavy criticism after a weekend of violence at his presidential campaign rallies, Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Sunday stood by his antagonistic rhetoric, and blamed others instead of his supporters for the negative fallout.
Sri Srinivasan, Merrick Garland and Paul Watford — who, if confirmed, would be the nation’s third Black justice after Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall — were named by the source as the potential nominees, confirming the nation could know as early as Monday who the president chooses.
Sasha and Malia Obama last week attended their first State Dinner alongside their parents, President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama, to honor Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. While the first lady wore a custom Jason Wu gown, the girls opted for age-appropriate Naeem Khan dresses.
New drug reforms are slated to be presented to the United Nations in April.