Americans Still Waiting for Garland’s Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

By: Rob Borkowski on February 1, 2017 in All Politics Are Local

The Senate is not required to approve the President’s appointment outright, but it is bound to hold hearings in a reasonable attempt to vet the nominee. The denial of even a hearing for President Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat, Merrick Garland, at the time the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, was in defiance of the fundamental law of this country, and must not be allowed to stand.

Langevin Praises Obamas’ Expulsion of 35 Russian Operatives, Cyber Detail Release

By: Rob Borkowski on December 29, 2016 in All Politics Are Local

WARWICK, R.I.—President Barack Obama has expelled 35 Russian intelligence agents, shut down two Russian compounds in Maryland and New York, and released information about that country’s civilian and military cyber activity, measures Congressman Jim Langevin praised while imploring President Elect Donald Trump to end his denial that Russian hacking interfered with the 2016 Presidential election.