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'Law & Order' Could Have Saved Trump Judicial Pick From Colossal Flub, Says Producer

'Law & Order' Could Have Saved Trump Judicial Pick From Colossal Flub, Says Producer“Law & Order” fans might have been able to answer simple legal questions better than President Donald Trump’s judicial nominee Matthew Petersen did during his confirmation hearing last week.



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Biggest LA fire spreading more slowly as survivors pick up the pieces

Biggest LA fire spreading more slowly as survivors pick up the piecesCrews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes, officials said Tuesday, as residents were taking stock of the catastrophic damage. Evacuation orders were in place for threatened areas in the Santa Barbara region about 160 kilometers (100 miles) northwest of Los Angeles. In the past day or so, the blaze figure has grown by around a thousand hectares.



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Former DOJ Official Accuses Trump Judicial Pick Of Misleading Senate About Past Work

Former DOJ Official Accuses Trump Judicial Pick Of Misleading Senate About Past WorkA former Justice Department official says that one of President Donald Trump’s picks for a federal judgeship, Thomas Farr, did not tell the Senate Judiciary Committee the truth about his role in a notorious Senate campaign that tried to confuse and intimidate minority voters.



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Trump Court Pick Says He Was Joking When He Compared Gay Marriage To Marrying Bacon

Trump Court Pick Says He Was Joking When He Compared Gay Marriage To Marrying BaconWASHINGTON ― One of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, Don Willett, said Wednesday he was just kidding that time he compared gay people’s constitutional right to marriage with a right to marry bacon.



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Trump Court Pick Forgot To Mention He's Married To A White House Lawyer

Trump Court Pick Forgot To Mention He's Married To A White House LawyerWASHINGTON ― One of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees didn’t tell the Senate about a major conflict of interest in his bid to become a lifetime federal judge: his wife is chief of staff to White House counsel Don McGahn, who oversees the president’s judicial nominations.



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5 Times Trump’s Pick For Top Environmental Adviser Struggled To Defend Her Climate Denial

5 Times Trump’s Pick For Top Environmental Adviser Struggled To Defend Her Climate DenialKathleen Hartnett White stammered, sighed and sat silent for seconds on end on Wednesday throughout her Senate hearing to be confirmed as the new head of the White House’s Council of Environmental Quality.



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Trump's NASA Pick Skewered For Climate Change Denial, Divisive Past At Hearing

Trump's NASA Pick Skewered For Climate Change Denial, Divisive Past At HearingWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s pick to lead NASA was slammed by Senate Democrats during a nomination hearing Wednesday, while he waffled on the scientific consensus about climate change.



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Trump's USDA Pick With Ties To Russia Investigation Withdraws Nomination

Trump's USDA Pick With Ties To Russia Investigation Withdraws NominationSam Clovis, President Donald Trump’s pick to become the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientist, withdrew his nomination on Thursday, according to the Associated Press.



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Trump’s Pick To Head NASA Doesn’t Believe Humans Cause Climate Change

Trump’s Pick To Head NASA Doesn’t Believe Humans Cause Climate ChangePresident Donald Trump has finally made his choice for NASA’s next chief, but the nominee has been met with opposition from scientists and politicians on both sides of the aisle.



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New Facts Uncovered About Trump FBI Pick

New Facts Uncovered About Trump FBI PickMatt Katz, reporter for WNYC, talks with Rachel Maddow about the sketchy employment by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie of Donald Trump's pick to replace James Comey has director of the FBI, Chris Wray.



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