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  • Flynn & the U.S. v. Sullivan is going to be streamed from the DC Circuit Court of Appeals tomorrow (Friday) at 9:30 AM EST.

    06/11/2020 7:20:25 PM PDT · by bitt · 126 replies
    youtube | 6/11/2020
    Flynn & the U.S. v. Sullivan (AKA In Re: Michael T. Flynn) is going to be streamed from the DC Circuit Court of Appeals tomorrow (Friday) at 9:30 AM EST. The court is expecting a lot of interest in the case, so they’re directing people to their YouTube channel, which is here:
  • Senate votes to confirm Neomi Rao to appeals court

    03/13/2019 10:03:02 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 13, 2019
    Senate Republicans on Wednesday voted to confirm President Trump's nominee to succeed Justice Brett Kavanaugh on an influential circuit court. Senators voted 53-46 on Neomi Rao's nomination to fill the seat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals left vacant by Kavanaugh's ascension to the Supreme Court. No Democrats voted for Rao, who ran into controversy over writings on sexual assault and minorities. "Today the Senate votes on the nomination of Neomi Rao to serve on the D.C. Circuit Court for life. She has minimal experience practicing law-no trials, no appeals, only one brief filed in U.S. court-and her writings...
  • Senate panel backs Trump court pick Neomi Rao, as holdout Republicans ease objections

    02/28/2019 1:14:18 PM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 28, 2019 | Andrew O'Reilly
    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance President Trump's nomineeto replace Brett Kavanaugh on the high-profile D.C. appeals court, with two Republican holdouts backing off their objections and joining colleagues to support Neomi Rao. The committee voted 12-10 along party lines – with GOP Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Joni Ernst of Iowa joining their fellow Republican lawmakers – to endorse Rao for a seat on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The seat was vacated when Justice Kavanaugh joined the Supreme Court. Rao, 45, heads the White House Office of Information and...
  • Democrats take aim at Trump nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on D.C. Court

    02/05/2019 7:28:42 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 5, 2019 | by Leigh Ann Caldwell (D-NBC)
    President Donald Trump's pick to replace Brett Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to face tough questioning from Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday over what they say is a career of advocating an expansive view of presidential power and working on the widespread rollback of regulations. If confirmed, Neomi Rao would sit on one of the most important courts in the country and one that acts as a springboard to the Supreme Court. Her confirmation hearing Tuesday provides Democrats with the opportunity to press the nominee about her views on the environment, affirmative action,...
  • Trump announces Kavanaugh replacement for DC circuit court

    11/13/2018 12:09:25 PM PST · by Jaysin · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11-13-2018 | TAL AXELROD
    President Trump announced Tuesday he is nominating Neomi Rao to fill Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s vacant seat on the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Rao currently serves as the administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA). She is a vocal advocate of Trump’s efforts to slash government regulations, crediting them with stimulating job growth. “I think the reform efforts are part of what has stimulated economic growth and job creation and promoted technological innovation. And from my perspective, our reform efforts have really focused on promoting the rule of law and emphasized the...
  • Hillary Clinton Hires Two Former Campaign Aides For "Resistance" PAC

    08/04/2017 6:09:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Buzzfeed News ^ | August 4, 2017 | Ruby Cramer
    Hillary Clinton has hired two political operatives from her 2016 presidential campaign to help manage Onward Together, the project she founded this spring with former governor Howard Dean to fund and support a coalition of Democratic groups led by activists and organizers. The new additions, Emmy Ruiz and Adam Parkhomenko, held central roles on Clinton’s campaign: Ruiz delivered key victories as state director in Nevada during the primary and in Colorado during the general election; Parkhomenko worked in headquarters as her director of grassroots engagement before moving to the Democratic National Committee. Both served on Clinton’s first presidential bid in...
  • RAO UES chief sees Russia as liberal empire

    09/29/2003 8:30:29 PM PDT · by RussianConservative · 14 replies · 437+ views
    Russian Journal ^ | September 26, 2003
    MOSCOW - Russia’s main goal over the next 30-50 years is to build a liberal empire, Anatoly Chubais, head of RAO Unified Energy Systems of Russia, said at a news conference in St. Petersburg on Thursday. In his opinion, Russia should join neither the European Union nor NATO. However, it is necessary to take into account the contours of the new emerging world, which will unite the United States, the European Union, Japan and Russia. According to Mr. Chubais, the creation of a single economic space, linking together Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan, will be a direct step towards the...
  • VCU president calls crimes on or near campus 'untenable'

    10/09/2012 9:54:07 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 12 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | 9 October 2012 | Richmond times Dispatch staff
    UPDATE: VCU president calls crimes on or near campus 'untenable' VCU News conference By: Times-Dispatch Staff | Times-Dispatch Published: October 08, 2012 Updated: October 09, 2012 - 9:06 AM RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia Commonwealth University President Michael Rao today branded as untenable a string of two robberies, three attempted robberies and one brandishing of a firearm that occurred in rapid succession on or near the school's main downtown Richmond campus. "A safe learning, living and working environment is essential... three-paragraph email.... Rao ... scheduled to meet ... Richmond Police Chief Bryan Norwood ... Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones to discuss the...
  • USF Settles In Bike Scandal

    02/19/2009 4:36:13 AM PST · by SES1066 · 23 replies · 1,206+ views
    TBO.COM ^ | February 19, 2009 | LINDSAY PETERSON
    TAMPA - The University of South Florida associate vice president who resigned Tuesday over his role in taking a student's bicycle will receive a $50,000 settlement from the university.- - - Snip - - -In the six-page settlement agreement, signed Tuesday by Rao and College of Medicine Dean Stephen Klasko, Rao agrees to give up his contract and not sue the university. The university agrees not to pursue any disciplinary actions that could result from its investigation of the events involving the bicycle.
  • Oxford educated College Dean @ $400K/year (Adbul Rao) steals student bicycle, resigns

    02/18/2009 5:30:11 AM PST · by steelyourfaith · 28 replies · 1,382+ views
    TBO.com ^ | 2/17/09
    University of South Florida associate vice president Addul Rao who was caught on videotape stealing a student's bicycle last week with tbe aid of an accomplice who has an extensive criminal record, Vernon Waiters, says he will resign his post Friday. This is the same university that employed Sami Al-Arian, who was sentenced to 57 months in prison for conspiring to violate a federal law that prohibits making or receiving contributions of funds, goods or services to, or for the benefit of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ).
  • Nuke backoff stays in dark

    12/27/2004 1:00:15 AM PST · by CarrotAndStick · 3 replies · 358+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 23 Dec., 2004 | The Telegraph
    New Delhi, Dec. 23: Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, who died this afternoon, has carried one of India’s best kept military secrets to the grave. Unless the late Prime Minister has left behind records that are yet to be unearthed, it will never be known why he backed out from carrying out nuclear tests in December 1995 after authorising a review of India’s nuclear policy. It was Rao’s groundwork that was subsequently used by the BJP-led government of Vajpayee to push through a nuclear weaponisation programme in May 1998. In different interviews and in accounts by strategic experts, Rao...