March 31, 2021

1 Day 2 of the Derek Chauvin murder trial Two key witnesses were called yesterday in the murder of George Floyd trial. Prosecutors called an EMT/firefighter witness who said that the police wanted nothing to do with her offer to assist. They also brought in the early hero of the case, another witness who has

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November 17, 2020

Judy Shelton’s nomination to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors failed to advance in the Senate on Tuesday, jeopardizing her prospects of being confirmed due to a combination of Republican absences and opposition to her installation to the central bank. On a 47-50 vote, Democrats and two Republican senators filibustered Shelton’s nomination to the Fed.

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November 16, 2020

After languishing for more than a year, Judy Shelton’s controversial nomination to the Federal Reserve’s board of governors appears poised for Senate confirmation in the final weeks of the Trump administration. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved to hold a vote sometime this week after Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, signaled her support for the nominee.

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May 2, 2019

From the article: Conservative economics pundit Stephen Moore has withdrawn his bid to be appointed to the Federal Reserve Board — within hours of boasting that he expected to be easily confirmed by the Senate — President Donald Trump said Thursday in a Twitter post. Moore’s putative nomination for the central bank had faced intense

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