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Archive for the 'Harriet Miers' Category

Harriet Miers Back In The News

by @ Thursday, July 12th, 2007. Filed under George W Bush, Harriet Miers, Politics

And this time, she’s facing possible contempt charges:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A congressional panel moved toward seeking contempt charges against former White House counsel Harriet Miers on Thursday after she refused to appear — under orders from President George W. Bush — at a hearing on the firing of federal prosecutors.
The White [...]

Bring Back Harriet

by @ Wednesday, November 9th, 2005. Filed under Blogging, Harriet Miers

Stephen Bainbridge is bored and longing for the good old days:
Truth be told, I miss Harriet Miers. She was a lousy nominee, but a great blogging subject. Her nomination provided endless entertainment value (who can ever forget those Christmas cards she sent the “coolest Governor ever”?), while also allowing one to delve deeply into serious [...]

Miers Withdraws

by @ Thursday, October 27th, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

Its just been reported on ABC Radio that the White House announced today that Harriet Miers has withdrawn her nomination to the Supreme Court. No link yet, but I’m sure one will follow.
Update: The Washington Post story on the withdrawal is here.
As Michelle Malkin says, what a relief. Now, Mr. President give us a real [...]

Its Time To Give Up The Ghost

by @ Wednesday, October 26th, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

Thursday’s Washington Post has this report about the issues Harriet Miers is likely to face when she appears before the Judiciary Committee
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee warned Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers yesterday that he intends during confirmation hearings to probe her views of the Bush administration’s detention of suspected terrorists in the [...]

Miers: Answering The Questions

by @ Wednesday, October 26th, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

I haven’t posted anything new on the Harriet Miers nomination since I formally announced my opposition to it over the weekend, but via Eric’s Grumbles Before The Grave, I am pointed to this article by Hugh Hewitt where he asks the non-Democratic opponents of the nomination a series of questions and I figured I’d take [...]

The Final Nail In The Coffin

by @ Saturday, October 22nd, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

I oppose the Miers nomination.
This has been rather obvious from my previous posts on this issue, but let me just say emphatically that I oppose the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court. The reasons are too numerous to mention — she is, based on everything we’ve seen so far, unqualified to sit on [...]

The Difference Between Courage And Stupidity

by @ Friday, October 21st, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

Via Byron York at National Review

In an interview with National Review this morning, a senior Senate Republican said he firmly expects President Bush to continue to stand behind Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers. The Republican said the president is absolutely convinced, without question, that Miers is the right choice, and that even if Miers herself [...]

Its Time For This Nightmare To End

by @ Friday, October 21st, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

Yet more distressing developments in the Harriet Miers train wreck.
From today’s Washington Times, comes the news that the White House is pulling the plug on the nominee’s meetings with Senators despite the fact that she has only met with about 1/4 of the men and women who will be voting on her nomination.
Apparently, things have [...]

Into The Fire

by @ Monday, October 17th, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

In today’s Wall Street Journal, John Fund recounts a conference call in the days after Harriet Miers’ nomination was announced that could prove problematic for the White House.
The call was moderated by the Rev. Donald Wildmon of the American Family Association. Participating were 13 members of the executive committee of the Arlington Group, an umbrella [...]

Death By Laughter

by @ Sunday, October 16th, 2005. Filed under Harriet Miers, Supreme Court

Professor Bainbridge wonders if ridicule will be the death of the Harriet Miers nomination.
I don’t know, but I’m pretty sure that Chief Justice Roberts doesn’t have a blog like this.

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