Justice Clarence Thomas issued an administrative stay of the 11th Circuit Court’s order forcing Sen. Lindsey Graham to testify before the Fulton County Special Grand Jury investigating the alleged attempts of former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
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The 11th Circuit panel rejected Graham’s emergency motion to stay an Aug. 19 district court order requiring him to testify before the Fulton County Special Grand Jury, finding that Graham’s claims of total immunity under the Speech or Debate Clause were invalid.
A federal judge refused to fully quash a subpoena issued to Sen. Lindsey Graham seeking information about efforts to disrupt Georgia’s 2020 elections, but slightly narrowed the scope of the subpoena.
A three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit temporarily blocked a subpoena demanding that Sen. Lindsey Graham testify about his role in an effort to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
A federal court is poised to decide whether to quash the Fulton County subpoena to the South Carolina senator.
On Aug. 15, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Atlanta Division denied Sen. Lindsey Graham's (R-S.C.) expedited motion to quash a subpoena requiring him to testify before the special purpose grand jury.
Senator Graham’s Proposed Return to the Independent Counsel Statute and the Problem of Impeachment Anxiety Syndrome
As Congress begins to respond more forcefully to Donald Trump’s excesses, a new proposal is taking shape: legislation to limit the president’s capacity to fire the special counsel. Lindsay Graham appears to be leading this charge, working with Cory Booker and others, and they plan to introduce a bill this week. The details are so far limited.
Even where speakers took pains to avoid uttering it, the name “Donald Trump” still dominated the 53rd Munich Security Conference this past weekend.
Neil Gorsuch is an eminent jurist who is undoubtedly qualified to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court. So too is Merrick Garland. In the law of the jungle that now governs the confirmation process, where principle is absent and power politics alone is what matters, Gorsuch will likely make it to the Supreme Court for the same reason that Garland did not: The Republicans controlled the Senate last year when Obama was President, and continue to control it now when Trump is President. Elections have consequences and the Democrats lost the key ones.