David Bowsher (2017 RNLA VP for Programming & 2017 NPC Master of Ceremonies), White House Counsel Don McGahn (2017 Ed Meese Award Recipient), Former Attorney General Ed Meese, and Manuel Iglesias (RNLA Chair)
Today, the Honorable Edwin Meese III, 75th United States Attorney General, was honored by President Donald Trump with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House.
On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General William Barr, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress due to alleged malfeasance related to the administration of the 2020 Census. The 230-198 vote was largely along party lines, with 4 Democrats joining Republicans against the measure. Democrats state that Barr and Ross have failed to comply with subpoenas requesting documents pertaining to the “citizenship question”, while the department heads stand firm that these documents relate to pending litigation and therefore cannot be made public.Read more
In 1991, then-Senate Judiciary Chairman and potential 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden praised William Barr, President Trump's nominee to be attorney general. After the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted in favor of him and shortly before the Senate unanimously confirmed him by voice vote to be attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, Chairman Biden said:Read more