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Trump-appointed judge bars Biden administration from using key climate metric

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A Trump-appointed judge dealt another blow to Biden's climate agenda on Friday, barring the administration from using a metric that estimates the societal cost of carbon emissions. US District Judge James Cain of th...

Trump-appointed FDIC chair to resign

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The Republican chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump, said on Friday that she intends to resign. In her resignation letter to President Joe Biden, FDI...

Two Trump-appointed judges reject comparisons between January 6 and Portland political unrest

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Two Trump-appointed federal judges have rejected claims from January 6 defendants that they're being treated unfairly, because of their conservative politics, compared with left-leaning rioters in Portland, Oregon, ...

Trump-appointed appeals court judge slams critical race theory in Texas discrimination case

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Judge James C. Ho, who was confirmed to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in December 2017, likened disparate impact theory to critical race theory, arguing that both can engender racial bias, according to Law360...

Trump-appointed judge rejects US Capitol rioter’s claim he was ‘selectively charged’ because he supports Trump

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A Trump-appointed federal judge on Friday rejected claims from a US Capitol riot defendant that he had been "selectively charged" because he is a supporter of former President Donald Trump. Federal Judge Trevor McFa...

Trump-appointed head of DOJ’s national security division to leave at end of June

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John Demers, the Trump-appointed head of the Justice Department's national security division, is leaving at the end of the month as planned, a person briefed on the matter told CNN Monday. The national security div...

White House ousts four Trump-appointed members of prestigious arts commission

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The White House has ousted several members of a prestigious arts commission in the nation's capital, the latest move in the Biden administration's purge of Trump-era appointees from government agencies and boards. ...

Biden administration in fraught position with some Trump-appointed US attorneys

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Distrust of Trump-era appointees led the Biden administration to appoint a career Justice Department official as acting attorney general while it waits for the US Senate to confirm Merrick Garland, the President's n...

Trump-appointed USPS board stands by embattled postmaster general

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Washington The White House and US Postal Service Board of Governors are indicating continued support for embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, whose leadership has been scrutinized by Democrats who are accusing h...