A proposal in the GOP-led Legislature in Texas calls for the state to ignore federal law and court rulings and forgo enforcing national regulations.

State Rep. Cecil Bell’s Texas Sovereignty Act allows for overriding federal laws through the same process as passing a bill. First a legislative committee, then the whole Legislature, would vote for nullification, and then the governor would sign his approval. Read more

President Trump on Wednesday endorsed the use of the “nuclear option” if needed to achieve Senate confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee

Citing partisan gridlock in Washington, Trump said at a White House event that he would support the approval of Colorado federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch with 51 votes, instead of the 60 that have traditionally been required in the Read more