William Barr Gets Confirmation Date
The Senate Judiciary Committee which was headed by Senator Chuck Grassley and now it seems Senator Lindsey Graham will yield the gavel, has confirmed that the confirmation hearings for President Trump’s pick for attorney general, William Barr, will be heard on Jan. 15 and 16.
Alexander Hernandez, Esq.
Is the Country Ready for 2019
First and foremost, happy New Year to you and your loved ones. May 2019 be the best year of your life so far.
No matter what side of the political spectrum you stand on, 2018 was a trying year for us all. It doesn’t matter if you are Republican, Democrat or an Independent. This past year wasn’t easy for anyone, but 2019 isn’t going to be any easier.
When former President Bill Clinton was impeached, I was too young to care and considering the foundation on which his impeachment was based on, I objected to the entire process. I found it nothing more than a political tool and privately argued with myself this is why I don’t pay attention to politics. But now things have changed thanks to age and my profession.
With the Democrats taking over the House this week, whatever we witnessed the first two years of Trump’s presidency, forget it because it’s going to be a lot more different the next two.
For one, Trump can try his verbal jabs all he wants to treat the Democrats like a punching bag, but now, that punching bag is striking back. The results may be lead us to impeachment at the Congressional level and an indictment from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
The path of resistance that we will follow will be unprecedented. It may throw our country headfirst into a constitutional crisis and further divide the nation as Republicans will be yelling that impeachment is being used as a political tool, the same tool they had no problem using for President Clinton.
We could also do nothing as Republicans say there is nothing there as they continue to put up road blocks headed by Senator Mitch McConnell, but then we lose faith in government and the system.
I no doubt have experienced a wide range of emotions with Trump’s presidency, from anger to frustration, but I always believed the legal system would do right regardless of a few trying to do wrong. I still believe that. That was always my attraction to the law; that the law was right, just, and no one is above it.
Will our faith in government be tested? Will the foundations of law and the Constitution be tested? You bet you. But, I’d rather face the consequences of truth, than the consequences of lies.
Alexander Hernandez, Esq.
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