JUDY WOODRUFF: As we have been reporting, President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Thursday to less than four years in federal prison for tax and bank fraud. That is far less than the roughly 20 years he had faced under federal sentencing guidelines. The sentence delivered by a district judge in Alexandria,
JUDY WOODRUFF: The nation’s capital was riveted during the fall of 2018 after President Trump, for his second nomination to the Supreme Court, chose a 53-year-old federal judge, Brett Kavanaugh. What was already a bitter partisan fight grew even more so after a California woman, Christine Blasey Ford, charged that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her
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-Trump has been busy appointing unqualified federal judges to serve lifetime appointments, [ Laughter ] so we thought we’d take a break from the breaking news of the day to say how Trump is changing the landscape of the American judiciary. This is “The Check-In.” [ Suspenseful theme plays ] [ Cheering and applause ]
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