Franken calls Gorsuch dissent in trucker case ‘absurd’

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken recalled his comedic past in a contentious exchange with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch Tuesday during the judge’s confirmation hearing. Franken was questioning Gorsuch on the case of Alphonse Maddin, a trucker who was fired after his trailer broke down in subzero temperatures. Gorsuch concluded in a dissent that it wasn’t illegal for the company to fire Maddin for seeking safety, writing that “it might be …

Tillerson to Skip NATO Meeting: Reuters

Congressman Adam Schiff talks with Rachel Maddow about breaking news from Reuters that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not attend an upcoming NATO meeting, but will visit Moscow.

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Tillerson to Skip NATO Meeting: Reuters