WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: U.S. President Donald Trump walks toward journalists as he departs the White House for a campaign rally in Pennsylvania May 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. On his way to Montoursville, Pennsylvania, Trump said that Iran does not currently pose a direct threat to the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump's fight to keep his financial records hidden from public view suffered its first legal defeat on Monday when US District Court Judge Amit Mehta upheld a congressional subpoena seeking Trump's financial records from Mazars, Trump's long-time accounting firm.

Trump's legal team appealed Mehta's ruling on Tuesday, which will move the case into the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, the second-highest court in the country, where one particularly famous jurist sits.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks with fellow Senate Republicans during a news conference following the weekly Senate Republicans policy luncheon, on Capitol Hill, on July 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Al Drago/Getty Images)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) penned an op-ed for Politico that has many Americans fuming.

The staunch Republican and one of President Donald Trump's most unwavering allies railed against Senate Democrats, blaming them for a hesitation to confirm Trump's nominees for lower court appointments and federal positions like the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) returns to the U.S. Capitol from a meeting at the White House January 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House negotiating border security funding and government shutdown, calling it "a total waste of time." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

In an October 2018 essay for the New York Review of Bookshistorian Christopher Browning, Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an expert on the rise of the Nazis and the Holocaust, answered the question many people around the world have found themselves asking since 2016.

Are there similarities between the political landscape of President Donald Trump's United States and Adolph Hitler's Germany?

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's high school yearbook has been a major source of concern since multiple allegations of sexual assault have been lodged against the judge. Kavanaugh's yearbook entry lists achievements like "Devil's triangle," "Renate Alumnius," "boofing," "100 keg club," and others.

Enter Judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee whom Republicans refused to meet with and who, unlike Kavanaugh, never got a hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Republicans instead held a seat open on the nation's highest court for over a year. Many Americans haven't forgotten the seat stolen from Garland (a seat that ultimately was filled by Justice Neil Gorsuch last year.)

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) questions U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing June 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony on recent immigration issues relating to border security and the EB-5 Investor Visa Program. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) blasted Senate Democrats on Twitter Monday morning for what he sees as obstructionist delays to confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Graham wrote that Democrats in the upper chamber lack are refusing to show Kavanaugh an "ounce of fairness" after the judge angrily denied allegations that he drunkenly tried to rape a woman during a party in high school.

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Fox & Friends September 25, 2018. (@FoxNews/Twitter)

On Tuesday, while most of the world rewatched President Donald Trump's performance at the United Nations, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders visited the couch at Fox News' Fox & Friends with a message for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the proper process for Supreme Court nominees.

Sanders stated:

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OXON HILL, MD, UNITED STATES - 2018/02/22: Matt Schlapp, Chairman of the American Conservative Union, at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) sponsored by the American Conservative Union held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Oxon Hill. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp is getting pounded on Twitter for suggesting that Republicans' Supreme Court nominees get treated unfairly by Democrats.

Schlapp tweeted on Sunday that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings have "transformed into a disgrace" and that "when Dems win their SC noms get an easy time, but ours get mauled."

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