Ledell Lee, 51, was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. CDT at the state’s death chamber in its Cummins Unit prison, a Department of Corrections spokesman said.
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“Judge Gorsuch may act like a neutral judge but his record shows he harbors a right wing, pro-corporate special interest legal agenda,” Schumer said.
Trump’s Jan. 27 order barred travellers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days.
“If we end up with that gridlock, I would say, ‘If you can, Mitch, go nuclear,” Trump said at a White House meeting with conservative activists.
“Judge Gorsuch has outstanding legal skills, a brilliant mind, tremendous disciple, and has earned bipartisan support,” Trump told an audience included Scalia’s widow.
U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Texas seeking to revive the state’s strict Republican-backed voter-identification requirements that a lower court found had a discriminatory effect on black and Hispanic people.
Republican Governor John Kasich, an abortion opponent, has in the past questioned whether such legislation would be constitutional.
Donald Trump called on his supporters to watch for signs of fraud in urban areas, raising fears they could harass minority voters.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton entered the last days of campaigning with competing events on Saturday in Florida, a swing state.
Scott Walker, who last year mounted an unsuccessful bid for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination, won re-e.lection in November 2014.
“If Hillary wins, we force her to waste time, resources, momentum, early good will and political capital – all on cleanup duty,” said a senior aide to one Republican senator.