A.M. Links: Republican National Committee Backs Roy Moore, Trump's Political Advisers 'Concerned About the Legal Advice He Is Receiving,' SCOTUS Hears Gay Wedding Cake Case


  • Todd Kranin

    The Republican National Committee is now backing Roy Moore in the Alabama special election.

  • Former Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele: President Trump's "refusal to acknowledge [that he] just endorsed an alleged pedophile for the sake of 'a vote' tells me Roy Moore will be a Trump Puppet and America no longer has a moral compass under [Trump's] 'leadership'."
  • "The brazen assertion Monday by one of President Trump's lawyers that a president cannot be found guilty of obstruction of justice signaled a controversial defense strategy in the wide-ranging Russia probe, as Trump's political advisers are increasingly concerned about the legal advice he is receiving."
  • Another woman has come forward with a sexual misconduct accusation against Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.).
  • The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.
  • At least person has been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate by raging wildfires in southern California.

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