Tag Archives: Leonard Leo

Federalist Society Leader Has “Ballooning Wealth” After Directing The Campaign To Install Right Wing Justices

Politico reports: A network of political non-profits formed by judicial activist Leonard Leo moved at least $43 million to a new firm he is leading, raising questions about how his conservative legal movement is funded. Leo’s own personal wealth appeared to have ballooned as his fundraising prowess accelerated since his efforts to cement the Supreme Court’s conservative majority helped to …

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Politico: Conway Sold Her Company In Shady Deal

Politico reports: Longtime judicial activist Leonard Leo appears to have helped facilitate the sale of former White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway’s polling company in 2017 — as she was playing a key role in advocating for Leo’s handpicked list of Supreme Court candidates. The transaction came at a critical moment for Conway — shortly after her ownership of The …

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REPORT: It Was Always Going To Be Brett Kavanaugh

Politico reports: After Justice Anthony Kennedy told President Donald Trump he would relinquish his seat on the Supreme Court, the president emerged from his private meeting with the retiring jurist focused on one candidate to name as his successor: Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Kennedy’s former law clerk. Trump, according to confidants and aides close to the White House, has become increasingly …

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