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Supreme Court debates merits of black media mogul's discrimination suit against Comcast

  • New York (CNN Business) - Attorneys for Entertainment Studios co-founder and CEO Byron Allen and Comcast engaged in a contentious back and forth with US Supreme Court justices on Wednesday as the highest court in the land debated what to do with Allen's discrimination lawsuit against the nation's largest cable TV and internet service provider.
  • Three lower federal courts ruled in favor of Comcast before October 9, 2018, when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals determined Allen's team only needed to prove that race was at least one motivating factor in Comcast's decision and asserted the need to reestablish the merits of the "but for" standard.
  • During the hearing, Comcast lead attorney Miguel Estrada argued the court should throw out the Ninth Circuit's ruling because the plaintiffs failed to meet the "but for" standard of proof.

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GOP lawyer's confusing questioning during the Trump impeachment hearing sent the internet into a tizzy

  • A Republican staff attorney for the House Oversight Committee was the butt of internet jokes on Wednesday over confusing line of questioning during a hearing for the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
  • Attorney Steve Castor, the House Intelligence Committee Counsel for the minority, asked the top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent questions on behalf of the GOP as part of the hearing, but many people didn't understand his game plan.
  • People on social media noticed the dizzying nature of Castor's questioning, saying it was unclear what he was ultimately trying to do.
  • They said that while Castor was questioning Taylor, he alluded to conspiracy theories, tried to get Taylor to say Trump thought Ukrainians were "out to get him" during the 2016 election, and blundered a questioned he didn't know the answer to.

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GOP lawyer Steve Castor's impeachment questioning universally panned - Business Insider

  • A Republican staff attorney for the House Oversight Committee was the butt of internet jokes on Wednesday over confusing line of questioning during a hearing for the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
  • Attorney Steve Castor, the House Intelligence Committee Counsel for the minority, asked the top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent questions on behalf of the GOP as part of the hearing, but many people didn't understand his game plan.
  • People on social media noticed the dizzying nature of Castor's questioning, saying it was unclear what he was ultimately trying to do.
  • They said that while Castor was questioning Taylor, he alluded to conspiracy theories, tried to get Taylor to say Trump thought Ukrainians were "out to get him" during the 2016 election, and blundered a questioned he didn't know the answer to.

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GOP lawyer Steve Castor's impeachment questioning universally panned - Business Insider

  • A Republican staff attorney for the House Oversight Committee was the butt of internet jokes on Wednesday over confusing line of questioning during a hearing for the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
  • Attorney Steve Castor, the House Intelligence Committee Counsel for the minority, asked the top US diplomat in Ukraine, Bill Taylor, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent questions on behalf of the GOP as part of the hearing, but many people didn't understand his game plan.
  • People on social media noticed the dizzying nature of Castor's questioning, saying it was unclear what he was ultimately trying to do.
  • They said that while Castor was questioning Taylor, he alluded to conspiracy theories, tried to get Taylor to say Trump thought Ukrainians were "out to get him" during the 2016 election, and blundered a questioned he didn't know the answer to.

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