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Kavanaugh accuser's lawyer blasts Senate Judiciary Committee. Grassley says if she doesn't agree to testify, committee will vote Monday on Kavanaugh.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:54:39 GMT
The Senate Judiciary Committee will likely propose holding a hearing next Wednesday where they will hear testimony from both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing him of sexual assault, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.
Analysis: The week Brett Kavanaugh went from sure thing to not
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:02:34 GMT
A lot can change in a week in Washington.
Reagan's daughter defends woman accusing Kavanaugh
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:02:16 GMT
President Ronald Reagan's daughter Patti Davis wrote about her own sexual assault experience to defend Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
Trump unleashes on Kavanaugh's accuser
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:10:10 GMT
President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets Friday, deviated from his previously measured comments about the woman who has accused his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanugh of sexual assault, claiming that if the attack she alleges "was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities".
GOP senator 'appalled' by Trump tweet
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:43:16 GMT
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) responded to President Donald Trump's "inappropriate" tweet that questioned why Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford did not report her alleged assault to authorities immediately after it occurred if it "was as bad as she says."
Senate nominee: Accusation 'absurd' because assault attempt 'never went anywhere'
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:06:05 GMT
North Dakota GOP Senate nominee Kevin Cramer said on Friday that the accusation against Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh was "even more absurd" than Anita Hill's accusation against Clarence Thomas because Kavanaugh and his accuser were drunk teenagers when the alleged incident occurred.
Tapper: Trump's remarks show a pattern
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:35:19 GMT
President Trump defended his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and attacked the woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. CNN's Jake Tapper says this isn't the first time Trump has defended a man accused of horrific acts against women.
Trump vows to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:38:02 GMT
President Donald Trump vowed Friday night to eradicate a "lingering stench" at the Justice Department, hours after it was reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed wearing a "wire" to record conversations with Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.
GOP Rep.'s six siblings endorse his opponent
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 02:08:56 GMT
Six siblings of Republican Rep. Paul Gosar delivered a stark message in a new television advertisement: Vote for their brother's opponent.
Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz spar over National Anthem protests, immigration
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 02:03:49 GMT
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and his Democratic challenger, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, were asked Friday night -- in what moderators intended to be a polite end to their first debate -- to say something nice about each other.
Sources: Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly taping Trump
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 02:35:10 GMT
In the days after FBI Director James Comey's May 2017 firing, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed wearing a "wire" to record conversations with President Donald Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, The New York Times reported Friday.
NYT reporter: Sources were afraid to talk
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:43:17 GMT
New York Times reporter Adam Goldman defends his report in which sources claim that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein openly speculated about wearing a wire at the White House and floated the idea of building support within the administration to invoke the 25th Amendment.
Ted Cruz asked if he lost his dignity
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:47:51 GMT
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is asked during a debate with Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) if he lost his dignity by supporting President Trump after Trump insulted Cruz and his family during the 2016 election.
Opinion: Rosenstein is a lightning rod
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:09:38 GMT
The New York Times has just published a blockbuster article (citing anonymous sources) reporting that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested to other officials within the FBI and Justice Department that he should secretly tape President Donald Trump, and discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.
US Army unlikely to hit recruiting goal
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:49:28 GMT
Low unemployment combined with a strong economy means the US Army is unlikely to meet its recruitment goal for the 2018 fiscal year, according to army officials.
Opinion: Trump's global insignificance is about to be exposed
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:57:30 GMT
Trump is a master of New York-style showmanship. The United Nations General Assembly, therefore, should be his finest hour: hosting world leaders in his town.
'Hispanic, any Hispanic here?' Trump says at Las Vegas rally
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:01:57 GMT
President Donald Trump was in Las Vegas on Thursday night to headline a campaign rally for Sen. Dean Heller, the most endangered Republican incumbent on the ballot this fall. He did a pre-rally interview with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity -- "Wave to the fake news media," Hannity told Trump at the start of the interview -- and then took the stage to deliver his now-familiar stump speech, a mix of Teleprompter reading and free-form riffs on, well, everything.
Investigation into surgeon spans two decades, DA says
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:03:11 GMT
Prosecutors have expanded their investigation into alleged rape by a California surgeon and are looking into alleged crimes that could have occurred over the last 20 years, the Orange County district attorney said Friday.
Ginsburg: If I were queen, I'd drop this
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:21:53 GMT
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks about the death penalty while speaking at an event at Columbia Law School in New York.
Retailer drops sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' costume following outcry
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:49:13 GMT
An online retailer learned this week that there's nothing sexy about oppressing women.