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Republicans Are Defending Brett Kavanaugh In Statements People Are Calling "Tone Deaf"

Trump loyalists are determined to see President Donald Trump's pick to the Supreme Court on the nation's highest court before the next term begins in …

Brett Kavanaugh

GOP heading for midterm wipeout as 'blue wave' scenario gives Democrats a 12-point generic ballot lead: NBC-WSJ poll

Congressional Republicans are facing a mid-term election wipeout fueled by voter resistance to President Donald Trump, according to a new NBC …

Voting

Lindsey Graham: Appoint special counsel to investigate ‘bureaucratic coup’ against Trump

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday he believes “a bureaucratic coup” led by enemies of President Trump is taking place at the Justice Department, and the senator asked that a new special counsel be appointed to investigate.<p>Graham, a veteran member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, made …

Lindsey Graham

#WhyIDidntReport: Survivors of Sexual Assault Share Their Stories After Trump Tweet

When the #MeToo movement erupted on social media last year, people who had been sexually harassed, abused or assaulted — and felt ready to discuss it — went public with their stories.<p>Now a new hashtag has surfaced as if in answer to the question: <i>Why didn’t you say something sooner?</i><p>It began last …

Trump's trade war with China is about to get a whole lot bigger

<b>(CNN) —</b> The trade fight between the United States and China is set to intensify Monday when the two economic superpowers hit each other with their biggest round of tariffs yet.<p>The Trump administration will impose new 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods just after midnight ET (noon in …

Tariffs

If Republicans don’t get answers, Democrats will in 2019

Whether or not Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh gets confirmed to the Supreme Court, there will be plenty of serious questions about the confirmation process that require answers. Assuming Kavanaugh appears at a hearing this week, Democrats can interrogate him. Moreover, all of this could be reviewed next …

The White House

Ex-Assistant FBI Director Details How Trump's Treatment of AG Sessions Is 'An Extension of the Mob Family Mentality'

"We are clearly headed toward a firing of the attorney general and likely [Rod] Rosenstein."Frank Figliuzzi, the former Assistant Director for …

Donald Trump

Lindsey Graham Says He Has Made Up His Mind On Kavanaugh Vote Regardless Of Accuser’s Testimony

Lindsey Graham does not need to hear Christine Blasey Ford testify to know how he will be voting on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.<p>The South …

Lindsey Graham

Graham: Ford’s testimony won’t change my vote

Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday the testimony of Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser won’t change his mind, no matter what she says.<p>“You can’t bring it in a criminal court, you would never sue civilly, you couldn’t even get a warrant,” Graham said on “Fox News Sunday” with Chris Wallace. “What am I supposed …

Lindsey Graham

The Miseducation of 'Betsy DeVoid'

Even her boss, the 45th President of the United States, is derisive of Education Secretary Betsy DeVoid, the DeVos woman who is devoid, absent, of …

Education

Trump lawyer Giuliani says Iran’s government will be overthrown

NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain …

Trump Administration

Ford runs circles around hapless Republicans, who now have a second scandal

The Post reports:<p>Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, said Saturday that she has accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee’s request to testify about her allegation next week while …

Senate Judiciary Committee

Whoops, CNN just lost another pro-Trump commentator down the scandal chute

And so, the paradoxical quest to find a man who is somehow both a) willing to get on national TV and voice his aggressive support for Donald Trump, …

Former Florida House Candidate On Kavanaugh Accusation: 'What Boy Hasn't Done This?'

Twitter goes stark raving mad.<p>Former Florida GOP congressional candidate Gina Sosa has completely dismissed a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “Tell me, what boy hasn’t done this in high school?” she asked on camera on CNN.<p>Sosa made the starling comment in a …

Florida

With one key phrase, Kavanaugh may have signaled strongest view yet of abortion law

It’s no secret that Brett Kavanaugh is not a fan of abortion rights.<p>In a speech to the conservative American Enterprise Institute a year ago, the …

Brett Kavanaugh

Christian Right Leaders Want Senate to Ignore Assault Charges Against Kavanaugh

We are at a sensitive point in the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh where he has been charged with (and by no means …

Brett Kavanaugh

Ted Cruz Attacked Beto O'Rourke For Opposing Police Brutality And People Called It A Self-Own Of Legendary Proportions

Ted Cruz tweeted an attack against his opponent, Beto O'Rourke, during their debate Friday that people called a self-own for the history books.<p>Pool / …

Ted Cruz

North Carolina river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump …

Floods

Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach ends campaign amid daughter's allegations of inappropriate touching

Politics News<p>ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter.<p>Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican's attorney, Susan Gaertner, …

‘Master of the Self-Own’: People wonder why Ted Cruz tweeted popular video of Beto O’Rourke

Sen. Ted Cruz’s most popular tweet Friday night — the one with tens of thousands of likes, retweets and comments — ostensibly was meant to slam his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke.<p>“In Beto O’Rourke’s own words,” tweeted the Texas Republican, who has found himself in the midst of a …

Ted Cruz

GOP woman on Kavanaugh allegations: 'What boy hasn’t done this in high school?'

A panel of five Republican women in Florida joined CNN this week to defend Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations …

Donald Trump

U.S. airlines score win as Congress drops 'reasonable fee' rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. airline industry scored a win on Saturday as bipartisan congressional legislation dropped plans to mandate "reasonable and proportional" baggage and change fees, but included other new passenger protections.<p>After weeks of negotiations, a 1,200-page bill to …

Trump Administration

Chris Cuomo: Trump doubled down on dumb

CNN's Chris Cuomo criticizes President Donald Trump for his response to the sexual assault allegations made against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

U.S. Supreme Court

Watch Beto O’Rourke’s Fire Response When Asked What He Can Do For Black Women

Image via Nathan Hunsinger-Pool/Getty Images<p>Beto O’Rourke Explains How He’ll Help Black Women In Texas<p>Beto O’Rourke is looking to unseat Senator Ted …

Women of Color

Judge orders Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to testify in lawsuit challenging 2020 Census question

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross must sit for a deposition in a lawsuit against his department over its decision to include a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census, a federal judge ruled Friday.<p>The Commerce Department announced in March that the question of citizenship will …

Wilbur Ross

Top Aide in Kavanaugh SCOTUS Bid Resigns After Sexual Harassment Allegation Surfaces

The top Republican adviser involved in the Senate Judiciary Committee’s response to a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett …

Sexual Harassment

Kavanaugh Ally Knew Christine Blasey Ford's Name Before It Was Public

Ed Whelan, an ally of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who floated, then retracted, a conspiracy theory on Twitter accusing another man of …

The White House

Beto O'Rourke's Eloquent Idealism and Command of the Facts Clobber Ted Cruz in First Televised Debate at SMU in Dallas

- Advertisement -<p>Watch Live: Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke face off in first debate Watch live coverage of Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke meeting for the …

Ted Cruz

GOP aide working on Kavanaugh confirmation resigns amid past harassment claim

Garrett Ventry, a Senate Judiciary Committee spokesperson brought on to help shepherd Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, has resigned amid a past allegation of sexual harassment, a committee spokesperson confirmed.<p>“Garrett was one of several temporary staff brought on to assist in the …

Sexual Harassment

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

<b>Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, a Republican from the party's most conservative wing, is standing for re-election in November.</b><p>Fearing for the future, his siblings have thrown their weight behind their choice of candidate in a powerful new TV advert.<p>The striking part? It's not their brother.<p>Nope - …

Siblings