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News : Politics

Ed Whelan takes leave of absence from Ethics and Public Policy Center after claim Brett Kavanaugh accuser misidentified alleged attacker

Monday  00:57,   24 september 2018
cnn

After stirring controversy by posting a series of tweets suggesting the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault misidentified her attacker, conservative strategist Ed Whelan will be taking a leave of absence from the...[...]

Amid furor, Trump pushes pause on deciding Rosenstein's fate

Monday  00:27,   24 september 2018
msn

As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {...[...]

Trump points finger at Sessions for Rosenstein controversy

Monday  00:06,   24 september 2018
foxnews

President Trump appeared to blame Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the latest controversy surrounding Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Sunday, saying that Sessions had "hired" Rosenstein to be his second-in-command....[...]

Kavanaugh to Give Senate Calendars From 1982 to Back Up Denial

Monday  00:06,   24 september 2018
nytimes

Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has calendars from the summer of 1982 that do not show a party consistent with the allegation against him. But his team acknowledges they do not disprove the accusation.WASHINGTON — Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh has calendars...[...]

GOP lawmaker on Kavanaugh: What man wouldn't face such an allegation?

Sunday  23:31,   23 september 2018
thehill

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Saturday said the sexual assault allegations brought against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford amounted to "character assassination.""We have Judge Kavanaugh sitting there - an individual with [...]

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

Sunday  22:26,   23 september 2018
msn

The Republican senator didn’t call for the firing of Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein but blamed others in the department who he said have “tried to destroy this president.” He specifically referred to former FBI officials Andrew McCabe,...[...]

Gowdy urges senators to be fair to both Ford, Kavanaugh during hearings

Sunday  20:55,   23 september 2018
cbsnews

Gowdy says that both Kavanaugh and Ford will live with the consequences of this week’s public hearing "for the rest of their lives"Gowdy, who has presided over his fair share of high-profile and politically charged hearings as chairman of the House...[...]

Former Congressman Says Trump Has 'Destroyed' GOP

Sunday  19:51,   23 september 2018
newsweek

But Charles Rangel rejected the claim that Trump could tear American apart.During an interview with radio host John Catsimatidis, Rangel said that while he was in office he had friends on both sides of the political aisle and he’s never seen the...[...]

As hearing on Kavanaugh assault allegations looms, senators seem unwilling to budge

Sunday  19:26,   23 september 2018
msn

Few Republicans or Democrats look inclined to change their votes based on what the Supreme Court nominee or his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, say.Republican defenders of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Democratic supporters of Christine...[...]

Mazie Hirono previews what she'll ask Brett Kavanaugh during hearing with assault accuser

Sunday  18:55,   23 september 2018
cnn

Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono on Sunday previewed what she plans to ask Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a hearing later this week to address a sexual assault allegation levied against him. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],...[...]

Sen. Patty Murray: How Senate handles Kavanaugh accusation a 'test' for GOP

Sunday  18:25,   23 september 2018
nbcnews

"Congress failed the test in 1991 with Anita Hill," the Washington Democrat said Sunday.Load...[...]

Tenn. Democrat aims for Senate win by edging away from party

Sunday  17:51,   23 september 2018
msn

Senate candidate Phil Bredesen hopes to win in Tennessee by distancing himself from his own Democratic Party."I need to make clear to everybody my independence from all of the national Democratic stuff," said Bredesen, the former two-term governor...[...]

Durbin: Kavanaugh's accuser is not being treated respectfully

Sunday  17:51,   23 september 2018
thehill

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Sunday that he thinks the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted sexual assault at a high school party in the 1980s is not being treated respectfully. "I do believe that she has not been...[...]

Fox News Poll: Record number of voters oppose Kavanaugh nomination

Sunday  17:05,   23 september 2018
foxnews

Voter support for Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court is down in the wake of Christine Ford’s assault allegations, as more believe her than him. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {...[...]

Former Trump Aide Leaves CNN After Abortion Accusation

Sunday  17:05,   23 september 2018
newsweek

In a statement, Miller said he will be focusing on clearing his name.Miller posted a statement on Twitter that announced he would be stepping away from his role at CNN to “focus on clearing my name and fighting the false and defamatory accusations...[...]