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News : Politics

Trump’s Inaccurate Claim That U.S. Is ‘the Fastest-Growing Economy in the World’

Tuesday  02:50,   25 september 2018
nytimes

The United States’ G.D.P. growth is nowhere near the highest in the world, though its rate is currently one of the highest among developed economies.What Was...[...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on judges, 'plummeting' poverty

Monday  15:25,   24 september 2018
msn

As the midterm elections draw near, President Donald Trump's tendency to declare his campaign promises fulfilled when they aren't has come into starker relief. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {...[...]

White House, Kavanaugh deny magazine's account of sexual misconduct by a second accuser

Monday  05:53,   24 september 2018
latimes

The White House and Brett Kavanaugh issued swift denials Sunday night after an explosive new account emerged of alleged sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee when he was in college, adding greater disarray to a nomination already sullied by [...]

Here’s what we know about the new accusations against Brett Kavanaugh

Monday  05:51,   24 september 2018
bostonglobe

An explosive New Yorker report published Sunday night says that a second woman has come forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. And about 15 minutes before the New Yorker report was published, lawyer Michael...[...]

Senate Judiciary panel’s top Democrat calls for delay in Kavanaugh hearing after new allegation

Monday  05:06,   24 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.Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, called late Sunday for [...]

The Latest: Kavanaugh denies 2nd claim of sexual misconduct

Monday  04:05,   24 september 2018
msn

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is denying a second allegation of sexual misconduct. The White House released a statement from the nominee Sunday after the allegations in a New Yorker article in which a woman, Deborah Ramirez, a former Yale...[...]

Avenatti claims client has 'credible information' on Kavanaugh, ex-classmate

Monday  04:05,   24 september 2018
thehill

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, announced Sunday that he is representing a client with "credible information" regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his former classmate, Mark Judge."I...[...]

Former White House counsel Gregory Craig under scrutiny by prosecutors in offshoot of Mueller probe

Monday  03:53,   24 september 2018
msn

Craig’s work for the Ukrainian government while at the Skadden law firm is under investigation.Shortly before Manafort pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and obstruction this month, attorneys for Craig received requests for information from...[...]

College classmate says Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at Yale party

Monday  03:53,   24 september 2018
foxnews

A Yale University classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has claimed that he exposed himself to her at a college party, the New Yorker magazine reported late Sunday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function...[...]

Michael Avenatti: ‘I Represent a Woman with Credible Information Regarding Judge Kavanaugh’

Monday  03:25,   24 september 2018
mediaite

On Sunday, Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti weighed into the controversy surrounding the accusation made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by claiming he represents a woman with "credible information regarding Judge Kavanaugh...[...]

Senate Democrats reportedly investigating second sexual misconduct allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

Monday  03:25,   24 september 2018
nydailynews

A second woman has come forward to accuse Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Deborah Ramirez, 53, told the New Yorker that Kavanaugh exposed himself at a college dorm party when they were both studying at Yale,...[...]

Scandal Shakes a Virginia House Republican, Adding to Electoral Tremors

Monday  02:52,   24 september 2018
nytimes

Representative Scott Taylor, whose campaign has been rocked by a petition scandal, joins a handful of other Republicans facing accusations of misconduct and unexpectedly close races.VIRGINIA BEACH — Representative Scott Taylor, Republican of...[...]

GOP set to move $854B spending bill despite Trump criticisms

Monday  02:25,   24 september 2018
thehill

The House this week is expected to pass an $854 billion spending bill that will prevent a shutdown, despite complaints from President Trump and the right that in doing so, their party is busting the budget and betraying its fiscally conservative...[...]

Member of Senate Judiciary Committee calls on group to investigate abuse allegations against Keith Ellison after he again denies claims

Monday  01:50,   24 september 2018
nydailynews

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that the committee should investigate allegations of physical and emotional abuse made against former Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison. “I’ve been very [...]

The party of men: Kavanaugh fight risks worsening the Trump GOP’s gender problem

Monday  01:07,   24 september 2018
msn

The moment shows the gulf that has emerged between the parties as they navigate America’s cultural reckoning on sexual assault. Democrats have embraced the #MeToo movement to galvanize female voters and attempt to lift scores of female candidates to [...]