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News : Politics

White House Won't Withdraw Kavanaugh Nomination After Accusation

Monday  02:05,   17 september 2018
bloomberg

President Donald Trump won’t withdraw Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, a White House official said Sunday, as Democrats sought to delay this week’s planned Senate committee vote after a woman said Kavanaugh sexually attacked her decades...[...]

Graham open to having Kavanaugh accuser testify before committee

Monday  01:06,   17 september 2018
thehill

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday voiced skepticism about the timing of fresh allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but expressed a willingness to allow the accuser to testify before the Senate...[...]

Ted Cruz Sending Donation Mail Disguised as Summonses

Monday  00:50,   17 september 2018
newsweek

"I wasn't likely to vote for Cruz before, but certainly not now."The brown envelopes read “SUMMONS ENCLOSED- OPEN IMMEDIATELY” in large black letters, and have a return address of “official county...[...]

Paul Manafort could flip on a big fish — but that might not be Trump

Monday  00:27,   17 september 2018
nbcnews

If anyone knows Russians, or Ukrainians, or Eastern Europeans in general, it's Manafort.If Manafort gives the government substantial assistance, the sentencing benefits are significant. The government will file a valuable motion for a "downward...[...]

Avenatti on possible 2020 presidential run: 'I'm getting more serious by the week'

Sunday  23:55,   16 september 2018
thehill

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Trump and his former lawyer Michael Cohen, said on Sunday that he is becoming increasingly serious about a possible run for the presidency...[...]

John Kerry criticized for saying Trump has ‘the insecurity of a teenage girl’

Sunday  23:25,   16 september 2018
msn

“He’s the first president that I know of who spends more time reading his Twitter ‘likes’ than his briefing books or the Constitution," Kerry also said of Trump.Kerry visited the late-night talk show Friday to promote his new memoir, “Every Day is...[...]

The Latest: Democrat says Kavanaugh vote must be postponed

Sunday  23:06,   16 september 2018
msn

The Senate's Democratic leader says the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee must postpone a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination now that a woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct decades ago has told her story [...]

Grim warnings for White House, Republicans ahead of election

Sunday  22:52,   16 september 2018
msn

Republicans are increasingly worried about the party's prospects in the midterm elections. Party leaders were already worried that a surge in enthusiasm among Democrats and moderate Republicans' disdain for Trump would put the House out of...[...]

Retired admiral who criticized Trump leaves Pentagon board

Sunday  13:05,   16 september 2018
foxnews

A retired Navy admiral who oversaw the raid that killed Usama bin Laden has resigned from a Defense Department advisory board, after criticizing President Trump's decision to revoke a former CIA director's security clearance.William McRaven, [...]

Cuomo, after election win, dismisses socialist wave as 'not even a ripple'

Saturday  22:51,   15 september 2018
foxnews

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday ripped into New York’s socialist wave after he comfortably fended off a challenge from actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, describing the movement as “not even a ripple.” require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],...[...]

Dems play waiting game with Collins and Murkowski

Saturday  22:05,   15 september 2018
thehill

No Democrat has yet come out in support of Kavanaugh, more than a week after his confirmation hearings wrapped up. Last year, Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) announced their support for President Trump's first Supreme...[...]

The Economy Is Humming, but Trump Is Tweeting. Republicans Are Worried.

Saturday  21:28,   15 september 2018
nytimes

The president and the healthy economy have become countervailing forces, with his self-inflicted wounds obscuring the Republican message, and buoying DemocratsWASHINGTON — As Democrats enter the fall midterm campaign with palpable confidence about...[...]

New Kavanaugh Disclosure Shows Little Sign of Impeding His Nomination

Saturday  17:25,   15 september 2018
nytimes

Even opponents of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh said they did not anticipate that a decades-old assault claim would move to the forefront unless the accuser agreed to cooperate.(Pictured) John Dean, former Nixon White House counsel, is sworn in with...[...]

Julia Salazar overcomes controversy to notch another victory for democratic socialists

Friday  05:51,   14 september 2018
vox

She’ll be headed to the New York State Senate, after toppling a long-serving incumbent in her Brooklyn district. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); });...[...]

McRaven resigned from Pentagon board days after blistering op-ed on Trump

Friday  03:50,   14 september 2018
cnn

Retired Admiral William "Bill" McRaven, the former head of Special Operations Command resigned from the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Board last month, just days after issuing a stunning rebuke of President Donald Trump's decision to revoke...[...]