• Grassley sets Friday deadline for Trump top court pick Kavanaugh's accuser

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    A woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexually assaulting her decades ago has until Friday morning to provide prepared testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday.
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  • Gender war politics grip Senate over Kavanaugh accusation

    2 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - Nowhere is gender politics thicker in the election season air than in the mannerly U.S. Senate as it considers what President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, did or didn't do in high school.
    Christine Blasey Ford's accusation of sexual assault - and Kavanaugh's staunch denial - has ignited a tense, gender-infused war among the Senate's 100 members, 23 of whom are women.
    Whether Kavanaugh and Ford testify under oath, and to what details, has enormous stakes for President Donald Trump and the Nov. 6 midterm elections - not to mention American men...
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  • Trump Calls Kavanaugh “an Outstanding Man,” Putting Him in Elite Company With Various Disgraced Goons, Criminals, and Nazis

    2 monthes ago - By Slate

    Donald Trump spoke briefly about the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Wednesday morning at the White House, adopting the Republican party line that Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is obliged to testify against him in public immediately :
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  • Trump defends his Supreme Court nominee, wants accuser to testify

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defense of his U.S. Supreme Court pick, saying it is hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and that it would be unfortunate if the nominee's accuser does not testify before the Senate.
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  • Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

    Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

    2 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, asked the FBI to investigate before her scheduled hearing.
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  • President Trump on Kavanaugh Accuser: “If She Doesn't Show Up, That Would Be Unfortunate”

    2 monthes ago - By FOX News

    President Trump says he wants to hear from the woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her more than 30 years ago.
    FOX's Rachel Sutherland reports from Washington:
    Speaking to reporters before boarding Marine 1, President Trump said he hopes Christine Blasey Ford comes to Washington on Monday to speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee:
    "If she shows up that would be wonderful. If she doesn't show up, that would be unfortunate."
    The President again blasted Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein for not speaking up when she first heard of the...
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  • Trump Defends Kavanaugh, But Wants to Hear From Accuser Ford

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Trump weighed in again on the assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before heading to North Carolina on Wednesday.
    While continuing to defend his nominee , Trump also indicated that he wanted to hear from Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.
    "I think he's an extraordinary man. I think he's a man of great intellect, as I've been telling you, and he had this unblemished record," Trump said. "This is a very tough thing for him and his family. And we want to get it over with."
    At the same time, Trump suggested that he would like to hear Ford's...
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  • Trump won't seek FBI probe into Kavanaugh sex assault claim

    Trump won't seek FBI probe into Kavanaugh sex assault claim

    2 monthes ago - By New York Post

    President Trump said he won't ask the FBI to look into a California university professor's allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her during a high school party in 1982. “It would seem that the FBI really doesn't do that. They've investigated about six times before and it seems like they don't do...
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  • President Trump casts doubt of Kavanaugh accuser, saying it's 'hard to imagine' that 'anything happened'

    2 monthes ago - By NY Daily News

    President Trump cast doubt on sexual assault claims made against his Supreme Court nominee Wednesday, but said Brett Kavanaugh's accuser deserves to be heard. “I really would want to see what she has to say,” Trump said as he left the White House en route to the Carolinas. “I want to give it all...
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  • Opposition to Kavanaugh grows, support at historic low: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    A growing number of Americans said they opposed President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as the candidate's confirmation hearings took place and as he fended off a sexual assault claim, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed.
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  • Trump says alleged assault by Kavanaugh is ‘very hard for me to imagine'

    2 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    Speaking to reporters, the president praised his Supreme Court nominee but said his accuser deserves to be heard.
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  • Trump on Kavanaugh accuser: 'I really would want to see what she has to say'

    2 monthes ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he wants to hear Christine Blasey Ford testify about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when the two of them were in high school. “I really want to see her. I really would want to see what she has to say,” Trump said outside the White House. “We want to get it over with. At the same time, we want to give tremendous amounts of time," he said. "If she shows up, that would be wonderful. If she doesn't show up, that would be unfortunate.” If Ford were to give “credible showing,” Trump said he'd reassess...
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  • Trump defends court nominee Kavanaugh, wants to hear from accuser

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it would be "unfortunate" if the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault did not testify before a U.S. Senate committee, as he stepped up his defense of the conservative federal appeals court judge.
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