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John Oliver Devotes Entire Show To Kavanaugh [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: John Oliver dedicated an entire episode of Last Week Tonight to dissecting — and brutally mocking — Brett Kavanaugh‘s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. “We need to talk about Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court nominee and walking crushed beer can,” Oliver started. The HBO host took a look at Christine Blasey Ford‘s “brave and compelling” testimony, before moving …

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Kanye West Calls For Abolishing The 13th Amendment

Yahoo News reports: Kanye West has been having a very Kanye West 24 hours. He performed as a giant Perrier bottle on Saturday Night Live, then was cut off at the end of the show during an impromptu pro-Trump speech to awkward silence and a scattered mixture of boos and applause. Which President Trump praised on Twitter. Head spinning yet? …

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US And Canada Reach Last Minute NAFTA Deal

Bloomberg reports: U.S. President Donald Trump is set to sign a successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement that will make modest revisions to a deal he once called a “disaster,” easing uncertainty for companies reliant on tariff-free commerce. U.S. and Canadian negotiators worked around the clock this weekend to secure an agreement just before a Sunday midnight deadline, …

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DOJ Sues California To Quash New Net Neutrality Law

The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration said Sunday it will sue California in an effort to block what some experts have described as the toughest net neutrality law ever enacted in the United States, setting up a high-stakes legal showdown over the future of the Internet. California on Sunday became the largest state to adopt its own rules requiring …

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Conway: “I’m A Victim Of Sexual Assault” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House adviser Kellyanne Conway startled CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday by saying she herself was a victim of sexual assault. “I’m a victim of sexual assault,” Conway said on “State of the Union” as part of an extended statement in defense of both Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the rights of those who have been …

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Lindsey Graham Vows “Full-Scale Investigation” Into Democrats’ Handling Of Christine Ford’s Allegations

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., vowed Sunday to launch a thorough inquiry into Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee to find out whether there was any wrongdoing in how they managed the sexual misconduct allegation Christine Blasey Ford leveled at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “We’re going to do a wholesale, full scale investigation of what I …

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Sanders: Dems Are Exploiting Christine Ford [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Sunday blasted Democrats for their “disgraceful” and “disgusting” handling of the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Sanders asserted on “Fox News Sunday” that Senate Republicans will dictate the terms of the FBI investigation into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations that Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed …

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Saturday Night Live Takes On Brett Kavanaugh [VIDEO]

Variety reports: “Saturday Night Live” returned for its 44th season Sept. 29 and wasted no time diving back into political sketches, with Matt Damon appearing as Brett Kavanaugh and Rachel Dratch returning as Senator Amy Klobuchar for a cold open sketch about his hearing. Mysteriously absent from the top of the hearing, as Alex Moffat’s Chuck Grassley explained he was …

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Warren To Take “Hard Look” At WH Bid After Midterms

The Boston Globe reports: US Senator Elizabeth Warren made her most definitive indication to date that she is mulling a run for the White House in 2020, telling a town hall crowd Saturday that she would “take a hard look” at a presidential run after the midterm elections. “After November 6 I will take a hard look at running for …

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Pelosi: Impeaching Kavanaugh Is A Possibility [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi affirmed that the House Democratic caucus is ready to move forward with impeaching controversial Supreme Court nominee and alleged sexual assaulter and rapist Brett Kavanaugh should the Democrats retake the majority after the 2018 midterm elections. Pelosi’s support for such a move is conditional on one thing, however, the truth or …

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Bernie: Investigate Kavanaugh For Lying To Congress

This morning Bernie Sanders sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassely in which he called for a separate FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged lies to the US Senate. “In order for the FBI investigation regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to be complete, it is imperative the bureau must not only look into the accusations made by …

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Kennedy Warns Of “Death And Decline” Of Democracy

The Associated Press reports: Former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose retirement created the vacancy that produced the no-holds-barred confirmation fight over Brett Kavanaugh, said Friday maintaining civil discourse is critical to democracy’s survival. Kennedy never spoke directly about Kavanaugh, who was once his law clerk, or the bitter battle unfolding in Congress. But it was on the minds of …

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The End Looms For Sears, Now A Penny Stock

CNN Money reports: In the latest indignity for a once-grand retailer, the share price fell below $1 on Friday for the first time in the company’s history, dropping as much as 15% to 85 cents in midday trading. Falling into loose-change territory is more than embarrassing. Nasdaq, the exchange where Sears stock trades, could delist the company. Shares of Sears …

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Bannon Predicts Three-Way WH Race In 2020 [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Trump White House strategist Steve Bannon is predicting that the 2020 presidential race could become a three-way contest. Bannon said on “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday night that the race could involve a three-way battle between President Trump, a left-leaning senator such as Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and a centrist candidate such as former New York …

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Trump Signals Support For Kevin McCarthy As Speaker

But first they have to hold the majority. The Hill reports: At a private fundraiser at his namesake hotel, President Trump on Thursday night appeared to back Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to be the next Speaker, several attendees told The Hill. Speaking to high-dollar donors and House GOP lawmakers, Trump wished retiring Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) well, then turned …

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Allies Raise $700K+ For Christine Ford On GoFundMe

CBS News reports: Two GoFundMe accounts made on behalf of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and her family have raised over $700,000 in donations for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. “Cover Dr. Blasey’s security costs,” has surpassed its $175,000 goal and raised over $200,000 in nine days. The GoFundMe campaign was created by Heidi Feldman on behalf of …

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WH Official: Trump Will Order FBI Probe Into Kavanaugh

CNN reports: Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation was suddenly thrown into doubt Friday as Senate Republicans called for a one-week delay so that the FBI can investigate sexual assault allegations facing President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Trump will order the FBI probe as requested, a White House official said. The Senate Judiciary Committee requested the FBI look into “current credible allegations” …

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Senate GOP Agrees To One Week Delay On Kavanaugh

NBC News reports: The second-ranking Republican in the Senate said Friday that the GOP would delay a vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to allow for an FBI probe into allegations of sexual misconduct against the judge. “There’s going to be a supplemental FBI background investigation” Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said Friday. The Texas Republican said …

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Kavanaugh Pal Mark Judge Agrees To FBI Questioning

CNBC reports: A lawyer for Mark Judge, the high school buddy of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, told CNBC that Judge “will answer any and all questions posed to him” by the FBI about serious sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh. “If the FBI or any law enforcement agency requests Mr. Judge’s cooperation, he will answer any and all questions …

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Trump Says He’ll Defer To Senate On FBI Investigation, Calls Accuser Christine Ford “Very Credible” [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: President Donald Trump said Friday that he found testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, “very credible.” But that won’t stop him from supporting the judge. Trump called Ford a “very fine woman” following a Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Kavanaugh. “She was a very credible witness,” …

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