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Fox News Host Compares Brett Kavanaugh To Jesus

How did this take so long? Fox News host Greg Gutfeld on Thursday night compared Democratic treatment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault, to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. “The Five” co-host said he was agnostic religiously but he was reminded of his 12 years of Catholic education when he watched Kavanaugh’s confirmation …

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Glenn Beck On Kav: Buy Gold In Case Of Civil War

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Right-wing pseudo-historian David Barton appeared on Glenn Beck’s radio program yesterday to promote the new book he has co-written with right-wing pastor Jim Garlow: “This Precarious Moment: 6 urgent steps that will save you, your family, and your country.” During the broadcast, Beck managed to rope Barton into making an ad for Goldline, …

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Senate Advances Kavanaugh 51-49 To Final Vote

The Washington Examiner reports: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh survived a critical procedural vote in the Senate on Friday with help from Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, but his fate was still unclear as Collins said she would reveal at 3 p.m. whether she can support Kavanaugh in a final vote that’s expected in the coming days. …

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Cloture Vote On Brett Kavanaugh

The Associated Press reports: The Senate is poised to take a crucial vote Friday on whether to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court as key Republican senators remain undecided amid allegations of sexual misconduct and intense protests that have divided the nation. “I said a few things I should not have said,” he wrote in an op-ed published …

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Glorious Leader Attacks “Paid Soros” Protesters

No doubt he got this from Fox & Friends. President Trump on Friday attacked protesters demonstrating against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, asserting without evidence that they are “paid professionals.” Trump claimed that billionaire liberal activist George Soros is among those funding the demonstrations against the judge, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women. He did not …

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Washington Post & New York Times: Vote No On Kav

From the editorial board of the Washington Post: As Senators prepare to vote this week on Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh, they, and the rest of the country, must wonder: Which Brett M. Kavanaugh are they evaluating? Is it the steady, conservative jurist he was reputed to be before his confirmation saga? Or is it a partisan operative harboring …

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Trump Email: Confirm Kavanaugh To The Senate Now

The Hill reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign sent an email to supporters Thursday night mistakenly urging for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be confirmed to the U.S. Senate. The email asks supporters to pledge their support to Kavanaugh but makes a significant typo in just what they want to happen. “NO MORE GAMES,” the email reads. “NO MORE EXCUSES.” …

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Kavanaugh Pens Op-Ed: Maybe I Was Too Emotional

Last night Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh published an unprecedented op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. An excerpt: I testified before the Judiciary Committee last Thursday to defend my family, my good name and my lifetime of public service. My hearing testimony was forceful and passionate. That is because I forcefully and passionately denied the allegation against me. At times, …

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Retired SCOTUS Justice John Paul Stevens: Kavanaugh’s Temperament Is Unsuitable For The Supreme Court

The Palm Beach Post reports: Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Thursday said that high court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, who Stevens once lauded in one of his books, does not belong on the Supreme Court. Speaking to a crowd of retirees in Boca Raton, Stevens, 98, said Kavanaugh’s performance during a recent Senate confirmation hearing …

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Amy Schumer Among Dozens Arrested At Kav Protest

USA Today reports: Amy Schumer had a hunch she would get arrested protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Washington. She was right. The comedian, 37, was among dozens of demonstrators detained in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill Thursday. Earlier in the day, Schumer attended the #CANCELKAVANAUGH protest outside the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse. In a …

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Dem Senator Says New FBI Report Is “Bullshit” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez (D) unloaded on the FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh’s background on Thursday, calling it a “bullshit” investigation that failed to speak to corroborating witnesses. In a video posted from his Twitter account, the senator slammed both the FBI and Senate Republicans, who he said “restricted” agents from speaking to necessary individuals about …

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LIVE VIDEO: Senate Republicans Call For Confirmation

Already underway: Senate Republicans on Thursday will hold a news conference following the release of an FBI report about allegations of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. Senators who have already seen the report said earlier in the day that the FBI did not find evidence corroborating the sexual assault allegations against him.

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Senate Dems “Disagree” With Grassley On FBI Report

Well, this is totally unsurprising. Democratic leaders in the Senate called the FBI’s report on Brett Kavanaugh a “limited investigation,” noting that the bureau failed to interview both Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. “The investigation was very limited,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein said. “I disagree with Sen. Grassley’s statement that there was no hint of misconduct,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck …

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Grassley: “No Hint Of Misconduct” In New FBI Report

CNN reports: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released a statement Thursday claiming the FBI’s report on SCOTUS justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh found “no hint of misconduct.” Grassley added that the report contained nothing that “we didn’t already know.” Grassley was reportedly briefed by aides that read the report in a secure room in the …

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McConnell Sets Kavanaugh Cloture Vote For Tomorrow

Politico reports: The Senate is set for a critical Friday vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, teeing up a final vote by the weekend, with an FBI report on the sexual misconduct allegations against the judge expected in the chamber by Thursday morning. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday night set up the critical procedural vote for Friday, …

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Dem Senator Says GOP Is Restricting Viewing Report On Kavanaugh: Only One Copy, One Hour To See It

Politico reports: Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (Ill.), a member of the Judiciary Committee, said that preparations are being made to review the report on Thursday. Republicans are putting strict limits on the viewing. Only one copy is being made available to senators, and each party will take turns viewing it in one-hour increments, Durbin said. “Get this — one …

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump’s Twitter Likes And Fox News’ Ratings Prove That The Public Supports Kavanaugh

“If you look at the president’s tweet after Judge Kavanaugh testified he got over 300,000 likes within 24 hours. That’s a lot of likes for a presidential tweet and your own prime timeline-up on that same night Thursday following the historic testimony, you had 5.3 million viewers in your prime timeline-up. But it tells me that the president focusing on …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CNN reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will soon take reporters’ questions. It’ll be the first White House press briefing she has held since Sept. 10. Here are some question that could come up: Several Republican senators are pushing back on President Trump’s comments last night about Christine Blasey Ford. Does the President think his comments will hurtSupreme Court …

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Graham Tells Booing Audience “Boo Yourself” [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: A Washington, D.C., audience booed Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday after he said Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been treated poorly by those who oppose his confirmation. “I thought Kavanaugh was treated like crap,” the Republican South Carolina senator said at the Atlantic Festival. The audience booed Graham’s comments. “Well, boo yourself,” Graham shot back. …

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Despicable Man Whines About “Despicable Democrats”

Reuters reports: Stepping up his criticism of Democrats – and one of the accusers of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh – President Trump on Wednesday again denounced critics of the judge, as both sides claimed the other was acting in a ‘despicable’ manner on the Kavanaugh nomination. After staying quiet for the most part about Ford and her accusations, the …

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