Tag Archives: Brett Kavanaugh

Chuck Grassley Demands Ford’s Therapy Session Notes

The Hill reports: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is asking for Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, to turn over notes from her therapy sessions and recordings of the lie detector test she took. Grassley made the request in a letter sent to Ford’s attorneys on Tuesday night, …

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Trump Ridicules Christine Blasey Ford At Rally [VIDEO]

New York Magazine reports: President Trump mocked and imitated Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a rally in Mississippi on Tuesday night, questioning the credibility of the testimony she gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday. “‘I had one beer.’ Well do you think it was … ” he said, playing both Ford and her questioner. “‘Nope. It was one …

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Conway: I Won’t Share Details Of My Sexual Assault

Talking Points Memo reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday that she doesn’t plan to share any additional details from her recently revealed past sexual assault, calling the disclosure on Sunday unplanned. Speaking at The Atlantic’s Festival in Washington, D.C., the senior Trump White House aide shared that she has received negative comments since she revealed the assault during …

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Mitch McConnell: FBI’s Report Won’t Be Made Public

Mitch McConnell this afternoon said that only Senators will be allowed to see the FBI’s just-completed report on Brett Kavanaugh. “We’ll get an FBI report soon. It will be made available to each senator and only senators will be allowed to look at it,” McConnell told reporters. He added, “that’s the way these reports are always handled.” The FBI is …

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McConnell Vows Kavanaugh Vote This Week [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) doubled down Tuesday on his vow to hold a vote by the end of the week on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, saying he was the victim of open “floodgates of mud and muck.” “One thing we know for sure: The Senate will vote on Judge …

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Linsdey Graham: If Kavanaugh Is Voted Down, Trump Should Renominate Him After The Midterms [VIDEO]

“Here’s what I would tell the president: I would appeal the verdict of the Senate to the ballot box. This good man should not be destroyed. If you legitimize this process by one vote short, we’ll be on to the next person. I’d hate to be the next person nominated. I would feel horrible that we destroyed Kavanaugh. So what …

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Carlson: Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are Racist

“It is not about Brett Kavanaugh at this point, it is about punishing everyone who looks like Brett Kavanaugh. You might wonder what in the world this story, the Kavanaugh story has to do with race. Seemingly nothing. Everyone in it is the same color. But you’d be too literal if you have concluded that, you’d be missing the point. …

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Kavanaugh Won’t Teach Harvard Law Class Next Year

The Harvard Crimson reports: Embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh will not return to teach at Harvard Law School in January, according to an email administrators sent to Law students Monday evening. “Today, Judge Kavanaugh indicated that he can no longer commit to teaching his course in January Term 2019, so the course will not be offered,” Associate Dean …

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Damage Control: White House Issues Statements By Kavanaugh Pals Saying They Never Saw Him Black Out

Earlier today Glorious Leader disputed Brett Kavanaugh’s own sworn testimony before Congress by saying that the nominee has had “a little bit of difficulty with drinking.” Now comes the damage control: The White House on Monday blasted out two statements from men who attended college with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, both of whom claim they never saw Kavanaugh black …

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WH Authorizes FBI To Expand Kavanaugh Investigation

The New York Times reports: The White House has authorized the F.B.I. to expand its abbreviated investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh by interviewing anyone it deems necessary as long the review is finished by the end of the week, two people briefed on the matter said on Monday. The new directive came in the past …

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Fox News Contributor Fired For Calling Kavanaugh’s Accusers “Lying Skanks” Accuses Network Of Hypocrisy

The Wrap reports: Fox News has fired contributor Kevin Jackson over his tweet referring to the women accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault as “lying skanks,” the network announced Thursday. “Kevin Jackson has been terminated as a contributor. His comments on today’s hearings were reprehensible and do not reflect the values of FOX News,” a spokesperson for …

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Trump: One Of My Only Good Traits Is I’ve Never Had A Glass Of Alcohol, What A Mess I Would Be [VIDEO]

“I was surprised at how vocal he was about the fact that he likes beer, and he’s had a little bit of difficulty, I mean he talked about things that happened when he drinks. This is not a man that said that he was perfect with respect to alcohol. I’m not a drinker and I can honestly say I never …

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Junior: #MeToo Makes Me Fear For My Sons

Fortune Magazine reports: In light of the sexual assault allegations leveled against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his subsequent hearing, Donald Trump Jr. fears more for his sons than his daughters. Trump Jr., who has five children, told DailyMailTV in an interview published Monday, “I’ve got boys, and I’ve got girls. And when I see what’s going on right …

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Yale Pal Recounts Time Kavanaugh Started Bar Fight

The Washington Post reports: Charles Ludington, a former varsity basketball player and friend of Kavanaugh’s at Yale, told The Washington Post on Sunday that he plans to deliver a statement to the FBI field office in Raleigh on Monday detailing violent drunken behavior by Kavanaugh in college. Ludington, an associate professor at North Carolina State University, provided a copy of …

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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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State TV Hosts: Kavanaugh Is Being Racially Profiled

Media Matters has the transcript: PETE HEGSETH (CO-HOST): But their idea is that the evidence of guilt is the fact that he’s a white man of privilege. That’s the first sin, the first evidence of guilt, and then everything else cascades from there. How do you walk back from that ledge where you start with that premise? RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY: Here …

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Ann Coulter: White Western Men Are “Less Rapey”

From Ann Coulter’s latest column: What is the thinking behind snickering at “white men” judging an accusation of sexual assault? Chuck Grassley is a big rapist? You can be for rape or against it — I happen to be against it — but the idea that alleged sexual assault survivors need the loving care of black, Indian or Hispanic men …

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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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