Tag Archives: SCOTUS

Dem Senator Files Lawsuit To Halt Confirmation Process

CBS News reports: Sen. Jeff Merkley filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process, citing what he believes to be unconstitutional presidential interference. Merkley said via Twitter that he plans to sue President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The lawsuit argues that the Trump administration’s unprecedented withholding of substantial parts of Kavanaugh’s record has …

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Jeff Flake: We Owe Kavanaugh’s Accusers An Apology

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake just gave an emotional speech on the Senate floor in which he said that Kavanuagh’s accusers deserve an apology. “These people are not props for us to make our political points,” he said. Flake also went after Trump, saying, “I do not believe that a claim of sexual assault is invalid because a 15-year-old girl didn’t …

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Trump Attacks “Low-Life” Avenatti For First Time

Glorious Leader just tweeted an attack on Michael Avenatti in his first public mention of Avenatti’s name since the Stormy Daniels scandal broke way back in January. Meanwhile we just got this: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday said the latest sexual misconduct allegations made against him were “from the Twilight Zone” and never happened. “This is ridiculous and …

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Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls On Kavanaugh To Withdraw

Reuters reports: Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw in light of the sexual misconduct allegations against him, and said if he does not, an FBI investigation is needed before any Senate vote. “If our Republican colleagues proceed without an investigation, it would be a travesty for the honor of …

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Kavanaugh: I Drank And Wasn’t Perfect In High School

The Washington Post reports: Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh says he was “not perfect” in high school, drank beer with friends, but denies sexual assault. In his prepared testimony for Thursday’s Senate hearing, Brett M. Kavanaugh said he drank beer usually on weekends and “sometimes I had too many.” “In retrospect, I said and did things in high school that make …

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Kavanaugh Lawyer: The FBI Should Have Investigated Ford’s Claims Before They Were Revealed To The Press

The Rising reports: The counsel of the conservative organization representing Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday said that the FBI should have probed Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee before they were revealed to the press. “I agree, they should have investigated this,” Carrie Severino told Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton when asked why the FBI did …

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BREAKING: Avenatti Names Third Kavanaugh Accuser

NBC News reports: The lawyer Michael Avenatti on Wednesday identified another accuser of Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, Washington resident Julie Swetnick. Swetnick, in an affidavit posted online by Avenatti, claims that Kavanaugh, as a high school student in the early 1980s, with others spiked the drinks of girls at house parties with grain alcohol and/or drugs to “cause girls …

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Red State Senate Dems Hold Fire On Kavanaugh

Politico reports: Democrats have all the cover they need to vote in lockstep against Brett Kavanaugh. But a half-dozen of them have refused to go there, even after the pair of sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee. Democratic insiders are feeling more bullish than ever that the party’s 49 caucus members ultimately will oppose Kavanaugh. Yet the undeclared …

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Second Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The attorney for the second woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct said Wednesday that the woman, Deborah Ramirez, is willing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the alleged incident. “She would be willing to testify, but we can’t even talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee about what that would look …

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Senate Committee To Hold Kavanaugh Vote On Friday

CNBC reports: The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, according to a notice sent out by the panel. The committee will choose whether to approve Kavanaugh’s nomination fewer than 24 hours after Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford appear before the panel to discuss Ford’s allegation that Kavanaugh sexually …

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Trump Attacks Second Kavanaugh Accuser: She Said She Was Totally Inebriated And All Messed Up [VIDEO]

“Thirty-six years ago and nobody ever knew about it, nobody ever heard about it? And now a new charge comes up and she said, well, it might not be him, and there were gaps, and she said she was totally inebriated and she was all messed up and she doesn’t know it was him, but it might have been him? …

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American Family Association: “Satan And The Demons Of Hell” Are Behind The Kavanaugh Allegations [VIDEO]

“This is major league spiritual warfare. This is Satan and the demons of hell coming against one man because he stands for what is right and stands for what is true. And all the forces of hell are arranged against him and we, ladies and gentlemen, have to stand in the gap for Brett Kavanaugh. There is a prize here, …

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Kavanaugh: I Was Still A Virgin For Years After College

The Hill reports: “We’re talking about an allegation of sexual assault,” Kavanaugh said in a clip released from his interview on Fox News Channel’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum.” “I’ve never sexually assaulted anyone,” Kavanaugh said. “I did not have sexual intercourse or anything close to sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter. The girls from the …

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Man Behind Bizarre Kavanaugh Assault Theory Takes Leave Of Absence From Right Wing “Ethics” Group

From the right wing Ethics & Public Policy Center: The board of the Ethics and Public Policy Center convened a special telephonic meeting on Friday, September 21, 2018. After the meeting, Edward Whelan, who has led EPPC with integrity and excellence for many years, offered his resignation in light of what he described as an “appalling and inexcusable” error in …

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NRA President Oliver North: Brett Kavanaugh Is Being Smeared Because He Backs The Second Amendment

“A man who refers to himself as Spartacus smears a man who serves the homeless, as a racist. A political party coordinates violent protests to smear a father and run his children out of the room. A man who lied about military service, who stole valor, smears a humble public servant and calls for his nomination to the Supreme Court …

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Kavanaugh And Wife To Appear On Fox News Tonight

Mediaite reports: Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh are set to appear for an interview on Fox News Monday night, the network announced. President Donald Trump‘s embattled Supreme Court nominee will appear for an interview with Martha MacCallum, on her 7 p.m. show The Story, Fox News said in a statement. Kavanaugh will address the two allegations of …

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McConnell Rages About “Smear Campaign” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will receive an up-or-down vote in the Senate “in the near future.” McConnell on Monday angrily denounced Democrats, accusing them of waging a “smear campaign” against Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court. McConnell called the latest allegation “another orchestrated, last-minute hit on …

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Kavanaugh: I Won’t Be Intimidated Into Withdrawing

“I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process. The coordinated effort to destroy my good name will not drive me out. The vile threats of violence against my family will not drive me out. The last-minute character assassination will not succeed. I have devoted my career to serving the public and the cause of justice, and particularly to …

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REPORT: Fourth Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward

The Montgomery Sentinel reports: Investigators in Montgomery County confirmed Monday they’re aware of a potential second sexual assault complaint in the county against former Georgetown Prep student and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. While investigators weren’t specific and spoke on background, they said they are looking at allegations against Kavanaugh during his senior year in high school after an anonymous …

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Laura Ingraham: Take Back Ronan Farrow’s Pulitzer

“A full week after Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation would have been voted on, and he would be in the Supreme Court today with his clerks. He would have started with the court looking over certiorari petitions over the weekend. So this is Ronan Farrow, they should take his Pulitzer back for this. Go find Ronan and take his Pulitzer back, OK? …

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