Tag Archives: SCOTUS

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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Senate Judiciary Committee Contacts Michael Avenatti Over Claim He Has New Client With Dirt On Kavanaugh

CNBC reports: The Senate Judiciary Committee contacted Michael Avenatti after the lawyer claimed to represent a client who has damaging information about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. On Sunday, the attorney — who represents porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Donald Trump — claimed he represents a woman “with credible information” regarding Kavanaugh and friend Mark Judge. …

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Randy Rainbow Takes On Brett Kavanaugh [VIDEO]

Randy Rainbow is back today with a take on the still-unfolding Brett Kavanaugh controversy, setting the scandal to the tune of the King Arthur’s title song from Lerner and Loewe’s 1960 musical Camelot. Richard Burton won the Tony that year for his performance and Richard Harris won the Golden Globe for his King Arthur in the 1967 movie version. As …

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Trump Stands By “Unblemished” Kavanaugh [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump on Monday affirmed his continuing support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh despite the second allegation of sexual misconduct against him that surfaced Sunday, saying that it’s “unfair,” “unjust” and “totally political.” “He is a fine man with an unblemished past and these are highly unsubstantiated statements from people represented by lawyers,” Trump …

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Ronan Farrow: Kavanaugh’s Second Accuser Only Came Forward When Dems Learned About Her Story [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: The second woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct came forward only after Senate Democrats independently learned of the alleged incident involving her and Kavanaugh in college, according to one of The New Yorker reporters who investigated her allegation. Reporter Ronan Farrow, who investigated Ramirez’s claims with New Yorker colleague Jane Mayer, told …

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Kellyanne Conway Blames Kavanaugh Allegations On “Pent-Up Demand For Women To Feel Whole” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Kellyanne Conway says the country shouldn’t make Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh pay for “pent-up” demand by women incensed about sexual misconduct. She said on CBS “This Morning” that the allegations against Kavanaugh, now by a second woman, sound like a “vast left-wing conspiracy.” Conway said: “Are we going to put decades of pent-up demand for …

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Second Woman Accuses Brett Kavanaugh [VIDEO]

Ronan Farrow and Jane Meyer report at The New Yorker: As Senate Republicans press for a swift vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. The claim dates to the 1983-84 academic school year, when Kavanaugh was a freshman at Yale University. The offices …

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Kavanaugh Dodges Some Questions In Mock Grilling

The Washington Post reports: An array of White House aides, playing the role of various senators on the Judiciary Committee, quizzed Kavanaugh last week about his sex life and other personal matters in an attempt to prepare him for a hearing that would inevitably be uncomfortable. In his answers during the practice runs, aides said, Kavanaugh condemned sexual assault and …

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Kavanaugh’s Accuser Says She’ll Testify Next Week

The New York Times reports: The woman who has accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers said on Saturday that she was willing to testify next week before the Senate Judiciary Committee, but asked for more time to continue negotiating the details of her appearance. It is now up to Senator Charles E. Grassley, …

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Joe Biden Regrets How Anita Hill Was Treated [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden regrets how Anita Hill was treated 27 years ago and hopes the same thing doesn’t happen to Christine Blasey Ford. “What should happen is the woman should be given the benefit of the doubt and not be, you know, abused again by the system,” Biden told NBC’s “Today” show in an interview …

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