Tag Archives: SCOTUS

LIVE VIDEO: Kavanaugh And Ford Testify Before Senate

CNN reports: Christine Blasey Ford will air her allegation of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh, and Kavanaugh will defend himself, as the nation watches Thursday’s extraordinary Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will attempt to convince majority Republicans to confirm him despite Ford’s allegation that he assaulted her as a teenager — and as other accusations …

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Third Kavanaugh Accuser Gives First Interview [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The third woman to accuse Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct said in her first on-camera interview that she believes the behavior she claims to have witnessed from him during the 1980s should disqualify him from serving on the Supreme Court. “He’s going to have that seat for rest of his life. If he’s gonna have that …

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BREAKING: Senate Probes Complaint From FOURTH Accuser, Woman Claims 1998 Assault By Kavanaugh

NBC News reports: The Senate Judiciary Committee is inquiring about at least one additional allegation of misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, according to a letter obtained by NBC News and multiple people familiar with the process. According to an anonymous complaint sent to Republican Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, Kavanaugh physically assaulted a woman he socialized with in …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Holds Rare Open Press Conference

CBS News reports: President Trump is holding a rare open-ended press conference in New York after the United Nations General Assembly. This comes as his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, faces increased scrutiny ahead of a Thursday hearing with one of his accusers. While Mr. Trump met with the world’s top leaders Wednesday, it was domestic politics that dominated headlines, …

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Christine Ford’s Polygraph Released: “No Deception”

Lawyers for Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford this afternoon released the results of the polygraph test she took in August of this year. Ford during the interview told the examiner that she was pulled into a room by either Kavanaugh or his friend Mark Judge during a Montgomery County, Md. party in the 1980s. She said Kavanaugh “got on top …

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Main Kavanaugh Backer Appears To Waffle On Support

Talking Points Memo reports: The chief counsel of the Judicial Crisis Network, which has run an aggressive and well-funded campaign in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, struggled on Wednesday to continue to support that confirmation in an interview just minutes after new allegations against Kavanaugh were revealed. “I think we have to look into this further, but …

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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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