Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) released a statement calling out Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh for lying to her about not overturning Roe v. Wade.
Opinion: #Cancel Culture: Jeffery Toobin, Chris Matthews, and Journalism
Recently, former MSNBC host Chris Matthews published “This Country,” his memoir of major historical moments in America. You may have known Matthews as the host of MSNBC’s ‘Hardball’ or from his political analysis. Just over a year ago, he left the network following accusations of inappropriate flirting.
Democratic Candidates Want to Expand the Supreme Court
Democrats are sick of watching Mitch McConnell stack the federal judiciary — including the Supreme Court — with right-wing judges.
So now many of them want to retaliate, and they are starting to talk about a radical response that would allow a future Democratic president and Senate to add two new liberal justices to the highest court in the land.
Man Arrested for Groping Woman Told Authorities: ‘Trump Says It’s OK’
A man who was arrested for groping a female passenger while on a flight reportedly told the officials who arrested him that “the president of the United States says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts.”
Chief Justice Roberts Opens New Perjury Investigation Into Kavanaugh
There are new reports that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is now being investigated for possible perjury charges.
“Chief Justice John Roberts received more than a dozen judicial misconduct complaints in recent weeks against Brett M. Kavanaugh, who was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice Saturday, but did nothing about them.”
Dr. Christine Ford Still Can’t Live At Home Because Of Death Threats
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s primary sexual assault accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, is still receiving death threats. In fact she is receiving so many serious and alarming threats to her life that she has been unable to move back into her California home.
Cory Booker: New Congress Should Consider Impeaching Kavanaugh
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker told Yahoo News on Sunday that impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be considered if Democrats take control of at least one of the houses of Congress in next month’s midterm elections. Kavanaugh was confirmed on Saturday by a narrow vote following a contentious process that included multiple sexual assault allegations.
After Kavanaugh, Women’s Groups Focus on Midterms
Advocates for sexual assault survivors and women’s rights have been energized by the fight against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Now that the fight is over they are focusing their energy on the November midterm elections.
Here’s How the Dream of Impeaching Kavanaugh Might Come True
Many Democrats today are dreaming of the possibility of impeaching Brett Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court. This is a highly unusual situation, especially since he has not yet been confirmed or taken his place on the high court.
After Kavanaugh, Democrats Promise Revenge in the Midterms
If Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court today, many aggrieved Democrats have vowed to seek revenge. And the best form of revenge, of course, is to win elections in November and throw Republicans out of power.
Republicans Admit They Don’t Have the Votes to Confirm Kavanaugh
The clues were rumbling around Washington all day yesterday: Republicans don’t have the 50 votes they need to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
While Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota boldly announced she would vote “no” on Kavanaugh, several undecided Republicans failed to announce they would vote “yes” on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Kavanaugh’s Former Yale ‘Drinking Buddies’ Ask Senate to Vote ‘No”
The longer the delay in Brett Kavanaugh’s approval by the Senate, the more people who come out against him.
For example, several former “drinking buddies” of Kavanaugh at Yale University are now calling for the Senate to vote against his confirmation because of his lie.
Republicans Voting For Kavanaugh Will Look Bad When He Is Impeached
The just-completed FBI background check into Brett Kavanaugh seems to have made his situation even more complicated than it was before. Many people — including senators — are now worried that the Republican-guided FBI investigation was severely limited in scope. Because of this, it has not eliminated concerns about the judge’s fitness to serve on the Supreme Court.
Report Finds ‘No Corroboration’ of Kavanaugh Sexual Misconduct Charges
The Wall Street Journal has reported that officials in the White House have examined interview reports and received a briefing about the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s latest probe into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The FBI Is Ignoring Willing Witnesses Against Kavanaugh
Many potential witnesses who have information concerning the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have been frustrated in their attempts to speak with the FBI, according to Reuters.
Former Clerks and Classmates are Abandoning Kavanaugh
Law clerks usually love their bosses and have undying loyalty to them for their entire lives. But yesterday three former law clerks for Brett Kavanaugh wrote the Senate Judiciary Committee saying they are “deeply troubled” by the allegations of sexual assault against him.
Kavanaugh Accusers’ Lawyers Attack Sham FBI Investigation
Lawyers for two of the women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault yesterday expressed their displeasure with the way the FBI probe into Kavanaugh is being conducted. They said they believe the FBI is not conducting a thorough investigation.
Senate Transcript Accuses Kavanaugh of Rape in the Back of a Car
According to a 23-page transcript of an interview with Brett Kavanaugh conducted by a staffer with the Senate Judiciary Committee, the nominee allegedly raped a woman in the back of a car. This, along with several other sexual assault allegations, had not been reported in the media until yesterday. In all there were six sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh that are discussed in the interview transcript.
Poll Shows Most Voters Strongly Support FBI Probe Into Kavanaugh
A new poll shows that most voters in the United States are strongly in favor of a one-week delay in the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The Hill.TV American Barometer poll released yesterday indicates that most Americans want the FBI to have sufficient time to investigate allegations against Kavanaugh. These allegations include several sexual assault charges as well as possible perjury charges.
Flake Says Kavanaugh Nomination Is ‘Over’ If He Lied
This week’s FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh is happening only because of Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake and the two heroic women who pushed him into calling for it.
Flake warned everyone up front that he’s still planning to support Kavanaugh in the full Senate vote unless the FBI probe turns up something disqualifying.
Democrats Denounce Kavanaugh Probe As a ‘Farce’
Democrats are very upset about the scope of the FBI investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh, saying that White House constraints are making it a “farce.” At the same time they are demanding more information about what exactly is going on.
Maryland May Soon Begin Kavanaugh Criminal Investigation
Law enforcement officials in Maryland have issued a statement saying they are prepared to conduct a state-level criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. However, they said, a victim must come forward and request such an investigation.
Avenatti Says He Will Reveal More Kavanaugh Gang Rape Witnesses ‘Soon’
Last night we reported that the FBI has already begun its additional investigation into the background of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. We’ve also reported that there appear to be many provable claims that the nominee has committed criminal perjury, and his confirmation by the U.S. Senate is in serious jeopardy.
FBI Probe Will Send Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Down in Flames
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell appeared upbeat in public last night. But the truth is that once the president ordered the FBI do a further investigation of Brett Kavanaugh’s background, his confirmation to the Supreme Court was put in serious jeopardy. It could even lead to criminal charges and loss of his current position as a federal judge.
Jeff Flake Says He Will Vote ‘Yes’ On Kavanaugh Nomination
Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona, one of the key senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee, just issued a statement saying he will vote yes on Brett Kavanaugh‘s Supreme Court nomination. The news was first reported by CNN.
Confirmation Could Mean Impeachment and Jail for Kavanaugh
If Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed by the Senate it doesn’t mean he’ll definitely sit on the high court for life. Given the credible allegations against him, it is very possible that he would later be impeached from the Supreme Court. He might also be charged with sex crimes in the state of Maryland, and eventually go to jail if he is found guilty.
Avenatti Smacks Down Trump, Don Jr., Ingraham, Cohen and the GOP
Republicans keep underestimating Michael Avenatti. They think if they call him a “porn star lawyer” he will go away. They don’t realize that he’s one of the top lawyers in the world and has won well over $1 billion in verdicts on behalf of his clients. He has always represented “the little guy” who sues big corporations — and he always wins.
Murkowski Calls For FBI Investigation of Kavanaugh Claims
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska has been undecided on the fate of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. On Tuesday she called for an FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh. According to her, such an investigation would “clear up all the questions” surrounding Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
How Trump and the GOP Plan to Keep Fighting Kavanaugh’s Accusers
Nobody expected Donald Trump to give in easily. Despite new allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh the president remains defiant and combative and has no intentions of withdrawing Kavanaugh’s nomination.
New Allegations Show the GOP Has No Character And No Soul
Several days ago Republican Senator Lindsey Graham tweeted:
“It is imperative the Judiciary committee move forward on the Kavanaugh nomination and a committee vote be taken ASAP.”
It is imperative the Judiciary committee move forward on the Kavanaugh nomination and a committee vote be taken ASAP.
Record-High Disapproval in Fox News Poll May Doom Kavanaugh
There is a saying in Washington: If Republicans lose Fox News, the battle is over.
And according to a new Fox News Poll, Republicans may have lost the battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Frustrated Grassley Gives in to Ford, Delays Kavanaugh Vote
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa was clearly frustrated Friday night when he gave in one more time to Dr. Christine Ford.
During the day Friday Grassley told Ford that she had a deadline of 10 p.m. to make up her mind whether or not to testify in front of his committee about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Desperate GOP Is In Denial About Dr. Ford’s Sexual Assault Claims
When you listen to Republicans in Washington you get the impression that they think Christine Ford’s sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh are no big deal.
The conventional wisdom is that Ford’s charges from 35 years ago are just a small bump in the road as Kavanaugh’s confirmation steamrolls ahead. Everyone in the GOP seems to be saying that the right-wing judge will be approved by the Senate so he can take his rightful place on the Supreme Court in October.
Republicans Are Terrified Their Kavanaugh Gamble Will Backfire
As the world of politics waits for word on whether Dr. Christine Ford will testify against Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, Republicans in Washington are terrified that she will.
Ivanka Tells Her Dad to ‘Cut Bait’ on the Kavanaugh Nomination
Once again First Daughter Ivanka Trump seems to be making matters worse by trying to help her father in a difficult situation. The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination has hit a rough patch, so apparently she thought that she could make it better by commenting about it.
Republicans Fear Kavanaugh Sex Allegations Will Hurt Them in Midterms
Republicans are afraid that the sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh will hurt them in the upcoming midterm elections. According to the Washington Post, many have expressed fear that the investigation will focus the voters’ attention on a highly-charged issue that will help increase Democratic turnout in November.
Sexual Predator Trump Dooms Kavanaugh By Praising Him As A Special Person
Trump, who has been accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by dozens of women is standing behind his potentially sexually assaulting Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
Historically Unpopular Kavanaugh Nomination Puts Pressure on Collins
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court is the most unpopular with American voters since the nomination of Robert Bork, according to a new poll.
In the meantime, supposedly pro-choice Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine is indicating she is likely to vote for confirmation of the anti-abortion rights Kavanaugh. As a result, many pro-choice activists and other progressives have already started funding a campaign to defeat her when she is up for re-election in 2020.
Schumer Fears Kavanaugh Will Allow Trump to ‘Overreach His Authority’
The Democratic Leader of the U.S. Senate, Senator Charles Schumer of New York, issued a warning on Sunday, saying that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will allow President Trump to “overreach” his authority if he is confirmed.
How Kavanaugh Could End Up in Jail Or Impeached From the Court
It has been a very eventful week in the Senate Judiciary Committee which has been holding hearings into the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. As we look back on all that has happened, one thing that perhaps has not received enough attention is the fact that Kavanaugh may be in real legal trouble. It’s possible that the nominee’s actions this past week, when coupled with his actions from many years ago, may result in multiple criminal charges of perjury against him.
Kavanaugh Tried to Limit Payouts to 9/11 Victims’ Families
The bad news about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh just keeps coming.
When he was first nominated by President Trump, we discovered that he thinks presidents are above the law, and can’t be indicted or subpoenaed while in office.
White House to Withhold 100,000 Pages of Kavanaugh Records
The Trump administration is planning to withhold over 100,000 pages of Brett Kavanaugh’s records from the George W. Bush White House, according to new information released Friday night. The claimed legal basis for the withholding of documents will be presidential privilege.
How The Mueller Probe Could Derail Kavanaugh’s Confirmation
The battle lines have been drawn and the opposing forces are getting ready for a long and sustained fight over Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick.
As NBC News pointed out, in Kavanaugh,
Democrats Vow The Fight of a Lifetime Against Kavanaugh
Outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on Monday night, after President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the first mass protest against Trump’s pick took place. And this large demonstration against Kavanaugh was probably just the first of many that will occur all throughout the country over the next few weeks.
Republican Backlash: Santorum Blasts Trump For Bowing to Washington Elite
Ultra-conservative former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum was not happy or impressed with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, according to comments he made afterwards on CNN. According to Santorum, Trump’s pick of Kavanaugh was not going to go over well in conservative circles. He said that the choice the president made proves that instead of giving in to conservatives he “bowed to the elite in Washington.”
Protesters Force Fox News to Cancel Live Show From Supreme Court Steps
On Monday night Fox News anchor Shannon Bream was forced to cancel her live show from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court after President Donald Trump announced his selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy. The Supreme Court steps is the location where activist demonstrators had gathered to protest Trump’s nomination.
Trump Prospect for High Court Thinks Presidents Can’t Be Sued Or Investigated
One of President Donald Trump’s leading prospects for the U.S. Supreme Court has in the past said that presidents should not be subjected to civil lawsuits, criminal investigations or even questions from attorneys while in office.