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White House denounces ‘smear campaign’ against Kavanaugh

  • 10:00 pm Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 by Jamie Dupree

As the Senate Judiciary Committee set a showdown hearing for Thursday with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who alleges that the judge sexually assaulted her in high school, the White House on Sunday again defended the President’s pick after new allegations surfaced, as Republicans said this was nothing but a coordinated political effort by Democrats to sink the Kavanaugh nomination.

“This 35-year-old, uncorroborated claim is the latest in a coordinated smear campaign by the Democrats designed to tear down a good man,” said White House spokesperson Kerri Kupec.

The White House also released a statement from Kavanaugh, [More]

GOP: Claims of Kavanaugh accuser not backed up by possible witnesses

  • 7:19 am Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 by Jamie Dupree

Even as lawyers for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford negotiated with the Senate Judiciary Committee over the terms of her possible testimony later this week, a series of possible corroborating witnesses did not back up Ford’s allegations that she was sexually assaulted by Judge Brett Kavanaugh at a party in the 1980’s, raising questions about her explosive claims which have delayed consideration of Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.

“Dr. Christine Ford claimed she was assaulted at a house party attended by four others,” said White House spokesperson Kerri Kupec. “Since then, all four of these individuals have provided statements to the Senate Judiciary [More]

LIVE UPDATES: Day 3 of the Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings

  • 9:12 am Thursday, September 6th, 2018 by Jamie Dupree

With confidence growing among Republicans in the U.S. Senate, federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh is back on Capitol Hill for a third day of hearings on his nomination by President Donald Trump to the U.S. Supreme Court, as GOP Senators argue that Kavanaugh is a properly tempered jurist to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, while Democrats contend Kavanaugh will tip the balance of the court too far to the conservative side.

The first day of questions for Kavanaugh stretched for over twelve hours, finally ending after 10 pm on Wednesday night. This second day of Q&A will be shorter, as Senators [More]

LIVE BLOG: Supreme Court hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh

  • 8:00 am Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 by Jamie Dupree

The fireworks began immediately as Senate Confirmation hearings got underway today for President Donald Trump’s choice of federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court, as Democrats protested how documents had been withheld, and denounced a Labor Day dump of some 42,000 pages of Kavanaugh materials last night.

The hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee had barely started when Democrats repeatedly interrupted the Chairman of the panel, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), as demonstrators erupted in the audience, with Capitol Police hauling out multiple people as they yelled and shouted at Senators.

Stick with us today as we try to [More]