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Kavanaugh accuser says she might testify next week

Christine Blasey Ford, who alleged Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, told the Senate Judiciary Committee she will be open to testify next week if they can “ensure her safety” along with offer “terms in which are fair.” Ford’s email to the Senate Judiciary Committee also said in which testifying on Monday, as committee ...

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Michael Cohen talking to Mueller team about Trump dealings: Report

ABC News additionally reported in which investigators have asked Cohen whether the president or his associates had discussed a possible pardon for the lawyer, who pleaded guilty last month to federal criminal charges. In addition to Russian attacks on the election, along with also possible Trump campaign collusion, Mueller can be known to be probing whether Trump has obstructed justice ...

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Opposition to Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh rises after assault claim: Poll

Opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh climbed inside the past month, following his confirmation hearings along which has a sexual assault accusation that will has stalled his confirmation process, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Thursday. Thirty-four percent of registered voters support his confirmation, while 38 percent oppose that will, according to the survey. More than ...

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Kevin Brady doubts GOP tax cut 2.0 will pass before 2018 midterms

The Senate is usually unlikely to pass the GOP’s latest tax legislation before the midterms, even if the House votes on the measures This specific month as planned, the top House tax writer said Wednesday. House Ways in addition to Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, said “the time is usually short before the election” to approve bills his ...

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Hard to imagine anything happened

President Donald Trump on Wednesday cast doubt on the allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as well as said that will the judge “has been treated very, very tough.” “I can only say This kind of, he is usually such an outstanding man, very hard for me to imagine that will anything happened,” Trump said. The ...

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Rahm Emanuel warns Trump may order military action in Venezuela

Scott Olson | Getty Images Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a press conference where he addressed issues related to the city’s murder rate as well as the city’s Sanctuary City policy on January 25, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.  Foreign policy experts in both parties share Emanuel’s skepticism. Military action would certainly pose myriad challenges: ousting Maduro, restoring order under ...

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Chris Collins, facing insider trading charges, will restart campaign

Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call Group | Getty Images Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., leaves the House Republican Conference meeting inside the Capitol on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Republican Rep. Chris Collins will restart his congressional campaign as he fights federal insider trading charges, the lawmaker said Wednesday. State Republicans tried to replace the representative on the ballot after he was ...

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GOP could pay cost at polls as Kavanaugh accusation reignites #MeToo

When an all-male panel of senators grilled Anita Hill in October 1991 about her accusations of sexual misconduct against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, the Senate so disproportionately favored men, the item lacked even a women’s restroom. The spectacle sent women to the polls in record numbers the following year, dubbed “The Year of the Woman,” with 6 million more ...

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Republicans turn up pressure on Kavanaugh accuser Ford to testify

Ford, through her lawyers, called for an FBI investigation into her allegation prior to a public hearing. various other Democrats on the committee have made the same request, which would likely likely slow Kavanaugh’s nomination proceedings to a crawl — a situation Republicans are eager to avoid, as the November midterm elections loom large. In another statement released Wednesday evening, ...

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