Senior GOP aide working on Kavanaugh nomination forced out over sexual harassment allegations

A senior Republican aide tasked with helping craft the Senate Judiciary Committee’s media response to attempted rape allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been forced to resign amid reports that he was fired from an earlier job over sexual harassment allegations. NBC News…

Judiciary chair Grassley tweets apology to Kavanaugh for slightly delaying his confirmation

The Senate Judiciary Committee may have to wait a little bit longer to ram through the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to a lifetime Supreme Court appointment and its chairman is not happy about it. Hours after giving Christine Blasey Ford an arbitrary deadline of…

Can Beto O’Rourke REALLY Beat Ted Cruz?

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McConnell says Kavanaugh will be on the Supreme Court ‘in the very near future’

WASHINGTON D.C. — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addressed the annual Values Voters Summit on Friday and promised Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is currently facing allegations of sexual assault, would be confirmed “in the very near future.” In front of a rapt crowd,…

Roy Moore urges Republicans to ignore sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

Failed Alabama Senate candidate and accused child molester Roy Moore is urging fellow Republicans to “take a stand” against Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that Brett Kavanaugh tried to rape her. Moore, who was accused of sexually abusing and harassing multiple underage girls prior to his…

Top Grassley aide isn’t even pretending to take Kavanaugh assault allegation seriously

On Wednesday evening, Mike Davis, chief counsel for nominations for the Senate Judiciary Committee chaired by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), posted a tweet indicating he’s not even pretending to take Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seriously. “Unfazed…

As Kavanaugh hearings remind observers of Anita Hill, history is repeating — and diverging

As someone with a ringside seat during the provocative 1991 Senate hearing as then-University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill accused Thomas of sexually harassing her when he was her boss at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, I’m bracing myself for Monday’s potentially dramatic hearing where Dr….

Trump officials claim they are unaware of health risks associated with child detention

Tuesday’s Senate Homeland Security hearing on family detention was tense, as Trump administration officials struggled to explain the consequences of indefinite detention — including health risks for children. “We are talking about the indefinite detention of children,” said Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) to officials with the Department of…

Senate postpones Kavanaugh vote until after hearing on alleged sexual assault

Attempts by Republican Senate leaders to rush U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh through the confirmation process have stalled, at least for another week, following allegations of sexual assault. Republicans had planned to vote Thursday to recommend Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the full Senate — well…