Sen. Flake Brings Senate Back From The Brink In Kavanaugh FiascoThe tension in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room was almost unbearable in the hours and minutes before Sen. Jeff Flake announced that he wanted a limited FBI investigation of the sexual assault claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Trump Agrees To FBI Probe Of Kavanaugh, Bows To Flake, DemsUnder pressure from moderate members, Republican leaders said they would allow the new probe for up to one week, slowing their rush to confirm Kavanaugh shortly after the new high court term opens on Monday.
Ford-Kavanaugh Hearing: A Lesson In Gender RolesHe let his anger flare repeatedly, interrupted his questioners and cried several times during his opening statement. She strived to remain calm and polite, despite her nervousness, and mostly held back her tears.
Trump Gets The Fierce Kavanaugh Testimony He WantedGlued to high-stakes testimony on his Supreme Court nominee, President Donald Trump and his allies were shaken by Christine Blasey Ford's emotional appearance on Capitol Hill. But they stood by Judge Brett Kavanaugh after his forceful pushback against the woman who accused him of sexual misconduct.
Kavanaugh, Ford Hearings Captivate AmericaIn a defiant and emotional bid to rescue his Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday denied allegations that he sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when both were high school students and angrily told Congress that Democrats were engaged in "a calculated and orchestrated political hit."
'It's A Big Fat Con-Job': Trump Defends Kavanaugh As More Accusers SurfacePresident Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical "con job" on Tuesday and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she "has nothing."
Kavanaugh Denies 2nd Claim Of Sexual MisconductSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is denying a second allegation of sexual misconduct.
AP Source: Kavanaugh, Ford Agree To Testify On ThursdayA tentative agreement was reached Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter.
Kavanaugh Accuser Says Would Testify Next Week Under The Right TermsChristine Blasey Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford's accusation that he assaulted her when they were in high school.