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On 'The View', Joe Scarborough calls Kavanaugh's response on race question troubling

(NEW YORK) -- On ABC's "The View" on Tuesday, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” weighed in on their discomfort over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s responses to questions on race.“When Kavanaugh was asked by Kamala Harris, do you believe someone can be barred from the…... Read More

Who would fill Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's position if he's fired or resigns?

(WASHINGTON) -- Reports about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's possible departure from his post on Monday prompted a round of questions and rife speculation about who could take over his responsibilities.The answer: It could be more than one person.The documented line of succession at the Department of Justice is a…... Read More

What to expect from President Trump's week at the UN General Assembly

(NEW YORK) -- It was at last year’s United Nations General Assembly that President Donald Trump launched a verbal assault on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, chiding him as a "Rocket Man ... on a suicide mission for himself,” and made a dramatic debut with blunt talk about putting…... Read More

Kavanaugh mocked after citing virginity, strict social calendar in latest defense

(WASHINGTON) -- Comedians mocked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday after he discussed his virginity and claimed a decades-old social calendar would help to exonerate him from sexual assault allegations.“He claims he kept calendars detailing his social engagements from 1982 that will help to exonerate him,” Jimmy Kimmel said…... Read More

'I'm not going anywhere': Kavanaugh in emotional Fox interview

(WASHINGTON) -- Brett Kavanaugh, the president's embattled Supreme Court nominee, spoke out Monday in an extraordinary and emotional interview with Fox News, saying, "I've never sexually assaulted anyone" and insisting, "I'm not going anywhere."The interview, which aired Monday evening, followed a day-long effort by President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans…... Read More

Kavanaugh protests escalate, over 120 arrested on Capitol Hill

(WASHINGTON) -- National protests against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh escalated on Monday with more than 120 people arrested on Capitol Hill, celebrities weighing in on social media, and nationwide walkouts.Capitol Hill police said 128 people were arrested for "unlawfully demonstrating" outside of senators' offices and in the main rotunda…... Read More

Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford: 'My fear will not hold me back from testifying'

(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of her much-anticipated appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Christine Blasey Ford is telling lawmakers that "fear will not hold me back from testifying" against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.Ford, who claims Kavanaugh assaulted her during a high school party in the early 1980s, wrote…... Read More

Rod Rosenstein, Trump's embattled deputy attorney general, to meet with president on Thursday

(WASHINGTON) -- Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein came to the White House on Monday and met with Chief of Staff John Kelly with the expectation that he would be fired, but remains in the post, sources tell ABC News.“At the request of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, he and President…... Read More

'The View' discusses second sexual assault claim against Brett Kavanaugh

(NEW YORK) -- “The View” co-hosts reacted to news on Monday that a second woman, Deborah Ramirez, has come forward accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both attending Yale University 35 years ago.Sunny Hostin called for a full FBI investigation into the claims from both Ramirez and…... Read More

2nd Kavanaugh accuser came forward only after Democrats learned of alleged incident: Ronan Farrow

(WASHINGTON) -- The second woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct came forward only after Senate Democrats independently learned of the alleged incident involving her and Kavanaugh in college, according to one of The New Yorker reporters who investigated her allegation. Deborah Ramirez, 53, a former…... Read More

Congress returns to Washington ahead of midterm elections

(WASHINGTON) -- Congress returns to Washington this week for the final legislative sprint before the midterm elections. Lawmakers are trying to avoid a government shutdown and will review explosive sexual assault claims against President Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee.With government funding set to run out on Sept. 30, the House…... Read More