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Congressman Paul Gosar's siblings support opposing candidate in political ad

(PHOENIX) -- Most political ads follow a familiar formula: Tout accomplishments, show public testimonials and wrap with the mandatory message of endorsement. Arizona congressional candidate David Brill's ad is no different -- until those criticizing his opponent reveal their last names.Brill is embroiled in a contentious fight against incumbent Rep.…... Read More

Hillary Clinton asks what happened to Republican Party: 'Why are they so intimidated?'

(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton called out the Republican Party for backing down to President Donald Trump, asking, "Why are they so intimidated?"Clinton spoke to The Late Show host Stephen Colbert in a wide-ranging interview on Friday, tackling everything from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to the Brett Kavanaugh nomination and…... Read More

Lawyer for Kavanaugh accuser rejects 'arbitrary' Friday deadline, granted extra day

(WASHINGTON) -- The lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford asked for an extra day to work out the conditions for her to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding her allegation of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.Attorney Debra S. Katz sent a letter accusing Republican Sen. Charles Grassley,…... Read More

FEMA Administrator Brock Long chastised for using government vehicles

(NEW YORK) -- Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long used government-owned vehicles without proper authorization, but will reimburse the government and not be fired, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement late Friday.The statement ends days of speculation over whether the FEMA chief would be ousted.Just as…... Read More

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein once suggested recording Trump, removing him via 25th Amendment: Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- At a May 2017 meeting between Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, a week after President Trump had fired James Comey as director, Rosenstein suggested that McCabe or others wear a wire when speaking with the president, according to memos McCabe made of…... Read More

Former Trump lawyer discussed helping Manafort and Gates with legal bills: Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- The man who once led President Donald Trump’s legal defense in the Russia probe expressed interest in providing financial support to Paul Manafort and Rick Gates - the former Trump campaign chairman and deputy chairman, respectively - after they were known to be under scrutiny from special counsel…... Read More

Trump says he will 'get rid' of a 'lingering stench' in the FBI, DOJ

(NEW YORK) --  Following news Friday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested in 2017 that officials in the FBI should wear a wire when speaking with President Trump, the president told a rally in Missouri that he hopes soon to get rid of a "lingering stench" in the Department…... Read More

Federal judge orders Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to give deposition in 2020 census case

(NEW YORK) --  A federal judge has ordered U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross be deposed over a decision to reinstate a question regarding citizenship status to the upcoming 2020 census, court documents show. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of the Southern District of New York wrote in his opinion…... Read More

Joe Biden to campaign with Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

(ATLANTA) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden is planning to join Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams for a campaign event for the first time in Atlanta next Thursday, an Abrams campaign spokesperson told ABC News. Abrams is running against White House-backed Republican and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp,…... Read More

Obama's next campaign stop: Pennsylvania, key to Democrats' success

(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Barack Obama continued his spirited effort to boost his party's midterm ambitions with an event Friday in Pennsylvania, a state pivotal to Democratic hopes of winning back congressional majorities and one that could provide an indication of whether Democrats have made inroads with blue-collar voters, less…... Read More

Conservatives eyeing midterm elections stand by Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations

(WASHINGTON) --  The drama surrounding the sexual assault allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and the turmoil it's caused in his confirmation process, are nothing more than a political spectacle for many conservatives at the Value Voters Summit. They're standing by President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. "I think he’s the…... Read More

Another Roger Stone associate meets with Mueller grand jury

(WASHINGTON) -- Another associate of political operative Roger Stone met Friday with a federal grand jury convened to hear testimony in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling, appearing at the U.S. District Court House in Washington, D.C., a source with direct knowledge tells ABC News. Stone is a…... Read More

Trump challenges Christine Blasey Ford's allegation of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump, for the first time, is calling out Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, by name and is questioning her account of an alleged sexual assault by Kavanaugh 36 years ago based on the fact that she didn't report the incident at the…... Read More

Before accuser testifies, McConnell predicts Kavanaugh will be confirmed

(WASHINGTON) -- Despite the fact that Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, hasn't testified yet about her alleged sexual assault by the Supreme Court nominee, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared Friday that Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the Supreme Court -- and soon. "You’ve watched the fight. You’ve watched…... Read More