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Amid Kavanaugh fight, President Trump turns up campaign pace

11:10 pm Sep. 30, 2018

As the future of his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court remains in question, President Donald Trump will spend parts of four of the next six days on the campaign trail, imploring voters to help him maintain a crucial Republican majority in the U.S. Congress, making stops for GOP candidates this week in Tennessee, Mississippi, Minnesota and Kansas.

“We are just five weeks away from one of the most important congressional

Kavanaugh faces new hurdle even as Senate panel okays nomination

2:09 pm Sep. 28, 2018

The Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh faced a brand new hurdle from a Republican Senator on Friday, even as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 to advance the Kavanaugh nomination to the full Senate, as Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) forced GOP leaders to delay floor action on the President’s nominee until the FBI could question some possible witnesses related to allegations of sexual misconduct made against Kavanaugh.

“The Senate

GOP pushes ahead after wrenching day of Ford, Kavanaugh testimony

8:04 am Sep. 28, 2018

As Republicans in the Senate moved a step closer to confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh early next week, many on Capitol Hill – and in the nation – were still digesting the riveting testimony of both Judge Kavanaugh, and his accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who alleged that Kavanaugh sexually attacked her at a party in the summer of 1982, a charge Kavanaugh sternly denied.

In the wake of the

Trump blasts Democrats, judge’s accuser, as GOP rallies behind Kavanaugh

2:42 pm Sep. 25, 2018

In the midst of his visit to the United Nations, President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced Democrats and some of the allegations made against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanugh, as the President accused Democrats of playing a ‘very dangerous game’ in their opposition to the judge’s nomination.

“This is a con game being played by the Democrats,” the President said during a photo op with the President of Colombia, urging the