Christine Blasey Ford: No One Has Told Me They Remember Driving Me Home from Alleged Party

Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, as the Senate Judiciary Committee’s outside counsel, quizzed Christine Blasey Ford Thursday on how she got home from her alleged early 1980s encounter with Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “I do not remember, other than that I did not drive home,” Ford told the committee. How Ford got home after she claims to have … Continue reading Christine Blasey Ford: No One Has Told Me They Remember Driving Me Home from Alleged Party

South Korean and Japanese Leaders Clash over ‘Comfort Women’ at U.N.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York City, as world leaders often do. The encounter began on a high note but turned sour with an argument over the “comfort women” issue that has divided South Korea and Japan for … Continue reading South Korean and Japanese Leaders Clash over ‘Comfort Women’ at U.N.

Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford says Feinstein’s office helped her find law firm

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, said one of her lawyers was referred to her by Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s office. Ford appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday to testify regarding her accusations – that Kavanaugh allegedly pinned her down, attempted to remove her clothes … Continue reading Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford says Feinstein’s office helped her find law firm

Graham: This Was an Ambush, Dems ‘Playing a Political Game’ with Dr. Ford’s Life

While speaking to reporters on Thursday, Senate Judiciary Committee member Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he feels “ambushed” by the way Democrats handled Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Graham said “Here’s what I can say. I’m really upset that they knew about this in August and never told anybody. … Continue reading Graham: This Was an Ambush, Dems ‘Playing a Political Game’ with Dr. Ford’s Life

Kanye West Wears ‘MAGA’ Hat with Colin Kaepernick Sweatshirt

Rapper Kanye West seems to think that a President Trump campaign hat and a Colin Kaepernick sweatshirt makes a logical combo. The rap mogul was seen stepping out wearing the outfit in New York, TMZ reported. The singer made an appearance Thursday morning in the officers of New York music publication The Fader. The outfit combo … Continue reading Kanye West Wears ‘MAGA’ Hat with Colin Kaepernick Sweatshirt

Christine Blasey Ford Says She Met Rep. Eshoo a Week Later Than Initially Claimed

Christine Blasey Ford said in her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday that she met with the staff of Rep. Anna Eshoo’s (D-CA) office July 18 and July 20 to discuss the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but her written testimony tells a different story. Ford told the committee she … Continue reading Christine Blasey Ford Says She Met Rep. Eshoo a Week Later Than Initially Claimed

Christine Blasey Ford: Friend Who Denies Story Has ‘Significant Health Challenges’

Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee her friend Leland Ingham Keyser has “significant health challenges” when asked Thursday why Keyser does not recall an alleged party where Ford says she was nearly raped by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. [embedded content] Veteran sex crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell asked if Ford had “any particular motives to … Continue reading Christine Blasey Ford: Friend Who Denies Story Has ‘Significant Health Challenges’

Ford: Alleged Kavanaugh Assault Led to Decision to Install Two Front Doors

Christine Blasey Ford said in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh alleged sexual assault at a social gathering in the 1980s led to the decision to install two front doors when remodeling her home in 2012. “The reason this came up in counseling is because my husband … Continue reading Ford: Alleged Kavanaugh Assault Led to Decision to Install Two Front Doors

Leaked Amazon Video Tells Managers How to Spot, Intimidate Employees with Union Sympathies

A 45-minute long internal video created by Amazon instructs “team leaders” on how to spot and intimidate those with sympathy for unionization. In the video, which was leaked to Gizmodo, Amazon declared, “We are not anti-union, but we are not neutral either,” and, “We do not believe unions are in the best interest of our … Continue reading Leaked Amazon Video Tells Managers How to Spot, Intimidate Employees with Union Sympathies

Report: Facebook Lets Advertisers Use ‘Shadow Contact Info’ to Target Ads

A recent experiment by Gizmodo appears to show that Facebook users can be targeted through contact information that they never even shared with the website, sometimes referred to as “shadow contact information.” A report from Gizmodo recently outlined how Facebook appears to use information collected by advertisers that users may not have shared with Facebook … Continue reading Report: Facebook Lets Advertisers Use ‘Shadow Contact Info’ to Target Ads

Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers say they paid for polygraph test

The lawyers representing Christine Blasey Ford clarified Thursday that they paid for the polygraph test she took regarding her allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh — after she initially testified she wasn’t sure who did.  Earlier during the dramatic hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Ford said she didn’t think she … Continue reading Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers say they paid for polygraph test

Lindsey Graham Warns Democrats: ‘You Better Watch Out for Your Nominees’

Speaking to reporters after Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee broke for lunch, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) lamented efforts by Democrats to derail Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, despite discrepancies in the California professor’s decades-old allegation against the Judge. Sen. Graham warns Democrats: “If this is the new norm, you better watch out for your … Continue reading Lindsey Graham Warns Democrats: ‘You Better Watch Out for Your Nominees’

Report: Pope Francis Suffers From a ‘Trust Deficit’

Pope Francis is finding it harder and harder to get by on trust alone as the faithful demand information and transparency, a report suggests. Writing in the online Catholic news site Crux, veteran Vatican reporter John L. Allen Jr. stated Thursday that two major issues—the Vatican-China deal and the sex abuse crisis—showcase the need for … Continue reading Report: Pope Francis Suffers From a ‘Trust Deficit’

Juanita Broaddrick: Democrats Sent Keith Ellison Assault Allegations, ‘Where They Fell Dead’

WASHINGTON, DC — Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick spoke out on Capitol Hill Thursday pointing to hypocrisy from Democrats focused on allegations against Republican Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh while not showing the same attention to allegations against Democrat Rep. Keith Ellison. Broaddrick suggested Democrats have failed to address allegations that Rep. Keith Ellison … Continue reading Juanita Broaddrick: Democrats Sent Keith Ellison Assault Allegations, ‘Where They Fell Dead’

Dr. Ford: ‘I Don’t Have All the Answers, I Don’t Remember as Much as I Would Like’

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said in her opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday that she did not “have all the answers” or “remember” as much as she wanted about the night she claims Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulted her. “I do not remember all of the details of how … Continue reading Dr. Ford: ‘I Don’t Have All the Answers, I Don’t Remember as Much as I Would Like’

Donald Trump Delays Meeting with Rod Rosenstein

President Donald Trump delayed a scheduled White House meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for next week. The White House said the president did not want to interfere with the Senate hearing concerning Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court and Christine Ford’s accusations of sexual assault. “The President spoke with Rod Rosenstein … Continue reading Donald Trump Delays Meeting with Rod Rosenstein

Kavanaugh accuser’s fear of flying comes under scrutiny at hearing

Christine Blasey Ford, who testified Thursday about an alleged sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, came under scrutiny over her alleged fear of flying after it emerged she is a regular jetsetter. Ford says Kavanaugh assaulted her at a high school party in 1982, and testified about the alleged incident at a Senate … Continue reading Kavanaugh accuser’s fear of flying comes under scrutiny at hearing

Christine Blasey Ford doesn’t remember who paid for polygraph test

Christine Blasey Ford testified Thursday that she does not remember who paid for the polygraph test she took regarding her allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  Responding to questioning by attorney Rachel Mitchell during a dramatic Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Ford said she didn’t think she paid for the polygraph test … Continue reading Christine Blasey Ford doesn’t remember who paid for polygraph test

Sen. Whitehouse to Ford: I ‘Pledge’ However Long It Takes I Will Make Sure Your Claims Get a Full Investigation

Thursday Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) pledged to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford “however long it takes” he will make sure her claims against of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh “get a full and proper investigation.” Referencing an FBI investigation, Whitehouse said, “I want to take this moment to apologize to you for that and to report to anybody who … Continue reading Sen. Whitehouse to Ford: I ‘Pledge’ However Long It Takes I Will Make Sure Your Claims Get a Full Investigation

Juanita Broaddrick: Schumer, Feinstein, Durbin Refused to Even Read Credible Claim of Bill Clinton Rape

WASHINGTON, DC — Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick stood in front of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Thursday, pointing to the hypocrisy of Sens. Chuck Schumer, Dianne Feinstein, and Dick Durbin in refusing to even read her allegations in 1999, while pushing for believing the accuser of a Republican Supreme Court nominee in the … Continue reading Juanita Broaddrick: Schumer, Feinstein, Durbin Refused to Even Read Credible Claim of Bill Clinton Rape

Kavanaugh confirmation vote should be delayed due to ‘sickening’ assault allegations, some GOP governors say

A few Republican governors have called on the Senate to delay or take the time to carefully investigate the multiple sexual assault allegations that have recently been levied against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychology professor, are appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday. Ford has alleged Kavanaugh … Continue reading Kavanaugh confirmation vote should be delayed due to ‘sickening’ assault allegations, some GOP governors say

Trump postpones meeting with Rosenstein to next week

President Trump has postponed his planned Thursday meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, with the White House saying he did not want to “interfere” with the hearing on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “The President spoke with Rod Rosenstein a few minutes ago and they plan to meet next week,” White House Press Secretary … Continue reading Trump postpones meeting with Rosenstein to next week

Trump not calling for FBI probe into Kavanaugh allegations is ‘tantamount to a cover-up,’ Dem senator says

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, lambasted President Trump for not calling for an investigation into the sexual assault allegations recently levied against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and accused the president of participating in a “cover-up.” During her questioning before the Judiciary Committee, Christine Blasey Ford said she was assaulted by … Continue reading Trump not calling for FBI probe into Kavanaugh allegations is ‘tantamount to a cover-up,’ Dem senator says

Nicolas Maduro Tells U.N.: ‘Venezuela Is Stronger than Ever’

Venezuelan socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro made his way to New York Wednesday to address the United Nations General Assembly, where he accused the United States of orchestrating a terrorist attack against him and, without mentioning the grave humanitarian crisis his government created, declared, “Venezuela is stronger than ever.” Venezuela’s ongoing deterioration – leading to widespread … Continue reading Nicolas Maduro Tells U.N.: ‘Venezuela Is Stronger than Ever’

Christine Blasey Ford: I Don’t Know Who Paid for Polygraph, ‘Not Yet’

Christine Blasey Ford, the California psychology professor who leveled allegations of teenage sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, said she does not know who paid for a polygraph examination regarding the incident while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday. Blasey Ford told prosecutor Rachel Mitchell Thursday afternoon that she did “not yet” know … Continue reading Christine Blasey Ford: I Don’t Know Who Paid for Polygraph, ‘Not Yet’

U.N. Assembly: Venezuela’s Maduro Meets with Russia’s Lavrov, Iran’s Rouhani

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro met with Russian foreign secretary Sergei Lavrov and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Maduro, who made a surprise appearance at the meeting after previously expressing concerns over his security, held meetings with the some of the few countries still supportive of … Continue reading U.N. Assembly: Venezuela’s Maduro Meets with Russia’s Lavrov, Iran’s Rouhani

Rachel Mitchell Demolishes Christine Blasey Ford’s Claim She Fears Flying

Investigative counsel Rachel Mitchell, cross-examining Christine Blasey Ford at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, demolished her claim that she could not testify on Monday because she was afraid of flying. Ford and her attorneys refused a Monday hearing, arguing that she was afraid to fly. One of her friends even claimed that her fear … Continue reading Rachel Mitchell Demolishes Christine Blasey Ford’s Claim She Fears Flying

Ford says breaking point to go public came after reporter appeared in her classroom

Professor Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault in 1982, listens while testifying before a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 27, 2018.  (REUTERS) Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that she decided to … Continue reading Ford says breaking point to go public came after reporter appeared in her classroom

Grassley snaps at staffer at Kavanaugh hearing: ‘Speak plainly with me, please’

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley sparked some confusion during the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford on Thursday when he snapped at a staffer interrupting him — only to have Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. briefly think he was aiming his barbs at her. The moment came amid Ford’s testimony about an alleged sexual assault in 1982 … Continue reading Grassley snaps at staffer at Kavanaugh hearing: ‘Speak plainly with me, please’

Ford gives scientific explanation for her memory of alleged Kavanaugh incident

Christine Blasey Ford gave a detailed scientific explanation for her memory of the alleged incident involving Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh at her highly anticipated Senate testimony Thursday. Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., pressed Ford over her level of certainty that it was, in fact, Kavanaugh who allegedly pinned her down … Continue reading Ford gives scientific explanation for her memory of alleged Kavanaugh incident