Hirono: ‘Farce’ to ‘Limit the FBI as to the Scope and Who They’re Going to Question’ in Kavanaugh Probe

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) said the FBI investigation of  Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accusations of sexual misconduct would be a “farce” if the scope and who they’re going to question is limited. Hirono said, “I would think that Jeff Flake and the other senators who are going for this, … Continue reading Hirono: ‘Farce’ to ‘Limit the FBI as to the Scope and Who They’re Going to Question’ in Kavanaugh Probe

Kellyanne Conway Reveals She’s a Sexual Assault Survivor in Emotional Moment

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” White House counselor Kellyanne Conway revealed she’s a sexual assault survivor. Conway said, “I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment and rape. I’m a victim of sexual assault. I don’t expect Judge Kavanaugh or Jake Tapper or Jeff Flake or anybody to be … Continue reading Kellyanne Conway Reveals She’s a Sexual Assault Survivor in Emotional Moment

Flake: Kavanaugh Interaction with Senators ‘Seemed Partisan,’ ‘Too Sharp’

In a preview clip from “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh‘s testimony before the Judiciary Committee was understandable, but he said it “seemed partisan.” Flake said, “Well, when he walked out, open his binder and put his papers here … Continue reading Flake: Kavanaugh Interaction with Senators ‘Seemed Partisan,’ ‘Too Sharp’

Supreme Court kicks off term without 9th justice, as Kavanaugh vote nears

A short-handed Supreme Court kicks off its new term Monday, albeit overshadowed by the drama over filling the seat of retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. But the court’s upcoming decisions from its hot-button docket will likely have a far greater public impact than the politics of the moment. If the White House and Senate Republicans get … Continue reading Supreme Court kicks off term without 9th justice, as Kavanaugh vote nears

Sarah Sanders slams ‘absolutely disgraceful’ handling of Kavanaugh accusations, vows WH won’t ‘micromanage’ FBI probe

Speaking exclusively to “Fox News Sunday,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders vowed that the ongoing supplemental FBI background check of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh won’t become a “fishing expedition,” and slammed Democrats for their “disgraceful” handling of Christine Ford’s sexual assault allegation against him. Sanders specifically derided Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., for not … Continue reading Sarah Sanders slams ‘absolutely disgraceful’ handling of Kavanaugh accusations, vows WH won’t ‘micromanage’ FBI probe

Graham rips Dems on Kavanaugh, says he’ll ‘get to the bottom of’ FBI probe

Sen. Lindsey Graham promised Sunday he’ll “to get to the bottom of” the FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations leveled against Judge Brett Kavanaugh and said that his own investigation into how the Democrats have handled the Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation hearings has only just begun. “I’m going to get to the bottom of … Continue reading Graham rips Dems on Kavanaugh, says he’ll ‘get to the bottom of’ FBI probe

Nadler: If Kavanaugh Confirmed, ‘House Would Have to’ Investigate ‘Any Credible Allegations’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,”  Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) said if Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh were confirmed to be on the Supreme Court and the Senate had not investigated, the House would take up its own investigation on “any credible allegation” of perjury and “other things that haven’t been properly looked into.” Nadler … Continue reading Nadler: If Kavanaugh Confirmed, ‘House Would Have to’ Investigate ‘Any Credible Allegations’

Country Singer Jason Isbell: ‘Jesus Would Not Have Voted for Donald Trump’

Grammy Award-winning country singer Jason Isbell suggested that God has abandoned Christians who support Trump and claims “Jesus would not have voted for Donald Trump.” Isbell said these things in an interview with The Guardian, which was published September 29. The Guardian asked Isbell about comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine, wherein he talked … Continue reading Country Singer Jason Isbell: ‘Jesus Would Not Have Voted for Donald Trump’

Poll: Public Blames Business for Illegal Migration

Most Iowa voters say unscrupulous employers deserve most of the blame for illegal migration because they offer jobs to illegals, according to a poll of 801 adults in Iowa. The result contradicts that frequent claim by business groups that public opposition to immigration is merely a racist-style dislike of migrants. Also, the public’s decision to blame companies is … Continue reading Poll: Public Blames Business for Illegal Migration

Graham Calls for an FBI Investigation into Dems ‘Despicable Process’ Including Feinstein’s Office

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) called for an investigation into Democrats behavior during the confirmation process for Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Graham also questioned “who in Feinstein’s office” referred Christine Blasey Ford to her attorney Debra Katz. Graham said, “We will investigate who in Dianne Feinstein’s office referred Dr. … Continue reading Graham Calls for an FBI Investigation into Dems ‘Despicable Process’ Including Feinstein’s Office

Leadership Challenge? Boris Declares ‘Unlike Theresa May, I Fought for Brexit and I Believe In It’

Boris Johnson has issued his strongest challenge to Theresa May to date, branding her Chequers plan “deranged” and “preposterous” before declaring: “Unlike the Prime Minister, I campaigned for Brexit… I believe in it”. In his first newspaper interview since resigning from the Cabinet over the Chequers blueprint for a ‘Soft Brexit’ — which would, he … Continue reading Leadership Challenge? Boris Declares ‘Unlike Theresa May, I Fought for Brexit and I Believe In It’

Andrew Gillum staffer fired after calling for Trump’s execution, wearing shirt deriding pro-Trump states

A youth outreach staffer for Democratic Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum has been terminated after calling for President Trump’s death on Twitter, and wearing a shirt calling pro-Trump states “Dumbf–kistan.” The staffer, 24-year-old Manny Orozco-Ballestas, made a series of sexually graphic and politically charged comments on social media in 2012 and 2013, according to fringe … Continue reading Andrew Gillum staffer fired after calling for Trump’s execution, wearing shirt deriding pro-Trump states

Merkel Fights for Globalism, Warns Trump Against ‘Destroying’ the United Nations

FRANKFURT AM MAIN (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday warned U.S. President Donald Trump against “destroying” the United Nations. “I believe that destroying something without having developed something new is extremely dangerous,” Merkel said at a regional election campaign event in Bavaria. The veteran leader — a close ally of Trump’s bugbear Barack … Continue reading Merkel Fights for Globalism, Warns Trump Against ‘Destroying’ the United Nations

Klobuchar: ‘I Was Stunned’ by How Kavanaugh’ Acted During That Hearing’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN) said she was “stunned” by how Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh acted during her questions on his drinking habits in his teenage years at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week. Klobuchar said, “I was stunned about how he acted at that … Continue reading Klobuchar: ‘I Was Stunned’ by How Kavanaugh’ Acted During That Hearing’

Antonin Scalia ‘wouldn’t be terribly surprised’ by ‘Mad Libs protesting’ on Kavanaugh, son says

The son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia told Fox News on Sunday that his father wouldn’t have been shocked by the partisan conflagration surrounding the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, owing to what he called the improperly outsized power of the Supreme Court in modern life. “On a general level, he wouldn’t … Continue reading Antonin Scalia ‘wouldn’t be terribly surprised’ by ‘Mad Libs protesting’ on Kavanaugh, son says

Report: Christine Blasey Ford’s Attorneys Searched for ‘Devil’s Triangle’ Affidavits

Philip Wegmann of the Washington Examiner reported Saturday that attorneys representing Christine Blasey Ford, who is accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of groping her at a high school party over 25 years ago, raced last week to find anyone who could swear affidavits about the meaning of terms in Kavanaugh’s high school yearbook such as “Devil’s Triangle.” … Continue reading Report: Christine Blasey Ford’s Attorneys Searched for ‘Devil’s Triangle’ Affidavits

Warren: Kavanaugh Thinks He Is ‘Entitled to a Supreme Court Seat’

Sunday on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh acted like he was “entitled to a Supreme Court Seat” during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. Warren said, “I believe Dr. Ford. I thought she was credible. Look, what impresses me is Dr. Ford kept saying, … Continue reading Warren: Kavanaugh Thinks He Is ‘Entitled to a Supreme Court Seat’

Third Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Was Sued in 2000 for False Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, was sued in 2000 for making false accusations of sexual misconduct against co-workers, and for sexual misconduct of her own, though the case was dismissed. Swetnick issued a statement last Wednesday through her attorney, Michael Avenatti, alleging that Kavanaugh was “present” at … Continue reading Third Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Was Sued in 2000 for False Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Outspoken Instagram Model Tara Fares Murdered at Wheel of Porsche in Baghdad

(AFP) — Iraqi model and Instagram starlet Tara Fares has been shot dead at the wheel of her Porsche convertible in central Baghdad, sending ripples through social media circles. The interior ministry opened a probe into Thursday’s murder of the 22-year-old who suffered “three fatal bullet wounds” as she drove through the capital’s Camp Sarah district. … Continue reading Outspoken Instagram Model Tara Fares Murdered at Wheel of Porsche in Baghdad

Watch — Kanye West Rips Democrat Welfare State in Pro-Trump Speech on ‘SNL’: ’90 Percent of News Are Liberal’

A Make America Great Again hat-wearing Kanye West ended the 44th season premiere of Saturday Night Live with an impassioned political speech that saw the Grammy-winning fashion icon defend President Donald Trump. “The blacks weren’t always Democrats. You know it’s like the plan they did, to take the fathers out the home and put them … Continue reading Watch — Kanye West Rips Democrat Welfare State in Pro-Trump Speech on ‘SNL’: ’90 Percent of News Are Liberal’

Watch: Iran Video Purports to Show Encounter with U.S. Aircraft Carrier

A close maritime encounter between the Iran Revolutionary Guard’s navy and the USS Theodore Roosevelt earlier this year was captured on video, according to Iran’s Press TV service. PressTV’s website records the clash as happening on March 21 in the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.  The agency says the video was aired … Continue reading Watch: Iran Video Purports to Show Encounter with U.S. Aircraft Carrier

Salvini Defies EU: ‘If Brussels Says I Cannot Do It, I Do Not Care, I Will Do It Anyway’

Rome (AFP) – Italy’s powerful deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini said Saturday “I do not care” if the EU Commission rejects his budget plans. “No-one in Brussels can tell me it is not time,” the head of the populist League (Lega) party told a meeting in the Italian capital. “If Brussels says I cannot do … Continue reading Salvini Defies EU: ‘If Brussels Says I Cannot Do It, I Do Not Care, I Will Do It Anyway’

Watch: Netanyahu Vows to Consider Trump Peace Plan with ‘Open Mind’

Ynetnews reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he will examine the new US peace plan, expected to be revealed by the Trump administration in the coming months, with “a keen and open mind.” During the interview, Netanyahu addressed President Trump’s comments that Israel will have to do “something that’s good for the other side,” … Continue reading Watch: Netanyahu Vows to Consider Trump Peace Plan with ‘Open Mind’

Beto O’Rourke says passenger backs his claim of not fleeing after 1998 DUI crash

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke speaks during the general session at the Texas Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, Texas, June 22, 2018.  (Associated Press) U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke doubled down Saturday that he did not leave the scene of a 1998 drinking and driving arrest near El Paso, Texas, and added that a passenger inside his … Continue reading Beto O’Rourke says passenger backs his claim of not fleeing after 1998 DUI crash

Maxine Waters denies staffer leaked GOP senators’ data, blasts ‘dangerous lies’ and ‘conspiracy theories’

Will ‘Auntie Maxine’ inspire Dems or cost them in November? Rep. Maxine Waters is leading the Democratic charge toward the midterms, and her weapon of choice is indiscriminate hate. In a speech last weekend, she vowed that Democrats would impeach not only President Trump, but Vice President Pence as well. U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters on … Continue reading Maxine Waters denies staffer leaked GOP senators’ data, blasts ‘dangerous lies’ and ‘conspiracy theories’

UK: Over 100,000 Pounds of Onions Destroyed After Illegal Migrants Found in Delivery Lorries

British authorities were forced to destroy over 100,000 pounds of onions which were “contaminated” by illegal migrants discovered hiding in delivery lorries. Border Force officials discovered more than twenty illegal migrants who identified themselves as being from Afghanistan, Albania, Iran, and Iraq — all Muslim-majority countries — in two separate incidents in the Port of … Continue reading UK: Over 100,000 Pounds of Onions Destroyed After Illegal Migrants Found in Delivery Lorries

Trump blasts NBC story, says FBI should interview ‘whoever they deem appropriate’ in Kavanaugh probe

President Trump on Saturday evening clarified the parameters for an FBI investigation he ordered into the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Previous media reports said the FBI probe would be limited in how many accusers the agency would interview regarding Kavanaugh’s past – but the president wrote Saturday that he … Continue reading Trump blasts NBC story, says FBI should interview ‘whoever they deem appropriate’ in Kavanaugh probe

Pay Your Way: Trump Seeks End to U.S. ‘Subsidizing’ Foreign Militaries

President Donald Trump on Saturday hit out at countries that rely on the U.S. “subsidizing” their military capabilities, pointing to Saudi Arabia, as well as Japan and South Korea as culprits. In doing so he linked them to NATO allies in Europe that rely on U.S. defense capabilities while neglecting their own. Speaking at a … Continue reading Pay Your Way: Trump Seeks End to U.S. ‘Subsidizing’ Foreign Militaries

Italian University Leftists Put Up Posters Calling for Assassination of Salvini

Members of the far-left Autonomous University Collective (CUA) have sparked controversy after releasing posters of populist Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini calling for his assassination. The far-left group debuted the poster at a university event in Bologna this week which bears the caption, “Assassin. Take aim at this,” and shows a picture of Salvini with a target around … Continue reading Italian University Leftists Put Up Posters Calling for Assassination of Salvini