Sanders: Either FBI Should Investigate, or Trump Should Withdraw Kavanaugh Nomination

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) argued that there should either be an FBI investigation into the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh or President Trump should withdraw Kavanaugh’s nomination. Sanders said, “[I]t seems very clear to me that the choice we have right now, for Trump and for … Continue reading Sanders: Either FBI Should Investigate, or Trump Should Withdraw Kavanaugh Nomination

If Kavanaugh nomination fails, here’s who could be next in line

WASHINGTON –  Judge Brett Kavanaugh, speaking with Fox News’s Martha MacCallum on Monday, vowed: “I’m not going anywhere.” It meant he will neither withdraw nor surrender, but will fight through the nomination process even as Democrats release, one by one, thinly sourced, tightly held allegations of what they say is Kavanaugh’s pattern of extreme drunkenness … Continue reading If Kavanaugh nomination fails, here’s who could be next in line

Paul Ryan Urges Congress: Don’t ‘Step in the Way’ of Trump-Rosenstein Meeting

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said Wednesday that Congress “shouldn’t step in the way” of a highly-anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, following a New York Times report claiming the second highest-ranking Justice Department official considered secretly taping the president in the White House and lobbied members of his cabinet to invoke … Continue reading Paul Ryan Urges Congress: Don’t ‘Step in the Way’ of Trump-Rosenstein Meeting

Trump Says Only $1.6 Billion For Border Wall in 2019

President Donald Trump told reporters that Congress would only approve $1.6 billion for a wall in the pending 2019 budget, dashing hopes that Congress would provide $5 billion for a concrete border-wall in 2019. “I want borders,” he said in a Wednesday afternoon press conference, adding: We’re getting another $1.6 billion in border [funding]. We’ve spent $3.2 [billion], … Continue reading Trump Says Only $1.6 Billion For Border Wall in 2019

Kavanaugh’s lawyer says judge won’t withdraw, is ‘upset’ by sexual misconduct allegations

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s attorney said Wednesday her client is upset about the allegations of sexual assault and misconduct made against him amid the process to confirm him to the nation’s highest court, but won’t withdraw his nomination. Beth Wilkinson told Fox News’ Bret Baier on “Special Report” that Kavanaugh is “very upset about … Continue reading Kavanaugh’s lawyer says judge won’t withdraw, is ‘upset’ by sexual misconduct allegations

Kavanaugh, to investigators, rejects anonymous 1998 assault claim: ‘It’s ridiculous. Total Twilight Zone’

In an interview with Senate Judiciary Committee investigators on Tuesday, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lit into the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against him, calling the process a “disgrace” that is “doing damage to the country.” Transcripts documenting Kavanaugh’s responses were released by the Judiciary Committee Wednesday night. Kavanaugh was asked specifically about a new … Continue reading Kavanaugh, to investigators, rejects anonymous 1998 assault claim: ‘It’s ridiculous. Total Twilight Zone’

Grassley’s office gets vile threats over Kavanaugh nomination: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

Some staffers working in the office of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley have been on the receiving end of a series of nasty phone calls that’ve included insults such as “racist trash” and “a disgusting excuse for a human being,” Fox News learned Wednesday.  (AP) Some staffers working in the office of Senate Judiciary … Continue reading Grassley’s office gets vile threats over Kavanaugh nomination: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE

Anonymous Letter: Kavanaugh Shoved Someone’s Daughter’s Friend in 1998

The Senate Judiciary Committee is reportedly investigating another accusation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh Wednesday after a woman in Colorado sent Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) an anonymous letter claiming her daughter told her Kavanaugh had shoved her friend against a wall while drinking in Washington, DC, in 1998. NBC News cites the letter and Judiciary Committee … Continue reading Anonymous Letter: Kavanaugh Shoved Someone’s Daughter’s Friend in 1998

Actress Sophia Bush: ‘More Women Victimized By Kavanaugh will Come Forward’

Actress Sophia Bush said “more women victimized by Kavanaugh will vome (sic) forward” in a tweet that compared Brett Kavanaugh and Bill Cosby Wednesday. “To everyone saying “why did they wait? The timing feels suspect,” etc. Just remember Bill Cosby. No one wanted to believe it about him. It was true. And he’s going to … Continue reading Actress Sophia Bush: ‘More Women Victimized By Kavanaugh will Come Forward’

CNN’s Toobin on Kavanaugh: ‘Maybe This Country Is a Lot More Racist and Sexist Than We Thought’

Wednesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” network legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said maybe much of the country does not believe the allegations against Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh because they are “racist and sexist.” Toobin said, “Can I make a suggestion? Maybe the base is much of the United States. Maybe this country … Continue reading CNN’s Toobin on Kavanaugh: ‘Maybe This Country Is a Lot More Racist and Sexist Than We Thought’

Donald Trump: Guilty Until Proven Innocent a ‘Very, Very, Dangerous Standard’ for Our Country

President Donald Trump expressed his alarm over the Brett Kavanaugh allegations on Wednesday, saying that the new standard set by the media, Democrats, and the left was “dangerous.” “This has everything to do with our country,” Trump said. “When you are guilty until proven innocent, it’s just not supposed to be that way.” The president … Continue reading Donald Trump: Guilty Until Proven Innocent a ‘Very, Very, Dangerous Standard’ for Our Country

Kavanaugh backed by 60 who attended Georgetown Prep, sister schools

A letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee from 60 men and women who attended Georgetown Prep or sister schools and knew Brett Kavanaugh has called the latest allegations against him “nonsense” and “reprehensible.” The letter, addressed to Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Diane Feinstein, was sent just six hours after attorney Michael Avenatti … Continue reading Kavanaugh backed by 60 who attended Georgetown Prep, sister schools

Dershowitz: Third Brett Kavanaugh Accuser ‘Does Not Ring True’

Harvard Law School emeritus professor and celebrated defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz told Breitbart News on Wednesday evening that the affidavit by Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in high school, “does not ring true.” Swetnick presented a sworn affidavit on Wednesday through her lawyer, Michael Avenatti — who … Continue reading Dershowitz: Third Brett Kavanaugh Accuser ‘Does Not Ring True’

Source: Illegal Alien Accused of Murdering Boat Crew Mate Is a DACA Recipient

An illegal alien accused of murdering his boat crew mate and injuring two others aboard a fishing vessel off the coast of Massachusetts was allowed to stay in the country as a DACA recipient, a source told Breitbart News. Franklin Freddy Meave Vazquez, 27, a Mexican national, reportedly entered the U.S. illegally in June 2001 … Continue reading Source: Illegal Alien Accused of Murdering Boat Crew Mate Is a DACA Recipient

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Stuns at U.N. in Sleek Dress, Floral Stilettos

First Lady Melania Trump stunned at the United Nations (U.N.) in New York City, New York on Wednesday as she delivered a speech about her highly-anticipated upcoming trip to Africa. Mrs. Trump kept it sleek and modern for her speech at the U.N., wearing a tan crepe knit cap sleeve dress by Australian brand Scanlan … Continue reading Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Stuns at U.N. in Sleek Dress, Floral Stilettos

Dave Brat: $850B Spending Bill ‘Good for the Swamp,’ Fails to Fund Wall

Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA) says the more than $850 billion funding package that increases military spending is “good for the swamp” while failing to fund President Trump’s key campaign promise: A border wall on the United States-Mexico border. As President Trump signals that he will sign the $852 billion funding package, which expands spending for … Continue reading Dave Brat: $850B Spending Bill ‘Good for the Swamp,’ Fails to Fund Wall

Afghan Leader Admits to ‘Unprecedented Overtures to the Taliban’ at U.N.

Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday that Kabul in the last year has made an “unprecedented” offer of unconditional peace talks to the Taliban as well as the chance to operate as a legitimate political group. Abdullah, who rules Afghanistan with President Ashraf Ghani as part of … Continue reading Afghan Leader Admits to ‘Unprecedented Overtures to the Taliban’ at U.N.

Trump Tells Kurdish Reporter: ‘I Did Not Forget’ Thousands of Kurds Died Fighting Islamic State

Speaking to reporters at a press conference in New York on Wednesday, President Donald Trump responded to questions from multiple Kurdish reporters, who sought details in how the Trump administration would help Kurdish governments in Iraq and Syria protect themselves from radical Islamic groups and hostile neighbors. Trump did not offer any concrete answers, but … Continue reading Trump Tells Kurdish Reporter: ‘I Did Not Forget’ Thousands of Kurds Died Fighting Islamic State

Christine Ford releases prepared testimony ahead of Senate hearing: ‘I believed he was going to rape me’

Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party more than three decades ago, has released prepared remarks she’s poised to deliver at Thursday’s scheduled hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. In the remarks, Ford acknowleges she never named Kavanaugh as her alleged attacker to … Continue reading Christine Ford releases prepared testimony ahead of Senate hearing: ‘I believed he was going to rape me’

Trump says he’d ‘certainly prefer not’ to fire Rosenstein

President Trump said Wednesday he’d “certainly prefer not” to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and is considering delaying their scheduled Thursday meeting in Washington, D.C. Speaking at a rare news conference in New York, Trump said he may push back the highly-anticipated meeting with the Justice Department’s second-in-command. That meeting was scheduled after following … Continue reading Trump says he’d ‘certainly prefer not’ to fire Rosenstein

Donald Trump: United Nations Leaders Laughing with Me; Not Laughing at Me

President Donald Trump dismissed Wednesday reports that leaders at the United Nations laughed at him during his speech at the General Assembly. “That’s fake news, and it was covered that way,” Trump replied to a reporter who asked him why the leaders were laughing. Leaders of the United Nations laughed when Trump bragged that he … Continue reading Donald Trump: United Nations Leaders Laughing with Me; Not Laughing at Me

Imagining 2020

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Imagining 2020 – I’ll Tell You What: A very special guest – Trump on Kavanaugh: ‘It’s happened to me many times’ – Gillum’s lead over DeSantis grows in Florida – They see him rollin’  IMAGINING 2020Michael knew the drill and so did the … Continue reading Imagining 2020

Orrin Hatch: Timing of Accusations Against Kavanaugh ‘Unfair’

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said on Wednesday that he believes the 11th-hour charges of sexual misconduct leveled against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are “unfair” to him and the confirmation process. Just days after more than 30 hours of hearings where Kavanaugh was questioned by both Democrats and Republicans and years after extensive vetting for … Continue reading Orrin Hatch: Timing of Accusations Against Kavanaugh ‘Unfair’

WOKE: CNN’s Jim Acosta Gets Called On, Asks Trump to Call On a Woman

CNN reporter Jim Acosta told President Trump to call on female reporters during a press conference in New York City Wednesday. “Thank you very much,” Jim Acosta said after being called on by Trump. “If you don’t mind, after I’m finished, if…one of our female colleagues could go after me, that would be great. Mr. … Continue reading WOKE: CNN’s Jim Acosta Gets Called On, Asks Trump to Call On a Woman

Michael Avenatti Won’t Specify Whether His Client Is Accusing Kavanaugh of Rape

Wednesday on CNN’s “The Lead,” host Jake Tapper questioned attorney Michael Avenatti about his client Julie Swetnick’s allegations against Supreme Court associate justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. TAPPER: So you’re talking about trying to get an FBI investigation. But I guess the question that Beth Wilkinson, Kavanaugh’s attorney, is asking, why don’t you and your client … Continue reading Michael Avenatti Won’t Specify Whether His Client Is Accusing Kavanaugh of Rape

CNN reporter Jim Acosta prompts Trump to call on ‘female reporter’ at New York press conference

CNN reporter Jim Acosta asked President Trump whether “one of our female colleagues” could be called after he questioned the president at a Wednesday press conference in New York City, prompting Trump to question Acosta’s protocol request.  “What does he mean by that,” Trump questioned. In a series of crosstalk, during which Trump asked him … Continue reading CNN reporter Jim Acosta prompts Trump to call on ‘female reporter’ at New York press conference