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

Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh: The allegations Christine Blasey Ford has publicly accused Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades ago. A look at what she is saying and how top lawmakers are responding. A few Republican governors have called on the Senate to delay or take the time to carefully investigate the multiple sexual […]

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Brett Kavanaugh Plays The Victim

Brett Kavanaugh practically embodied an ALL CAPS SCREAM on Thursday in his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. At first yelling, then breaking down in tears, the embattled Supreme Court nominee denied the allegations against him, attacked the partisans who raised them, and portrayed himself as an aggrieved victim. Kavanaugh stands accused by Christine Blasey Ford of sexually assaulting her […]

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Kavanaugh's fellow Yalies transfixed by Senate hearing

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (Reuters) – In a crowded lounge at Yale Law School, cheers erupted when the middle-aged woman on the TV screen told a Senate panel that she had no doubt that Brett Kavanaugh, the Yale graduate nominated to the Supreme Court, had sexually assaulted her when they were teens. Like millions of Americans who tuned into the hearings, […]

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Gender, politics, and more: Americans weigh in on Kavanaugh

Interested in Supreme Court? As the Senate Judiciary Committee hears testimony from Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh about allegations of sexual assault, AP journalists around the country are talking to Americans about politics, gender, culture and the Supreme Court. Here is some of what they’re hearing: AGONIZING TO WATCH: For Elizabeth Jacobson, listening to Ford’s testimony was emotionally exhausting. […]

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How Fox News is covering Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony

The White House says President Trump is watching Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony. If he is watching on his favorite network, Fox News, he may not like what he’s hearing. Rather than defending Brett Kavanaugh at all costs, like the network’s prime time hosts have been doing, Fox’s daytime journalists and commentators highlighted Ford’s credibility and humanity on display at Thursday’s […]

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Trump sticks by Kavanaugh after day of hearings: He 'showed America exactly why I nominated him'

President Donald Trump expressed support for his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, after a bruising day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. “The Senate must vote!” Trump wrote in a post on Twitter. Kavanaugh and a woman who has accused him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford, appeared separately before lawmakers on Thursday for nearly nine hours of testimony. […]

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Brett Kavanaugh: Key moments in his testimony, including his angry and emotional response

WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh offered emotional testimony Thursday about what a “circus” his confirmation process has become and denounced the sexual assault allegations that have “destroyed” his name.  Kavanaugh’s testimony came directly after about four hours of testimony given by Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges he held her down and tried to remove her clothes at a party […]

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12 of the Most Striking Photos From the Kavanaugh Hearings and Protests

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh are appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday in order to answer questions about sexual assault allegations Ford has made against Kavanaugh. In response to the hearing, a number of men and women gathered in protest, many declaring they believe Dr. Ford and all survivors of sexual violence. Ahead, some of the […]

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