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Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said she has never heard anyone in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet talk about the possibility of trying to remove him from office by means of the 25th Amendment. Haley was responding to a question from ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The California professor who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has reached an agreement with the Senate Judiciary Committee on some details of her upcoming testimony, but not on who will question her. Christine Blasey Ford’s attorneys issued a statement Sunday after achieving what they described as […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee said the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault is “a credible witness” who has been subject to death threats since coming forward with her allegation. “I think Dr. Ford has come forward understanding what she was going to […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Despite the political theatre surrounding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process, Vice President Mike Pence’s support for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick has not wavered. “I believe that Judge Brett Kavanaugh will soon be Justice Brett Kavanaugh and take his seat on the Supreme Court of the United States of America,” […]

Jon Kopaloff / Contributor / Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Ronald Reagan’s daughter, Patti Davis, alleges in an op-ed that she was raped some 40 years ago and didn’t speak of it for decades, defending the woman who recently came forward accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers. “I never […]

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. Ford’s lawyers wrote in an email Saturday afternoon that she “accepts the Committee’s request to provide her first-hand knowledge of Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual misconduct next week.” The […]

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(PHOENIX) — Most political ads follow a familiar formula: Tout accomplishments, show public testimonials and wrap with the mandatory message of endorsement. Arizona congressional candidate David Brill’s ad is no different — until those criticizing his opponent reveal their last names. Brill is embroiled in a contentious fight against incumbent Rep. Paul […]

Don Arnold/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Hillary Clinton called out the Republican Party for backing down to President Donald Trump, asking, “Why are they so intimidated?” Clinton spoke to The Late Show host Stephen Colbert in a wide-ranging interview on Friday, tackling everything from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to the Brett Kavanaugh nomination and whether Trump […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long used government-owned vehicles without proper authorization, but will reimburse the government and not be fired, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement late Friday. The statement ends days of speculation over whether the FEMA chief would be ousted. Just as the […]

Yana Paskova/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The man who once led President Donald Trump’s legal defense in the Russia probe expressed interest in providing financial support to Paul Manafort and Rick Gates – the former Trump campaign chairman and deputy chairman, respectively – after they were known to be under scrutiny from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, […]

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