Brett Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON | Committee gives Kavanaugh accuser more time

WASHINGTON  — The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance. The Republican-led committee insisted that if Ford missed a Friday night deadline to respond … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Committee gives Kavanaugh accuser more time

WASHINGTON | GOP gives Kavanaugh accuser more time to consider testifying

WASHINGTON  — The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms of her appearance. The Republican-led committee insisted that if Ford missed a Friday night deadline to respond … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP gives Kavanaugh accuser more time to consider testifying

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Ford prefers to testify next Thursday, aide says

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 8:30 p.m. A Senate aide says Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyer told the Judiciary Committee she prefers to testify next Thursday and doesn’t want Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Ford prefers to testify next Thursday, aide says

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all — under right terms

WASHINGTON — Christine Blasey Ford may personally testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all, her attorney said Thursday, breathing new life into the prospect of a dramatic Senate showdown next week over Ford’s accusation that he assaulted her when both were in high school. Ford will tell her story to the Judiciary Committee, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all — under right terms

LAS VEGAS | Rosen raps Heller over Supreme Court ‘hiccup’ comment

LAS VEGAS— Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen is criticizing Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, her Republican opponent in November’s Senate race, over Heller’s reported comments on controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The Nevada Independent and The New York Times reported that Heller described the furor over sexual assault allegations involving Kavanaugh from when he was in … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Rosen raps Heller over Supreme Court ‘hiccup’ comment

WASHINGTON | Lawyer: Kavanaugh accuser may testify with right conditions

WASHINGTON — Christine Blasey Ford would testify next week to the Senate about her accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her when both were high school students if agreement can be reached to “terms that are fair and which ensure her safety,” a Ford attorney told the Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The message … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawyer: Kavanaugh accuser may testify with right conditions

WASHINGTON | The Latest: McCaskill says she’ll vote no on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Missouri’s Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill says she will vote against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, depriving President Donald Trump’s nominee of a possible swing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: McCaskill says she’ll vote no on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Democrat: Handling of allegation ‘off the rails’

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A Democratic senator who is undecided on whether to confirm Brett Kavanaugh says the process for handling Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegation against the Supreme Court nominee has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Democrat: Handling of allegation ‘off the rails’