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WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump overreaches in bragging about judges

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump overreached Monday night when he boasted that he’s seated more federal judges than any president except George Washington. By various measures, he trails others. A look at his claim at his Texas rally: TRUMP: “We’re after George Washington” in federal judicial appointments. THE FACTS: Trump is not No. 2. Trump … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump overreaches in bragging about judges

WASHINGTON | In TV interview, Kavanaugh denies sexually assaulting anyone

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared in a televised interview that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his life. Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley, sat down for an interview with Fox News Channel’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum” after a second woman accused him of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | In TV interview, Kavanaugh denies sexually assaulting anyone

Yellen lands new job at Brookings Institution

WASHINGTON/February 02, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the first woman to head the nation’s central bank, got a boisterous send-off from Fed staff, but she isn’t taking any time off. After her last day at the Fed on Friday, she will start a new job Monday at the Brookings Institution. The Washington think tank … Continue reading Yellen lands new job at Brookings Institution