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WASHINGTON | Faced with second accuser, Republicans fight for Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back. The GOP punched back hard Monday, seeming to cast aside — for now — worries that President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee could turn off female voters and sink their hopes of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Faced with second accuser, Republicans fight for Kavanaugh

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

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he won’t let ‘false accusations’ push him out

WASHINGTON  — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared in a televised interview Monday 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 … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he won’t let ‘false accusations’ push him out

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump says Democrats are “working hard to destroy” Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Trump says on Twitter that Kavanaugh is “a wonderful man, and a man who has the potential to be one of our greatest Supreme Court … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON | Republicans are digging in on Kavanaugh. Here’s why.

WASHINGTON— The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back. The GOP punched back hard Monday, seeming to cast aside — for now — worries that President Donald Trump‘s Supreme Court nominee could turn off female voters and sink their hopes of holding … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Republicans are digging in on Kavanaugh. Here’s why.

Democratic House candidate slams GOP opponent on Kavanaugh

Democratic House candidate Lucy McBath of Georgia is calling for a full investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and slamming her opponent, Republican Rep. Karen Handel, who initially praised him. The race is among the more closely watched ahead of the November midterms. McBath tells The Associated Press, “The … Continue reading Democratic House candidate slams GOP opponent on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer: GOP should want FBI background check

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he’s “not going anywhere” in a televised interview in which he denies accusations of sexual misconduct. Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley, sat down for an interview with Fox News, which released excerpts before its … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer: GOP should want FBI background check

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Arrests at Kavanaugh protests on the Hill

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Dozens of people protesting the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court have been arrested outside the office of Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. The protesters wore black “Be A Hero” shirts and sat outside Collins’ office chanting various … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Arrests at Kavanaugh protests on the Hill