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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT KAVANAUGH ACCUSER IS INSISTING Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her decades-old allegation that she was sexually assaulted by the Supreme Court nominee before testifying on Capitol Hill. 2. KOREAS SUMMIT PRODUCES SWEEPING AGREEMENTS … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kavanaugh says president cannot overrule courts

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Brett Kavanaugh is answering Democrats who fear he would not restrain President Donald Trump from the bench, saying the president cannot overrule the courts. The Supreme Court nominee says during his Senate confirmation hearing that he … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kavanaugh says president cannot overrule courts

WASHINGTON | Trump administration withholds 100K Kavanaugh pages

WASHINGTON  — The Trump administration is withholding more than 100,000 pages of Brett Kavanaugh’s records from the Bush White House on the basis of presidential privilege ahead of the Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation hearing. The Senate Judiciary Committee was notified of the action Friday. George W. Bush’s attorney Bill Burck told the panel it had … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump administration withholds 100K Kavanaugh pages

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Memo shows Kavanaugh opposed indicting president

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 8:55 p.m. New documents have been released from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton that reveal his resistance to issuing an indictment of a sitting president. The National Archives and Records Administration released the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Memo shows Kavanaugh opposed indicting president

SILVER SPRING, Md.  | Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh’s gun views are clear

SILVER SPRING, Md.  — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence “has plagued all of us.” Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent crime. As a federal appeals court judge, Kavanaugh made it clear in a 2011 dissent … Continue reading SILVER SPRING, Md.  | Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh’s gun views are clear

WASHINGTON | Most GOP governors back Trump’s Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON — Nearly all the nation’s Republican governors have signed a letter backing Senate confirmation for President Donald Trump‘s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. In a letter to Senate leaders, GOP governors from 32 states ask that senators move “expeditiously to confirm” Kavanaugh to the court. They write: “Judge Kavanaugh’s impeccable credentials demonstrate he is … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Most GOP governors back Trump’s Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON | Supreme Court nominee’s paper trail might color confirmation

WASHINGTON — The paper chase is on. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s opponents are digging through documents at President George W. Bush’s library in Texas and other repositories around the country looking for anything that could help derail his nomination. The trail of documents is extensive as Kavanaugh spent five years in the Bush White … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Supreme Court nominee’s paper trail might color confirmation