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Trump nominates conservative Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – President Donald Trump Monday, July 9, nominated conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, a decision set to  tilt the top judicial body further to the right with momentous implications for American society. A former advisor to George W. Bush who now sits on the US Court ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 10th, 2018

Trump nominates conservative Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – President Donald Trump Monday, July 9, nominated conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, a decision set to  tilt the top judicial body further to the right with momentous implications for American society. A former advisor to George W. Bush who now sits on the US Court ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Trump says America owes Kavanaugh apology after Supreme Court battle

WASHINGTON, USA – President Donald Trump said Monday, October 9, he was apologizing on behalf of the whole country to his new conservative Supreme Court justice after one of the most contentious confirmation processes in US history. At a White House swearing-in ceremony, Trump stood next to Justice Brett Kavanaugh and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

U.S. Senate poised to confirm Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The United States Senate is expected to confirm conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice on Saturday, October 6 – offering President Donald Trump a big political win and tilting the nation's high court decidedly to the right. The months-long battle over Kavanaugh's nomination ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Key lawmakers rebuke Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

WASHINGTON -- Three Republican senators key to Brett Kavanaugh's approval to the US Supreme Court blasted President Donald Trump Wednesday for mocking the woman accusing his nominee of sexual assault, as he played to a crowd of thousands at a political rally. The controversy over Kavanaugh's nomination -- which could be put to a final vote in the Senate as early as Saturday -- comes ahead of November congressional elections in which Trump's Republican Party will battle to keep control of Congress. Still undecided on backing the conservative judge -- whose appointment to the crucial, lifelong post has fuelled a bitter partisan clash -- Senator Susan Collins weighed in to denounc...Keep on reading: Key lawmakers rebuke Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser over account of sex attack

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US President Donald Trump challenged the accuser of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for the first time  on Friday, questioning her credibility and demanding she provide evidence that he sexually assaulted her when they were both teenagers. In a series of tweets, Trump defended the conservative Kavanaugh as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick denies 1980s sexual assault story

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – President Donald Trump's conservative pick for the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh denied on Friday, September 14, involvement in an alleged sexual assault on a woman while they were in high school in the 1980s. In a statement released to US media, Kavanaugh rejected the woman's claim, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2018

Battle begins over Trump s Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Lawmakers fired the opening shots Tuesday, July 10, in a bitter political battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh , the conservative judge tapped by President Donald Trump to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would help cement a rightward tilt on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court – Al Jazeera

US President Donald Trump has nominated federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Trump made the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Thousands march in Chicago against Trump’s ‘anti-woman agenda’

CHICAGO -- Thousands of people made their disdain for President Donald Trump heard Saturday at a rally and march in Chicago aimed at galvanizing support for Democrats in the upcoming November midterm elections. A giant "Baby Trump" flew over the crowd. Trump was depicted as "El Diablo" on a high-flying flag. Demonstrators waved "Vote Blue" banners -- the message was unmistakable. Angered by the bitter fight over new US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and what they called the "anti-woman agenda" of the Trump administration and the Republican Party, women -- and men -- descended on the Windy City's picturesque Grant Park. The "March to the Polls" event -- which began in ...Keep on reading: Thousands march in Chicago against Trump’s ‘anti-woman agenda’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

It’s a ‘yes’ for Kavanaugh

RAGE, FRUSTRATION SURGE Kavanaugh was confirmed by a 50-48 vote WASHINGTON — Two of America’s hallowed institutions, the US Capitol and the Supreme Court (SC), became a nexus of public rage and frustration Saturday as President Donald Trump got his controversial nominee Brett Kavanaugh confirmed onto the high court. Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Laughter hurts when it’s inappropriate

I caught Christine Blasey Ford on TV the other night testifying in the United States Senate at the confirmation hearing of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a nominee of President Trump for the Supreme Court. She had accused Kavanaugh of attempted rape when she was 15 and he 17. I was appalled at some of the reactions from people I knew in Facebook.   Some mothers themselves seemed belittling the offense because it happened long ago, when Kavanaugh was only 17, and the rape had been aborted anyway.   I have observed how easier some mothers were on the young boy than on the younger girl. "What was she doing there in the first place? Why hadn't she come out with this sooner?" th...Keep on reading: Laughter hurts when it’s inappropriate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

U.S. Senate braces for key vote on embattled Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON, USA – US Senators were set to hold an initial vote Friday, October 5, on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court as President Donald Trump accused liberal financier George Soros of bankrolling opposition to the nominee. Protesters pressured key lawmakers over the looming too-close-to-call vote, with 3 key Republican ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Some witnesses say they called FBI in vain as end of Kavanaugh probe looms

NEW YORK—Several people with information related to allegations of sexual misconduct against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh say they have tried in vain to speak with the FBI, which is expected to wrap up its investigation this week. Under pressure, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the FBI investigation following a dramatic Senate hearing last […] The post Some witnesses say they called FBI in vain as end of Kavanaugh probe looms appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Former classmate says Trump court nominee lied about his drinking

WASHINGTON DC, USA – A one-time classmate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee said Monday, October 1, that Brett Kavanaugh was a habitual heavy drinker, challenging the judge's Senate testimony to the contrary. The comments came days after the FBI opened a Senate-requested probe into allegations by 3 women ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Trump says he wants ‘comprehensive’ FBI investigation of Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump said on Monday he wants the FBI to conduct a comprehensive and quick investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against his US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but said he did not want to see a “witch hunt.” Source link link: Trump says he wants ‘comprehensive’ FBI investigation of Kavanaugh.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Trump urges supporters to vote in wake of Kavanaugh hearing

WHEELING, W.Va. --- President Donald Trump on Saturday turned his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh into a rallying cry for Republicans to vote in November, saying they can help reject the "ruthless and outrageous tactics" he says Democrats used against the judge. "We see this horrible, horrible, radical group of Democrats. You see what's happening right now," Trump said at a rally with thousands of supporters in West Virginia. Trump won the state in 2016 by 42 percentage points and remains popular there. "And they're determined to take back power by any means necessary. You see the meanness, the nastiness. They don't care who they hurt, who they have to run over ...Keep on reading: Trump urges supporters to vote in wake of Kavanaugh hearing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

Senate panel backs Trump s Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, September 28, approved Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's pick for the US Supreme Court, one day after he fought off allegations of sexual assault at an emotional day-long public hearing. The panel split along strict party lines with the 11 Republican members ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

Trump orders FBI probe of Kavanaugh as Senate delays final vote

WASHINGTON D.C., USA – US President Donald Trump ordered a new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court pick Friday, September 28, as the Senate delayed a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to make way for the probe. After a dramatic day-long hearing at which a university ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 29th, 2018

First vote on embattled U.S. court nominee after fraught hearing

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (UPDATED) – Brett Kavanaugh's US Supreme Court nomination was expected to pass a first hurdle in the Senate Friday, a day after a dramatic hearing that saw the conservative judge fight off  assault allegations recounted in harrowing detail by his accuser. The Senate Judiciary Committee began meeting early ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Trump backs embattled court nominee after fiery hearing

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Donald Trump whole-heartedly backed Brett Kavanaugh, whose Supreme Court nomination will be put to an initial vote Friday, September 28, after a dramatic Senate hearing that saw him furiously fight back against sexual assault allegations dating back decades ago. America watched transfixed as the gripping ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018