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‘You are not the Victim!’: CNN’s Chris Cuomo corners Kellyanne Conway on Brett Kavanaugh investigation

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 8:28pm

CNN’s Chris Cuomo cornered Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway over Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault investigation. Cuomo called out the White House for not ordering the FBI to investigate the case after Dr. Christine Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting ...

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Here are Christine Blasey Ford’s conditions for testimony — including one for Brett Kavanaugh

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 8:04pm

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has set conditions for which she would testify to the Senate Judicial committee — after she accused Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her while the two were in high school. CNN political analyst Gloria Borger broke down the conditions in whi...

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GOP’s nice guy ad campaign for Kavanaugh before accusations is an odd ‘coincidence’: MSNBC analyst

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 7:46pm

When Neil Gorsuch was being vetted for appointment to the Supreme Court, there was no girl’s basketball team to appear on his behalf. There also were not advertisements with women talking about what a “nice guy” he was. Why was there a Nice Guy campaign on behalf of nominee Brett K...

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Brett Kavanaugh issues defiant statement saying he’ll be at Monday hearing his accuser has said she won’t attend

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 6:34pm

Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s released a statement denying Dr. Christine Blasey Ford sexual assault claims. He also confirmed that he would be at the hearing on Monday, even though Ford said she would not be there. Kavanaugh has said he’ll “be there Monday,” even ...

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REMINDER: Sources say Mueller has proof Michael Cohen was in Prague as Steele Dossier claims

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 6:06pm

Michael Cohen’s reported extensive cooperation with the Mueller probe means we could soon see a resolution of one of the most explosive lingering claims of the Steele Dossier. As McClatchy reported in April, special prosecutor Robert Mueller has proof that former Trump fixer Michael Cohen visi...

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‘Foreign government’ attempted to hack personal email accounts of multiple US Senators and staff: CNN report

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 5:55pm

CNN has confirmed that a foreign government attempted to hack the personal email accounts of multiple U.S. Senators and their staffers. Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-Or) said in a letter that a technology company informed him of the breach. “At least one major technology company has informed a number of ...

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MSNBC’s Ari Melber runs supercut of Donald Trump defending accused rapists and abusers

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 5:41pm

Donald Trump had defended a lot of accused rapists and abusers. On The Beat Thursday, MSNBC’s Ari Melber ran a supercut of Trump defending accused child molester Roy Moore, accused wife-batterer Rob Porter and accused sexual harasser Roger Ailes. The latest =, of course, is Supreme Court nomin...

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GOP is actively looking for female special counsel to question Kavanaugh accuser: report

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 5:11pm

After much debate about Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault claims, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer said that the GOP is looking into bringing on a female outside counsel to investigate. Kavanaugh was accused of sexually assaulting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford during a party while t...

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FBI expected to fight Trump’s demand for ‘immediate declassification’ of Russia probe materials: report

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 4:45pm

President Donald Trump has routinely acted in unprecedented ways while handling the FBI — and now the FBI is taking steps to assert their independence from the president. According to Bloomberg, the FBI is expected to derail Trump’s demand to release classified information into the Russia prob...

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NAFTA talks grind on, Canada quells talk of US quota on autos

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 4:20pm

Canada and the United States showed scant sign of being close to striking a deal on revamping the trilateral NAFTA that underpins $1.2 trillion in annual trade, as Canadian sources played down talk of a U.S. quota on autos. Canada says it does not feel bound by a U.S.-imposed deadline for the end of...

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Law professor makes the case that sex assault doesn’t have to be proven to derail Kavanaugh appointment

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 4:01pm

On Thursday afternoon, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said she’s will to testify before the Senate about her allegations that Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school. As the saga has unfolded, conservative pundits claimed that it’s unfair to assess Kavanaugh...

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CNN panel explodes when conservative claims Brett Kavanaugh is the real victim

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 3:51pm

On Thursday, political commentator Symone Sanders and conservative commentator Amanda Carpenter exploded at each other during a panel discussion with CNN’s Jake Tapper. The two were discussing Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault allegation. Kavanaugh was accused of sexuall...

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White House pledges retaliation against hackers, reveals new cyber strategy

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 3:18pm

The White House revealed a new national cyber security strategy Thursday, outlining the federal government’s defensive priorities while pledging to go on offense against foreign hackers. The strategy provides federal agencies with new guidance for how to protect themselves and the private data of Am...

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Michael Cohen talked with Mueller investigators ‘for hours’ as they asked about Trump colluding with Russia: ABC News

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 2:56pm

Over the last month, President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen reportedly spent hours cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators. According to a report from ABC News, Cohen has been in multiple interview sessions pertaining to the Russia probe into the 2...

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WATCH: GOP congressman mocks Kavanaugh allegations with joke about Justice Ginsburg being molested

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 2:53pm

On Thursday, a South Carolina Republican Congressman decided to twist Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault investigation into a sick joke. During an election debate, U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman (R-Rock Hill) made light of the “latest drama” facing Washington af...

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CNN’s Ana Navarro corners Kavanaugh defender: ‘Is sexual assault disqualifying?’

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 2:43pm

Former South Carolina lieutenant governor turned CNN contributor Andre Bauer found himself on the wrong side of Ana Navarro, when he tried to defend Republican handling of the sexual assault accusations facing Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Accuser Christine Ford has sai...

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Watergate prosecutor explains how Mueller has effectively cornered Trump

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 2:38pm

Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman argued in a Thursday op-ed for NBC News that special counsel Robert Mueller’s work and pace as a part of the Russia investigation has been “remarkable” — and that should put President Donald Trump on edge. This analysis comes in the wake of ...

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Kavanaugh joined notorious campus frat that was later banned for ‘no means yes’ chant: Yale newspaper

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 2:06pm

While attending Yale University, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh joined both a fraternity that was later banned for chanting “no means yes” in front of the campus women’s center and a secret society with an crude nickname that appeared to be based upon members hooking up with...

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Maryland woman kills three people and herself in warehouse gun rampage

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 2:05pm

A woman armed with a handgun opened fire on Thursday at a Maryland distribution center for the Rite Aid drugstore chain, killing three people and wounding three others before taking her own life, the Harford County sheriff said. The shooting unfolded shortly after the suspect, a temporary employee t...

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Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford willing to testify next week if Congress can ‘ensure her safety’

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 1:53pm

Christine Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of trying to rape her when they were teenagers, has told the Senate Judiciary Committee that she will not be able to testify on Monday — but she’s open to testifying at some point in the near future provided certain...

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