Gillum and Abrams Call on U.S. Senators to Oppose Trump's Nomination of Thomas Farr
Senate Republicans are working hard to fill the nation's longest judicial vacancy with a North Carolina lawyer whose nomination has raised objections from black lawmakers and civil rights groups concerned about his work defending state laws found to have discriminated against African-Americans.
President Trump nominated Thomas Farr to fill the vacancy, and the Senate
White House Lays Out New Rules on Reporters Ahead of Thanksgiving
On Monday, the White House announced the new rules after restoring the press credential of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. Acosta lost his credentials last week after he refused to give up the microphone while asking President Trump a question.
The new rules include limiting journalists to asking one question and allowing follow-up questions at the discretion of Trump
Unity Through Comedy: Republican Dan Crenshaw Appears on SNL
Last week, SNL's comedian Pete Davidson made an insensitive joke about the appearance of Lieutenant Commander Dan Crenshaw, a Republican congressional candidate on Texas' ballot for the midterm elections. During his"First Impressions" segment on Weekend Update, Davidson made some jokes about the appearances of some of the candidates running for office, some less funny than others.
Trump Slams CNN's Acosta: 'You are a rude, terrible person'
At a press conference earlier today, President Trump clashed with CNN White House Reporter Jim Acosta, after the reporter refused to give up the microphone, questioning Trump about the migrant caravan and Russia investigation.
“That's enough. Put down the mic,” he ordered Acosta, as a White House aide tried to take the microphone from him,
Fox News Criticizes Hannity for Stumping with Trump
Following an appearance on stage last night at Trump's rally in Missouri, Fox News criticized host Sean Hannity on Tuesday for campaigning for President Donald Trump after promising that the host would not do so.
It was reported last week that Hannity would appear alongside Rush Limbaugh at a Trump rally in Missouri. Both men promised they would only be interviewing
Over the weekend, one of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s accusers admitted this week that she made up her story of a backseat car rape, claiming it “was a tactic” to try to derail the judge’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.
Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-IA), chairman of the Judiciary Committee revealed the fraud in a letterto the FBI and Justice Department Friday, asking them to
Trump Appears at Texas Rally, Backs Cruz, Slams Democrats Over Migrants
With more than 17,000 in attendance, President Trump appeared at a rally in Houston, Texas to voice his support for his former opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). Speaking at a "Make America Great Again" rally at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, the president called Cruz "a good friend of mine," before lambasting...
WATCH: President Trump Speaks at Police Chiefs' Convention in Orlando
Following speculation that Trump may fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the president appeared in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center where a convention of police chiefs is being held.
On Saturday, The Senate confirmed Brett M. Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court justice on Saturday amid mass protests at the Capitol, ending a corrosive battle between Republicans and Democrats over his nomination.
As a mass of angry protesters shouted "shame" outside the Senate Chamber, Republicans put an end to the war...
Following a 51 to 49 vote that saw one Republican and one Democrat cross party lines, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is all but confirmed to be the next justice on the highest court in the U.S. Following lengthy hearings and an week-long FBI investigation over sexual misconduct allegations, Kavanaugh received critical swing votes from three Senators who...
Senate Votes 51 to 49 to Advance Kavanaugh Nomination
After a whirlwind of allegations that almost derailed Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, the Senate vote to invoke cloture, advancing the Kavanaugh nomination. Meeting at Capitol Hill, Senators voted 51 to 49 to move Kavanaugh’s nomination forward. The Senate now has thirty hours before it will hold the final vote to confirm Kavanaugh...
Julie Swetnick, Kavanaugh's Third Accuser, Faces Credibility Questions Following Interview
Julie Swetnick, Kavanaugh's third accuser who made uncorroborated sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, is facing credibility questions after she backtracked her claims in an interview last night.
In a statement last month, Swetnick claimed that she saw Kavanaugh “engage in abusive and physically aggressive behavior...
Kavanaugh's College Friend Says "Brett Has Not Told the Truth"
Charles Ludington, a former Yale classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, says that Kavanaugh was not being truthful when recounting his relationship with alcohol during his college years to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Appearing on CNN yesterday, the professor at North Carolina State...