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  • Kavanaugh vote: What time, what channel, how to watch Saturday’s confirmation vote

    10/06/2018 6:33:23 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 174 replies
    who ^ | 10/6/2018 | Debbie Lord
    What’s going on now: Senators – mostly Democrats, who have said they plan to use the 30 hours of debate granted by the cloture motion – have been delivering speeches to a nearly empty chamber since midday Friday. The speeches will likely continue through Saturday, up until the call for the vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination. What time: The vote will come at the end of the 30-hour period that began on Friday at 10:52 a.m. EDT. The vote is expected to be taken sometime between 4:45 p.m. and 5 p.m. EDT. What channel: Cable news networks and network channels will...
  • NBC News: Text messages suggest Kavanaugh wanted to refute accuser's claim before it became public

    10/02/2018 2:49:01 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 55 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | 10/1/18 | Heidi Przybyla and Leigh Ann Caldwell
    WASHINGTON — In the days leading up to a public allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself to a college classmate, the judge and his team were communicating behind the scenes with friends to refute the claim, according to text messages obtained by NBC News. Kerry Berchem, who was at Yale with both Kavanaugh and his accuser, Deborah Ramirez, has tried to get those messages to the FBI for its newly reopened investigation into the matter but says she has yet to be contacted by the bureau. The texts between Berchem and Karen Yarasavage, both friends of Kavanaugh,...
  • Flake ADMITS he would not have endangered Kavanaugh nomination if he wasn’t retiring

    10/01/2018 12:19:16 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 42 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 9/30/18 | USA Features
    Sabotage: During an interview on CBS News’ “60 Minutes” program Sunday, retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake made a startling admission that should get him plenty of hate mail from real conservatives. During a joint appearance with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., the Arizona Republican admitted that he would have never thrown Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination into disarray like he did last week by insisting that, in exchange for his Judiciary Committee vote, the GOP leadership agree to a week-long investigation of the very bogus and uncorroborated sexual allegations made against him.
  • How the Democrat (Resistance) Hijacked the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination

    09/30/2018 9:34:32 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/30/18 | Judi McLeod
    The Rest of The Story: The Enemy of the State—Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other Deep State riffraff—walk in digital footsteps, which can always, like footsteps in the snow, be brushed away at will. But the painstakingly hidden truth, can always be unearthed by those willing to blow away the layer of ash that covers it. Thanks to savvy website Dangerous.com and the enterprising Jim Hoft over at Gateway Pundit, we now know that Stanford University ‘adjusted’ Christine Blasey Ford’s Stanford page.
  • Senate panel schedules Friday morning vote for Kavanaugh

    09/25/2018 3:46:09 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 99 replies
    The Hill ^ | 25 Sep 2018 | JORDAIN CARNEY
    The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a Friday morning vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, according to a committee notice. The vote on Kavanaugh is slated to come just one day after he is scheduled to testify in front of the panel on allegations of sexual misconduct. One of the two women who has come forward to accuse Kavanaugh of misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford, is also scheduled to testify on Thursday. “As a procedural matter, the Judiciary Committee today noticed a potential executive business meeting for Friday, September 28 at 9:30 a.m,” Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley's...
  • More Evidence Of Wrongdoing By Brett Kavanaugh (Satire Vanity)

    09/25/2018 1:27:04 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 15 replies
    9/25/18 | MplsSteve
    It has recently come to my attention (via some really well-placed and plugged in sources in DC) that there is new info that could derail the Kavanaugh nomination. The following has been determined to be 100% correct and factual. 1. In college, Kavanaugh did not entirely read a book for an English class. Instead, he purchased the Cliff's Notes version. He cuts corners in order to advance his education and eventually further his radical agenda. 2. On at least three occasions, Kavanaugh was spotted going thru an express lane at a local grocery store with more than 15 items. This...
  • Vanity: Brett Kavanaugh treatment by Democrats

    09/24/2018 12:38:17 PM PDT · by unlearner · 10 replies
    9/24/2018 | unlearner
    Two observations about the sexual misconduct allegations / smear campaign against the Honorable Brett Kavanaugh: 1. The evidentiary standards being pushed by Democrats and the MSM are lower than those used in the Salem witch trials. 2. Rapists, groomers, pimps and similar sexual deviants are never pro-life. These types always rely on easy access to abortion in order to cover up their crimes.
  • Collins staffers say they're getting 'vulgar' calls over Kavanaugh

    09/11/2018 6:37:49 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/11/18 09 | Jordain Carney
    Staffers for GOP Sen. Susan Collins (Maine), viewed as a key swing vote in the Supreme Court fight, say they are receiving "vulgar" phone calls over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. Aides for the moderate senator, on social media and in multiple reports published on Tuesday evening, detailed calls and voicemails Collins's offices have been receiving as the battle over Kavanaugh kicks into high gear ahead of an end-of-the-month Senate vote. "We've had some very abusive callers. ...We've had some very vulgar calls and sort of harassing the staff," Steve Abbot, Collins's chief of staff, told a Maine TV station. The TV...
  • CNN’s Baldwin Misleads Viewers, Tees Up Dean to Trash Kavanaugh

    09/04/2018 6:15:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | September 4, 2018 | Curtis Houk
    Pulling away from the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing to spend two segments hyperventilating over Bob Woodward’s upcoming book on the Trump White House, CNN Newsroom afternoon host Brooke Baldwin gave CNN contributor and anti-Trumper John Dean the floor to slam Kavanaugh.  In addition, Baldwin misled viewers by not only just footnoting that Dean will testify later this week at Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, but did not mention how he would be doing it as a witness on behalf of Senate Democrats to thwart Kavanaugh’s chances of reaching the Supreme Court.CNN’s Baldwin Tees Up Dean to Trash Kavanaugh, Mislead Viewers   Baldwin...
  • Democrats Voted To Strip Power From Superdelegates

    08/25/2018 2:10:08 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 53 replies
    Democrats voted Saturday to drastically scale back the controversial superdelegate system that gives elected officials and party insiders an outsize say in the party’s presidential nominating process, delivering a significant victory for Bernie Sanders and his supporters ahead of 2020.
  • CBS, NBC Tout Impeachment, Cohen/Manafort Making Kavanaugh Confirmation ‘Complicated’

    08/22/2018 10:18:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | August 22, 2018 | Curtis Houk
    On Wednesday night, the CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News remained aboard the proverbial liberal media party bus pushing Congress to impeach President Trump and delay or thwart Brett Kavanaugh from reaching the Supreme Court following Tuesday’s bad Trump headlines involving Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort. NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt told viewers amidst their extensive Trump coverage that just because “the Special Counsel has yet to” prove Trump-Russia collusion “does not mean prosecutors exposed criminality in the President’s universe” and quipped that White House correspondent Kristen Welker had a look at “a look at all the President's...
  • Sanders: I'm Declining Dem Nomination and Running as an Independent

    08/15/2018 9:54:01 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 53 replies
    On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that, despite winning the Democratic primary, he will run for re-election in 2018 as an Independent. Sanders said, “I have always run as an Independent, and that’s what I will do. And I think people in Vermont understand that. We have a very good relationship with the Democratic Party. I suspect that this coming campaign we’ll be putting more money — our campaign will be putting more money into the Vermont Democratic Party than anybody else and supporting a whole lot of good Democratic candidates.” Host Ali Velshi...
  • Trump Hits Another Home Run With Supreme Court Pick Brett Kavanaugh

    07/14/2018 5:14:11 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 9, 2018 | John G. Malcolm and Elizabeth Slattery
    President Donald Trump announced on Monday night his nomination of D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, who was included in The Heritage FoundationÂ’s original list of potential Supreme Court nominees, is a very promising choice.The battle lines were already drawn before Trump made his announcement, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., declaring he would not vote for any of the individuals on TrumpÂ’s short list.Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., promised the confirmation vote would happen this fall. Now, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin the process of reviewing...
  • Kavanaugh is radically conservative. Here’s the data to prove it.

    07/11/2018 7:54:21 AM PDT · by traderrob6 · 61 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/10/18 | Elliott Ash and Daniel L. Chen
    Judges, particularly those on the Supreme Court, are expected to sit above the partisan fray. But Brett Kavanaugh, whom President Trump nominated to succeed Anthony M. Kennedy on Monday night, is much like the man who selected him — highly divisive in his decisions and rhetoric. According to a deep, data-driven survey of his writings from the bench, he is an uncommonly partisan judge, even compared to other federal appeals court judges. On the circuit court, Kavanaugh tended to dissent more often along partisan lines than his peers, according to our research. He justified his decisions with conservative doctrines far...
  • Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow Live Podcast: Trump's Top 4 SCOTUS List STILL Includes Thomas Hardiman

    07/06/2018 9:20:18 AM PDT · by xzins · 42 replies
    Jay Sekulow Life ^ | 6 Jul 18 | Sekulow
    Sekulow says he'll be on Hannity after the selection announced. He says that the list is actually 4 and that Hardiman is one of the top 4 with Barrett, Kavenaugh, and Kethledge.
  • Supreme Irony (Trump picks a Libtard for the Supreme Court to replace Kennedy)

    06/29/2018 11:02:30 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Stilton's Place ^ | June 29, 2018
    It's a glorious time to be alive. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is stepping down, meaning that Donald Trump gets to pick another Supreme Court nominee, and those on the Left are having a white-hot thermonuclear meltdown which is more spectacular and beautiful to witness than any sunset...especially since this likely does represent the sun setting on many of their most beloved violations of the Constitution. Many progressives are especially bereft of hope because, judging on their social media posts, they actually believe that all laws come from the Supreme Court rather than being created by our elected officials...
  • Ronny Jackson’s Confirmation Derailment Shows Need For Restoring Confirmation Process’ Norms

    04/29/2018 9:24:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 29, 2018 | Erich Reimer
    This past Thursday, Admiral Ronny Jackson officially withdrew as President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Veteran Affairs. Admiral Jackson, who served as a White House doctor for President George W. Bush and then as the official physician for President Obama and now President Trump, withdrew amid rumored accusations of very vague and unsubstantiated unbecoming professional conduct in the performance of his medical duties.Admiral Ronny Jackson said in a statement Thursday that the White House distributed that the allegations were “completely false and fabricated.” President Trump, in an interview with Fox & Friends on Thursday, himself said“ These are all false accusations. These are false....
  • Trump Pentagon nominee on Texas shooting: It's 'insane' that civilians can buy 'assault' rifles

    11/08/2017 6:01:06 AM PST · by familyop · 74 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Nov 7, 2017 | Travis J. Tritten
    President Trump’s pick to head up the military health system lunged into the U.S. gun debate Tuesday during a Senate hearing, saying laws allowing civilians to purchase long guns like the Texas church shooter are “insane.” Dean Winslow, a professor at Stanford University, offered up the assessment, seemingly unprompted, amid questions from Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., about the military’s treatment of domestic violence convictions during his nomination hearing to be assistant secretary of defense for health affairs. Shaheen asked specifically whether Winslow believed a person such as Devin Patrick Kelley, who was jailed by the military for assaulting his wife...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Hillary Clinton's scheme in 'rigging' the nomination may have been criminal

    11/03/2017 4:04:12 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 3, 2017 | Gregg Jarrett
    Hillary Clinton has spent a year crying about how the presidency was stolen from her. Turns out, she stole the Democratic nomination from Bernie Sanders. The stunning revelation from former Democratic National Committee interim chairperson Donna Brazile that Clinton secretly rigged the primary process by commandeering the DNC should come as no surprise to anyone. Clinton is nothing, if not unethical and corrupt. She always has been. This is precisely why pre-election polls consistently showed that a majority of Americans found her dishonest and untrustworthy. The critical question now is whether she committed crimes in her theft of the nomination....
  • Sens. Feinstein and Durbin Are Fooling No One

    09/08/2017 5:16:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 8, 2017 | David Limbaugh
    It's rich that rule of law-scoffing Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin grilled one of President Trump's judicial nominees, law professor Amy Coney Barrett, for placing her religious beliefs above the law. During Barrett's appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Durbin asked her, "Do you consider yourself an orthodox Catholic?" Apparently, Durbin thought he had Barrett dead to rights because of assertions she made in a law review article she co-wrote with her law professor in 1998 as a third-year student at Notre Dame Law School. In the article, "Catholic Judges in Capital Cases," the authors discussed...