“This is a challenging time for a lot of reasons,” Georgetown Prep president Rev. James Van Dyke wrote in a letter to parents, faculty and alumni, in reference to the turmoil surrounding former student and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
More than 50 protesters opposing the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court were arrested on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Jeff Flake, a GOP senator from Arizona and an outspoken Trump critic, takes issue with an Instagram post by the president's eldest son.
President Trump says he's eager to hear Christine Blasey Ford's testimony but doubts it will change his opinion of Brett Kavanaugh.
Sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh could slow and possibly stall his appointment to the high court. On Sunday, the Washington Post spoke to Christine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University, who said that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers in the early 1980s. Ford sent a letter in late July detailing the allegations to her local representative, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Calif., and to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The Supreme Court nominee has given strong hints that if he’s confirmed, “states will have free rein to eliminate abortion access via increasingly draconian laws.”
Senate Democrats worked into the night in a last, ferocious attempt to paint Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as a foe of abortion rights and a likely defender of President Donald Trump. But after two marathon days in the witness chair in a Senate hearing room, Kavanaugh appeared to be on a path to confirmation as a Supreme Court justice.
Brett Kavanaugh has said repeatedly that he respects “precedent," but some Democrats are wary of what they suspect is his willingness to disregard past opinions.
The confirmation hearing for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee got off to a chaotic start on Capitol Hill.
Statue of liberty climber Therese Patricia Okoumou, who ascended the base of the statue on July 4 to protest the Trump administration’s policies, stood before a crowd of New Yorkers on Sunday wearing her favorite green dress with the words “I really do care, why won’t u?” on the back.
On Monday, a 1998 memo written by Brett Kavanaugh was released in full by the National Archives, and it reveals sexually explicit questions proposed for President Bill Clinton about his relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Kavanaugh is President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee and worked for Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated a series of scandals during Clinton’s presidency.
Two days before President Bill Clinton was questioned by a grand jury about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, Brett Kavanaugh gave independent counsel Ken Starr a list of tough, explicit questions to ask.
The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, to the Supreme Court drew instant criticism from women’s rights groups that consider him a potential fifth vote to curtail or overturn the right to abortion. But ahead of his confirmation hearing, voting rights advocates, alarmed about the trend toward disenfranchising young, poor and minority voters, are joining the #SaveSCOTUS and #StopKavanaugh movements.
A reversal of Roe v. Wade would make abortions harder to obtain in many states. But it wouldn’t mean a return to the pre-1973 status quo. Medical technology and the world have changed since then.
President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation’s highest court ever further to the right.