U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said on Monday he would not step aside after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct decades ago, with President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans showing no signs of relenting in their push for his Senate confirmation.
U.S. District Court Judge S. James Otero did not rule from the bench, but told the porn actress’ attorneys that it appeared a tweet by Trump that named her appeared to be speech protected by the First Amendment.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied allegations of sexual misconduct during a televised interview. He plans to defend himself in his next hearing in front of the Senate judiciary committee on Thursday.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he’s “not going anywhere” despite the allegation of sexual assault from more than three decades ago that continues to threaten his confirmation.
President Donald Trump and U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, will meet on Thursday to discuss whether Rosenstein will stay in his job.
Last week, rumors began to circulate on Capitol Hill about an incident in college involving President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee where Brett Kavanaugh allegedly exposed himself at a party at Yale, making their way to Senate Democrats who referred the matter to an attorney in Colorado.
Deborah Ramirez says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh exposed himself in college and thrust “his penis” in her face. He denied the allegation.
The university professor who has accused Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault will testify before a Senate panel on Thursday about her allegation, her lawyers and the committee said on Sunday.
Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford said in a statement on Sunday that she has committed to testifying in an open hearing on Thursday about her allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
A year after Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea in his first speech at the United Nations, the U.S. president will return to the podium in New York this week to tout diplomatic efforts that have reduced the risk of war.