Senate Democrats Suggest There's Something Fishy in Kavanaugh's Past Background Checks

As part of the confirmation or hiring process for his various positions in the Bush Administration and Circuit Judge seats, Brett Kavanaugh has been through six FBI background checks into his past. According to Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, there’s nothing in any of those reports that relates to…

Everything We Know So Far About the FBI's Kavanaugh Investigation

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been publicly accused of at least two instances of sexual assault and being “present” during a third—allegations that have thrown what at one time seemed like his guaranteed confirmation into serious jeopardy. Following a last-minute Senate request for law enforcement to look…

Jeff Flake Makes Brave Attempt to Cover His Ass Over Brett Kavanaugh

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake sent Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination into brief turmoil on Friday, hogging the Senate limelight with a last-minute request that the Senate Judiciary Committee allow the FBI to re-open Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s background check. He then voted to send Kavanaugh’s nomination…

Kavanaugh's Deranged Hearing Freaked Out Some of His Most Important Supporters

Following Brett Kavanaugh’s unhinged performance at Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations that he’d sexually assaulted Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, two of the institutions he claimed played a formative role in his life—and which formerly backed his credentials for the Supreme Court—have suddenly…

Desperate Conservatives Are Trying to Turn Christine Blasey Ford's Fear of Flying Into a Smoking Gun

Today’s Senate Judiciary hearing has been almost too much to bear: Christine Blasey Ford came across as a rare beacon of courage in the face of “annihilation,” committee chair Chuck Grassley looked like a crabby old rulemaster, and the nation ground to a halt to watch the proceedings unfold.

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