Witnesses supporting and doubting Julie Swetnick’s allegations against Brett Kavanaugh submit statements to the Judiciary Committee as the FBI investigation is rumored to be wrapping up

Michael Avenatti via AP Two witnesses have submitted sworn statements regarding Julie Swetnick’s allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge drugged and gang-raped women on multiple occasions in the 1980s.  Dennis Ketterer, a former Emmy-winning meteorologist in DC, said he did not find Swetnick’s allegations against Kavanaugh credible based on […]

‘Little lies point to bigger lies’: James Comey writes that the FBI’s investigation into Kavanaugh won’t be ‘as hard as Republicans hope it will be’

Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images Former FBI director James Comey wrote in an op-ed Sunday that the FBI’s background check into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will not be “as hard as Republicans hope it will be.” FBI investigators “know that little lies point to bigger lies,” Comey wrote. “They know that obvious lies by the nominee […]

Trump refutes report that the White House is setting restrictions on the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation: ‘Actually, I want them to interview whoever they deem appropriate’

Reuters President Donald Trump on Saturday refuted a NBC News report that said the White House was setting restrictions on the FBI’s investigation into sexual-misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. “Actually, I want them to interview whoever they deem appropriate, at their discretion,” Trump tweeted. NBC News had reported Saturday that the FBI will not be […]

Senator calls for investigation into Facebook’s latest breach

Facebook revealed today that it was hit with a data breach that affected 50 million users, and now Senator Mark Warner has called the incident “deeply concerning.” In a statement released shortly after the reports surfaced, Warner said, “A full investigation should be swiftly conducted and made public so that we can understand more about […]

Trump orders FBI to reopen background investigation into Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump has given FBI one week to conduct investigation of the allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in 1980s. The decision comes after  Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines in favor of the nomination of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after emotional testimonies from the judge and […]

American Bar Association urges lawmakers to shelve Kavanaugh voting until a ‘thorough FBI investigation’ is conducted

Win McNamee/Getty Images The American Bar Association published a letter urging for the Senate Judiciary Committee to delay its vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. The ABA said the FBI should investigate the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. During his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Kavanaugh touted […]

French imam under investigation over sermon calling for ‘Muslims to fight Jews’

A French imam is under scrutiny over a controversial sermon, which says that Muslims will be told to fight and kill Jews on Judgement Day. The cleric is now being investigated for inciting hatred. The probe into “public provocation to hatred or violence” was opened against Mohamed Tatai, the imam of the newly inaugurated Grand […]

EU Launches Emissions Collusion Investigation Against German Automakers

Roughly one year ago, German automakers were confronted with a crisis. Following Volkswagen’s diesel emissions fiasco, European antitrust regulators became suspicious that BMW, Daimler, and VW Group were involved in a longstanding automotive cartel that cooperated on decisions regarding technical issues, development, supplier management, and illegal price fixing. Investigators were also concerned manufacturers worked together […]

Brett Kavanaugh dodged questions about recusing himself from Supreme Court cases on the Russia investigation

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the third day of his Senate confirmation hearings dodged questions about whether he would recuse himself from cases related to the special counsel Robert Mueller or the Russia investigation if they reach the Supreme Court. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey posed the question on Thursday, asking Kavanaugh […]