How ‘the Forrest Gump of Republican politics’ Brett Kavanaugh became the Supreme Court’s most embattled justice in decades, after controversy over sexual misconduct allegations

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s nomination appeared to be in jeopardy for weeks, after multiple women came forward to publicly accuse him of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations in statements and […]

Obstruction of justice? 300 anti-Kavanaugh protesters arrested in Washington (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Hundreds of protesters, including prominent #MeToo celebrity figures Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski, have been arrested in Washington DC during another protest against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. READ MORE: Grassroots outrage? Soros-funded activists behind anti-Kavanaugh campaign Thousands of women took to the streets of the US capital in a last-ditch effort […]

Palestine takes US to International Court of Justice over Jerusalem embassy move

The Palestinian authority has asked the International Court of Justice to compel the US to shut down its embassy in Jerusalem, because it violates the Vienna convention, which says an embassy must be located in a host country. The Palestinian government submitted its application to launch proceedings against the US on Friday. The 14-page complaint, […]

American shame: US has nothing to teach the world about justice or politics after Kavanaugh farce

Many outside the US watched Thursday’s hearing with open-mouthed revulsion at the bad faith, lack of due process and inhumanity on display. Dysfunction in the biggest Western democracy sets a poor example to the rest of the globe. The present does not own the monopoly on ugly scenes in Congress; the McCarthy interviews are on […]

Hours after bombshell Rod Rosenstein report, Trump vows to eliminate what he calls ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump told his supporters at a rally in Missouri that there was a “lingering stench” about what was being exposed at the Justice Department. Trump assured supporters that he would cut Justice Department employees who he believed were working against his presidency. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told a […]

Trump vows to ‘get rid of lingering stench’ at Justice Department

President Donald Trump has promised to rid the US Justice Department of “lingering stench” and clean it of really “bad people,” following claims that DAG Rod Rosenstein wanted to secretly record him and had discussed impeachment. “Just look at what is being exposed in our Justice Department… We have great people in the Department of […]

Giuliani says Trump will not answer Mueller’s questions about obstruction of justice in the Russia probe

AP Photo/Seth Wenig President Donald Trump will not answer federal investigators’ questions, in writing or in person, about whether he tried to block the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani made that assertion in an interview with the AP on Thursday, saying questions about obstruction of justice were a […]

Colin Kaepernick has already donated more than $1 million of his NFL earnings to social justice charities

Norm Hall/Getty Images When Colin Kaepernick found himself without a job in the NFL, he turned his focus to activism, donating time and money to a wide variety of causes. In just over a year, Kaepernick donated over $ 1 million to various charities, ranging in causes from social justice to education. While Kaepernick has now […]