NBC reveals it sat on discrediting info about Kavanaugh ‘witness’

As the US Justice Department prepares to investigate media-hound attorney Michael Avenatti and Kavanaugh “victim” Julie Swetnick for making false accusations, NBC admitted they knew Swetnick’s story was falling apart weeks ago. More than three weeks after an NBC interview where Kavanaugh accuser #3 Julie Swetnick contradicted the sworn affidavit she gave Avenatti, the network […]

South Park Targets Brett Kavanaugh With Help From Mr. Hankey — Watch

South Park is depicting Judge Brett Kavanaugh as he really is: an actual turd. Wednesday’s episode (Comedy Central, 10/9c) draws inspiration from Kavanaugh’s contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearings, substituting Mr. Hankey — the show’s beloved Christmas character, not seen since 2012 — for Kavanaugh. Here’s the episode’s official synopsis: “Mr. Hankey must defend his character […]

Lindsey Graham gets his ‘thug life’ memes in afterglow of Kavanaugh saga

Published time: 7 Oct, 2018 22:49 Sen. Lindsey Graham didn’t mince his words defending Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nomination was debated, slamming his political opponents and smugly dismissing protesters. So ‘thug life’ memes were called for. The videos of him interacting with protesters, or rather shrugging off protesters, have gone viral as supporters […]

KAVANAUGH IS CONFIRMED: Embattled Supreme Court nominee secures 50 votes in the Senate

Getty Images Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court the votes of 50 senators, bringing to a close weeks of bitter partisan fights and protests over the nominee, who faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and doubts about his truthfulness under oath.  A conservative who served in President George W. Bush’s White House, […]

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 […]

Protests erupt outside the Supreme Court and Capitol as Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in

Alex Brandon/AP Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday by 50-48 votes in the Senate. He was sworn in that evening in a private ceremony. Before, during, and after the vote, protesters and activists flooded the areas outside the Supreme Court and the US Capitol to oppose his confirmation. Kavanaugh’s confirmation process has […]

‘Please move to South Carolina’: Lindsey Graham shrugs off Kavanaugh protester who follows him to his car

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina shrugged off a protester with a quip as he walked to his car. Graham appeared unfazed by the shouting protester and encouraged her visit his home state. “Yeah, please move to South Carolina,” Graham said with a smile. “I hope you come, you’d be welcome in […]

Palin, Rice mull challenging Alaska & Maine senators whose Kavanaugh votes sparked outrage

America may see an interesting female showdown as a spin-off of the Brett Kavanaugh saga. Susan Rice and Sarah Palin hinted they may run against Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, who voted in a way they deem unacceptable. The soap opera begins with Susan Collins (R-ME), who was initially sitting on the fence when […]

Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford say their client is not interested in seeing Brett Kavanaugh impeached from the Supreme Court

Win McNamee/Getty Images Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford say their client is not interested in murmurings that Democrats may seek to impeach Judge Brett Kavanaugh if they reclaim the House of Representatives in the November midterm elections. “Professor Ford has not asked for anything of the sort,” attorney Debra Katz said to CNN. “What she […]

2 Supreme Court justices who will soon share the bench with Brett Kavanaugh spoke about partisanship on the high court

Allison Shelley/Getty Images Supreme Court justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan gave remarks about their experiences on the nation’s highest court, and talked specifically about the idea of political bias on the bench. Justice Sotomayor said “we have to rise above partisanship in our personal relationships.” Sotomayor spoke broadly about how Supreme Court justices need […]