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In 2:30 a.m. tweets, White House says FBI report supports Kavanaugh confirmation

The White House said early Thursday morning that it had received the FBI’s completed report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and that it was “fully confident” that the Senate would vote to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee to the ...

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Kavanaugh’s temperament, credibility under scrutiny as Senate heads toward vote

WASHINGTON – Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s temperament and truthfulness came under increased scrutiny from lawmakers Tuesday as the Senate pressed toward make-or-break votes by week’s end on his embattled nomination to the Supreme Court. President Donald Trump roiled the nomination process ...

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White House agrees to expand Kavanaugh probe slightly as McConnell signals vote is imminent

WASHINGTON – The White House has given the FBI permission to expand its probe of Brett Kavanaugh at least slightly, according to two people familiar with the matter, after facing a barrage of criticism over the weekend about the constricted ...

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American Bar Association calls for FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations, delay in confirmation votes

The American Bar Association called on the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday evening to halt the confirmation vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, saying it should not move forward until an FBI investigation into the sexual assault ...

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The problem with making a sex-crimes prosecutor the face of Senate Judiciary Republicans

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced Tuesday that an Arizona sex crimes prosecutor will question Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford about her allegations of sexual misconduct at a hearing on Thursday. By all accounts, ...

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Kavanaugh school scrutiny underscores today’s teens worries

The firestorm surrounding President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court over the nominee’s behavior in the 1980s has reinforced a warning today’s social media-savvy high school students have grown up hearing: What they say and do now will live ...

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Kavanaugh’s ‘choir boy’ image on Fox interview rankles former Yale classmates

On Monday night, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said in a nationally televised interview that in his younger years, he was focused on sports, academics and “service projects.” But it was his comments about drinking that rankled some Yale University ...

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