Lawyers for the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both teenagers said in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that an FBI investigation of the incident should be the first step in addressing their client’s allegation. A hearing with Kavanaugh has been scheduled for Monday.
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee faces a legacy-defining moment from her chosen ground squarely in the middle of a cultural, political and social firestorm over the future of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh.
The Supreme Court decision not to intervene in a long-running case could curtail the ability of major political players to raise money and would force the disclosure of some of the country’s wealthiest donors.
The document release might be one of the last chances that the president’s congressional supporters will have to make a new, public campaign against special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s probe before midterm elections.
After months of pushing for a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland as a bulwark against Russia, the Polish leader offered President Trump a new incentive tailored to his real estate sensibilities: naming rights.
Mark Saltzman, who wrote often for the kids’ program over 13 years, said he thought of Bert and Ernie as gay. Sesame Workshop responded by describing the pair as mere puppets with no sexual orientation, although they’re “best friends.”