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  • Associated Press

    Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh guilty of allegation

    WASHINGTON (September 19, 2018) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday bluntly questioned the allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a fellow high school student over 30 years ago, and Republicans warned the accuser the window was closing to tell her story before a confirmation vote.

  • Associated Press

    Trump: 'We will be 100 percent' with storm victims

    NEW BERN, N.C. (September 19, 2018) — Handing out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words, President Donald Trump sought Wednesday to soothe those who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring that "America grieves for you" as he surveyed damage the powerful storm left behind in parts of North Carolina.

  • Associated Press

    Grassley says FBI doesn't need to investigate

    WASHINGTON (September 19, 2018) — Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley says the FBI does not need to look into the sexual-assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

  • Associated Press

    Republicans resisting Ford delay tactics

    WASHINGTON (September 19, 2018) — Christine Blasey Ford now wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter to the panel.

  • Associated Press

    Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that “really bad things” at the FBI are exposed. But the decision, made against the backdrop of Trump’s spiraling outrage at the special counsel’s Russia investigation, may expose sensitive sources and methods and brush up against privacy law protections, experts say.

  • Associated Press

    Trump to visit North Carolina on Wednesday

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence.

  • Associated Press

    Showdown hearing not set yet: Dems, GOP arguing on witnesses

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — Wrestling for advantage, Democratic and Republican senators argued Tuesday over who could, should or would testify at next Monday's hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of a sexual assault when they were in high school. Doubts were even raised whether she would appear.

  • Associated Press

    Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a nationally televised Senate hearing on a woman’s claims that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were high schoolers.

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