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Politics Oct 01WATCH: Trump says he wants ‘comprehensive’ but speedy FBI investigation of Kavanaugh
At a White House Rose Garden event Monday, Trump also denied reports that the White House is limiting the scope of the probe, saying, "my White House is doing whatever the senators want."…
Politics Oct 01Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell says she wouldn’t charge Kavanaugh
The sex crimes prosecutor who questioned a California women accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault is explaining why she would not bring criminal charges against the Supreme Court nominee.
Politics Sep 28Trump orders new FBI probe of Kavanaugh, says it must be’ limited in scope’ and last no longer than a week
In his own statement, Kavanaugh said that he will cooperate with the investigation.
Politics Sep 28Senate Judiciary Committee will ask Trump for FBI probe on Kavanaugh before final vote
Democrats for days have been demanding an FBI investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh, but Republicans had refused to seek one. That changed Friday.
Politics Sep 28WATCH: Senate panel advances Kavanaugh to full Senate
At the last minute, Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, said he could not promise to vote for Kavanaugh on the Senate floor and called for a delay of up to a week for a further investigation.
Politics Sep 28Dean of Kavanaugh’s law school: Investigation into allegations needed
Heather Gerken said in a statement that proceeding with the confirmation process without more review is not in the best interest of the Supreme Court or the legal profession.
Politics Sep 28WATCH: Kavanaugh hearing ‘feels like Alice in Wonderland,’ Leahy says
Vermont's Patrick Leahy is denouncing the way that majority Republicans have handled Kavanaugh's nomination. Leahy says the committee has lost its independence and become, in his words, "an arm, and a very weak arm, of the Trump White House."…
Politics Sep 28WATCH: Several Democrats walk out on Kavanaugh hearing
Kamala Harris of California, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island left after the GOP chairman set a vote on the nomination for 1:30 p.m. Friday.
Politics Sep 28WATCH: Feinstein says Kavanaugh nomination a ‘test’ for how we treat women
Sen. Dianne Feinstein says the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is "a real test" for the Senate and the nation "to see how we treat women, especially women who are survivors of sexual assault."…
Politics Sep 28Senate panel sets 1:30 p.m. vote on Kavanaugh
Republicans have slim 11-10 majority on the committee.