Ed’s already covered the juiciest parts from this morning’s melee in the House but don’t miss the clip below, in which Strzok kinda sorta hints that Gowdy and Goodlatte are unwitting Russian stooges by grilling him about FBI bias. Tough call for the Resistance now: Will the 2020 ticket be Avenatti/Strzok or Strzok/Avenatti?
The appearance of impropriety in his texts, especially his “we’ll stop it” text, is so egregious that he should have been canned months ago. But he’s within his rights to argue that no actual impropriety has been found, nor will it be found. The best the IG could do in the Emailgate report last month was surmise that *maybe* Strzok had zeroed in on Russiagate in October 2016 rather than chasing down the new lead in Emailgate because he was hoping to find dirt on Trump that would blow up his campaign.
For the second straight week a hurricane is the top story on the Sunday shows. The storm over Kavanaugh and what he may or may not have d
At the moment, it appears that Christine Blasey Ford will testify on Thursday. And at the moment, it’s not clear whether her story will c
On Thursday we were discussing the pending declassification and release of various FISA documents, text messages and FBI notes pertaining
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) is the person that Christine Blasey Ford first contacted in her quest to stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation
He’s getting creamed for this, justifiably, and not only by liberals. The best part is the presented-without-comment framing, as though O
The saber rattling coming out of Iran this week is growing louder and becoming very reminiscent of some other authoritarian rulers we’ve
Coming at the end of a hyperbolic week of allegations and machinations flying back and forth, this fact check from Jake Tapper almost see
So much for “believe the woman” I guess.
While most of the media attention regarding sexual abuse allegations is focused on the Bre
Chairman Grassley says a committee vote on Judge Kavanaugh will take place Monday in the event that Christine Blasey Ford fails to respon
I don’t understand. What’s not to like about Trump insinuating that what happened to Ford maybe wasn’t that bad and dragging her parents
Nothing much at stake here, just a seat that might decide whether the GOP retains control of the Senate and (maybe, if the hearing goes b
I can’t believe he spent two days boasting that evidence was coming that would prove so compelling that Dianne Feinstein would apologize
A group of Google employees discussed how to “leverage” their search function to oppose President Trump’s travel ban shortly after the ba
They want her to be questioned by an attorney? With the accused allowed to actually answer the specific claims against him?
CNN’s Chris Cillizza is worth reading because he often presents, albeit sometimes unintentionally, the unspoken assumptions of the mainst
The risk of a no-deal crash-out Brexit soared yesterday after the UK proposal for an end to its EU membership got laughed out of Salzburg
Many of us wondered what the usually reliable Ed Whelan had up his sleeve the last few days, as he hinted that information would emerge t
And things were going so well. Well, okay, not well, but today’s obligatory presidential tweet isn’t going to improve the situation for S
A month ago, we wondered just how easy it was to steal a commercial airliner. Today, the answer seems to be — easier than you think, but
At least one Democrat is taking his own side’s logic seriously. It doesn’t surprise me that it’s Sheldon Whitehouse, a former U.S. Attorn
Well, Ed Whelan has rolled out his case for Brett Kavanaugh’s innocence by…insinuating Christine Blasey Ford mistook him for another guy.
Is that right? The way DiFi puts it here, you would think Christine Blasey Ford’s name appeared like a bolt from the blue in the pages of
Probably, I’d bet. South Korean president Moon Jae-in has continued his efforts to keep the momentum going forward for peninsular reconci
Christine Blasey Ford’s attorneys made sure to point out in their letter to Chairman Grassley that their client is receiving death threat
Hoo boy. You know the optics are fraught when a bunch of senators are looking for a way not to grandstand on TV.
Congressman Kieth Ellison (D., Minn.) said on Friday the woman who accused him of domestic violence fabricated the story and couldn't be sur
Objections to the Sesame Workshop statement were swift and angry, noting that numerous characters on the show have been depicted as romantic
Not only do all four alleged witnesses say Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations are false, they all say Brett Kavanaugh would never have done
I assumed this headline was self parody, but maybe it isn’t. From the Washington Post:
I wanted to understand Europe’s populism. So I talke
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Sunday that people should
Former Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) lamented on the state of American politics, claiming “Trump has completely destroyed the Republican Party.
Public support for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has dropped considerably following sexual assault allegations b
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her
Disney has promised to re-draw a Disney princess after anti-racism campaigners said her skin was "too white.
Children should have the same protection online as they get offline through consumer laws that keep them safe from harms such as sex, violen
"We can't like get fired."
That letter Christine Blasey Ford gave to California Democratic lawmakers containing her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh must be a highly
Good, hold her to it, or the goalposts will keep shifting.
Via Daily Wire:
After a week of back and forth will-she-won’t-she
Expel Dianne Feinstein from the Senate, Expel DiFi, KAVANAUGH, breach of trust, breach of ethics
As Donald J. Trump continues his stream of outrageous and disquieting statements, journalists must grapple with how to cover him — and if, o
The New York Times lobbed a hand grenade yesterday, with its story yesterday, claiming:
The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenst
Former President Obama took the stage at a Pennsylvania rally on Friday in an effort to help Democrats regain control of Congress and stress
The poster girl for "Believe Women."
I wrote about this research back on January 18, but now it’s finally gone public. From Yale Insights:
Yale Study Finds Twice as Many Undoc
This debacle du jour dramatizes how the Court’s stature is hostage to the degrading confirmation process.
Senator Cruz and Representative O'Rourke finally met each other in the first debate. There are two more debates later in the campaign.
AND here we are – Christine Blasey Ford has made a decision. Kinda. Not really to be honest. But she says she WILL testify next week: UHhhh,
Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Americans keep dividing into two hostile camps. It seems the country is back to 1860 on the eve of th