Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced Thursday morning that after receiving a briefing from his committee staff on the contents of the new background investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh, he plans to vote in favor of confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
The FBI had not interviewed Christine Blasey Ford, who Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while the two were in high school, as of Wednesday afternoon, Blasey Ford’s attorneys said in a letter.
The FBI has not interviewed Christine Blasey Ford or Judge Brett Kavanaugh as part of its new background investigation into the Supreme Court nominee because the White House did not give the bureau clear authority to do so, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday, citing two unnamed sources.
During his lengthy, free-wheeling press conference on Wednesday evening, Trump claimed that women have complained the most to him about the treatment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid numerous sexual misconduct allegations aired against him.
During a meeting with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump doubled down on his tweet dismissing the latest sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
After lawyer Michael Avenatti released a sworn declaration from a woman making new sexual misconduct accusations about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Republicans quickly emphasized Avenatti’s involvement.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Monday released a Saturday letter he received from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school.
As Ed Whelan previewed his flop of a bombshell about the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over the last week, he was working with a well-known public relations firm to promote his theory, according to Politico.