Kate Riga

Kate Riga is a news writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Kate was the political reporter for The Southampton Press. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Philadelphia.

Articles by Kate

Growing increasingly agitated, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) slapped the table as he blamed “13 men” — President Donald Trump, FBI Director Christopher Wray and the 11 Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee — for robbing professor Christine Blasey Ford of the FBI investigation and testimony by alleged attacker Mark Judge that he said she deserves.

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Her voice breaking, professor Christine Blasey Ford recounted what she described as the “uproarious laughter” Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Mark Judge shared “at her expense” during the alleged attack as the most lasting part of the memory.

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