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The New York Times reporters behind the controversial piece on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh claimed Monday night that key details missing from the sexual misconduct allegation may have been removed from the original draft in the editing process.
Late Sunday, The New York Times walked back an explosive report about a resurfaced allegation of sexual assault by Kavanaugh from his college days. The piece by Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly was adapted from their forthcoming book, “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation,” and alleged that there was corroboration of an incident in which Kavanaugh, as a college student at Yale, exposed himself to a female classmate at a party. [Read More]
The ABC staple improves a little over its 2018 debut, albeit against less competition.
The season premiere of Dancing With the Stars — featuring former Trump White House press secretary Sean Spicer among the contestants — posted decent ratings Monday night. [Read More]
DRUMS OF WAR: That rhythmic pounding sound you hear from Washington is the growing drumbeat for military action to punish Iran for the Saturday strikes on two Saudi processing facilities that cut the country’s oil production in half.
“It is now time for the U.S. to put on the table an attack on Iranian oil refineries if they continue their provocations or increase nuclear enrichment,” tweeted Sen. Lindsey Graham after the attack. “Iran will not stop their misbehavior until the consequences become more real, like attacking their refineries, which will break the regime’s back.” [Read More]
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will offer a vigorous defense of the president when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, according to opening remarks obtained by The Washington Times.
Mr. Lewandowski will come out of the gate swinging at Democrats, pointing a finger at the Obama-era intelligence community for failing to stop Russian meddling in the 2016 election. [Read More]
NEW: Josue Gomez-Gonzalez is accused of raping a female friend during a night of heavy drinking.
Per @ICEgov, the 23yo is in the U.S. illegally.
This is at least the ninth undocumented immigrant charged with rape or sex abuse of a minor in Montgomery County, Md. since July 25. pic.twitter.com/xu4RbwhHLP
— Kevin Lewis (@ABC7Kevin) September 17, 2019
Vice President Pence said Tuesday the United States is “locked and loaded” to defend America’s allies in response to an attack on oil sites in Saudi Arabia.
Pence, echoing remarks made by President Trump the day prior, said the Trump administration doesn’t want to go to war with anyone but remains prepared to defend its allies. [Read More]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s efforts to carry on over a decade in office with a historic victory in Tuesday’s Israeli election and to be tasked with forming a government for the sixth time remained up in the air late Tuesday, after exit polls predicted a stalemate. [Read More]
Sean Spicer Photo Credit: CNN Newsource