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Lisa Murkowski Delivers Message: Take Kavanaugh Accusations Seriously

The key Republican said she is troubled by Christine Blasey Ford’s story: “It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed.”

         nytimes.com  2018-09-25 16:18:46+00:00
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  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    "We are now in a place where it's not about whether or not Judge Kavanaugh is qualified," Lisa Murkowski said to NYT. "It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed." https://t.co/va09LevpNk

    Tue Sep 25 17:10:12 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Yale schoolmate, Steve Kantrowitz, contradicted the assertion Kavanaugh made on Fox News that he was a virgin in high school and "for many years thereafter." https://t.co/va09LevpNk

    Tue Sep 25 18:10:13 +0000 2018

  • Nicholas Fandos
    Nicholas Fandos @npfandos

    I ran into Lisa Murkowski in the basement of the Capitol last night after most reporters and other senators had gone home. We ended up talking for half an hour and she had a lot to say about Kavanaugh and his accusers: https://t.co/No7o90nJCf

    Tue Sep 25 17:48:07 +0000 2018

  • Jake Tapper
    Jake Tapper @jaketapper

    NYT — Lisa Murkowski Delivers Message: Take Kavanaugh Accusations Seriously https://t.co/FRrvQ7aAkd

    Tue Sep 25 16:43:54 +0000 2018

  • andrew kaczynski🧐
    andrew kaczynski🧐 @KFILE

    GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski: “We are now in a place where it’s not about whether or not Judge Kavanaugh is qualified. It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed.” https://t.co/xisHLbW0pe

    Tue Sep 25 20:52:38 +0000 2018

  • Sahil Kapur
    Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur

    Lisa Murkowski: “We are now in a place where it’s not about whether or not Judge Kavanaugh is qualified... It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed.” https://t.co/Yl0UWjVWba

    Tue Sep 25 18:45:28 +0000 2018

  • Alex Burns
    Alex Burns @alexburnsNYT

    🚨🚨Murkowski to @npfandos >> https://t.co/74fNlDcmFM https://t.co/T9qHJ9krnQ

    Tue Sep 25 16:27:45 +0000 2018

  • Jonathan Martin
    Jonathan Martin @jmartNYT

    🚨 MURKOWSKI: “We are now in a place where it’s not about whether or not Judge Kavanaugh is qualified. It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed.” ⁦@npfandos⁩ >> https://t.co/Z05BEEzFps

    Tue Sep 25 16:41:35 +0000 2018

  • Carol Leonnig
    Carol Leonnig @CarolLeonnig

    “Although Brett was normally reserved, he was a notably heavy drinker, even by the standards of the time,” Kavanaugh's male friend wrote, “he became aggressive and belligerent when he was very drunk.” https://t.co/0L9HCGAPer

    Tue Sep 25 18:12:51 +0000 2018

  • Nicholas Fandos
    Nicholas Fandos @npfandos

    Lisa Murkowski's message for GOP: Don't prejudge Thurs's hearing. “We are now in a place where it’s not about whether or not Kavanaugh is qualified. It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed” https://t.co/No7o90nJCf

    Tue Sep 25 16:21:26 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Rod Rosenstein’s departure was imminent. Now he is likely to survive until after the midterms, officials say Rod Rosenstein’s departure was imminent. Now he is likely to survive until after the midterms, officials say – The deputy attorney general told the White House he was willing to quit if President Trump wouldn’t disparage him.

        washingtonpost.com 2018-09-25 00:00:00+00:00
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  • Josh Dawsey
    Josh Dawsey @jdawsey1

    Rod Rosenstein told White House he was willing to quit if Trump wouldn’t disparage him. Sessions chief of staff told people the deputy AG role was his. And then none of it was. W/⁦@mattzap⁩ & ⁦@DevlinBarrett⁩: https://t.co/qEFBZDP1xP

    Tue Sep 25 23:08:23 +0000 2018

  • Josh Dawsey
    Josh Dawsey @jdawsey1

    Rod Rosenstein was fixated on not having the president criticize him and told White House he wanted a deal for no disparagement if he quit. But now the deputy attorney general - who is overseeing Mueller probe - is staying for awhile. https://t.co/qEFBZDP1xP

    Tue Sep 25 23:12:10 +0000 2018

  • John Wagner
    John Wagner @WPJohnWagner

    Rod Rosenstein’s departure was imminent. Now he is likely to survive until after the midterms, officials say, via @mattzap @DevlinBarrett @jdawsey1 https://t.co/UlEj8A8A5e

    Tue Sep 25 23:51:40 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Senate Democrats Investigate a New Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, from the Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s College Years Senate Democrats Investigate a New Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, from the Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s College Years – A Yale classmate of Kavanaugh’s describes a dormitory party gone awry and a drunken incident that she wants the F.B.I. to investigate.

      newyorker.com 2018-04-02 00:00:00+00:00
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  • Ronan Farrow
    Ronan Farrow @RonanFarrow

    Worth considering re. Kavanaugh’s assertion that all men & women he knew in college consider this “inconceivable”: his roommate at the time is on the record saying Ramirez’s claim is credible and consistent with Kavanaugh’s behavior he witnessed: https://t.co/o8nTmjw2Vg https://t.co/24V4sCGONy

    Mon Sep 24 23:30:52 +0000 2018

  • Ronan Farrow
    Ronan Farrow @RonanFarrow

    Update: 2 Kavanaugh classmates withdrew from a statement his lawyers issued disputing Ramirez’s claims. It is now signed by the 2 men whom Ramirez alleged had egged on Kavanaugh, the wife of the man she said told her to "kiss it,” and one other classmate: https://t.co/o8nTmjw2Vg https://t.co/z6zPRBeR1r

    Mon Sep 24 21:10:03 +0000 2018

  • Ronan Farrow
    Ronan Farrow @RonanFarrow

    “Another serious credible and disturbing allegation.” As Mazie Hirono and 3 other Dem Senators review a new misconduct claim against Kavanaugh, @JaneMayerNYer and I found both skepticism & significant corroboration, including from people told right after: https://t.co/o8nTmjw2Vg

    Mon Sep 24 10:52:23 +0000 2018

  • Maddow Blog
    Maddow Blog @MaddowBlog

    "He independently recalled many of the same details offered by Ramirez, including that a male student had encouraged Kavanaugh as he exposed himself." https://t.co/zDIHUEh2Gk

    Tue Sep 25 01:06:27 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Louisa Garry, one of the former Kavanaugh classmates who asked the New Yorker to remove her name from a statement of support for Kavanaugh, seems to be the same Louisa Garry who appears in a Judicial Crisis Network ad supporting Kavanaugh. https://t.co/ZpAoaEuNIf https://t.co/733MHHvlVX

    Mon Sep 24 22:35:24 +0000 2018

  • Ronan Farrow
    Ronan Farrow @RonanFarrow

    A new allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh surfaces, this time from his years at Yale. The latest from me and @JaneMayerNYer: https://t.co/o8nTmjw2Vg

    Sun Sep 23 23:52:06 +0000 2018

  • Candace Owens
    Candace Owens @RealCandaceO

    New ABSURD allegations against Brett Kavanaugh have just hit the press and I AM LIVID! I will be discussing LIVE on @FoxNews at 9pmET. Will do everything in my power to stay calm discussing this but making NO PROMISES. @jasoninthehouse, you ready?! https://t.co/SnDPRLWkbG

    Mon Sep 24 00:47:59 +0000 2018

  • Natasha Bertrand
    Natasha Bertrand @NatashaBertrand

    “Senior Republican staffers also learned of the allegation last week and...soon after, issued renewed calls to accelerate the timing of a committee vote.” https://t.co/qB4ATqKkFo

    Mon Sep 24 00:04:35 +0000 2018

  • Philip Wegmann
    Philip Wegmann @PhilipWegmann

    Two male students who were allegedly at the party, the wife of another male student, and three other Yale classmates all tell Ronan Farrow that there is no way Kavanaugh assaulted Ramirez. https://t.co/aeJVSqlltt https://t.co/x0l6ZOk5H2

    Mon Sep 24 00:08:15 +0000 2018

  • Kamala Harris
    Kamala Harris @KamalaHarris

    The FBI must investigate these claims and Dr. Blasey Ford’s. It is also more clear than ever that Mark Judge must be compelled to testify in front of the Judiciary Committee. https://t.co/wzaZWH1ygc

    Mon Sep 24 01:29:10 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Poll: Democrats have narrow lead in top Florida contests Poll: Democrats have narrow lead in top Florida contests – In the Senate race, Bill Nelson, the incumbent Democrat, is favored by 48 percent of likely voters, while Republican Rick Scott, the state's governor, gets 45 percent.

     nbcnews.com 2018-09-25 21:00:00+00:00
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  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Florida Senate Nelson (D) 48% Scott (R) 45% Florida Governor Gillum (D) 48% DeSantis (R) 43% NBC News/Marist poll https://t.co/ziaimVeGdG

    Tue Sep 25 21:05:19 +0000 2018

  • Carrie Dann
    Carrie Dann @CarrieNBCNews

    In #FLGOV, it’s Gillum 48, DeSantis 43 with likely voters. With all RVs, it’s Gillum 49, DeSantis 41. https://t.co/l6FUJhnFrE https://t.co/Yg2FkSNKq4

    Tue Sep 25 21:02:53 +0000 2018

  • Carrie Dann
    Carrie Dann @CarrieNBCNews

    New from NBC/Marist In #FLSEN, it’s Nelson 48, Scott 45 with likely voters. With all RVS, it’s Nelson 48, Scott 43. https://t.co/l6FUJhnFrE https://t.co/QkvCk5AvpT

    Tue Sep 25 21:02:08 +0000 2018

  • Sahil Kapur
    Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur

    Florida Senate poll: NBC/Marist Bill Nelson (D) 48% Rick Scott (R) 45% https://t.co/Fui0EWh4P4 https://t.co/yByMNpFIcl

    Tue Sep 25 21:39:56 +0000 2018

  • Caitlin Huey-Burns
    Caitlin Huey-Burns @CHueyBurns

    NBC poll shows Gillum leading DeSantis in FLGOV, 48-43 percent among likely voters. Nelson leading Scott in FLSEN by similar margin, 48-45 percent. https://t.co/hTfPsKXfNw

    Tue Sep 25 21:19:15 +0000 2018

  • Mark Murray
    Mark Murray @mmurraypolitics

    Here's our writeup of our NBC/Marist poll of Florida: https://t.co/36XAEQ367M

    Tue Sep 25 21:06:16 +0000 2018

  • Sahil Kapur
    Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur

    Florida governor poll: NBC/Marist Andrew Gillum (D) 48% Ron DeSantis (R) 43% https://t.co/Fui0EWh4P4 https://t.co/C1KZ1flVnP

    Tue Sep 25 21:42:10 +0000 2018

  • George Bennett
    George Bennett @gbennettpost

    #Florida Democrats @SenBillNelson & @AndrewGillum leading Senate, governor races in new NBC/Marist poll https://t.co/guV2XhCkcO

    Tue Sep 25 21:18:36 +0000 2018

  • Gideon Resnick
    Gideon Resnick @GideonResnick

    NBC/Marist of likely Florida voters: Nelson: 48 Scott: 45 Gillum: 48 DeSantis: 43 https://t.co/xlXIXZhNLP

    Tue Sep 25 21:02:52 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Kavanaugh’s Yearbook Page Is ‘Horrible, Hurtful’ to a Woman It Named Kavanaugh’s Yearbook Page Is ‘Horrible, Hurtful’ to a Woman It Named – The Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and some high school friends described themselves in a yearbook as “Renate” alumni. The woman they were referring to is furious.

     nytimes.com 2018-09-24 23:56:57+00:00
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  • (((JonathanWeisman)))
    (((JonathanWeisman))) @jonathanweisman

    Brett Kavanaugh and his football buddies bragged in their yearbooks they were “Renate Alumni.” Well, we found Renate and she called them horrible and hateful. Read and wow. https://t.co/bWeAgRRN0w

    Tue Sep 25 00:06:16 +0000 2018

  • Philippe Reines
    Philippe Reines @PhilippeReines

    Kavanaugh’s high school yearbook page is damn revealing. He wrote every word of it himself making it more honest than tonight’s made-for-FOX Like a Virgin performance. Maybe he cleaned up his act as an adult, but 1982 Brett is who Christine Ford describes. https://t.co/VE1d8fX1uU

    Tue Sep 25 01:56:01 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Brett Kavanaugh and several classmates at Georgetown Prep referred to themselves as "Renate Alumni" in the 1983 yearbook, NYT reports. It is apparently a reference to a student at a nearby Catholic girls' school. https://t.co/1LwnBuORD7

    Tue Sep 25 00:05:29 +0000 2018

  • Jamil Smith
    Jamil Smith @JamilSmith

    One of the 65 women who had recently signed a letter stating that Brett Kavanaugh “has behaved honorably and treated women with respect” learned afterwards that he and his friends had alluded to her as a sexual conquest in their 1983 prep-school yearbook. https://t.co/k2HVjBtymK

    Tue Sep 25 04:02:10 +0000 2018

  • Rich Lowry
    Rich Lowry @RichLowry

    Being thoughtlesss and dumb at times as a high school kid is not unusual, it doesn’t make you an attempted rapist, and it’s completely irrelevant to your fitness to serve on the Supreme Court. We’re losing our minds https://t.co/JDWCL6PTmX

    Tue Sep 25 01:10:27 +0000 2018

  • David Roberts
    David Roberts @drvox

    The thing is, on Kavanaugh, even apart from the truth of specific accusations ... we know this guy, right? We've all met this guy. He's a very familiar type. At the root of all this is the fact that conservatives *like that type*. https://t.co/ITwPWdVFfC

    Tue Sep 25 17:23:04 +0000 2018

  • John Harwood
    John Harwood @JohnJHarwood

    Kavanaugh’s high school yearbook lists him and other football players as “alumni” of a particular girl who is named https://t.co/bwepz9krd8

    Tue Sep 25 10:48:02 +0000 2018

  • David Enrich
    David Enrich @davidenrich

    Exclusive: In his high school yearbook, Brett Kavanaugh and his football teammates referred to being part of a "Renate alumni" club. It was a reference to a young woman they knew. She is now furious. by @katekelly and me! (1/5) https://t.co/sBTQFu05EB

    Mon Sep 24 23:57:41 +0000 2018

  • Charlotte Alter
    Charlotte Alter @CharlotteAlter

    Every woman knows what it means to be an inside joke with the football team. It’s never good. https://t.co/pyUNms9Hke

    Tue Sep 25 01:06:35 +0000 2018

  • Matt Pearce 🦅
    Matt Pearce 🦅 @mattdpearce

    Oh... oh man. https://t.co/WFaeDMuWm7 https://t.co/5MIwDch240

    Tue Sep 25 00:06:27 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday – The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled its vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court for Friday morning at 9:30 am.

       cnn.com 2018-09-25 22:42:56+00:00
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  • David Axelrod
    David Axelrod @davidaxelrod

    Message is pretty clear: Check the box on Thursday and wave Kavanaugh through on Friday. https://t.co/Hh0tFLye4Y

    Tue Sep 25 22:59:34 +0000 2018

  • CNN Breaking News
    CNN Breaking News @cnnbrk

    The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination Friday, a day after questioning a woman who accuses him of sexual assault https://t.co/Z8gPsAbEPu https://t.co/h6SLsIP8Bu

    Tue Sep 25 22:47:18 +0000 2018

  • Jackie Speier
    Jackie Speier @RepSpeier

    Is there any doubt that Senate Republicans have pulled out all the stops to get Kavanaugh confirmed? Rigged system! We won’t tolerate it. https://t.co/QngvqDp8Vm

    Tue Sep 25 23:41:14 +0000 2018

  • Scott Nevins
    Scott Nevins @ScottNevins

    The corrupt GOP sets date to steal a Supreme Court seat for an accused sexual predator. https://t.co/7uYXB51xiA

    Tue Sep 25 23:03:53 +0000 2018

  • andrew kaczynski🧐
    andrew kaczynski🧐 @KFILE

    Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday https://t.co/BZqywQZMch

    Tue Sep 25 22:45:55 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Senate panel schedules Kavanaugh vote for Friday Senate panel schedules Kavanaugh vote for Friday – The move comes after Republicans hire a female attorney to question Kavanaugh's accuser.

     politico.com 2018-09-25 10:32:16+00:00
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  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Senate Republicans have hired an attorney to use as a questioner of Christine Blasey Ford at Thursday's hearing, against the wishes of Ford, and are declining to name her, Politico reports. https://t.co/kwM3HkkVCe

    Tue Sep 25 18:30:35 +0000 2018

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    BREAKING: Senate Republicans have hired an attorney to use as a questioner of Christine Blasey Ford at Thursday's hearing but are declining to name her https://t.co/1VViuTmeel

    Tue Sep 25 17:47:39 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Republican Sen. John Cornyn: "As you can tell, people are coming out of the woodwork making incredible, uncorroborated allegations and I think you can just expect that kind of nonsense to continue." https://t.co/kwM3HkkVCe

    Tue Sep 25 18:35:16 +0000 2018

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    BREAKING: Senate Judiciary Committee schedules Kavanaugh vote for Friday morning https://t.co/hqA2tKP9rT

    Tue Sep 25 22:23:23 +0000 2018

  • Tom Fitton
    Tom Fitton @TomFitton

    Finally! Senate panel schedules Kavanaugh vote for Friday https://t.co/JuPMShcUrH via @politico

    Tue Sep 25 23:35:52 +0000 2018

  • Elana Schor
    Elana Schor @eschor

    New: Grassley confirms that GOP isn’t announcing name of its attorney hired for Kavanaugh/Ford hearing “for her safety." Asked if Rs have received any indication of threats to the attorney, he said: "I don’t know, but I guess we’re just being cautious." https://t.co/rE5PkvpCfe

    Tue Sep 25 17:44:14 +0000 2018

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    The committee will choose whether to approve Kavanaugh's nomination fewer than 24 hours after Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford appear before the panel to discuss Ford's allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than 30 years ago https://t.co/90hv4Ua6ue

    Tue Sep 25 22:27:12 +0000 2018

  • Jonathan Allen
    Jonathan Allen @jonallendc

    GOP has hired a female lawyer to question Christine Ford but is declining to name her. Will she sit behind a partition so we can't see her? Seems silly not to ID her when she'll be at a hearing tmrw — also, amazing none of six GOP women sens are on Jud. https://t.co/PpvR7yEiGO

    Tue Sep 25 17:58:20 +0000 2018

  • Ned Ryun
    Ned Ryun @nedryun

    "The FBI has also said it has completed its background investigation of Kavanaugh and has no further role in this nomination fight." https://t.co/dFzfsmTztE

    Tue Sep 25 19:08:42 +0000 2018

  • andrew kaczynski🧐
    andrew kaczynski🧐 @KFILE

    GOP hires female attorney to question Kavanaugh accuser https://t.co/gidWngcqrL

    Tue Sep 25 17:55:54 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah plans to leave White House after Kavanaugh confirmation Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah plans to leave White House after Kavanaugh confirmation – WASHINGTON—One of the White House’s most visible staffers has his eye on the exit door. Raj Shah, a deputy press secretary who has stepped behind the podium for daily briefings, has told multiple…

    yahoo.com 2018-09-25 21:42:50+00:00
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  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Yahoo News reports that deputy press secretary Raj Shah plans to leave the White House after the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. https://t.co/RGdQXyQb26

    Tue Sep 25 22:00:03 +0000 2018

  • Sharon Weinberger
    Sharon Weinberger @weinbergersa

    An exclusive with a twist: White House Deputy Press Secretary is resigning. He thought a successful Kavanaugh confirmation would mark his exit. https://t.co/GGkfoyeMKd

    Tue Sep 25 21:57:42 +0000 2018

  • Sarah Reese Jones
    Sarah Reese Jones @PoliticusSarah

    White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah departing White House, per Yahoo https://t.co/V5ZFQC78Zt

    Tue Sep 25 22:04:38 +0000 2018

  • Hunter Walker
    Hunter Walker @hunterw

    A source familiar with Raj Shah's exit plans said part of his "calculus" includes the assumption Sarah Sanders is also on her way out https://t.co/Lb7iwXiWHz

    Tue Sep 25 21:48:46 +0000 2018

  • Hunter Walker
    Hunter Walker @hunterw

    Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah plans to leave White House after Kavanaugh confirmation https://t.co/Lb7iwXiWHz

    Tue Sep 25 21:45:13 +0000 2018

  •  Who else is talking about this

Current Status: Avenatti: I wasn’t scammed Avenatti: I wasn’t scammed – An online post claimed that Avenatti had been scammed by the online forum 4Chan.

      politico.com 2018-09-25 18:13:00+00:00
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Current Status: Trump Accuses Democrats of Running ‘Con Game’ Against Kavanaugh Trump Accuses Democrats of Running ‘Con Game’ Against Kavanaugh – The president disparaged a woman who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her, saying she was “all messed up” and “drunk” at the time.

    nytimes.com 2018-09-25 16:21:01+00:00
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  • Steve Cohen
    Steve Cohen @RepCohen

    Trump Accuses Democrats of Running ‘Con Game’ Against Kavanaugh https://t.co/UQrYGpC4os Don the CON is projecting ONCE AGAIN.Biggest con in history is his election! #Kavenaugh “talented intellectual”?not compared to Merrick Garland. And Trump wouldn’t know one if it was Brandeis!

    Tue Sep 25 17:31:29 +0000 2018

  • Peter Baker
    Peter Baker @peterbakernyt

    Trump accuses Democrats of running a “con game” against Kavanaugh and says his second accuser was “messed up” and “drunk” at the time. https://t.co/KdlVw7kmpV

    Tue Sep 25 16:22:32 +0000 2018

  • Joe Cirincione
    Joe Cirincione @Cirincione

    Well, so much for anyone on cable news devoting serious time to what Trump said at #UNGA today. https://t.co/82hOLX9EFT

    Tue Sep 25 16:29:46 +0000 2018

  •  Who else is talking about this

Current Status: Trump 'didn't expect' to get laughed at while speaking at the UN Trump 'didn't expect' to get laughed at while speaking at the UN – - President Donald Trump appeared to go off-script after boasting about his administration's accomplishments. - He went on to defend his June meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and some of…

    abcnews.go.com 2018-09-25 15:55:00+00:00
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  • ABC News
    ABC News @ABC

    "In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country," Pres. Trump says at the #UNGA. "Didn't expect that reaction, but that's okay," he says to laughs. https://t.co/AYa0KKbxn2 https://t.co/xstJcL0QM1

    Tue Sep 25 14:42:52 +0000 2018

  • ABC News
    ABC News @ABC

    "America is governed by Americans. We reject the ideology of globalism and we embrace the doctrine of patriotism," Pres. Trump says during his #UNGA address. https://t.co/cBcNuRhOwp https://t.co/4c8pH9T6uw

    Tue Sep 25 22:29:42 +0000 2018

  • ABC News
    ABC News @ABC

    "Iran has to change its tune before I meet with them," Pres. Trump says at #UNGA. "It will happen. I believe they have no choice." "We look forward to having a great relationship with Iran," he adds. "But it won't happen now." https://t.co/Krusm2yrGb https://t.co/w2zdVDxarR

    Tue Sep 25 14:18:40 +0000 2018

  • ABC News Politics
    ABC News Politics @ABCPolitics

    "America is governed by Americans. We reject the ideology of globalism and we embrace the doctrine of patriotism," President Donald Trump says during his #UNGA address https://t.co/aj8dptt2Jm https://t.co/6IMaVb4X6g

    Tue Sep 25 15:05:29 +0000 2018

  • ABC News Politics
    ABC News Politics @ABCPolitics

    "Moving forward, we are only going to give foreign aid to those who respect us and frankly, our friends," President Donald Trump says at #UNGA https://t.co/aj8dptt2Jm https://t.co/CQiRBGJPBb

    Tue Sep 25 15:16:06 +0000 2018

  • This Week
    This Week @ThisWeekABC

    President Donald Trump was greeted with laughter while touting his administration's accomplishments today at #UNGA. ABC News’ @JordynPhelps reports https://t.co/Cxdq3E33R0 https://t.co/ow6jFP7XBl

    Tue Sep 25 17:04:41 +0000 2018

  • ABC News
    ABC News @ABC

    Pres. Trump: "I'm meeting with Rod Rosenstein on Thursday. Today I'm doing other things, as you probably have heard." https://t.co/VeXW66Vf3X #UNGA https://t.co/EnM9wtY2eO

    Tue Sep 25 14:21:24 +0000 2018

  • ABC News Politics
    ABC News Politics @ABCPolitics

    "As far as America is concerned, the (International Criminal Court) has no jurisdiction, no legitimacy and no authority," Trump says at #UNGA. "We will never surrender America's sovereignty to an unelected, unaccountable, global bureaucracy," he adds https://t.co/aj8dptt2Jm https://t.co/sq2Jgst4dO

    Tue Sep 25 15:02:49 +0000 2018

  • ABC News Politics
    ABC News Politics @ABCPolitics

    Pres. Trump at #UNGA: "OPEC and OPEC nations are as usual, ripping of the rest of the world, and I don't like it, nobody should like it. We defend many of these nations for nothing and then they take advantage of us by giving us high oil prices. Not Good!" https://t.co/aj8dptt2Jm https://t.co/6hUF1qlAwE

    Tue Sep 25 15:09:31 +0000 2018

  • ABC News Politics
    ABC News Politics @ABCPolitics

    "We ask the nations gathered here to join us in calling for the restoration of democracy in Venezuela," Trump says at #UNGA. "Today we are announcing additional sanctions against the repressive regime, targeting Maduro's inner circle and close advisers" https://t.co/aj8dptt2Jm https://t.co/rDoBzhq8V9

    Tue Sep 25 15:19:59 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Anita Hill Says Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing 'Cannot Be Fair' Anita Hill Says Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing 'Cannot Be Fair' – As it stands now, Hill tells NPR, the hearing cannot provide senators "with enough information to reach a reasonable conclusion." She testified in 1991 that Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her.

   npr.org 2018-09-25 20:14:00+00:00
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  • Planned Parenthood Action
    Planned Parenthood Action @PPact

    "A fair process would start with a 'real investigation,' saying the absence of other witnesses raises concerns about a he-said-she-said situation." #BelieveSurvivors https://t.co/F4FDvd6C0j

    Tue Sep 25 23:04:02 +0000 2018

  • NPR
    NPR @NPR

    Anita Hill Says Kavanaugh Accuser Hearing 'Cannot Be Fair' https://t.co/S9Q32sxsqf

    Tue Sep 25 20:25:59 +0000 2018

  • NPR
    NPR @NPR

    A fair process would start with a "real investigation," Hill tells @npratc, saying the absence of other witnesses at the hearings raises concerns about a he-said-she-said situation. https://t.co/9kaGzqgnXd

    Tue Sep 25 20:49:30 +0000 2018

  • NPR Politics
    NPR Politics @nprpolitics

    Anita Hill tells NPR she believes the upcoming hearing on an alleged sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "cannot be fair and thorough." https://t.co/g2BJbWBb3S

    Tue Sep 25 20:45:00 +0000 2018

  • Geoff Bennett
    Geoff Bennett @GeoffRBennett

    Prof. Anita Hill tells @NPRKelly that Thursday's Kavanaugh hearing "cannot be fair and thorough," in that it fails to provide the senators and public with enough information to reach an informed conclusion https://t.co/341gzSJUBO

    Tue Sep 25 20:52:52 +0000 2018

  • Rula Jebreal
    Rula Jebreal @rulajebreal

    27 yrs after testifying that Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, Anita Hill says she believes the upcoming hearing on sexual assault by Kavanaugh: "Cannot be a fair process”:.... Fairness requires a real investigation & would include all witnesses. https://t.co/E5HeoLORgQ

    Tue Sep 25 21:10:59 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Ted Cruz forced from restaurant amid Kavanaugh drama Ted Cruz forced from restaurant amid Kavanaugh drama – Sen. Ted Cruz was forced to leave a Washington restaurant Monday after left-wing activists swarmed the senator, heckling him with chants and demanding to know his position on embattled Supreme Court…

   cnn.com 2018-09-25 12:18:22+00:00
Ana Navarro CNN Jeff Greenfield andrew kaczynski🧐 CNN Politics Mindy Finn Jana Lynne Sanchez
  • Ana Navarro
    Ana Navarro @ananavarro

    This is counterproductive. I don’t like Ted Cruz. I also don’t like his wife being harassed. Wanna get rid of the guy? Donate to ⁦@BetoORourke⁩, register, volunteer, get ur friends in TX to mobilize & vote Cruz the hell out. But let him eat in peace. https://t.co/HaPwVIMqnS

    Tue Sep 25 18:52:22 +0000 2018

  • CNN
    CNN @CNN

    Sen. Ted Cruz and his wife, Heidi, were forced to leave a Washington restaurant Monday after left-wing activists swarmed the senator, heckling him with chants and demanding to know his position on embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh https://t.co/VQhIpYQn1x https://t.co/b7L0EiHD1f

    Tue Sep 25 13:04:44 +0000 2018

  • Jeff Greenfield
    Jeff Greenfield @greenfield64

    This seems too obvious to note, but if you want to create sympathy for a senator you don't like, harassing him and his wife at a restaurant will do the job quite well..apart from being a really lousy thing to do. https://t.co/IUTt6jc71Q

    Tue Sep 25 13:26:52 +0000 2018

  • andrew kaczynski🧐
    andrew kaczynski🧐 @KFILE

    Ted Cruz was forced out of a Washington restaurant on Monday after left-wing activists swarmed the senator and heckled him with chants about Brett Kavanaugh. Cruz's is the latest Republican political figure chased from a restaurant by activists. https://t.co/0XDCafl7NX

    Tue Sep 25 13:10:23 +0000 2018

  • CNN Politics
    CNN Politics @CNNPolitics

    Sen. Ted Cruz was forced to leave a Washington restaurant by protesters amid Brett Kavanaugh drama https://t.co/hVjDa7r5RI https://t.co/BuKJik0YDl

    Tue Sep 25 13:02:04 +0000 2018

  • Mindy Finn
    Mindy Finn @mindyfinn

    Less than a month since the funeral for @SenJohnMcCain, let's do more to heed his example. Political opposition is not an excuse for indecency or inhumanity, and feeling wronged by another doesn't excuse your own bad behavior, like this: https://t.co/VEMiKxxREy

    Tue Sep 25 20:05:20 +0000 2018

  • Jana Lynne Sanchez
    Jana Lynne Sanchez @janasanchez

    Let's return to decency in civic discourse. If you don't agree with [email protected] on policy (and I don't) then vote for @BetoORourke on November 6. Let him eat his dinner in peace. https://t.co/VXpWX1VgO5

    Tue Sep 25 19:11:23 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Trump bragged about his presidency and world leaders laughed Trump bragged about his presidency and world leaders laughed – “I didn't expect that reaction, but that's okay,“ he responded.

     politico.com 2018-09-25 11:09:27+00:00
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  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Trump bragged about his presidency at #UNGA and world leaders laughed. “I didn't expect that reaction, but that's okay”: https://t.co/6gF9x6uE6o https://t.co/nX88GMFikQ

    Tue Sep 25 15:12:48 +0000 2018

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    Trump bragged about his presidency and world leaders laughed https://t.co/oYB8DhgAPR

    Tue Sep 25 15:14:55 +0000 2018

  • POLITICO
    POLITICO @politico

    It's unusual for a U.S. president to draw unintentional laughs at a gathering of world leaders. After the brief interruption, Trump said he made America “much stronger and richer than it was when I took office less than two years ago” https://t.co/dx9XWcpf4Q

    Tue Sep 25 15:22:47 +0000 2018

  • Blake Hounshell (powered by blockchain)
    Blake Hounshell (powered by blockchain) @blakehounshell

    The last time a big crowd of elites laughed at Donald Trump, he ran for president. Now? https://t.co/tzh8yIWDAf

    Tue Sep 25 16:31:15 +0000 2018

  • WTF Just Happened
    WTF Just Happened @WTFJHT

    5/ Trump bragged about that his "administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country" at the United Nations General Assembly, drawing audible laughter from the world leaders https://t.co/dSErHvmxxo

    Tue Sep 25 19:47:13 +0000 2018

  • Greg Grunberg
    Greg Grunberg @greggrunberg

    The USA is the laughing stock of the world!!! Thanks Trump! #MoronInChief https://t.co/yDCI1tiXIH

    Tue Sep 25 15:30:17 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Brett Kavanaugh's Yale roommate says he believes second accuser Brett Kavanaugh's Yale roommate says he believes second accuser – Brett Kavanaugh's Yale roommate says he supports the second woman accusing the judge of sexual misconduct, and that he respects her courage.

   abc7news.com 2018-09-24 22:43:52+00:00
Judd Legum Kyle Griffin Peter Alexander Mark Murray Ian Millhiser Dr. Dena Grayson Wayne Freedman ABC7 News Jodi Jacobson
  • Judd Legum
    Judd Legum @JuddLegum

    KAVANAUGH: "The men I knew in college say it is inconceivable that I could have done such a thing." KAVANAUGH'S FRESHMAN ROOMATE: I believe he did it because he was "frequently drinking excessively and becoming incoherently drunk" https://t.co/HJx17UcxY6

    Tue Sep 25 01:36:21 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    James Roche, Kavanaugh's Yale roommate: "He was a notably heavy drinker ... he became aggressive & belligerent ... I did not observe the specific incident in question but I do remember Brett frequently drinking excessively and becoming incoherently drunk." https://t.co/7uVQMkH7cN

    Tue Sep 25 14:30:43 +0000 2018

  • Peter Alexander
    Peter Alexander @PeterAlexander

    Kavanaugh’s college roommate says Kavanaugh was a “belligerent” drunk at Yale: "I did not observe the specific incident in question, but I do remember Brett frequently drinking excessively and becoming incoherently drunk." https://t.co/psusJm1D3i

    Tue Sep 25 11:29:51 +0000 2018

  • Mark Murray
    Mark Murray @mmurraypolitics

    In his interview, Kavanaugh pretty much portrayed himself as a Boy Scout --from his days in high school and college. But what happens with friends and associates contradict that image? From his college roommate at Yale https://t.co/Zj8Jpi9aLb https://t.co/XQucmyPFqk

    Tue Sep 25 13:01:10 +0000 2018

  • Ian Millhiser
    Ian Millhiser @imillhiser

    "Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's roommate from Yale says he believes the second woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct." https://t.co/Q9aKoymZEy

    Mon Sep 24 23:45:04 +0000 2018

  • Dr. Dena Grayson
    Dr. Dena Grayson @DrDenaGrayson

    🔥WHOA🔥 #Kavanaugh's roommate at @Yale, James Roche, says that he believes fellow student Debbie Ramirez’s allegations, and says that Kavanaugh and his social circle were “capable of the actions” that she described. #StopKavanaugh #KavaNOPE https://t.co/KFv6VOVsbX https://t.co/idHeyx29SY

    Tue Sep 25 03:47:36 +0000 2018

  • Wayne Freedman
    Wayne Freedman @WayneFreedman

    All we got on #KavanaughConfirmation in video form. #kavanaugh #abc7now https://t.co/ekHEDVZuRo

    Tue Sep 25 01:17:58 +0000 2018

  • ABC7 News
    ABC7 News @abc7newsbayarea

    @WayneFreedman Take a look at his full statement here: https://t.co/R1EWEVNoC0

    Mon Sep 24 23:41:23 +0000 2018

  • Jodi Jacobson
    Jodi Jacobson @jljacobson

    Well, #Kavanaugh's college roommate says BK totally capable of doing what's been alleged. A "belligerent drunk." https://t.co/qHNuWKf5L0

    Tue Sep 25 03:14:08 +0000 2018

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Current Status: Rob Goldstone wishes he'd never set up that Trump Tower meeting Rob Goldstone wishes he'd never set up that Trump Tower meeting – Goldstone, who arranged the Trump Tower meeting at the request of a pop star, says Mueller's team wanted to know about links between Trump and Russia.

   nbcnews.com 2018-09-24 12:06:00+00:00
Julia Ioffe Kyle Griffin Eric Garland Julia Ioffe Tim O'Brien Ken Dilanian Grant Stern Steve Herman Amy Fiscus
  • Julia Ioffe
    Julia Ioffe @juliaioffe

    "[Goldstone] acknowledged that the candidate's son, Donald Trump Jr., came into the room anticipating — and very happy to accept — "opposition research" he believed was coming from the Russian government." https://t.co/KFOz2HS5MZ

    Mon Sep 24 12:13:17 +0000 2018

  • Kyle Griffin
    Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1

    Rob Goldstone acknowledged that Don Jr. came into the room during the Trump Tower meeting anticipating — and very happy to accept — "opposition research" he believed was coming from the Russian government. https://t.co/bc1EvgqN3T

    Mon Sep 24 14:15:04 +0000 2018

  • Eric Garland
    Eric Garland @ericgarland

    Guy Who Betrayed Western Democracy Feels Regret Upon Being Caught https://t.co/fQc8so1whL

    Mon Sep 24 14:10:28 +0000 2018

  • Julia Ioffe
    Julia Ioffe @juliaioffe

    "Goldstone believes it wasn't his email that secured the meeting, but a series of calls afterward between Trump Jr. and Emin Agalarov." https://t.co/KFOz2HS5MZ

    Mon Sep 24 12:11:48 +0000 2018

  • Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien @TimOBrien

    Rob Goldstone - who helped broker the June 2016 meeting w/senior Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Clinton - now believes the meeting could have been a set-up by Russian intelligence. https://t.co/P2Fn8s0yyU

    Mon Sep 24 12:05:53 +0000 2018

  • Ken Dilanian
    Ken Dilanian @KenDilanianNBC

    Rob Goldstone speaks: The music publicist who wrote that famous email now believes the Trump Tower meeting may have been a set-up by Russian spies. Great get by @CynthiaMcFadden @NBCInvestigates https://t.co/N9mOtnAXcl

    Mon Sep 24 11:40:23 +0000 2018

  • Grant Stern
    Grant Stern @grantstern

    Even the pasty who setup the big #TrumpRussia dirt meeting thought that it was a bad idea at the time, but didn't know why. Now, he regrets it... #TheResistance https://t.co/JDANIWy9Ss

    Mon Sep 24 11:27:13 +0000 2018

  • Steve Herman
    Steve Herman @W7VOA

    Music publicist @GoldstoneRob, who helped arrange @TrumpTower meeting, tells @NBCNews he now believes it could have been a set-up by #Russia intelligence. https://t.co/O6aZJsXbLb

    Mon Sep 24 11:25:55 +0000 2018

  • Amy Fiscus
    Amy Fiscus @amyfiscus

    Rob Goldstone with a Yelp review of the Mueller grand jury room https://t.co/076Ytj47Lc https://t.co/ic72ioHHkv

    Mon Sep 24 12:58:13 +0000 2018

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