The contentious vote on President Donald Trump's nominee is expected the day after a much-anticipated hearing in which a woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault is expected to testify to lawmakers. » Read More
By: Jacob Pramuk
Nelson garners 48 percent of support among likely voters, while 45 percent back Scott and 6 percent are undecided, according to the poll. » Read More
By: Christina Wilkie
The president's comments were at odds with the official White House position that both women be permitted to speak publicly. » Read More
A lawyer for Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford earlier in a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, had blasted the idea of having a prosecutor, instead of the committee's members, question her and Kavanaugh.
Trump nemesis Michael Avenatti claims a new woman is prepared to making damning sexually related allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Trump later claimed to reporters that that part of his speech "was meant to get some laughter," despite saying during the speech that he "didn't expect" the reaction he received.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will remain in his job at least until Thursday, when he is scheduled to sit down with President Donald Trump to discuss his future at the Justice Department.
President Donald Trump defended his administration's conflicts with major trading partners on Tuesday, telling world leaders the U.S. will act in its "national interest."
Since Trump brought an aggressive tone to his General Assembly speech last year, dubbing North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man," his administration has taken several dramatic foreign policy steps
"Certainly we would be open to that, and that process could take place on Thursday," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tells ABC.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema holds a slight lead over Republican Martha McSally in one of the year's most important Senate races.
The president has come out swinging for his nominee to the Supreme Court, who faces allegations of sexual misconduct by two women.
If Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is fired, it would be similar to a pivotal moment in the Watergate scandal, said former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks.
Kavanaugh called the accusation "grotesque" and said he would "not be intimidated into withdrawing" his nomination.
Three defense companies are in the running for the lucrative Pentagon contract for 84 aircraft: Sierra Nevada Corp., Boeing partnered with Leonardo, and Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin.
In a statement Monday, Andrew McCabe said he "had no role in providing information of any kind to the media stories about events following Director Comey's firing."
The law governing federal vacancies gives the president broad sway to appoint a successor if someone resigns, but some argue Trump would have less power if Rosenstein were fired.
Popular support had been waning for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh even before another bombshell report of sexual misconduct appeared late Sunday.
The Business Roundtable found that nearly two-thirds of chief executives said recent tariffs and future trade tension would have a negative impact on their capital investment decisions over the next six months.