Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) is poised to lead the Senate Judiciary Committee after Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) announced he is stepping aside from that role to become chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
Stormy Daniels’ attorney and potential Democratic 2020 candidate Michael Avenatti has been arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence.
Newly minted justice Brett Kavanaugh heard oral arguments Tuesday morning in his first death penalty case, a controversial subject that is almost perpetually before the High Court.
Democratic National Commitee chair Tom Perez said in an interview published Friday that he respected Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) for voting to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, even though he disagreed with the decision.
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Chris Wray on Friday, requesting an investigation into false statements and obstruction allegedly carried out in an attempt to stall Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo.—Claire McCaskill wants voters to know she had nothing to do with the gauntlet her Senate colleagues put Brett Kavanaugh through. She voted against his confirmation, she says, but only because of his views on dark money in politics. The senator insists she decided to oppose Kavanaugh before she even knew of the sexual assault allegations against him. She’s “not one of those crazy Democrats.”