White House press briefings fade amid Kavanaugh crisis

White House press briefings fade amid Kavanaugh crisis

The last press briefing from Sarah Huckabee Sanders took place on Sept. 10. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has become more likely to take her case to television hosts than the White House press corps. By ANNIE KARNI 09/28/2018 05:17 PM EDT Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded to…
‘Look at me:’ Women confront key Republican senator over Kavanaugh vote | CBC News

‘Look at me:’ Women confront key Republican senator over Kavanaugh vote | CBC News

Emotions ran high in the U.S. Capitol on Friday over President Donald Trump's latest Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Soon after Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced he'd vote to confirm Kavanaugh, two women who said they were sexual  assault survivors cornered him in an elevator as he headed back to the Senate judiciary committee hearing. Through…
Woman who confronted Flake ‘relieved’ he called for delaying Kavanaugh vote

Woman who confronted Flake ‘relieved’ he called for delaying Kavanaugh vote

Maria Gallagher, who on Friday confronted Sen. Jeff Flake with her story of sexual assault, said she was "relieved" when the Arizona Republican called for an FBI investigation into allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Gallagher, a resident of New York, stood next to Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director of the Center for Popular…
Ryder Cup: US win Friday fourballs to lead Europe after first session

Ryder Cup: US win Friday fourballs to lead Europe after first session

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth feature in shots of the dayEurope came storming back into the Ryder Cup with a sensational clean sweep of the afternoon foursomes to take a 5-3 lead into Saturday's second day. After the morning fourballs the USA had a 3-1 advantage and seemingly all the momentum as they…
U.S.-Mexico text may preview Canada’s NAFTA prospects | CBC News

U.S.-Mexico text may preview Canada’s NAFTA prospects | CBC News

The U.S. trade representative is expected to post text online soon that will lay out more of what Mexico has agreed to so far in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. While Robert Lighthizer portrayed the preliminary agreement in principle announced in late August as exclusively bilateral, it may include at least a dozen…
Kavanaugh hearing roils red-state Senate races

Kavanaugh hearing roils red-state Senate races

Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly has to win a big share of Trump voters to earn a second term in Indiana, but he does not see a no vote on Brett Kavanaugh as a fatal maneuver. | Cliff Owen/AP Photo Republicans believe Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s emphatic defense of himself Thursday not only may saved his nomination…