Alaska’s lieutenant governor resigns over ‘inappropriate comments’

Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott (D) abruptly resigned Tuesday following the discovery of unspecified “inappropriate comments.””It is with profound disappointment and sadness that I accepted the resignation of Lieuten…

Obama adviser jabs Hillary Clinton over Monica Lewinsky comments

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod on Monday took a jab at former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton following her comments about her husband’s affair with Monica Lewinsky.”Just guessing this isn’t the story Demo…

Donald Trump Jr. blasts Beto O’Rourke: ‘Irish guy pretending to be Hispanic’

Donald Trump Jr. slammed Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) on Monday, saying the Democratic challenger to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is “pretending” to be Latino.”What’s authentic about an Irish guy pretending to be Hispan…

Donna Brazile: Kanye ‘repeated bad stereotypes about black people’ in White House visit

Former interim Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile said that Kanye West’s visit to the White House last week was “embarrassing” and that West “repeated bad stereotypes of black people.””I thought…

Michelle Obama: George W. Bush is my ‘partner in crime’

Michelle Obama in an interview early Thursday described George W. Bush as her “partner in crime” during every official function, explaining the former president handing her a cough drop at Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) fun…

Late GOP activist who sought Clinton emails was in contact with Flynn: report

A veteran Republican activist who attempted to find Hillary Clinton’s emails stolen by hackers had ties with Gen. Michael Flynn, a relationship that may have played a direct role in his quest, according to a report from T…

Grassley says he wouldn’t consider a Supreme Court nomination in 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) says that his panel wouldn’t consider a Supreme Court nomination if a vacancy appeared in 2020, breaking from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)….

Avenatti proposes charity MMA fight with Trump Jr.

Michael Avenatti is offering to fight Donald Trump Jr. in a three-round MMA fight for charity.”I’m having lunch with Michael Avenatti … at the Vanity Fair Summit and he’s proposing a three-round mixed-martial art…

Alaska GOP weighs reprimanding Murkowski over Kavanaugh vote

Leaders of the Alaskan Republican Party are weighing a reprimand for Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) for not voting to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.Alaska’s GOP has asked Murkowski to send its state centra…

Former Obama aide: Collins’s support for Kavanaugh is ‘fake feminism’

Former Obama White House communications director Jen Psaki went after Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) for supporting Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court after he was accused of sexual misconduct.”She …

Kavanaugh accuser: ‘I’m disgusted and appalled at the way I have been re-victimized’

Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, said Sunday that she is outraged by the way her allegations against Kavanaugh have been handled.”As a sexual assault victim, I…

Graham spars with protester over Kavanaugh: ‘Why don’t we dunk him in water and see if he floats?’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday sparred with a protester in front of television cameras over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.”You’ve humiliated this guy enough and there seems to be no bottom for som…

Donald Trump Jr. raises Obama comments on his youth to defend Kavanaugh

Donald Trump Jr. resurfaced President Obama’s comments about his behavior as an adolescent as Democrats criticize Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for his alleged heavy drinking in high school and college amid accusa…

Trump mocks Ford testimony at Mississippi rally

President Trump at a rally on Tuesday night mocked testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, one of the women accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.”36 years ago, this happened,” Trump sai…

Kavanaugh warned of possible condo eviction in 1983 letter

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh warned his friends that they might be evicted from the beachfront condo they rented in 1983, and wrote details alluding to the events that were expected to take place there, in a lett…

Sanders: ‘I really just don’t understand’ Graham’s Kavanaugh renomination proposal

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Tuesday that he is not sure what Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) meant when he said President Trump should renominated Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh if the Senate doesn’t confirm him…

Manafort meets with Mueller team: report

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort met with special counsel Robert Mueller’s office Monday as a routine part of his cooperation in the Russia probe, according to …

Flake: Kavanaugh initially sounded like someone who had been ‘unjustly accused’

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday evening that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s opening statement at a hearing on sexual assault allegations was consistent with that of someone w…

Flake: Kavanaugh initially sounded like someone who had been ‘unjustly accused’

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday evening that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s opening statement at a hearing on sexual assault allegations was consistent with that of someone w…

Comey on Kavanaugh: ‘Small lies matter’