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Lawrence Hurley

Trump stellt Vorwürfe gegen Richter-Kandidaten infrage

Sep 21 2018

Washington Im Streit über den Vorwurf der versuchten Vergewaltigung gegen den Richter-Kandidaten von Donald Trump hat der US-Präsident den Schweregrad des Übergriffs angezweifelt.

Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying

Sep 20 2018

WASHINGTON A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault told a Senate panel on Thursday she would not testify on Monday as Republicans want but would be willing to appear sometime next week if certain terms were met. | Video

Trump defends Supreme Court nominee as accuser faces deadline

Sep 20 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defense of his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, saying it was hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and that it would be unfortunate if his accuser did not testify before the Senate. | Video

Trump chips away at liberal U.S. appeals court majorities

Sep 20 2018

WASHINGTON Aided by fellow Republicans in the Senate, President Donald Trump is rapidly filling vacancies on U.S. appeals courts, moving some that had liberal majorities closer to conservative control in an ideological shift that could benefit his administration. | Video

Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify

Sep 19 2018

WASHINGTON A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago wants her allegations to be investigated by the FBI before she appears at a U.S. Senate hearing, her lawyers said on Tuesday. | Video

Senate Judiciary to probe Kavanaugh, accuser in public hearing

Sep 18 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a 1982 sexual assault will be called to testify in the Senate next Monday, complicating what had appeared to be a smooth confirmation process. | Video

As Senate panel sets vote on Trump court pick, new controversy arises

Sep 13 2018

WASHINGTON The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday set a vote for next week on President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick while a Democratic senator sent unspecified new information about nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the FBI. | Video

Supreme Court nominee emails reignite Democratic query on past testimony

Sep 11 2018

WASHINGTON A Democratic senator on Tuesday raised new questions about whether U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has accurately described his role in a controversial judicial nomination when he worked for then-President George W. Bush.

Trump's Supreme Court nominee on track as Senate hearing ends

Sep 07 2018

WASHINGTON Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick, on Friday appeared on track for Senate confirmation after a contentious four-day hearing in which he avoided any major stumbles even as Democrats tried to derail his nomination. | Video

Supreme Court nominee steers clear of Trump criticism

Sep 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stressed on Thursday that he believes the judiciary has broad authority to check the power of the White House, but refused to criticize the man who selected him, President Donald Trump. | Video

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