The president disparaged a woman who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her, saying she was “all messed up” and “drunk” at the time.
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The key Republican said she is troubled by Christine Blasey Ford’s story: “It is about whether or not a woman who has been a victim at some point in her life is to be believed.”
On television and in print, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh on Monday began a remarkable campaign to defend his nomination to the Supreme Court, even as new accusations emerged.
His pluses have become minuses as his time at elite schools has given rise to sexual misconduct claims and his long record in Washington has fueled Democratic distrust.
Tom Steyer, the liberal billionaire who has crusaded for impeaching President Trump, is pouring money into electing Andrew Gillum governor of Florida.
Talking to the governor of California about the future, plus the conservative pivot on Judge Kavanaugh and a critic’s take on his Fox interview.
Tax cuts, spending increases and higher interest rates could make it harder to respond to future recessions and deal with other needs.
How trauma and time alter the way we recollect significant events.
A federal court decision found that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service erred in stripping the grizzlies’ status as a threatened species.
The cancellation, along with recalling a senior admiral who was in the United States for a conference, came in response to sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.
The rise of nonwage compensation like paid time off is helping persuade the Fed to push up interest rates.
The Mormon Women for Ethical Government called for a suspension of Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation proceedings, pending a thorough investigation.
President Trump unleashed his latest criticism of Democrats, calling them “con artists” for their handling of the sexual misconduct accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, said the administration will move forward with a bilateral trade pact with Mexico if an agreement cannot be reached with Canada.
The president, speaking at the General Assembly, doubled down on his “America First” foreign policy. He did have a few kind words for North Korea.
“We believe survivors,” the activists chanted, as they surrounded Mr. Cruz and his wife, Heidi, at an upscale Italian restaurant in Washington.
Demonstrators confronted Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, at a restaurant to protest the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault.
World leaders gave speeches on Tuesday before the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Leaders from around the world have gathered in New York to deal with a host of nettlesome issues, ranging from Iran’s nuclear program to North Korea to wars in the Middle East.
That scenario helps explain why President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell are so determined to push through Brett Kavanaugh rather than replace him with a less damaged candidate.
Polling suggests that support for his Supreme Court nomination has eroded in the last week.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, facing mounting allegations of sexual impropriety, vowed to fight the “smears,” saying he will not withdraw his Supreme Court nomination.
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said Monday he would consider new talks with Washington only if President Trump reversed himself and honored the 2015 nuclear accord.
Brett M. Kavanaugh submitted to questions about allegations of sexual misconduct, the first time in memory that a Supreme Court nominee was interviewed on TV before a confirmation vote.
With the drama surrounding Rod J. Rosenstein and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, it is hard to recall a General Assembly that opened against a backdrop of such political turmoil, on so many fronts.
Demonstrations across the country took place against the Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who is accused of sexual assault.
Demonstrations and walkouts took place in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, who have accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct.
The United States’ G.D.P. growth is nowhere near the highest in the world, though its rate is currently one of the highest among developed economies.
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein has discussed ways to remove President Trump from office. He’s also fiercely defended the special counsel for the Russia investigation, Robert S. Mueller III — one of the president’s most frequent targets.
April Freeman had been set to face off against a Republican state senator, Greg Steube, in the November election.
Kyrsten Sinema, the Democratic nominee in Arizona, has made her story of childhood homelessness a central part of her political identity. But documents and contradictory statements raise questions about it.
Drug companies are eyeing a popular opioid bill to roll back discounts for Medicare beneficiaries, but opposition has quickly mobilized.