President Trump said during a news conference at the White House that he supports the congressional hearing on an allegation that Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in high school, because there shouldn't be any doubt about his innocence. Trump also blamed Democrats for not bringing the allegation forward sooner.
The vote came less than two weeks ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline when government funding will run out without action by Congress and President Trump.
“Really bad things were happening,” the president said after repeating a specious claim that the FBI spied on his campaign.
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A submerged farm near Half Moon, N.C. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Post)
A submerged farm near Half Moon, N.C. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Post)
Florence has poured so much rain on North Carolina that the wall of a coal ash landfill has failed in several places, washing away enough toxic waste to fill 150 dump trucks. It is one of many environmental concerns spreading across the region.
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The response from Beijing came after President Trump said he would proceed with new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports, including consumer goods.
The electric automaker is also facing a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation and multiple shareholder lawsuits over Musk's tweets last month that he had the “funding secured” to complete a major deal.
The journalist, whose publication is banned in China, stepped into a restricted area as the president was leaving a ceremony in the East Room.
The Trailer
Democrats have piled onto the air with ads about shielding the most popular part of the Affordable Care Act, its protections for people with preexisting conditions.
Shawn Richard Christy is a "survivalist" who prompted school closures in an Ohio town after authorities said he sped off in a stolen truck.
Aibo the robot dog from Sony meets Lola Beyoncé, the real thing. (Jhaan Elker and Geoffrey Fowler/The Post)
Review
We spent two weeks with Sony’s reboot of Aibo, the robot dog. The idea that a hunk of plastic and metal can make you feel affection is no longer so far-fetched.
Police were called Monday morning after golfers discovered a golf bag with no one around it. Celia Barquin Arozamena's body was found a short distance away.
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