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 Supreme Court decision not to intervene in a long-running case could curtail the ability of major political players to raise money and would force the disclosure of some of the country’s wealthiest donors.
From the ground, this damage is devastating. From the air, the devastation is overwhelming. Washington Post staff photographer Carolyn Van Houten documented it during a helicopter ride over coastal North Carolina on Monday. This is what she saw.
The document release might be one of the last chances that the president’s congressional supporters will have to make a new, public campaign against special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s probe before midterm elections.
After months of pushing for a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland as a bulwark against Russia, the Polish leader offered President Trump a new incentive tailored to his real estate sensibilities: naming rights.
Mark Saltzman, who wrote often for the kids’ program over 13 years, said he thought of Bert and Ernie as gay. Sesame Workshop responded by describing the pair as mere puppets with no sexual orientation, although they’re “best friends.”