Earlier Friday, Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) set a deadline of 10 p.m. for Christine Blasey Ford to decide whether to testify about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her when they were in high school. But after the deadline passed, Grassley said on Twitter that he "granted another extension" to Ford: "I want to hear her."
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein denied the account. The revelations prompted speculation that President Trump might seize on the new information to fire Rosenstein, who oversees special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Hurricane Florence came and went. But many riverfront towns in North Carolina are just now experiencing the menace that has mounted steadily: water. Long after the winds and the rains, the river rises relentlessly out of its banks, lapping over curbs and through doorways.
William “Brock” Long will be allowed to remain in his job, according to statements from Long and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who appeared to be aiming to overcome a tense feud.
Officials reportedly had planned to send a high-ranking official to Washington, but the planned trip was canceled after President Trump's decision this week to levy tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports.