Opposition to Kavanaugh grows, support at historic low: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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(Reuters) – A growing number of Americans said they opposed President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as the candidate’s confirmation hearings took place and as he fended off a sexual assault claim, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed. FILE PHOTO: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the third day of his confirmation hearing before
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Trump says it is up to Senate how to handle accusation against court nominee

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Wednesday it was up to the U.S. Senate how to handle a sexual assault allegation brought by a woman against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. FILE PHOTO: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the third day of his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee
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Some gun-toting Texans embrace Democrat’s call for tougher firearm laws

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CARRIZO SPRINGS/KATY, Texas (Reuters) – Texas cattle rancher Bill Martin is a lifelong Republican who owns more than 20 firearms and has been shooting guns since the age of 6. Bill Martin, 72, prepares to shoot a Ruger Mini-14 rifle on his ranch near Carizzo Springs, Texas, U.S. September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Callaghan O’Hare He is
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Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats’ hopes of taking Senate: Reuters poll

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Democratic congressman aiming to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in Texas has pulled even in the race, a Reuters poll found, a spark of hope for a party seeking a Senate majority to curb President Donald Trump’s agenda. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) campaigns in Houston, Texas
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China, asked about U.S. election interference, says does not interfere in other countries’ affairs

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’ foreign ministry said on Wednesday China does not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet accusing China of trying to sway the U.S. election. U.S. President Donald Trump answers a question about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme
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Trump on Twitter (Sept. 18) – Hurricane Florence, China, Poland

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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) U.S. President Donald Trump answers a question about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court and allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh during a joint news conference with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda in the East
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Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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. FILE PHOTO: Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the third day
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Judiciary Committee chairman says ‘no reason to delay’ Ford testimony

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday there is no reason to delay the testimony of Christine Bassley Ford, and an invitation for her to appear before the committee on Monday stands. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) listens during U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Senate
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