September 28, 2018

From Country Club Republican to #MAGA Bully: The Unmasking of Brett Kavanaugh

Sitting at the witness table, the federal judge yelled; he bullied senators and impugned accusers; he made false statements about things big and small; he rejected credible allegations of sexual assault; he refused to answer questions; he worked to block an independent investigation of his actions; he attacked the Clintons and railed about a left wing
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September 26, 2018

Trump Terrible 10: Kavanaugh Confrontation Edition

A woman, Christine Blasey Ford, came forward on her own and provided a detailed account of a drunken Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulting her in high school. A second woman, Deborah Ramirez, when contacted by reporters who had heard about an incident from former Yale students, said that a drunken Kavanaugh exposed himself to her in college.
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September 22, 2018

Powerhouse PR Firm’s Reckless Attack on Kavanaugh’s Accuser

We now know that when conservative lawyer and close Brett Kavanaugh friend Edward Whelan attempted his disastrous Perry Mason tweetstorm suggesting that one of Kavanaugh’s prep school classmates was the one who assaulted Christine Blasey Ford, he did not do so alone. He was, at least, aided and abetted by the big DC firm CRC Public
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September 21, 2018

Who Kavanaugh is Really For: Big Corporations

Brett Kavanaugh now faces a credible charge of sexual assault, as well as powerful evidence that he repeatedly lied to the Senate to conceal, among other bad deeds, his improper use of stolen documents as a Bush White House aide. Even religious conservatives and others at the grassroots who have supported Kavanaugh should take this moment
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September 21, 2018

What Brett Kavanaugh’s Supporters Are Saying About the Sexual Assault Charge

Below is what Brett Kavanaugh’s supporters are saying right now about the allegation by Christine Blasey Ford that he sexually assaulted her when he was in high school. None of it looks good for Kavanaugh. — Ed Whelan, president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a close friend of Kavanaugh, after deleting a
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September 19, 2018

Republican Attorneys General Use Corporate Cash To Lobby for Kavanaugh

At a time when serious doubts have been raised about Brett Kavanaugh’s honesty and personal conduct, Republican state attorneys general are putting their own integrity at issue by running a political campaign to confirm Kavanaugh. On the website of the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA), there’s a page for you to provide your contact info
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September 19, 2018

Trump, Inevitably, Adds Kavanaugh to List of Those Treated Very Unfairly

It was only a matter of time before President Trump declared that Brett Kavanaugh has been Treated Very Unfairly. In remarks to reporters before a trip to hurricane-ravaged North Carolina today, Trump, according to the White House transcript, commented on senators weighing the Kavanaugh nomination: That’s because, in Trump’s mind, every conservative who has ever
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September 13, 2018

Betsy DeVos Had A Plan to Prop Up For-Profit College Cronies. It’s Unraveling.

After a decade of revelations about for-profit colleges blatantly ripping off taxpayers and ruining students’ lives, it was remarkable that Trump Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos set out to dismantle all the Obama administration reforms aimed at holding such predatory schools accountable. Remarkable, but not surprising, given that Donald Trump formerly ran predatory, unlicensed Trump
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