Senator Questions FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation During Hearing On Nassar Case

A senator on Wednesday drew parallels between the FBI’s mishandling of the Larry Nassar abuse case and its treatment of Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, suggesting the agency’s probe into the Supreme Court nominee was “just as flawed.” Gymnasts including Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and Aly Raisman delivered powerful testimony during a Senate Judiciary […]

Sheldon Whitehouse Says FBI Conducted ‘Fake’ Background Check On Brett Kavanaugh

The FBI is facing new allegations that its 2018 background check on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ― conducted after women accused the then-nominee of sexual assault ― was “politically-constrained and perhaps fake.” The charge comes from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, who outlined his concerns Monday in […]

Roberts Condemns Schumer For Saying Justices Will Pay ‘Price’ For Abortion Rulings

Chief Justice John Roberts castigated Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday after the lawmaker harshly criticized two of the Supreme Court’s conservative members as they consider how to rule on a restrictive abortion law from Louisiana. The rare rebuke came just hours after Schumer appeared at a rally outside the court hosted by […]