Rep. Gaetz Slams Broward County as 'Banana Republic' Over 'Mysteriously

UPDATE: A state judge on Friday sided with Florida Republican Rick Scott in ordering that Republicans be granted “immediate” access to requested information about ballots in Broward County, amid explosive lawsuits against the county’s top election official. Rep. Matt Gaetz blasted Florida’s Broward County as a “banana republic” amid a post-midterm election dispute about uncounted ballots. Republican …

'A Spiritual Connection' to Voters: 'Outnumbered' on Oprah's Stump Speech for

Oprah Winfrey delivered a stump speech Thursday for Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, who is looking to become the nation’s first black female governor.  The talk show icon, who’s been rumored as a presidential candidate in recent years, spoke at an event in Marietta with Abrams, who is in a close race with Republican Brian Kemp. …

'A Classic Anti-Semite': Dershowitz Says 'All Decent People' Must Condemn

Harvard Law professor and longtime Democrat Alan Dershowitz blasted Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan Thursday, calling on “all decent people” to condemn him after his most recent anti-Semitic comments.  At an event in Detroit, Farrakhan pushed back on those who say he’s anti-Semitic by labeling Jews as “termites.” “So when they talk about Farrakhan, call …

'It's All a Fantasy': Steven Seagal Blasts 'Russian Collusion', Talks

American action star Steven Seagal, who holds citizenship in the U.S. and Russia, and spends a lot of time in the country, reacted to the Trump-Russia collusion narrative, his friendship with President Putin and a rumor that he is considering a run for governor of Siberia. Seagal said that the Siberian rumor was the product …

Sen. Blumenthal: 'Republicans Have Succeeded in Confirming a Dangerous

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court marks his “saddest and angriest” day of his time in the Senate. Kavanaugh was confirmed by a 50-48 vote on Saturday, bringing an end to a heated confirmation battle and signaling a rightward shift on the high court. “The Republicans have succeeded in confirming a …

Turley: 'Dreadful Idea' for Democrats to Investigate Kavanaugh If They Take

‘Maybe I Ought to Say Thank You’: McConnell Says Anti-Kavanaugh ‘Mob’ Helped Unify GOP ‘Sexual McCarthyism’: Dershowitz Says Dems Set ‘Terrible Precedent’ With Kavanaugh Allegations If Democrats take back control of the House in November’s midterm elections, the top Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee wants to open an investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett …

McConnell Praises Sen. Collins, Responds to Susan Rice Possibly Floating

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reacted Friday to the projected vote total being just enough to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court during Saturday’s Senate session. McConnell (R-Ky.) said on “Ingraham Angle” that he only knew  he had enough votes to bring Kavanaugh’s nomination to a final vote when the cloture vote roll …

'I Hope You're Listening': Susan Collins Blasts Ford 'Leaker' in Kavanaugh

Maine Sen. Susan Collins gave an approximately 40-minute Senate floor speech in which she blasted the state of the Supreme Court nomination process, ripped the unidentified “leaker” of Christine Blasey Ford’s identity and confirmed she will support Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Collins, a Republican, addressed the unknown leaker directly: “To the leaker, who I hope is …

WATCH: Protester Confronts Dem Sen. Manchin Over Possible Kavanaugh Support

Sen. Joe Manchin on Thursday was confronted by a protester who demanded to know if he planned on voting to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Manchin (D-W.V.), up for re-election in November in a state won by President Trump by more than 40 points, hasn’t announced how he plans on voting. A video posted …

Dem Senator: Kavanaugh's Calendar 'May Be Powerful Evidence' Backing Up Ford's

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) pleaded with Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee to pursue an FBI investigation of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  Speaking after many of his Democratic colleagues walked out on the hearing in protest, Whitehouse, a former U.S. attorney and attorney general of Rhode Island, held up Kavanaugh’s …