Author: Gregg Re

FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation may wrap up as soon as Wednesday, source says

FOX NEWS The FBI may wrap up its investigation into misconduct accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as soon as late Wednesday, a source tells Fox News, potentially clearing the way for a final Senate vote on his confirmation within days. The supplemental background investigation, set to be delivered to the White House, began Friday after Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., insisted on the measure in a dramatic Judiciary Committee hearing on Friday. Top Democrats had demanded the FBI interview more than two dozen witnesses as part of the investigation, saying a time-limited, narrow probe — which Flake had requested — would lack legitimacy. But Senate Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., characterized those requests as transparent stall tactics in a fiery floor speech on Monday. “If you listen carefully, Mr. President, you can practically hear the sounds of the Democrats moving the goalposts,” McConnell said. He added later: “Their goalposts keep shifting. But their goal hasn’t moved an inch. Not an inch. “Do these actions suggest this has ever been about finding the truth?” McConnell asked. “Anybody believe that?” The uncorroborated sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh have faltered in recent days, as the credibility of prominent accusers Christine Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and Julie Swetnick has come under question. Democrats have increasingly focused their arguments on Kavanaugh’s temperament during Thursday’s hearing into the accusations. Ford’s legal team complained...

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Obama-era Pentagon official knocks Trump for golfing during Hawaii false alarm

FOX NEWS Patrick Granfield, a former Defense Department official under President Obama, attacked President Trump on Twitter after the Hawaii missile attack false alarm.  (Fox News / Associated Press) Hawaii’s botched missile alert Saturday gave a former Obama administration official an opportunity to tee off on President Donald Trump — even though the false alarm was a state-level gaffe. “Thank God the President was playing golf,” Patrick Granfield, an ex-strategic communications director at the Pentagon who now lectures at Georgetown University, tweeted just hours after Hawaii’s false alarm. Trump was on the links at the Trump International Golf Course...

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Ex-DMV worker: New York Gov. Cuomo ignored sex assault claims

FOX NEWS Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo repeatedly ignored a woman’s complaints about a “barrage” of unwanted sexual advances by one of his appointees, according to a federal lawsuit filed Saturday in New York City. Lisa Marie Cater, 51, alleges that William “Sam” Hoyt, the former regional president of the public-benefit corporation Empire State Development Corp., stalked, groped and kissed her without consent for approximately one year, the New York Post reported. Cater claims she was given the runaround when she called Cuomo’s office twice to complain about Hoyt’s conduct, the Post reported. She then emailed a complaint...

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