Author: Nicole Darrah

Kavanaugh, Ford invited to Senate Judiciary hearing; Thursday vote delayed, sources say

FOX NEWS The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday invited Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford, to a public hearing next week. Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced the hearing “to give these recent allegations a full airing.” “As I said earlier, anyone who comes forward as Dr. Ford has done deserves to be heard,” Grassley said in a statement, which noted he had tried to have the panel’s staff conduct phone interviews with both Kavanaugh and Ford.  Thursday’s vote on whether to recommend Kavanaugh’s nomination to the full Senate has...

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Trump says House GOP ‘applauded and laughed loudly’ after Sanford reference, despite the fact that they booed

FOX NEWS President Trump on Wednesday disputed reports that a joke he made Tuesday night on Capitol Hill — in which he mocked Rep. Mark Sanford for his recent primary election loss — was poorly received.  (AP Photo) President Trump on Wednesday disputed reports that a joke he made Tuesday night on Capitol Hill — in which he mocked Rep. Mark Sanford for his recent primary election loss — was poorly received. “Had a great meeting with the House GOP last night at the Capitol,” Trump tweeted. “They applauded and laughed loudly when I mentioned my experience with Mark Sanford. I...

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Embattled Missouri Governor Greitens sends National Guard troops to Mexico border

FOX NEWS Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday authorized the deployment of state Army National Guard troops to protect the southern border wall. The embattled Republican governor deployed four soldiers and a UH-72 Lakota helicopter to use during missions to aide the U.S. Customs and Border Protection mission to protect the U.S.-Mexico border. TRUMP’S NATIONAL GUARD REQUEST FOR US-MEXICO BORDER DRAWS RESPONSE FROM SURROUNDING STATES Greiten’s authoritization to deploy troops comes just weeks before he’s scheduled to go on trial for an invasion of privacy indictment alleging he took and transmitted a nonconsensual photo of an at least partially nude woman...

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Michael Flynn selling home to pay for legal fees after pleading guilty in Trump probe

FOX NEWS Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, is selling his Virginia townhome to help pay for his mounting legal fees after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI.  (Google Earth/AP Photo) Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser to President Trump who pleaded guilty late last year to lying to the FBI, is selling his Virginia home in order to pay his mounting legal bills, according to a report Tuesday. Family members of the retired three-star Army general told ABC News he put his home in the Old Town neighborhood of Alexandria — just outside Washington, D.C. —...

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New York man arrested for allegedly stalking Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

FOX NEWS Amos Olagunju, left, was arrested at the U.S. Capitol Friday outside of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema’s office.  (Facebook/House of Representatives) A New York man has been arrested by U.S. Capitol Police for allegedly stalking Arizona Representative and Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema. Amos Olagunju was arrested at Sinema’s office Friday on the seventh floor of the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C., WRC-TV reported, citing a special agent’s affidavit. Olagunju, of Brooklyn, New York, has allegedly been stalking the Democratic House Representative since 2014, in spite of multiple warning from Capitol Police and two-court ordered injunctions not to...

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Who is Joe Arpaio? A look at the Arizona ex-sheriff

FOX NEWS Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced he is running for Senate in Arizona. The Republican is a close ally to President Trump.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) After weeks of speculation, controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced he will run for Senate in Arizona. A Republican, Arpaio, 85, is an ally of President Trump. The president pardoned Arpaio in August 2017 after he was found guilty of criminal contempt for denying a judge’s order to stop traffic patrols that allegedly targeted immigrants. “I have a lot to offer. I’m a big supporter of President Trump,” Arpaio said in an interview...

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Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track, arraigned on domestic violence charges

FOX NEWS Track Palin, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s oldest son, was arraigned Sunday after being arrested a day earlier on charges of domestic violence.  (REUTERS/John Gress ) Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was arraigned Sunday after being arrested a day earlier on charges of domestic violence. Palin, 28, was charged with first-degree burglary, one charge of fourth-degree assault and one charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief, KTUU reported. The news station also reported Palin is in custody at the Mat-Su Pre-Trial Facility in Palmer, about 20 miles northeast of Wasilla. He was charged with misdemeanor mischief for allegedly causing up to $500 in property damage, according to the Los Angeles Times. SARAH PALIN’S OLDEST SON ARRESTED IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE Palin’s arrest on charges of domestic violence isn’t his first. In January 2016, he was charged with assault, interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime and possessing a weapon while intoxicated in connection with the incident. At the time, Palin’s girlfriend told law enforcement he punched her in the face, and said she was scared he would shoot himself with an AR-15. The girlfriend reportedly had bruising and swelling around her left eye, and she said her right knee hurt after Palin kicked her there. Track Palin, left, pictured with members of the McCain and Palin families ahead of the Republican...

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