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Grassley breaks with Trump, says whistleblower 'ought to be heard'

Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chamber's most senior Republican and a long-time defender of whistleblowers, rebuked President Donald Trump on Tuesday when he said that the individual behind a complaint at the center of House Democrats' impeachment inquiry "appears to have foll

Grassley pushing McConnell for vote on criminal justice bill

With Congress eying to exit Washington in a few weeks, Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the influential Judiciary committee, dismissed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's claim that a major criminal justice reform bill doesn't have the support of the majority of Republicans in the Senate.

Judiciary chairman refers Swetnick, Avenatti to Justice Department

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley on Thursday referred Julie Swetnick and her lawyer Michael Avenatti to the Department of Justice for a possible criminal investigation over allegations they made false statements to Congress about now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

READ: Grassley's written opening statement for SJC hearing

This morning, we continue our hearing on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. We will hear from two witnesses, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Kavanaugh. I'd like to thank Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh for accepting the Committee's invitation to testify today.

What Thursday's Kavanaugh-Ford hearing will look like

The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault are set to testify about her allegation will see both witnesses face five minutes of questioning from each senator on the panel, or a lawyer if senators choose to yield their time.

Kavanaugh hearing uncertain for Monday

Christine Blasey Ford said in a letter Tuesday that she wants an FBI investigation into her allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate holds a hearing on her allegations.

73 arrested on day 2 of Kavanaugh hearings

U.S. Capitol Police said they had arrested 73 people in the Senate office buildings by the end of the second day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.

Senators argue over Kavanaugh White House records

Thirteen years ago this week, President George W. Bush was grappling with his administration's mishandling of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast when he suddenly had an opportunity to appoint the next chief justice of the United States. At his side was staff secretary Brett Kavanaugh.

Documents: Kavanaugh on campaign contribution limits

Newly released documents reveal that when he was serving in the White House under President George W. Bush, Brett Kavanaugh suggested that he thought candidate contribution limits have "some constitutional problems."

Schumer requests Kavanaugh's records from Bush White House

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer escalated on Friday the ongoing partisan fight over documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's career, sending a letter to President George W. Bush asking him to authorize and make public the release of all documents related to Kavanaugh's time in the Bush White House -- including in the position of staff secretary.