If you live in the United States, you’ll receive an unprecedented text on your cell phone today. In 2016, President Obama signed a law requiring the Federal Emergency Management Agency to create a system allowing the president to send cellphone alerts regarding public safety emergencies.
After credible allegations of sexual assault against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were made public two weeks ago — allegations that Christine Blasey Ford recounted in a live Senate testimony Thursday (Sept. 27) — many Americans thought warily back to their teenage years: Could we withstand a public trial of our worst actions from decades ago?
The FBI is conducting another background check on Judge Brett Kavanaugh this week. Agents can interview his friends from high school, study his calendars from the summer of 1982, and check his records from college as well.
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake voted with his GOP colleagues Friday on the Senate Judiciary Committee to advance the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh but also joined with a bloc of senators from both sides of the aisle in pushing for an FBI investigation of the sexual assault allegations that would be limited to one week.
After the emotional, nearly eight hour hearing between Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the president of the American Bar Association has called for the postponement of the vote on Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
An emotional and sometimes tearful Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared his innocence Thursday of a high-profile sexual abuse allegation, moments after his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, said she was “100 percent” sure Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while in high school.