HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Kavanaugh allegation is part of a socialist plot

  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson said that a long-running plot by Socialists to take over America was fueling recent allegations of sexual assault against President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court.
  • “There’ve been people in this country for a very long time….who don’t like what this country represents,” Carson told an audience of conservative activists.These forces he said, were now “like wet hornets” and “out of control.”
  • Carson also expressed concern that the allegations against Kavanaugh might cause people to think twice before accepting positions in government to avoid “their reputation being sullied.”

Source: HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Kavanaugh allegation is part of a socialist plot

Third Named Witness Rejects Kavanaugh’s Accuser’s Allegations | National Review

In written testimony sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee, a third named witness has rejected the allegations made by Judge Kavanaugh’s accuser. Having been asked by a Senate staffer to comment on the charges advanced against the nominee, a lawyer for Leland Ingham Keyser wrote:

Simply put, Ms. Keyser does not know Mr. Kavanaugh and she has no recollection of ever being at a party or gathering where he was present, with, or without, Dr. Ford.

Source: Third Named Witness Rejects Kavanaugh’s Accuser’s Allegations | National Review

Tentative agreement reached for Kavanaugh-Ford hearing on Thursday, source says | Fox News

A tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford has been reached, a source with knowledge of the discussions told Fox News.

In a letter to the committee, Ford’s lawyers said that she had accepted the request to provide “her first-hand knowledge of Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual misconduct next week” after Republicans on the committee set a 2:30 p.m. deadline for her to say whether she would do so. Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, had said a vote would proceed in the absence of a response from Ford’s team by the cutoff time.

Source: Tentative agreement reached for Kavanaugh-Ford hearing on Thursday, source says | Fox News

5 questions after reading the Rod Rosenstein bombshell report – CNNPolitics

The New York Times published an explosive report Friday afternoon, claiming, via anonymous sources, that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein openly speculated about wearing a wire to record President Donald Trump and floated the idea of building support within the administration to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.

Source: 5 questions after reading the Rod Rosenstein bombshell report – CNNPolitics

Manhunt ends for Pennsylvania man who allegedly threatened Trump | Fox News

The manhunt for a Pennsylvania man who allegedly threatened to “put a bullet” in President Trump’s head has finally ended, officials said Friday.

Shawn Richard Christy, 26, surrendered after being tracked down to a ravine just north of Route 30 in Mansfield, Ohio, about 4:30 p.m., just three hours after the day’s search began, officials said at a press conference.

Source: Manhunt ends for Pennsylvania man who allegedly threatened Trump | Fox News

Walmart warning it’ll raise prices as Trump’s China tariffs kick in – CBS News

Walmart, the biggest U.S. retailer, warned the Trump administration the newest round of tariffs on imported Chinese goods could prompt it to raise prices on products from shampoo to bicycles to food.

“This round of tariffs could impact a significant number of common consumer items that are not easily replaceable,”  Sarah F. Thorn, a senior director for global government affairs at Walmart, wrote in a Sept. 6 letter to the U.S. Trade Representative. “The immediate impact will be to raise prices on consumers and tax American business and manufacturers. “

Source: Walmart warning it’ll raise prices as Trump’s China tariffs kick in – CBS News

Fox News Is Peddling Conspiracy Theories to Defend Brett Kavanaugh – Rolling Stone

Fox & Friends aired a segment alleging Brett Kavanaugh’s doppelgänger may have carried out the alleged sexual assault on Christine Blasey Ford

It didn’t take long for Kavanaugh apologists to put on their tin foil hats as part of their feverish effort to exonerate Trump’s latest Supreme Court nominee. On Thursday afternoon, the Washington Post published an opinion piece wondering if Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is so “mixed up” that she confused the judge with someone who looked exactly like him. “As crazy as that sounds, it wouldn’t be unheard of,” columnist Kathleen Parker wrote of a possible mistaken identity.

Source: Fox News Is Peddling Conspiracy Theories to Defend Brett Kavanaugh – Rolling Stone