Kent Covington

Tuesday morning news: October 2, 2018

U.S., Canada tout new trade agreement » The United States and Canada are both touting a new trade deal struck Sunday night. The agreement between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico will revise and rename the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Monday morning news: October 1, 2018

Kavanaugh vote delayed as FBI reopens background check » The Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is in limbo this week as the FBI looks into allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

Friday morning news: September 28, 2018

Ford and Kavanaugh testify » Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford both gave emotional testimony to lawmakers Thursday.

Thursday morning news: September 27, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Ford to testify today » Christine Ford will testify today about her allegation of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh. She’ll appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee at 10 a.m. this morning.

Wednesday morning news

President Trump takes podium at U.N. General Assembly » President Trump is leading a special meeting of the U.N. Security Council in New York today. That meeting will address potential nuclear threats around the world, including Iran. And in his speech to the General Assembly on Tuesday the president told world leaders…

Tuesday morning news: September 25, 2018

Kavanaugh: I will not be intimidated into withdrawing » Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday, calling allegations of sexual misconduct in the early 1980’s “grotesque and obvious character assassination.” And he added that he will “not be intimidated into withdrawing” his nomination.

Monday morning news: September 24, 2018

Christine Ford to testify Thursday » Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford say she will testify this week to lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee. She has agreed to appear on Capitol Hill Thursday at 10 a.m. in an opening hearing. That agreement ended a week of wrangling between the committee and Ford’s lawyers.

Friday morning news: September 21, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser faces deadline » Christine Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as a teenager has reportedly told lawmakers she “would be prepared to testify next week” if the terms are fair.

Thursday morning news: September 20, 2018

President Trump visits North Carolina in wake of Florence » President Trump was on the ground in North Carolina on Wednesday, where he toured storm-ravaged areas and talked to relief and rescue workers, as well as residents impacted by Florence. 

Wednesday morning news: September 19, 2018

Florence relief efforts continue » President Trump will visit North Carolina today to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence and the catastrophic rains that lingered well after the winds died down.