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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.