On Sept. 27, the US president told a female reporter to "go sit down" when she tried to ask him a question after fellow male colleagues called on Trump to take questions from female reporters too. The president denied that his White House is putting limits on what the Federal Bureau of Investigation can look into regarding the three women who have come forward to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault , and instead said he's just following the wants of Senate Republicans.
The State Department meanwhile sent out a renewed advisory telling Americans not to travel to Iraq . In reaction to the move, Qassemi said the United States made such claims despite numerous "overt and covert indications" of foreign agents' involvement in a "brutal" attack on Iran's consulate in Basra.
A third woman, Julie Swetnick , accused Kavanaugh and his high school friend Mark Judge of excessive drinking and inappropriate treatment of women in the early 1980s, among other accusations. In Thursday's extraordinary hearing, Kavanaugh vehemently denied the sexual abuse allegations, and also aggressively challenged suggestions he had a drinking problem at the time.
The main airport at Palu was damaged, landslides had cut off key roads while "power is out nearly everywhere", she added. Nugroho said authorities estimate that "there are still hundreds of victims buried in mud" in the area. "We want to wait for relatives to pick them up, but we can't wait any longer". The airport has been closed to commercial traffic since the disaster struck Friday night.
Sullivan wrote that the members of Congress "appropriate seek relief in federal court" because they have no way to address their concern about Trump's alleged violation of the emoluments clause with legislation. He accused the president of violating the emoluments clause "with impunity". "Judge Sullivan correctly reviewed the Supreme Court and D.C. Circuit case law in this area, and concluded that President Trump harms members of Congress by accepting benefits from foreign governments ...
Additionally, a former Yale classmate of Kavanaugh's yesterday released a statement saying he was "deeply troubled" by the nominee's efforts to downplay his drinking in his youth. "And hopefully at the conclusion everything will be fine". Mr Kavanaugh and another of his accusers, Christine Blasey Ford, who says Mr Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers, testified publicly before the Judiciary Committee on Thursday.