Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden for the first time on Friday is set to personally address a former Senate aide's accusation that he sexually assaulted her in 1993 – a claim that his campaign has denied.
US President Trump blasts The New York Times after it updated a story detailing a previously unreported accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say the alleged victim did not recall the incident.
Southeastern Georgia state joins a string of other GOP-controlled states moving to enact strict ban on abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the US Supreme Court perfectly illustrates how the Trump administration's behaviour mirrors the cruelest tendencies of the internet.
US President Donald Trump apologised to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for "the terrible pain and suffering" he and his family were "forced to endure" during his ceremonial swearing-in event at the White House.
Kavanaugh sworn in as the 114th justice of the US Supreme Court, during a private ceremony at the court building after the bitterly polarised Senate voted 50-48 to confirm him.
The Republican-controlled Senate voted 51-49 to set up a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation on Saturday.
Christine Blasey Ford's powerful testimony, along with Kavanaugh's angry rebuttal, has divided the US, rekindling the national conversation on sexual misconduct and the burden of proof in the #MeToo era.
President Donald Trump, pushing to get his nominee to the court confirmed, said in a Twitter post early on Thursday that the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were "totally uncorroborated."
“I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape,” Kellyanne Conway told CNN.
Under pressure from moderate members, Republican leaders said they would allow the new probe for up to one week, slowing their rush to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court.
The process to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reached a dramatic peak after the testimony of a woman accusing him of attempted rape. While the event is presented as TV theater, the reality of this process has very serious consequences.
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