Kavanaugh says ‘no one is above the law’ but ducks questions about Trump

Washington (CNN)Brett Kavanaugh spent much of 12 hours in a packed and raucous Senate hearing room Wednesday trying not to talk about politics — or how he would act in cases involving the man who nominated him to the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump. “No one is above the law…

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He’s a ‘sexually violent predator,’ but Hollywood will not remove Bill Cosby’s star from the Walk of Fame

(CNN)In the eyes of the law, Bill Cosby is a convicted felon and a “sexually violent predator.” But on Hollywood Boulevard, he’s still a star. Scandalous stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Nevertheless, CNN affiliate KABC reports that the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable has circulated a petition asking…

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Democratic senator releases document showing ICE got $9.8 million from FEMA

Washington (CNN)Sen. Jeff Merkley released a document Tuesday showing a transfer of nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and accused President Donald Trump’s administration of diverting funds from hurricane relief just as hurricane season was starting. CNN received a copy of…

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DC keeps Trump’s liquor license intact

Washington (CNN)Washington’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board met on Wednesday to consider a review into whether President Donald Trump has the character to sell alcohol in the nation’s capital. The complainants filed a series of supplements ahead of Wednesday’s meeting, including an additional filing earlier this month citing the recent guilty…

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