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Pres. Trump to hold MAGA rally in Kan., in support of GOP candidates

Large crowds are gathering in Kansas, where President Trump is preparing to hold a Make America Great Again rally in support of the state’s Republican candidates. The president will depart from the White House on Saturday, on route to the state capital of Topeka. There he will hold a roundtable with supporters before the rally, where more than 10,000 people are expected to show up. Many attendees began lining up for the event as early as Friday morning.


Senate remains in session all night before SCOTUS vote on Kavanaugh

The Senate pulls an all-nighter, as Senators brace for a landmark vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Saturday, members of Congress are still in session before the final vote which is expected to happen 5 p.m. Pacific Time. Under Senate rules, Senators have an additional 30 hours to give speeches, debate, and potentially secure more votes.


Kavanaugh’s accuser accepts Senate hearing date for next week

The accuser of Brett Kavanaugh accepts the Senate’s offer to appear for a hearing on her claims against the Supreme Court nominee. Saturday lawyers for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford said she will testify to lawmakers next week. According to a letter from Ford’s attorney’s, she has accepted the terms, but still believes the hearing is inconsistent with a fair and partial investigation.