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Graham: Trump won't invoke executive privilege for Mueller report

President Donald Trump will not invoke executive privilege to withhold information from special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report and supports the public release of the investigation's findings, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday.

Sen. Graham: Judiciary Committee to hold gun control hearing

Sen. Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the powerful Judiciary committee and a close ally of the President's -- told CNN on Wednesday that his committee will hold a hearing on gun control legislation later this month, a rare move in a Republican-controlled chamber.

Marshals Service plagued by 'waste and misconduct,' report finds

A Senate Judiciary Committee investigation found that the US Marshals Service has a "culture of misconduct" that includes misused funds for expensive office furniture along with hiring and accountability violations, according to a report released by the committee Thursday.

Graham credits Trump for Supreme Court picks

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham expressed happiness Tuesday with President Donald Trump's successful nominations of Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, calling them "the greatest minds of their generation."

FBI director: Kavanaugh background probe 'limited in scope'

FBI Director Chris Wray told senators Wednesday that the FBI's investigation into Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was "limited in scope" and thus "consistent with the standard process."

Getting to yes: How the Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh

Just minutes had passed after the conclusion of the historic and emotionally-fraught congressional hearing where Christine Blasey Ford accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her three decades ago, and the four senators who would decide the fate of arguably the most contentious Supreme Court nominee in history quietly gathered in an ornate third-floor Capitol office.

Capitol Police arrest man suspected of 'doxing' lawmakers

The US Capitol Police announced Wednesday that they had arrested a suspect for allegedly "doxing" -- a form of publishing private identifying information online -- lawmakers during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week.

Flake says his Kavanaugh vote depends on FBI probe results

One of the key Republican senators undecided on whether to support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is standing by his call to see the results of an FBI investigation before making a decision, despite Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's commitment to holding a vote this week.

Mark Judge's lawyer says he was interviewed by the FBI

The man who has been named as a witness to the alleged incident between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and professor Christine Blasey Ford in the early 1980s has been interviewed by the FBI, according to his lawyer.

Trump orders FBI probe into Kavanaugh; Senate vote delayed

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation was suddenly thrown into doubt Friday after Republicans and the White House agreed to a one-week delay so the FBI can investigate sexual assault allegations facing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

Trump changes course

President Donald Trump ordered a limited, week-long FBI probe of the allegations against his Supreme Court pick, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, at the request of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday. It was a 180-degree turn from his previous statements about making such a move.

Flake confronted by two female protesters

Sen. Jeff Flake, minutes after he announced he will support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, was confronted at the US Capitol Friday morning by two women who say they are sexual assault survivors.

American Bar Association: Delay Kavanaugh vote

The American Bar Association is calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to halt the consideration of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until an FBI investigation is completed into the sexual assault allegations that have roiled his nomination.