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‘Subpoena her’: Fox’s Andrew Napolitano says Chuck Grassley should force Dr. Ford to testify against her will

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Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that Republicans should issue a subpoena forcing Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to testify about her alleged sexual assault at the hands of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

“Should Judge Kavanaugh be responding to an accusation recounted in a newspaper?” Napolitano said during a segment on Fox & Friends. “Or should he be responding to the person who actually says he attempted to harm her. In the real world, it would only happen with the latter.”

“I have a suggestion, if I may, for [Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA)],” the legal analyst continued. “Subpoena her!”

“Whoa!” Fox News host Steve Doocy exclaimed.

“She decided to go the press, maybe reluctantly,” Napolitano opined. “She voluntarily spoke to The Washington Post… If they subpoena Dr. Ford, if they subpoena the therapist’s notes, if they subpoena Dr. Ford’s husband — who according to Dr. Ford was there when this incident was recounted — then they can interrogate them.”

Napolitano also said that allowing the FBI to “interrogate” Dr. Ford could be useful to Republicans if discrepancies are found in her story.

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“It’s not necessarily going to hurt Kavanaugh’s case,” he said. “It might actually help it.”

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Iran and US trade barbs after drone incident and ahead of new sanctions

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The United States on Monday was due to tighten sanctions on Iran as the two countries traded barbs in a tense standoff sparked by Washington's withdrawal from a nuclear deal.

Both nations say they want to avoid going to war, but tensions have spiralled as a series of incidents, including attacks on tankers and the shooting down of a US drone by Iran in the Gulf, raised fears of an unintended slide towards conflict.

On Sunday, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a US-made MQ9 Reaper "spy drone" -- also widely used for carrying out military strikes -- had encroached his country's airspace on May 26.

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John Oliver warns Trump didn’t have an ‘Ebenezer Scrooge moment’ deciding to be ‘good’ — he’s still Trump

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The best thing you can say about Donald Trump is that he "maybe hasn't eaten a dolphin before," John Oliver joked on his Sunday episode of "Last Week Tonight."

Oliver warned people that while Trump had a "change of heart" about Iran it was only about Iran. "He didn't have an Ebenezer Scrooge moment, threw open a window and yelled, 'I'm going to be good from now on!'" the host explained. "No, he just didn't bomb some people."

As Fox News explained, the drown that Iran shot down was not simply one from Amazon. Oliver said it wasn't like Trump said, "Alexa, send a drone to surveil Iran." According to Fox's genius analysis, those drones cost actual money.

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Donald Trump’s biggest regret is choosing Jeff Sessions as his attorney general

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In an interview that aired on Sunday, President Donald Trump told "Meet the Press" that his biggest regret is choosing Jeff Sessions to be his attorney general.

"If you could have one do-over as president, what would it be?" NBC host Chuck Todd asked Trump during their interview.

This article first appeared at Salon.com.After the president replied that his do over would involve "personnel," he elaborated that "I would say if I had one do over, it would be, I would not have appointed Jeff Sessions to be attorney general." When Todd asked Trump to clarify if he thought appointing Sessions was his "worst mistake," the president reiterated "yeah, that was the biggest mistake." He added that Sessions is "very talented" but was cut off by a new line of questioning from Todd before he could elaborate.

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