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Yale student said she was warned Brett Kavanaugh liked his law clerks to ‘look a certain way’

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One thing Republicans have said about Judge Brett Kavanaugh is that even if the childhood sexual assault occurred, there are no other examples of bad behavior from him. Somehow the incident being isolated made it less concerning to conservatives defending the Supreme Court nominee. Now another incident has come to light.

According to a Yale Law student, Kavanaugh liked for his law clerks to “look a certain way,” The Huffington Post reported Wednesday.

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The student explained that she received the combination of warning and advice from one of her professors on Kavanaugh. The professors who alerted her to the information were Jed Rubenfeld and his wife, Amy Chua.

“Though neither said the judge did anything untoward regarding the women he worked with, the student found their counsel off-putting,” The Post reported.

“I had mixed feelings,” the former student said. “On the one hand, it’s a yellow flag; on the other hand, phew, I hadn’t heard anything else.”

The first comment came from Rubenfeld, who walked through a list of judges the student could work for. He warned the student about two judges specifically, Alex Kozinski, a former 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judge known to harass clerks. He has since retired after accusations came to light. Interestingly, Kavanaugh once clerked for Kozinski before he worked with Justice Anthony Kennedy.

The second was Kavanaugh.

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“He did not say what the ‘certain look’ was. I did not ask,” the woman said. “It was very clear to me that he was talking about physical appearance, because it was phrased as a warning ― and because it came after the warning about Judge Kozinski.”

After the student interviewed with Kavanaugh, Chua reinforced what Rubenfeld said.

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Impeachment: Trump’s ‘hearsay’ defense just crashed and burned

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In the panoply of contradictory and incoherent defenses of Donald Trump, a favorite of Republicans has been to harp on the claim that witnesses to Trump's extortion scheme against Ukraine were all "second-hand" or "third-hand." This has always been confounding, as the official summary readout of the famous phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shows Trump clearly conditioning military aid and U.S. support on Zelensky giving a public boost to Trump's conspiracy theories about former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democratic leaders. The witnesses so far have simply affirmed what the written record demonstrates amply.

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WATCH: Dejected Devin Nunes slumps back in his chair after he fails to yield his time to Elise Stefanik

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The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee was visibly frustrated after once again getting shut down while attempting a parliamentary maneuver.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) has been attempting to ignore the rules governing the impeachment inquiry so that he can yield Republicans' time to fellow members of Congress, instead of just the professional GOP counsel.

Nunes has attempted to yield time to Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), who has been raising re-election funds off of her outbursts in the hearings.

Once again, Nunes attempted to yield his time to a fellow Republican and once again Nunes was told that is against the rules.

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Mike Pompeo wants to run for Senate — but can’t figure out a graceful way to resign: report

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For months, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been dogged by rumors that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is trying to recruit him to run for Senate in his home state of Kansas — a claim that he has flatly denied.

Now, Time reports that multipler Republican sources have confirmed Pompeo does in fact have a Kansas Senate run on his radar. The only problem is that he can't figure out a graceful way to exit the Trump administration.

Pompeo, who has largely remained in President Donald Trump's good graces, has come under national scrutiny for his role in the Ukraine scandal, which has seen several foreign service officers and national security officials testifying that Trump set up a backchannel with his lawyer Rudy Giuliani to Ukrainian leadership to demand political help against former Vice President Joe Biden.

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