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California’s chief justice leaves the GOP over Kavanaugh: ‘I felt compelled to make a choice now’

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California’s chief justice has given up her Republican Party registration after watching the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has changed her voter registration to show no party preference after Kavanaugh was confirmed by the U.S. Senate despite credible rape allegations by Palo Alto professor Christine Blasey Ford, she told the website CALmatters.

“You can draw your own conclusions,” she said.

The 59-year-old Cantil-Sakauye, a prosecutor before becoming a judge 28 years ago, is among many high-profile Republicans who have disavowed the GOP since President Donald Trump’s election in 2016.

“I’ve been thinking about it for some time,” Cantil-Sakauye said.

The longtime judge, who has been chief justice since 2011, said she made her decision after discussing the current political situation with her husband and friends — who agreed with her.

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“I felt compelled to make a choice now,” Cantil-Sakauye said. “It better suits what I do and how I approach issues.”

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Mitch McConnell caves into Jon Stewart on 9/11 first responders — finally agrees to meet with them

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was completely eviscerated by former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last week, after McConnell refused to hold a vote on continuing to fund medical care for the 9/11 first responders and workers who helped clean up the collapsed buildings after the attack. But now he's giving in, for now, The New York Post reported.

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Trump is endangering the US by governing like he’s directing a reality TV show: officials

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President Donald Trump seems to be waffling on whether or not he wants a war in Iran. As it stands, he seems to be against it, pulling back on a military strike that would have killed 150 people and most certainly begun another Middle Eastern war.

In a report from the Washington Post, leaders from policy to politics are telling the president to get it together. The "freewheeling" style of politics may have been a quirky style, but now it's putting the United States in a difficult position.

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Conservative columnist tells Trump make good on his threats with Iran or ‘shut up’

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President Donald Trump appeared to back down last week when it came to an attack on Iran after an oil tanker was allegedly fired upon and the country shot down a U.S. drone during surveillance.

Republicans and even Trump himself has mocked former President Barack Obama for drawing a "red line" for Syria but being unwilling to act further. In Obama's case, the president saw the country cross the red line and asked Congress to give him a declaration of war. Republicans refused at the time.

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