Al Franken for resigning after being accused of sexual misconduct.
"Hello Minnesota - great state, I'm thrilled to be back in the homeland with some fantastic, patriots - you know that", said President Trump.
Trump spoke at a massive rally at the Rochester, Minn.
The three Republicans whose votes on Brett Kavanaugh will likely determine whether he's awarded a spot on the Supreme Court have become increasingly hard to pinpoint by media and protesters in the past 24 hours as their colleagues read the Federal Bureau of Investigation report and the confirmation vote inches closer.
Trump recalled the departure of "wacky" Al Franken from the Senate in connection with the appointment of incumbent Democratic Senator Tina Smith.
"The Democrats are truly the party of crime because open borders - that's what happens", said Trump. "He was gone so fast".
Franken resigned after several women accusing him of groping or forcibly kissing them. A key difference, however, is that there was photographic evidence of Franken's misconduct, while there has been little or no corroborating evidence supporting the sexual assault accusations against Kavanaugh. "So I won't mention it".
He said Democrats' tactics against Kavanaugh are motivating Republicans.
Trump tells a rally crowd of thousands Thursday evening in Rochester, Minnesota, that Democrats' "rage-fueled resistance is starting to backfire at a level nobody has ever seen before". Up 11, up 10, up 14. She chided Trump: "He said Tina Smith way too many times".
After filing a cloture petition, lawmakers must wait one legislative day before proceeding to a vote, according to Senate rules. This background check, requested by a trio of senators who are undecided on Kavanaugh's confirmation, will be different.
With the uncertainty of the playoff scenarios, the Dodgers aren't sure where they will go after Sunday's regular-season finale. The Brewers likewise got out to an early lead, getting two in the first inning before rolling to an 11-0 win over the Tigers.
A public policy team employed by Amazon will begin pushing for an increase in the USA federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Workers have been protesting against fast food chains like McDonald's Corp and demanding wage increases since 2012.
Mary Wylie, a local party official from Devon in southwest England, said Johnson's speech expressed "my Conservative philosophy". And we have a guarantee for the people of Northern Ireland and we are upholding that.
Anger: Democratic Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at a rally against Brett Kavanaugh in Boston yesterday. Democrats on Monday expressed concern over Kavanaugh's statements about his activities and his alcohol consumption in school.
The cascade of condemnation - from the Australian, British and Dutch governments - does more than just point the finger at Moscow. GRU operatives are also said to be behind the attempted hacking of the World Anti-Doping Agency in Switzerland previous year .
It marked the sharpest criticism by Trump of Ford since she came forward publicly with the allegation last month. The audience laughed as Trump, at times inaccurately, recounted what he described as holes in her testimony.
They squandered a dominant start by Jon Lester , got shut down by Kyle Freeland and wasted several big scoring opportunities. Lester did his part Tuesday, allowing just one run on four hits over six innings with nine strikeouts.
The " bothie " feature that has become a trademark of Nokia-branded smartphones will be included in the Nokia 7 .1 as well. Interestingly, the smartphone also has a dedicated 16-bit engine that can convert SDR content to HDR in real-time.
Kenya is the third stop on Mrs Trump's African tour, which began on Tuesday in Ghana and continued in Malawi on Thursday. A white woman on the roadside held up a handmade sign as the first lady's motorcade passed that said "Melania Me Too".
The bureau has not yet interviewed Ford, Kavanaugh, or other witnesses identified by Ford's legal team as crucial to the probe. Here's something you might not expect to enter a conversation about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: The band UB40.
U.S. dollar surges to 15-month high against Singdollar
Mr Gandhi took aim at Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, accusing him of remaining silent over the rupee crisis. The greenback also shot to its highest so far this year on the yen and an all-time high against the Indian rupee.
Feds test nationwide emergency alert system today
You won't get it if you aren't in range of a cell tower, for instance, or if your phone is switched off. During the Cold War, it was pretty common to see and hear tests of the Emergency Broadcasting System.
Project Stream announced by Google
You will need to be a 17-years or older resident of the USA , ideally with a 25 megabits per second connection to quality, though. The game will be free-of-charge to play for the duration of the Project Stream test, which will end in mid-January.
University of Waterloo prof awarded Nobel Prize for physics
She becomes the third woman to receive the #NobelPrize in Physics , joining Maria Goeppert-Mayer (1963) and Marie Curie (1903). Dr Ashkin developed a laser technique described as optical tweezers , which is used to study biological systems.