senate judiciary committee
Oct 2018


“I think that’s tragic. I think that needs to be looked into.”

Grassley to FBI: Go get the false claimants.

Sep 2018

Also, the Senate’s nadir: Please explain “ralph,” “boof,” and your high-school yearbook.

“I believe that the constitution’s provisions of fairness and due process apply here as well.”

Two victims, no winners.

WaPo: Bush to the barricades for Kavanaugh

Ed Morrissey Sep 28, 2018 8:41 AM

48 hard votes to confirm?

Into the fire

“You’re right to be angry.”

Live Video, Blog part 2: Kavanaugh’s testimony

John Sexton Sep 27, 2018 2:55 PM

Part 2.

Senate Dem: “Nobody believes” Kavanaugh was a virgin after college.

“…shoved her friend up against the wall very aggressively and sexually.”

“This process is a disgrace.”

“…direct the FBI to re-open its background investigation and thoroughly examine the multiple allegations of sexual assault.”


“…if they want to be able to vote on Friday they had to announce this today.”

Senate GOP “rattled”?

“This does not appear to be a done deal.”

The art of the impossible ask.

Awkward: Ford attorneys listed as headliners for Senate Dem fundraiser.

Cokie Roberts to Ford: Put up or …

Ed Morrissey Sep 20, 2018 12:01 PM

“Christine Blasey Ford has either developed a case of cold feet or she’s playing footsie with the Democrats.”

Demand for FBI probe “reverses the normal order of things.”

“I have never witnessed any improper conduct by Brett Kavanaugh towards women.”

Also: Ford silence “very puzzling.”


Plus: Schumer wants the FBI involved.

“Dr. Ford’s attorney could have approached my office…”

“It is really not fair to either of them the way it is was handled.”

Conway: “This woman will be heard.”

Ethics complaint to be filed Monday, too.

Aug 2018

The “least transparent” in history? Cool story, bro.

May 2018

Just what exactly happened in that infamous June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower? Everyone will get a chance to find …

Feb 2018
Dec 2017


Warning shots from Grassley.

Nov 2017

Grassley to Dems: Bye bye, blue slips

Ed Morrissey Nov 16, 2017 8:41 PM