FORD TO TESTIFY Dr. Christine Blasey Ford will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week, provided she and Senate Republicans “agree on terms that are fair and which ensure her safety,” her lawyer wrote to Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley on Thursday.
MONDAY OR ELSE Senate Republicans and conservative supporters of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are trying to intimidate Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who says Kavanaugh assaulted her when the two were high school students, back into silence, so they can charge ahead with his confirmation.
HAPPY FRIDAY! EVERYONE'S GUILTY. After holding out for nearly a year, President Trump’s former campaign chairman/convicted felon Paul Manafort struck a plea agreement with the government, requiring him to cooperate fully with federal prosecutors, including Special Counsel Robert Mueller.