Out d’Coup | Kavanaugh Hearing Marks Historic Moment; Bad News for PA Republicans; Scott Wagner Loses $630,000 Gambling on Wall Street; Free Will New Releases and Events; and, so much more.
Christine Blasey Ford gives gut-wrenching testimony about her experience being sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. When Kavanaugh has his turn, he rips off the mask and shows himself to be the asshole political operative he’s always been. Trump, meanwhile, loved Kavanaugh’s performance...says “that’s why I nominated him.” Senate Judiciary Committee set to vote this morning. Procedural vote scheduled for Saturday. Full confirmation vote next week. Sources saying GOP may need Mike Pence to get Kavanaugh on the Court. And, just for fun, the United Nations laughed at Trump.
In our Pennsylvania focus: Alex, I’ll take conflicts of interest for a thousand. Scott Wagner caught investing campaign funds into the stock market and LOST $630,000 over the summer. Internal PA GOP polling shows Pennsylvania Republicans running for the hills. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman is polling at 45-45 agaist his opponent. Senate Appropriations Chair Pat Browne is trailing an Our Revolution and PCCC backed candidate Mark Pinsley by 11 points. And, if that’s not bad enough for PA Republicans, Susan Wild is starting to pull away in the 7th Congressional District. The latest Franklin & Marshall poll shows Tom Wolf lapping Scott Wagner 52-30.
Faculty at Kutztown University table in front of their building in order to continue the pressure on university administrators to fix sick buildings. In the most devastating PA news of the week, Wawa is all in for Scott Wagner.
In today’s Last Call, Free Will holds Saison Saturday tomorrow. Check out their awesome can and bottle releases. They got their crowler machine up and running.
In abbreviated space news, Japan lands two small hopping probes on an asteroid. That’s a first in human history. Lots of space news, but it’s going to have to wait until next week. In the meantime, think about whether or not we should nationalize Elon Musk.