Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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The video has been watched more than 200 000 times on YouTube and retweeted more than 81 000 times so far.
US President Donald Trump revelled in arguably the biggest – and hardest fought – victory of his controversy-strewn presidency ahead of a ceremonial swearing-in for new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
US President Donald Trump has celebrated the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, condemning Democrats for what he called a "shameless campaign of political and personal destruction" against his nominee.
A deeply divided Senate has pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle.
As angry protesters swamped Capitol Hill on the eve of a crunch vote to advance the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the judge made a highly unusual plea to defend his impartiality.
Mandy Wiener considers how the SA justice system would deal with Brett Kavanaugh and the allegations of sexual assault against the Supreme Court judge nominee.
Trump says he supports 'comprehensive' FBI Kavanaugh probe.
'Look at me:' Tearful women confront Flake on his support for Kavanaugh as emotions run high in the US Capitol.
The controversy surrounding the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the US Supreme Court raises interesting questions about the standard required for judicial appointments, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
A new woman claimed on Wednesday to have witnessed sexually abusive behavior by Brett Kavanaugh and said she was gang-raped at a party in the early 1980s attended by the Supreme Court nominee.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in again, but not before President Donald Trump slammed his opponents for a "campaign of personal destruction".
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Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they'd back him.
You might think that a case in the U.S. about sexual assault has nothing to do with you, but you’re wrong.
A showdown roll call over confirmation seemed likely over the weekend.
Remember those brave women who stood up with posters of Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, Khwezi? Last week America had their "Khwezi moment", writes Melanie Verwoerd.
President Donald Trump says he found the testimony by a woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago to be "very compelling".
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has given a soft-spoken and steady account about what she said happened three decades ago in a bedroom at a small gathering of friends.
Donald Trump's nominee for the US Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, has fought back against allegations that he'd sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when both were high school students.
US President Donald Trump is at last having a #MeToo moment of his own.
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