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Kavanaugh Accuser Wants to Dictate Which Media Outlets Cover Hearing

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In a Tuesday email sent to the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, the attorney for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser is making demands about which media outlets cover the Thursday hearing.

“[Attorney] Michael Bromwich said in emails sent Tuesday afternoon that he was requesting access for three ‘robocams,’ three specific wire services, photographers from the Associated Press, Reuters and one unspecified service, and a pool reporter for newspapers and magazines. In a follow-up email he specified that the robocams should be operated by ‘the CSPAN TV pool,’ and said he also wanted space for a radio reporter,” according to a report.

The Washington Times reported that negotiations between the Committee and Ford’s attorney were “tense.”

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“While committees sometimes limit press based on space at hearings, and some witnesses have arranged to have their identities shielded, longtime Capitol Hill watchers struggled to think of precedent for a witness dictating terms of press coverage,” according to the report.

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Senator Tim Scott Predicts “50% Increase” In Black Support for Trump in 2020

Such a shift would be a game changer.

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South Carolina Senator Tim Scott is predicting a “50% increase” in support for Donald Trump in the 2020 election.

Scott made the prediction in an interview with Fox News’ Neil Cavuto on Friday.

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President Trump will see a 50 percent increase in his African-American support. It will go from 8 percent in 2016 to a minimum of 12 percent in 2020. He may even get to 15 percent of the African American vote, and that is game over.”

Such a small slice of the black vote may seem small, but it very well could prove enough to be impactful in swing states such as Michigan and Pennsylvania. Scott pointed to President Trump’s performance on economic policy as a possible factor in drawing black support to the GOP in 2020.

“[Trump] had an executive order to increase affordability of home ownership, and African American home ownership since he took office is up about 2%… President Trump is not just talking a good game, he is walking a good game.”

Scott pointed to the possibility of a Michael Bloomberg nomination alienating some Black Americans from the Democratic Party.

African Americans have been one of the most consistent voting blocs for the Democratic Party since the 1960’s. Some blacks are concerned that they’re not a priority for the Democratic Party in an era where the party has made generous policy concessions to various demographic groups.

A realignment of some Black Americans into the Republican Party wouldn’t be without precedent in American history. African Americans originally strongly supported the reconstruction-era Republican Party when they were granted voting rights(in theory) after the Civil War. The first black U.S Senator and House Representative was a Republican.

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