Condoleeza Rice

***Live Updates*** Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will begin its confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh. If confirmed, Kavanaugh will replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. In his opening statement, Kavanaugh, echoing Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, will say that a “good judge must be an umpire—a neutral and impartial arbiter who favors no litigant or policy.” Breitbart News will have live updates throughout the week. All times eastern.


Condi Rice Has ‘No Recollection’ of Colin Powell Telling Hillary to Use Private Email

Another former Secretary of State, Condoleeza Rice, has sided with Colin Powell against Hillary Clinton, saying she has “no recollection” of Powell advising Clinton to use private email, as Clinton described to FBI investigators. Rice was a guest at the dinner party where the exchange between Powell and Clinton supposedly occurred.

UNITED STATES, Washington : US Secretary of State Colin Powell (L), National Security Advisor Condoleeza Rice (C) and White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card (R) look on as US President George W. Bush meets with Chilean President Ricardo Lagos in the Oval Office of the White House 19 July …

‘One Day in America’ Kicks Off Condi for VP Campaign

Supporters of former Secretary of State Condolezza Rice formally launched their campaign Friday to make the Stanford University professor the next Vice-President of the United States as the GOP running mate of Donald J. Trump.

Condoleezza Rice (Reuters)

Murdoch Says Carson Would Be ‘Real Black President,’ Left Goes Nuts

As Dr. Ben Carson continues his rise in the 2016 Republican presidential polls, media mogul Rupert Murdoch tweeted favorably about him: “Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about a real black President who can properly address the racial divide? And much else.”

Ben Carson Reuters and Barack Obama AP

Jeb Bush’s Education Foundation Offering Online Courses Promoting Common Core

Potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush has made it clear that he will continue his support for the controversial Common Core standards initiative, despite the fact that the conservative base of the GOP is overwhelmingly opposed to it. His education foundation, in fact, is offering online courses for policy-makers focusing on how to promote the idea that the standards are necessary for national security, why data collection is essential, and how to win over parents, teachers, and citizens in the education reform conversation.

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

California Polls Set Tough Challenge for Republicans

Despite the presence of Republican presidential contenders in the Golden State this weekend, a pair of Field Polls released late last week look grim for the GOP. One shows President Barack Obama’s approval rating among likely voters in the Golden State rising to 57%, “the best appraisal of Obama in over two years by Californians.” The other shows that fewer than one in five Californians approve of Congress, and a near-majority say Republican control of both houses of Congress is a bad thing.

Breitbart California in Sacramento (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)