Brett Kavanaugh, Interrupted

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Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

Happy hump day! Or: Hump Day? Looks weird both ways.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Senate Democrats are working to delay confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. I’m sure they’ll pull this off successfully because they are good at holding to their commitments. [Washington Post]
  • New York state prosecutors are back on Michael Cohen’s ass with a brand new subpoena. [Associated Press]
  • Steven Tyler, father of Liv, Aero of Smith, has asked Trump once again to stop playing his songs at rallies. But I just found out that Tyler is also a registered Republican, so! Clean home, son! [The Hill]
  • Someone tweeted the notes from the jury foreman in the Paul Manafort trial. Each is handwritten, and they tell a story of a jury, first, confused by the terms “shell company” and “reasonable doubt,” then confused by how to fill out forms (“We will need another form please”), and finally, unable to reach a consensus on 10 counts. I know it’s not meant to be funny, but I found it hilarious. [Twitter]

Here are some tweets the president was allowed to publish today:


This has been Barf Bag.

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Woow i ams shocked he is aware Hawaii is USA, because it’s an island and far from mainland.