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Brett Kavanaugh, Supreme Court nomination battle for the catastrophic climate change warning, a look at some of the greatest political moments in the year 2018 is bitter.
In the year 2018, President Trump travelled to Singapore for a historic summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform in the Oval Office and the Democrats meeting with the North back in the house after years in the political wilderness on Capitol Hill.
And this is only scratching the surface of this year’s momentous political events.
Read on for a look at the seven most important political moments in 2018.
Kavanaugh ‘ s 2. BGH negotiation
Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the Supreme Court in the year 2018.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Brett Kavanaugh-ascent of the Supreme Court was very rocky. At first, he seemed to be on a glide path to the high court after an uneventful confirmation hearing. But shortly before the Senate’s vote, California, psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford came the allegations of sexual misconduct to light.
Several women then came out of the us to accuse, to climb Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, a request to the Senate judiciary Committee to hold a new dramatic listening, with Ford and Kavanaugh’s testimony back-to-back.
In stunning testimony, Ford Kavanaugh pinned told her on a bed during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s and tried to remove their clothes and prevented her from screaming.
In the time that was Ford, you said 15, and Kavanaugh was 17 and intoxicated. Kavanaugh vehemently denied the accusations of a ride, as he answered their accusations before the judiciary panel.
Christine Blasey Ford was the only woman to witness, the accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct before the legislature.
Other women also do not have to occupy the leveled allegations. Deborah Ramirez claimed Kavanaugh, sat down next to her, while in the case of a Yale University dormitory party in the academic year 1983-84. Kavanaugh, the claim is denied, as well.
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Julie Swetnick, represented by lawyer Michael Avenatti, said she saw Kavanaugh and a friend, “drink excessively and in highly inappropriate behavior, including overly aggressive with girls and not with ‘no’ for an answer. This behavior included, the pet and attack from the girls without their consent.”
Kavanaugh also denied their claims and said that he did not know them. Note on inconsistencies in her story, Senate judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley referred to Avenatti and Swetnick for Federal officials for criminal investigation about a possible conspiracy, making false statements to Congress and obstructing its investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh.
Kavanaugh was finally check, the Supreme court confirmed in the course of the second hearing, and an additional FBI background.
Showdown in Singapore
President Trump Korean leader Kim Jong-Un met with the North in Singapore in June.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un met in Singapore in June for a historic summit, an agreement was signed to commit to the “building a sustainable and robust peace regime” on the Korean Peninsula.
At the top of the summit, the question of denuclearization. Trump then said that he knew that it would take “a long time, the complete denuclearization,” but to push, he promised to remove North Korea, their weapons quickly.
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Since the summit, tensions between the two countries have increased, however, as the denuclearization fought for talks to progress. After the United States imposed new sanctions announced a few North Korean top officials in his Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the State Department of “blocked accused of the way to denuclearization.”
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In the run-up to the summit, Trump and Kim often clashed. The President called the North Korean leader “Little Rocket Man”, and Kim in turn, has called Trump a “dotard.”
Democrats’ House takeover
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is to get in the hope that your old job as speaker in the new Congress.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
After the 2018 midterm elections, the Republicans hold made it to the Senate-but Democrats back the house.
Democrats won a total of 40 house seats-give a clear majority from next month.
“Today is more than the Democrats and the Republicans,” Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — who all but said sure House speaker again — after the Democrats regained control. “It’s about the restoration of the Constitution of checks and balances, the Trump administration.”
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The Democrats ” takeover sets up to 2019 will be a year of battles for the hard-legislative between legislators and the Republican President. With the Democrats in control of the schedule, GOP efforts to repeal Obama’s health care reform law, or General taxes, not lower, probably, to move that to January.
In addition, Pelosi has her eyes on campaign-Finance laws, election of the statues and ethics requirements.
Farewell to 41
Former President George H. W. Bush on Nov. 30, less than a year after his wife died.
(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Only seven months after the former first lady Barbara Bush died, former President George H. W. Bush on Nov. 30 at the age of 94 years.
Bush recalled with a week of service in Washington, DC, and Texas, where his politically prominent family, and the nation’s 41st president mourned. He was remembered for his selfless acts to help shave a Maine-to get the medics in the medical school his head in support of the Secret Service agent’s young son is diagnosed with cancer.
Perhaps one of the most moving moments after Bush’s death, he came to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda. Former Senate majority Leader Bob Dole, a world war II veteran like Bush was pushed in a wheelchair on the coffin. Once at his side, aide-de-camp Dole helped. As he was moved, Dole raised his left arm and saluted.
In one of the most moving moments of the former President George H. W. Bush’s funeral, former sen. Bob Dole stood up and greeted the coffin of the deceased President. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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To place Bush was taken to his last resting place by a railroad dedicated to the former President more than a decade ago. The blue light “Union Pacific” train was designed to Air Force One are similar to and carries the logo “4141” – a reference to Bush 41, President.
Arizona sen. John McCain died in the year 2018 according to the suffering from an aggressive brain tumor. McCain was a fixture in American politics, she served in the Senate and Congress combined for almost four decades.
Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., rested her head on his coffin during a funeral ceremony at the Arizona Capitol.
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
McCain’s funeral was attended by former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush. Trump is not the service at the Washington National Cathedral-but his presence was not completely absent.
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Obama and Meghan McCain, the Republican senator, the daughter, apparently took potshots at trump in their hymns.
“The America John McCain has no need to, great again, because America was always great,” Meghan McCain said, an apparent reference to Trump’s presidential campaign slogan: “Make America Great Again.”
Obama, on the other hand, made a mockery of those in the policy, the traffic in “and bombast, insult, and false controversy and manufactured outrage.”
The other Kim summit
TV personality Kim Kardashian West went to the White house several times this year to advocate for criminal justice reform.
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, visited the White house several times in the year 2018, to advocate for criminal justice reform. In particular, she sought an excuse for people, the offences, long prison sentences in connection to a violence-free drugs.
In June, trump on the set of Alice Marie Johnson, a great-grandmother, a life sentence for a nonviolent drug conviction commuted. Kardashian West is in favour of had Johnson’s name.
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Her husband, outspoken rapper Kanye West, also with Trump in the White house in 2018, to discuss prison reform, unemployment among black Americans and the violence in Chicago.
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Before your lunch, West a bizarre press conference held, where he talked about North Korea, his Make America Great Again, and the 13th Amendment.
At the end of the year, a criminal justice reform bill passed Congress and was signed into law.
Ocasio-Cortez bursts onto the scene
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a democratic, socialist, defeated a 10-term incumbent in New York in the primaries.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
“I can’t believe you put this into words,” said a visibly stunned Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in June. The then 28-year-old democratic, socialist just had primaries, Rep. Joseph Crowley, a 10-term incumbent from Queens and a member of the party leadership defeated, in New York.
Their shocking win deep divisions are exposed to within the Democratic party as the liberal wing, under pressure, to back the establishment big-government policies, such as Medicare for all, and guaranteed jobs. Ocasio-Cortez, supports the abolition of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency, tuition-free public schools, more gun control and “housing as a human right”.
Their primary gain, made her an instant political star. Later, the Bundestag win election, Ocasio-Cortez is one of the most closely monitored of members of the new Congress.
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Ocasio-Cortez was not the only democratic, socialist, who had success in the midterm elections. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan won the seat of your congressional, so that the history as one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress.
Paul Manafort behind bars
Paul Manafort, President of Trump’s former campaign Chairman, was found guilty of multiple counts of Federal tax and banking crimes and remains in prison.
(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
In the year 2018, Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign Chairman, went to jail.
Even before a jury found Manafort guilty of multiple counts of Federal tax and banking crimes in August, Manafort to jail was sent, after a judge accused him of witness tampering. He remains in prison.
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In September, Manafort pleaded guilty in a separate case with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between Russia and Trumpf employees in the election of 2016. As part of his plea agreement with Miller, Manafort cooperation of the lawyers agreed with the state in their probe. He also forfeited several bank accounts and several New York properties.
But 2018 could not without even more controversy; Müller-team-accused, Manafort, the lied to, to his office and the FBI “on a variety of topics,” as the deal. Manafort are the lawyers that he “provided truthful information and does not agree with the government’s characterization, or that he was against the agreement.”
Of a presidential pardon for his former campaign aide, Trump has said he “would not take it off the table.”
Fox News’ Edmund DeMarche, Katherine Lam, Adam Shaw and The Associated Press contributed to this report.