Weekly Briefing: Kavanaugh Accusation, Refugee Cap, Hillsong Denomination

www.christianpost.com | 9/21/2018 | Staff
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President - Trump - Supreme - Court - Nominee

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee was accused of attempted rape while drunk at a high school party in the '80s. The woman behind the allegation revealed herself as California professor Christine Blasey Ford.

Kavanaugh has denied the allegation.

Kavanaugh - Ford - Monday - Hearing - Ford

Kavanaugh and Ford have been invited to testify on Monday at a public hearing. Ford's lawyers said she may testify next week, but Monday "is not possible."

Read how evangelical leaders reacted.

Pence - Reaction

Pence's reaction.

(Screenshot: YouTube/NBC News)Hurricane Florence flood waters in North Carolina on September 15, 2018.

Death - Toll - Hurricane - Florence - Week

The death toll from Hurricane Florence continued to rise this week and currently stands at 41 deaths.

Though it made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, as a Category 1 storm last Friday, it has led to catastrophic damage due to ongoing flooding and displaced thousands of residents.

President - Trump - Carolinas - Wednesday - Response

President Trump visited the Carolinas on Wednesday to assess the federal response. He helped pass out meals at Temple Baptist Church in New Bern.

"America grieves with you and our hearts break for you. God bless you. We will never forget your loss," he said.

US - Refugees - Year - Trump - Administration

The U.S. will resettle no more than 30,000 refugees in fiscal year 2019, the Trump administration announced this week. That ceiling marks a historic low.

Many evangelical leaders had called on the administration to raise the ceiling...
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