1. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recently faced sexual abuse allegations from Christine Blasey Ford, and both are set to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee Sept. 27. Kavanaugh supporters have maintained Kavanaugh’s character has always been stellar. Have any other accusers since come forward?

a. Yes

b. No

United States Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein listens during a United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on June 28 in Washington, D.C. (Alex Edelman/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)

2. On Sept. 21, The New York Times reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recommended either secretly recording President Donald Trump or removing him from office a year ago. Rosenstein publicly denied all claims but was expected to lose his job over it. Has he kept his position?

a. Yes

b. No

c. It is unknown at this moment

3. Vietnam just broke a historical tradition with its new president. What was it?

a. They have a non-Vietnamese president

b. They have a female president

c. They have a transgender president

4. How many babies did a Queens residential day care worker stab in the early morning on Sept. 21?

a. None

b. Three

c. Five

5. During Kavanaugh’s first hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Capitol Police arrested several protesters. On Sept. 20, again, Capitol Police arrested protesters voicing opposition for Kavanaugh and support for Christine Blasey Ford. How many protesters did Capitol Police take into custody that day?

a. Less than 10

b. Between 10 and 30

c. Over 30


Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 5. (Christy Bowe/Globe Photos/Zuma Press/TNS)

1. a. Yes, another woman, Deborah Ramirez, accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself while drunk at a party while they were both at Yale. The New Yorker published Ramirez’s information in an article Sept. 23. According to Roll Call, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Sept. 25 that Ramirez should be allowed to testify alongside Ford during the Senate hearing. Kavanaugh denies all allegations.

2. c. On Sept. 24, Rosenstein headed to the Justice Department to meet with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly about his continued tenure. According to the Los Angeles Times, cable news and social media were convinced Rosenstein was prepared to resign. However, Rosenstein neither resigned nor did Trump fire him, offering a written reprieve saying they would meet on Sept. 27. Rosenstein will at least keep his position until then.

3. b. For the first time in its history, Vietnam has a female president — but her time in office could be short. Vice President Nguyen Thi Ngoc Thinh. Thinh, who served as vice president since 2016 according to Bloomberg News, was appointed acting president after former President Tran Dai Quang died Sept. 21. Thinh will serve until the National Assembly appoints a new leader, likely when the National Assembly opens for its second yearly session in late Oct.

4. b. According to the New York Daily News, residential day care worker Yu Fen Wang took a meat cleaver and a knife at 3:45 a.m. on Sept. 21 and attacked two adults: one, a father, and the other, another employee; and three infants, stabbing them all before attempting to slice her own wrist. All victims were reported in stable, but critical, condition. The New York Times later reported that day care was not a licensed or regulated child care facility, and that officials believe the residence was used to secure “birth-tourism”: when pregnant women travel to the U.S. to grant their children citizenship. Officials have not discovered a motive for the stabbings.

5. c. Capitol Police arrested 56 protesters, according to Roll Call, 33 of whom were outside Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley’s office in the Hart Senate Office Building alone. Capitol Police arrested the other 23 earlier in the day outside Sen. Susan Collins office. All of the protesters faced charges of “Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding.”

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