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August 11, 2020

President Trump hasn't gotten over the way Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) grilled Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his 2018 Senate confirmation hearing, saying on Tuesday she was "nasty" to Kavanaugh.

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Harris as his running mate Tuesday afternoon, and Trump was asked about this during his evening coronavirus briefing. Harris was Trump's own "No. 1 pick" for Biden's ticket, he said, but Biden is still "handing over the reins to Kamala while they jointly embrace the radical left." He criticized her for supporting the expansion of government health care.

Trump then brought up Harris' pointed questioning of Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. "She was nasty to a level that was just a horrible thing, the way she was, the way she treated now-Justice Kavanaugh," he said. "And I won't forget that soon." When asked if he thinks Harris will boost Biden's appeal to voters, Trump responded: "Well, I like Vice President Mike Pence much better, he is solid as a rock. I will take him over Kamala and the horrible way she again treated Justice Kavanaugh. That was a horrible event. I thought it was terrible for her. I thought it was terrible for our nation. I thought she was the meanest, the most horrible, the most disrespectful of anybody in the U.S. Senate." Catherine Garcia

July 24, 2019

It doesn't matter how many people sign the petition begging HBO to re-do the final season of Game of Thrones, the cable channel's president of programing said Wednesday — this will never, ever happen.

Many viewers and critics were vocal about their disappointment in the hit show's eighth and final season, saying the episodes felt rushed and storylines didn't make a lot of sense. More than 1.6 million people have signed a petition on Change.org, asking for a re-do with "competent writers," but HBO's Casey Bloys on Wednesday put a pin in their balloon, saying that while he appreciates how passionate fans are, they won't do the season over again.

In addition, the negative reaction won't affect the Game of Thrones prequel now in development, Bloys said. Starring Naomi Watts, filming for the first episode recently wrapped in Ireland, and the footage looks "really good," Bloys said. Catherine Garcia

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