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Lawyers for Judge Kavanaugh's accuser say she wants to testify next week, and are negotiating conditions for her appearance. Plus, new details about Michael Cohen's repeated contact with Robert Mueller and what it means for President Trump. Philip Rucker, Jeremy Peters, Joyce Vance, Michael Crowley, Steve Kornacki, Eugene Robinson, Jackie Calmes join.
The Justice Dept. insists Dep. Atty. General Rod Rosenstein was just joking when he suggested wearing a wire to record Pres. Trump. Rosenstein is pushing back on the NYT story. Meanwhile, Republicans sparred with Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford Friday. Plus Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke hold a fiery debate in Dallas. Michael Schmidt, Julia Ainsley, Jeremy Bash, Matthew Miller, Josh Gerstein, Jonathan Allen, Ron Klain, Annie Karni, and Jon Meacham all join.
Trump is defending his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who said in a new interview he never sexual assaulted anyone. Plus, Trump's Dep. Atty. General Rod Rosenstein is in limbo ahead of a face-to-face with the president on Thursday. Here to talk about all of it: Peter Baker, Cynthia Alksne, Frank Figliuizzi, Ashley Parker, Jeremy Bash, Andrea Mitchell, Donna Edwards, and David Jolly.