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Saudi Arabia Scooping Up Land in Northern Virginia

Saudi Arabia is scooping up large swaths of land in Northern Virginia, just a stone’s throw away from the nation’s capital, according to local reports.

“The Saudi government now owns five adjacent properties on the grandiose corridor in McLean that is home to high-profile, pricey estates and bucolic views of the Potomac River, according to government assessment records,” Washington Business Journal reported.

Kavanaugh Accuser’s Lawyer: Client Willing to Testify Publicly

Debra Katz, attorney of Christine Blasey Ford, told NBC’s “Today Show” Monday her client was prepared to testify before Congress about her allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

When asked about the nature of the allegation, Katz said Ford “clearly considers this an attempted rape.” The assault, according to Ford, occurred when she and Kavanaugh were high school students.

Feds Spend $142,974 Studying Elderly LGBT With Alzheimer’s

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $100,000 studying elderly lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals who have Alzheimer’s but do not have HIV.

The “novel investigation” is part of the “Rainbows of Aging” research being conducted by the University of California, San Francisco. The study began last month.

Gallego: We Are Less Than 60 Days From Totally ‘Kicking the S–t Out of the Republicans’

Congressman Ruben Gallego (D., Ariz.) told an audience of Democrats on Saturday that they are less than 60 days from totally “kicking the shit out of the Republicans.” Gallego made the comments at an unity event for the Maricopa County Democratic Party.

“Guy, guys, and ladies – We are less than 60 days from totally kicking the shit out of the Republicans,” the congressman said.

Gallego made the comments at an unity event for the Maricopa County Democratic Party.

White House, Grassley Back Kavanaugh After Accuser Goes Public

The White House and Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) are continuing to give their full backing to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh following an accusation of sexual assault against him. It stems from an alleged incident 35 years ago when Kavanaugh was likely a junior in high school, though his accuser said she could not be sure of the precise year or location of the alleged attack.