If we’re being completely honest, the only story any of us were really following this week was the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and today’s news that a new FBI probe of Kavanaugh has been ordered.
BREAKING: In reversal, Trump orders new FBI probe of Kavanaugh, says it must be "limited in scope" and last no longer than a week.
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 28, 2018
There were, however a few other interesting stories that were buried this week that Jon Wainwright tracked down.
New York Times
Tesla Chief ELon Musk is Sued by S.E.C. in Move That Could Oust Him by Matthew Goldstein and Emily Flitter
Jon’s take: It really has not been a good run for Elon Musk lately. First he angered shareholders by smoking marijuana on camera while recording a podcast with Joe Rogan. Now his tweet from last month is coming back to haunt him.
Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 7, 2018
I’m trying to process why he would do something so stupid, just to amuse his girlfriend, and now potentially be on the receiving end of the harshest penalty the S.E.C. can render. Talk about harshing the vibe, man.
‘We have enough mischief:’ Jerry Brown vetoes later bar closing times. by Andrew Sheeler
"We have enough mischief from midnight to 2 without adding two more hours of mayhem." pic.twitter.com/iDjvq7inJz
— Laurel Rosenhall (@LaurelRosenhall) September 28, 2018
Jon’s take: I’m going to miss Governor Brown, and I’m especially going to miss his veto messages.