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Washington is spinning with the latest controversy around President Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, this as the President meets with world leaders at the United Nations. Plus what is the status of the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh? NBC News Radio National Correspondent Bill Zimpfer has been watching it all and breaks it down with Tony.
A sentencing hearing for comedian Bill Cosby began Monday as women who said he drugged and physically took advantage of them, including one whom he was convicted of sexually assaulting, filled a Pennsylvania courtroom to watch the man, once known as “America’s Dad” receive his punishment. The hearing began with the prosecution calling Dr. Kristen Dudley, a clinical psychiatrist and one of the authors of a report issued last month by the Pennsylvania Sexual Offenders Assessment Board, recommending to the court that Cosby be designated a sexually violent predator. In her testimony Monday, Dudley described how the state's Sexual Offenders Assessment Board undertakes an extensive review of any case it is asked to assess, including investigatory reports, legal documents, criminal complaints, transcripts from both trials and notes from law enforcement interviews with Cosby and witnesses. In the Cosby case, she said, "there were boxes of documents to go through." Dudley said one of the factors the board considered in reaching its conclusion was the fear that Cosby would offend again, which was challenged by defense attorney Joseph P. Green. Green asked Dudley whether she was aware that Cosby is legally blind. She said she was aware of Cosby's condition, and that it did not change her opinion or recommendation. ABC News' Mark Remillard was in the court room on Monday and has all the details.
The Federal Open Market Committee is set to hike rates for the third time this year after meeting tomorrow and Wednesday. This will be the 8th rate hike since the Federal Reserve started raising interest rates in December 2015, and will push the prime rate – the benchmark for many consumer and small business loans – to the highest level since April 2008.