PolitiFact CA: Kavanaugh, Cruz, Rent Control and Newsom Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. PolitiFact California reporter Chris NicholsBert Johnson / Capital Public Radio As the FBI continues its investigation into Brett Kavanaugh with a Friday deadline to wrap up, the PolitiFact National team is hard at work fact checking claims and statements made during the nomination process. PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols outlines that coverage. He’ll also discuss the truth behind statements made by Ted Cruz and Gavin Newsom, as well as preview an upcoming fact check on rent control and Prop. 10.