Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote

07 October, 2018, 02:45 | Author: Kim Reid
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Brett Kavanaugh, the embattled US Supreme Court nominee put forward by US President Donald Trump, was poised to win Senate confirmation today, weathering sexual misconduct allegations and attacks on his character and temperament. Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

Joe Manchin was also confronted by protesters on October 5, 2018, who demanded he oppose Kavanaugh's nomination.

While many senators say they were satisfied with the FBI probe, her lawyers say the investigation was insufficient. As we noted by the White House, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not interview Brett Kavanaugh, nor did the Federal Bureau of Investigation interview Dr. Blasey Ford. "This was a sham". Ford alleges that Kavanaugh pinned her down at a party and held a hand over her mouth to muffle her screams while he tried to take her clothes off. "That's what she told the committee, and that's the truth". Kavanaugh is expected to to be confirmed by the Senate as a Supreme Court justice later today.

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CrowdPac, a political crowdsourcing platform hosting the campaign, said a surge in traffic immediately during and after Ms. Collins' remarks caused the site to go offline for roughly an hour. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) detailing the alleged assault.

"There is a well-established process of confidentiality on the [Senate Judiciary] Committee".

"I found Dr. Ford's testimony to be heart-wrenching, painful, compelling, and I believe that she believes what she testified to", Collins said.

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"Her voice was heard by hundreds and thousands of women across the country, and she has given voice to those women", Banks said. Each of Ford's named eyewitnesses also denied any knowledge of a party involving Ford and Kavanaugh. I found her testimony to be honest, painful, and compelling. Republicans have 51 seats in the Senate, which is enough to get Kavanaugh through, but not if more than one Senator vote against him.

Mr Trump mocked Dr Ford on Tuesday during a political rally in MS, further angering Democrats and women campaigning for an end to sexual violence. "I look forward to his confirmation to the Supreme Court". "It's horrifying to have somebody who courageously does their civic duty at great personal expense to be mocked by the president of the United States".

Media captionDonald Trump's nominee has been embroiled in a bitter battle over sexual assault allegations.

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"She loves being a teacher", Banks said. But it's getting very, very close to being done. "This is what I have been wrestling with, and so I made the - took the very hard vote that I did", Murkowski said shortly after the Senate voted 51-49 to end debate and set up a final vote on Kavanaugh on Saturday. "So I have taken my vote here this morning, I'm going to go back to my office and write a floor statement that is more fulsome", she said.

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