Brett Kavanaugh a step closer to Supreme Court post
Brett Kavanaugh a step closer to Supreme Court post
US Senate poised to confirm Kavanaugh to SC
08 October, 2018, 07:14
"Thirty-five years ago, the other students in the room chose to laugh and look the other way as sexual violence was perpetrated on me by Brett Kavanaugh", Ramirez said in a statement on Saturday. But her speech sounded like someone who had her mind made up long before she announced her decision.
Democrats railed against the nomination in Senate floor speeches Friday night and Saturday morning, and protests opposing Kavanaugh are expected throughout the day on Saturday. With Indiana's Joe Donnelly and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp having announced that they are definite "no" votes, Manchin remains the sole Democrat who might help to save Kavanaugh's nomination.
Christine Blasey Ford's legal team has released a statement from her friend Keith Koegler, who provided an account that appears to corroborate Ford's testimony accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not interview him.
There are few events that can pull a parent away from their own daughter's wedding, but for Republican Sen. "This hasn't been fair to the judge, but I also recognize that we need to have institutions that are viewed as fair and if people who are victims, people who feel that there is no fairness in our system of government, particularly within our courts, we've gone down a path that is not good and right for this country", Murkowski told reporters. Dr. Ford testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week detailing the alleged sexual assault, which Kavanaugh forcefully denied.
A sharply partisan battle over Kavanaugh became an intense political drama when university professor Christine Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school in Maryland in 1982. Rob Portman of OH came over to Murkowski and took her hand, shaking it. Texas Sen.
A final vote on whether Judge Kavanaugh will join the nine-member panel is scheduled for Saturday.
Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 53, was a step away from the apex bench as the ruling Republican party managed to gain the crucial backing of enough Senators needed to confirm his nomination.
"I believe that Judge Kavanaugh is a good man".
"I believed he was going to rape me", Ford said about Kavanaugh.
Republicans have a 51-49 majority in the Senate.
Two key Republican senators said they were satisfied with the FBI's background investigation report on October 4, and said it didn't corroborate the claims of the women accusing Kavanaugh of misconduct. Susan Collins (R-Maine) when her seat is up for re-election in 2020.
For Kavanaugh to be defeated, two senators who voted to end debate on his nomination, effectively allowing it to proceed, would ultimately have to vote against him.
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