McConnell takes key step toward vote on Kavanaugh nomination

05 Octobre, 2018, 04:09 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau

"Neither the Judiciary Committee nor the FBI could locate any third parties who can attest to any of the allegations", he said, adding that the investigation "found no hint of misconduct". We know that he's dispositionally unable to restrain his impulse to divide us.

Harcourt said they signed out of concern about a rush to judgment, in the belief that for the Senate to elevate Kavanaugh "without full information and deliberation to the Supreme Court would undermine the respect owed" to the institution.

Susan Collins arrives to view the Federal Bureau of Investigation report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 4, 2018.

At a rally Tuesday night in Mississippi, Trump made fun of Christine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. "Based on the information we have, we're unable to corroborate with any other account what the allegations are", she said Wednesday.

On Wednesday, at the Atlantic Festival, Graham was likewise snippy with the audience after they booed him for saying that Kavanaugh was treated "like crap" by Senate Democrats during Judiciary Committee hearings, telling the people in the crowd "oh boo yourself". Heitkamp, facing a tough re-election fight next month, said she was concerned about his past conduct and felt that his angry attacks on Democrats during last week's Judiciary Committee hearing raised questions about his "current temperament, honesty and impartiality". For what a real response to Trump's remarks looks like, look to Democrats. So if they're not interviewing the two people at the center of this incident and they're not talking to anyone who may be able to corroborate anything in these claims other than Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, what the hell is the FBI investigating? "It is time to vote".

Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation depends on Republican senators voting strictly along party lines.

Senate Republicans now need a simple majority for a vote to end debate on the nomination, which is expected to take place on Friday.

"Part of my argument then was that the very important Me Too movement was also very new and that this senate is not at all well prepared to handle potential allegations of sexual harassment and assault that might have come forward".

Republicans have accused Democrats of seeking to delay the confirmation of Mr Kavanaugh in the hope that they will make gains in the mid-term elections in November and stop his appointment altogether.

Claiming that "the harsh and unfair treatment" of Kavanaugh is "having an incredible upward impact on voters", Trump tweeted today that the "PEOPLE get it far better than the politicians". While Supreme Court justices generally stay out of the politics of the day, we occasionally get a glimpse behind the bench and find that politics permeates all.

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"Most importantly", Trump wrote today, "this great life can not be ruined by mean & despicable Democrats and totally uncorroborated allegations!"

Recent polls show a majority of women think the Senate should not confirm Kavanaugh. I'm the first person to say, 'I want to hear from Dr. Ford.' I thought she was handled respectfully.

They marched to a rallying cry: "We believe Dr Christine Blasey Ford", the university professor who has accused Kavanaugh of drunkenly and violently sexually assaulting her at a party when they were teenagers.

Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the allegation leveled against him by Ford.

Several senators said 10 witnesses were interviewed for the report.

White House spokesman Raj Shah said the Trump administration was "fully confident" Kavanaugh had the necessary support.

Almost 8 in 10 Republicans said they approve of how Trump has handled the allegations in the new poll, which was conducted before Trump mocked Ford at Tuesday night's rally.

Sen. Collins responded to the incident, saying, "The president's comments were just plain wrong".

"It is appalling that the Supreme Court selection process has become so politicized that senators are willing to overlook the candidate's untruthfulness during sworn testimony", alumna Elizabeth Swisher said.

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