Kavanaugh says he might have been 'too emotional' in testimony
Kavanaugh says he might have been 'too emotional' in testimony
GOP looking more confident on Kavanaugh after FBI report
05 October, 2018, 07:16
"I think it's safe to say the national spectacle the professional left has created around Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation process has now reached some kind of fever pitch", he said, adding the past 17 days have been a "feeding frenzy" against Kavanaugh and his family.
The FBI inquiry began last week at the direction of the White House after Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, who has emerged as the Republicans' most powerful voice on the nomination. Those who signed the letter said Kavanaugh was "repeatedly aggressive" in his remarks, was "discourteous to senators" and "exhibited a lack of commitment to judicious inquiry".
In his testimony last week, Kavanaugh complained about "a calculated and orchestrated political hit fueled with apparent pent-up anger about President Trump and the 2016 election".
He noted that his subsequent rebuttal was "forceful and passionate".
Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the allegation leveled against him by Ford.
"I do not decide cases based on personal or policy preferences", he wrote, adding that the country's top court "must never be viewed as a partisan institution". Kennedy said he didn't read Judge's testimony. Police arrested 300 protesters.
"There was zero, I repeat, zero corroboration", Daines said.
The Kavanaugh fight has riveted Americans weeks before November 6 elections in which Democrats are trying to take control of Congress from the Republicans. The Senate Judiciary Committee expected to receive the report from the FBI Wednesday evening. And what we do know about situations like this where someone is a victim of sexual assault - that they often do not tell anybody in the room.
"We owe it to the American people not to be intimidated by these tactics".
The Senate, where Republicans hold a slim 51-49 majority, could vote as early as Saturday and all eyes are on three key Republican senators who could make or break the nomination - Flake, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Early Thursday afternoon, the three Republican undecided votes - Flake, Collins and Alaska Sen.
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Despite his performance, Kavanaugh said he can be counted on to be impartial as a judge. "Candidly, what we reviewed today, in a very limited time. looks to be a product of an incomplete investigation that was limited, perhaps by the White House". "Those fears have been realized".
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has already started a process that will produce a crucial test vote in his polarized chamber Friday on Kavanaugh's fate.
McConnell has to get Kavanaugh confirmed as soon as possible because the GOP with a tiny majority, may lose control of the Senate in a few weeks - a long shot, but now not out of the question.
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Senators delayed a vote on Kavanaugh so the FBI could conduct a background investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
Also not questioned: Judge's former girlfriend, Elizabeth Rasor, who said Judge told her in 1988 that he and several Georgetown Prep classmates took turns having sex with an inebriated woman. Almost 1,000 law professors signed a letter this week that said he "displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be disqualifying for any court, and certainly for elevation to the highest court of this land".
Garrett is at the least fifth person known to have been interviewed since last Friday, when the White House directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation to look again into the allegations.
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