Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested late Thursday that the FBI may have obtained evidence Brett Kavanaugh lied under oath
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"The presumption of innocence and fairness do bear on my thinking and I can not abandon them", she added, calling Mr Kavanaugh "an exemplary public servant".
Kavanaugh is expected to to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate later Saturday. For Murkowski specifically, she voted "yes" on the motion to invoke cloture for Betsy DeVos' nomination for Education Secretary back in February 2017.
West Virginia's Joe Manchin is also planning to vote yes on Kavanaugh-the only Democrat to do so.
Collins' speech was immediately interrupted by protesters in the Senate gallery, who chanted "vote no", indicative of the enormous pressure she faced to oppose Kavanaugh's nomination.
There are few events that can pull a parent away from their own daughter's wedding, but for Republican Sen. Trump's first nominee, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed to the Supreme Court previous year after the Senate changed its rules so that a nominee could be confirmed to the high court with a simple majority.
"There are a minimum of 7 additional people, known to the White House, the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Federal Bureau of Investigation who knew about the assault prior to the nomination who were not interviewed", Koegler wrote.
Ford, the 51-year-old research psychologist and professor who accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers in the 1980s, believes she "did the right thing" in coming foward, according to her attorneys.
Collins said she had met with "thousands of my constituents", noting that both supporters and opponents of the judge had given her their opinions in the days since Ford came forward to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Rob Portman of OH came over to Murkowski and took her hand, shaking it. Texas Sen.
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A final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination is set to be held Saturday, but moments after Collins spoke, Sen.
Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowskitold reporters on Friday that she didn't decide to vote against advancing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination until she reached the Senate chambers that morning.
On Friday, the Senate voted 51-49 to move Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to a final confirmation vote that is expected to take place Saturday.
"I believe that Brett Kavanaugh is a good man".
In a sign of the political pressure the Alaska Republican faces, a variety of activists and constituents showed up at her Washington, DC, Senate office throughout Friday morning before and after the vote.
"I have been wrestling to really try to know what is fair and what is right and the trust is that none of this has been fair".
The vice president can vote in the event of a Senate tie. Jeff Flake said he could not support a full Senate vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation until a supplemental background check was conducted.
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. Susan Collins (R-Maine) when her seat is up for re-election in 2020.
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Last week, Kavanaugh told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he drank but was never out of control. "The guy swung at Brett", Mr. Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez , both of whom claim he sexually assaulted them under the influence.
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Amy Schumer had a hunch she would get arrested protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in Washington . More than 300 demonstrators were arrested, among them Rutkowski and Amy Schumer . "Let's keep showing up".
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Mr Kavanaugh has claimed the assault allegations are part of a conspiracy of revenge orchestrated by Hillary and Bill Clinton. Two Democrats, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, are yet to declare their intentions.
At that point, Murkowski came out against Kavanaugh while Flake said he would back him barring a last-minute surprise. Republican Senator Deb Fischer described Kavanaugh as "one of the most thoughtful, preeminent judges in our nation".
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But Senate Democrats are defending multiple seats in states Trump easily carried, making the Kavanaugh vote a potential liability. Coons said undecided senators ought to "weigh very carefully" the temperament Kavanaugh displayed during last week's hearing.
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